Is The Fight Against Ageism Madonna’s Biggest Revolution Ever?

With her new album Madame X, out June 14th, Madonna stages another reinvention in her revolutionary career. But in a new era of self-expression, individual freedom and all-encompassing diversity, it’s perplexing that her age remains her biggest barrier, argues Anders Christian Madsen. The morning after Madonna’s red-blooded performance at the Billboard Awards on Wednesday evening, entertainment…

Inside Madonna’s Ambitious ‘Madame X’ Album Campaign: Augmented Reality, Multiple Tracks, Tour Prep and TikTok

Less than an hour after she delivered one of the most imaginative awards show performances in a career full of them, Madonna stood backstage in an eye patch at the Billboard Music Awards, explaining how the seeds of her forthcoming album, Madame X, were planted more than three decades ago. “[Madame X] was a name given to me when I…

MADONNA RELEASES EMPOWERING BALLAD “I RISE” (press release)

Madonna today released the empowering and anthemic ballad “I Rise,” the second track of five songs to be previewed before her highly-anticipated new studio album Madame X debuts globally on June 14th. Following the release of the critically-acclaimed “Medellín,” additional songs to be shared with fans include the infectious pop gem “Crave” featuring Swae Lee…

Madonna Shares Powerful New Song, ‘I Rise’

Madonna has shared a new track, ‘I Rise’. The song’s intro features a sample of Stoneman Douglas High School shooting survivor and gun control activist Emma Gonzalez’s signature exhortation: “[They say] us kids don’t know what we’re talking about, that we’re too young to understand how the government works. We call BS!” You can check ‘I…