Madonna in 2000: Reinventing Pop ‘Music’

Courtesy Photo Madonna, “Music” Following our Billboard staff-picked list of the 100 greatest songs of 2000, we’re writing this week about some of the stories and trends that defined the year for us. Here, we look back at the way Madonna, arguably the most iconic pop star of the ’80s and ’90s, entered her third decade: with an album…

Madonna’s Coronavirus Diary Is Her Best Work in Years

Madonna might not have had the most graceful transition into the modern era, evidenced by her recent album Madame X. But the coronavirus pandemic seems to have brought out the best in the queen of pop — a flare for drama, comedy and reinvention — just when we needed her most. Related | Madonna X-periments With ‘The Madame…