Deep Dive: Madonna, RAY OF LIGHT

Even though the new millennium had yet to arrive, pop icon Madonna was already kick-starting a personal and professional vibe shift. In 1996, she surprised and delighted audiences with her starring turn in big-screen feature Evita, earning the singer her first Oscar when she took the prize for Best Original Song (“You Must Love Me”) at…

Madonna says that auditions for her forthcoming biopic have begun

Madonna has revealed that the audition process is underway for her forthcoming film biopic. The singer and actor confirmed back in 2020 that she is co-directing and co-writing the forthcoming film, and later described the project as a “visual autobiography”. After announcing back in October that the script for the untitled biopic was “almost finished”, Madonna has now confirmed…

Ziggy bows out, Madonna scares the pope and Dylan goes electric: 50 gigs that changed music

Blond Ambition tour, April-August 1990 Touring her fourth album, Like a Prayer, Madonna altered the blueprint for modern pop shows with this combination of narrative, choreography, high production values and fashion. That it was also a taboo-busting exploration of sexuality and religion only solidified its legacy: she nearly got arrested in Toronto for simulating masturbation, while…