Philippines, are you ready for Madonna?

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines) – Yes, you read that right – the Material Girl will turn Manila into a material world early next year. A source told CNN Philippines Digital early Thursday (July 2) that promoters of Madonna’s highly-anticipated ‘Rebel Heart Tour’ have included Manila in the concert’s Australia and Asia legs. The one and…

Why do we love to hate Madonna?

RICHARD S. HE questions our love/hate relationship with pop’s first lady ahead of Madonna’s first Australian tour in 23 year. Madonna was never a bigger pariah than in 1993, the last time she toured Australia. Her infamous Sex book had just given an enormous middle finger to the prudishness of ‘90s pop culture. Equally pretentious…

Growing older with Madonna

NEW YORK — In the video for Bitch I’m Madonna, a party anthem released last Thursday (June 18), the pop star of the title, in a clingy Moschino leopard-print dress, hot-pink coif and gold teeth grills, romps through the corridors of the Standard hotel along New York City’s High Line. “The bass is pumping,” she…