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…

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…

Madonna Says Plans for Her Next Tour Have Been ‘Spoken About in Such a Deep Way’

In Billboard’s backstage chat with Madonna at the 2019 Billboard Music Awards, the conversation turned from her new music on her forthcoming album Madame X (out June 14) to the possibility of a new concert tour. (Watch the interview above; tour chat starts at the 5:55 point.) Billboard asked about the possibility of a tour maybe happening at some point, though also…