Madonna Earns Best Career Adult Contemporary Chart Debut With Swae Lee Duet ‘Crave’

Some stations are playing a label-serviced, Madonna-only edit. Madonna achieves her highest debut on Billboard‘s Adult Contemporary chart, as “Crave,” with Swae Lee, launches at No. 19 on the June 8-dated tally. The song arrives as Madonna’s 37th AC entry, dating to her first, “Borderline,” in 1984. The Queen of Pop logged her prior best AC start in her most…

Madonna, Madame X review: a mad mishmash of an album ***

Madonna has often depicted herself as a pop revolutionary, a transgressive, barrier-breaking iconoclast fighting for feminism and sexual freedom. Her latest battle, though, is for survival. “I’m fighting ageism,” Madonna recently told Vogue Magazine. “I’m being punished for turning 60.” But is she really? Or is she just finding it hard to grow old disgracefully?…

Graham Norton lines up huge interview with Madonna in another star-studded episode

Hot on the heels of performing for 200 million people during the grand final of the Eurovision Song Contest last month, pop legend Madonna is set to join the line-up of an upcoming star-studded episode of The Graham Norton Show. The BAFTA award-winning show had already promised galactic levels of stardom with its guests for the June 14 show, with cult director Danny Boyle…