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Inside Madonna’s Ambitious ‘Madame X’ Album Campaign: Augmented Reality, Multiple Tracks, Tour Prep and TikTok

Less than an hour after she delivered one of the most imaginative awards show performances in a career full of them, Madonna stood backstage in an eye patch at the Billboard Music Awards, explaining how the seeds of her forthcoming album, Madame X, were planted more than three decades ago. “[Madame X] was a name given to me when I…

MADONNA RELEASES EMPOWERING BALLAD “I RISE” (press release)

Madonna today released the empowering and anthemic ballad “I Rise,” the second track of five songs to be previewed before her highly-anticipated new studio album Madame X debuts globally on June 14th. Following the release of the critically-acclaimed “Medellín,” additional songs to be shared with fans include the infectious pop gem “Crave” featuring Swae Lee…

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…

Madonna unveils empowering new single “I Rise”: Stream

The politically-charged anthem samples Emma Gonzalez’s pro-gun control speech     Madonna’s artwork for “I Rise”   On the heels of her show-stopping, $5 million dollar performance at the Billboard Music Awards, Madonna has released a new song. “I Rise” serves as closing track to her upcoming album, Madame X. The politically charged anthem begins with a sample of Emma Gonzalez’s…