Rebel Heart Tour on HBO Europe + Material Girl on Spotify and Google Play Music (and tracklisting)

The Rebel Heart Tour has been added to HBO Europe for a September 10 special, repeats on September 21 and 24.

The Rebel Heart Tour version of ‘Material Girl’ can now be found on Spotify and Google Play Music.

The full tracklist to the Rebel Heart CD is also on Apple Music; this includes ‘Like a Prayer’ but no interludes and Love Don’t Live Here Anymore

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Iconers Exclusive! Rebel Heart DVD/Blu-ray/CD & Tee

Madonna’s Rebel Heart World Tour concert film will be released September 16th on DVD.

This t-shirt is inspired by Rebel Heart Tour artwork, a full color portrait photo of Madonna on front, with ‘Madonna Rebel Heart Tour’ screened on the underneath. Black 100% cotton

The MADONNA: REBEL HEART TOUR film was recorded around the world and features both live and behind the scenes material, as well as previously unreleased footage culminating with performances at the Qudos Bank Arena in Sydney, Australia in March of 2016. MADONNA: REBEL HEART TOUR is co-directed by Danny Tull and Nathan Rissman, both of whom have worked extensively with Madonna on her feature films and tour movies. A version of the film previously debuted on Showtime in December 2016.

The tracklist for MADONNA: REBEL HEART TOUR film and live concert album span all decades of the iconic superstar’s illustrious career, including songs from her chart-topping Rebel Heart album to classic fan favorites. Of particular note to longtime fans will be the new interpretations of some of Madonna’s timeless hits.

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Rebel Heart Tour Film Exclusive Bundles at Official Madonna Store NOW

The pre-orders for the bundle of the Rebel Heart Tour film and t-shirt are now up at the official Madonna Store

Click HERE to order

Madonna’s Rebel Heart World Tour concert film will be released September 16th on DVD. 

This t-shirt is inspired by the cover artwork for the Rebel Heart Tour DVD, with an “In Motion” full length photo of Madonna on the frontt, with ‘Madonna Rebel Heart Tour’ screened on the back. Black 100% cotton
The MADONNA: REBEL HEART TOUR film was recorded around the world and features both live and behind the scenes material, as well as previously unreleased footage culminating with performances at the Qudos Bank Arena in Sydney, Australia in March of 2016. MADONNA: REBEL HEART TOUR is co-directed by Danny Tull and Nathan Rissman, both of whom have worked extensively with Madonna on her feature films and tour movies. A version of the film previously debuted on Showtime in December 2016.
The tracklist for MADONNA: REBEL HEART TOUR film and live concert album span all decades of the iconic superstar’s illustrious career, including songs from her chart-topping Rebel Heart album to classic fan favorites. Of particular note to longtime fans will be the new interpretations of some of Madonna’s timeless hits.
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Madonna’s Truth Or Dare Filmography updated with press articles!

For our daily updates, today on Madonna’s birthday it has been the groundbreaking ‘Truth Or Dare’ that has been updated.

We have added more newspaper reviews, promotional ads and articles on her Cannes appearance in the ‘press’ section. While you’re there why not view the many memorabilia items, rare videos and the Dutch promotional interview Madonna did with Rene Mioch?

Enjoy Truth Or Dare now

Stay tuned for an update to The Immaculate Collection promo page!

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Madonna celebrates her 59th birthday

Madonna celebrates her 59th birthday today. The superstar musician will be releasing the DVD of her most recent Rebel Heart tour next month.

The live concert was filmed in Sydney at the end of her massive world tour that spread over 2015 and 2016. The DVD is available for pre-order from today.

There’s no suggestion that the singer has any plans to record any new material soon, with her energies focused on her budding career as a film director.

Madonna’s also been spending time with her large family, regularly posting videos to her Instagram account. The family like to spent their time dancing, a recent clip included Madonna’s kids David, Stella and Estere showing off their moves to Madonna’s classic tune Holiday.

To celebrate Madonna’s birthday, here she is singing Express Yourself at the MTV Awards in 1989. 

Remember if you want to express yourself in the upcoming postal survey on marriage equality, you need to be enrolled to vote by 24 August.

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Madonna’s 12 Most Memorable Awards Show Performances From The Brit Awards To The VMAs (VIDEO)

Say what you like about Madonna, but one area she always delivers is when it comes to live performances.

Even when confronted with obstacles (or a very stubborn cape), you can always rely on the Queen of Pop to give it her all when it comes to her live routines, and that’s been showcased at an innumerable amount of awards shows throughout her decades-spanning career in music.

We’ve delived into the pop vaults and picked just 12 of our favourites..

  • ‘Like A Virgin’ – MTV Video Music Awards 1984
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    The performance that started it all at the very first VMAs, the controversy surrounding her rendition of ‘Like A Virgin’ that saw her rolling around on the floor seductively cemented Madonna’s place as a pop culture icon. Little did people know, she was just getting started…
  • ‘Vogue’ – MTV Video Music Awards 1990
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    Take note, Chezza and BritBrit. If you’re going to lip sync, the only excuse can be that you’re delivering a performance as flawless as this.
  • ‘Sooner Or Later’ – Academy Awards 1991
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    This awards performance at the Oscars gave Madonna a rare opportunity to show off her vocals, while still paying homage to her idol, Marilyn Monroe. Sidenote: Her date to the awards that night was none other than Michael Jackson.
  • ‘Bedtime Story’ – Brit Awards 1995
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    One of Madonna’s most overlooked tracks was also the only song she’d ever performed live at the Brits… until she finally returned to the UK awards bash for the first time in two decades in 2015, that is. And we all know what happened then (more on that later).
  • ‘You Must Love Me’ – Academy Awards 1997
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    Later that evening, ‘You Must Love Me’ would scoop the Oscar for Best Original Song. So you see… Madonna was sort of involved in an Academy Award-winning track, which should come as a shock to anyone who’s seen ‘Body Of Evidence’.
  • ‘Shanti/Ashtangi’ – MTV Video Music Awards 1998
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    After taking time out from the music scene, Madonna re-launched herself in full ‘Earth Mother’ mode with her ‘Ray Of Light’ album, helped by this performance at the 1998 Video Music Awards, which she kicked off by singing entirely in Sanskrit.
  • ‘Like A Virgin’/’Hollywood’ – MTV Video Music Awards 2004
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    Indisputably one of the most iconic moments of the 21st century. Christina’s inky hair. Madonna’s shock arrival at the top of a cake. Justin Timberlake’s reaction. This performance has it all.
  • ‘Hung Up’ – MTV European Music Awards 2005
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    Nothing says “disco” quite like a leotard-clad Madonna emerging from a giant glitter ball, right?
  • ‘Feel Good Inc.’/’Hung Up’ – Grammys 2006
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    Over her long and illustrious career Madonna has collaborated with so many greats: Prince, Justin Timberlake, Britney Spears, Missy Elliot, Nicki Minaj, Pharrell Williams, to name but a few.

    But let’s not forget she also danced with a cartoon pop group at the Grammys way back in 2006, wearing – what else? – a purple leotard.

  • ‘Same Love’/’Open Your Heart’ – Grammys 2014
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    And even last year, Madonna put in an appearance at the Grammys as part of Macklemore’s touching ‘Same Love’ performance.

    While he performed his smash hit single, a number of mixed-sex couples tying the knot live on air, all presided over by, of course, Queen Latifah.

    As if all that wasn’t enough, Madonna then stormed the stage to perform a stripped-back version of her hit, ‘Open Your Heart’.

  • ‘Living For Love’ – Brit Awards 2015
     
    The fall that was felt around the world… but say what you want about Madonna, she jumped right up and carried on with her performance.

    A true pro.

  • Prince Tribute – Billboard Music Awards 2016
     
    When it came to paying tribute to one of the biggest pop icons of all time, it felt only appropriate that it should be Madonna who took on the performance on his honour at the Billboard Music Awards.

    Donning her best purple paisley, she whizzed through some of his most memorable numbers.

 
 
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Dick Tracy / I’m Breathless large update – check it out now!

Today’s large update is: Dick Tracy!

Madonna starred as Breathless Mahoney in this flick with Warren Beatty whom she was dating at the time. We have added a few more magazine articles, rare memorabilia and more!

To make viewing the press tab easier we have separated the press articles on ‘I’m Breathless’ in a different tab. The memorabilia for both the movie and I’m Breathless are still mixed together under ‘memorabilia’

Check out Dick Tracy now

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Madonna’s Life Through Her Music

Like a Virgin (1984) 

One of the most defining songs of Madonna‘s career, “Like a Virgin” established the artist as a risk taker and gave us the first taste of her fearless exploration into her sexuality. Her MTV performance of the song — adorned in a wedding dress and writhing on the floor — is considered one of the most iconic in the award show’s history.

Material Girl (1984) 

Madonna’s “Material Girl” was the quintessential 80s anthem of excess — conjuring images of both wealth and an array of accoutrements, the latter making the star a fashion icon with her famous layers of netted tops and bangles. Commenting on her hits “Like a Virgin” and “Material Girl,” Madonna once said: “I liked them both because they were ironic and provocative at the same time but also unlike me. I am not a materialistic person, and I certainly wasn’t a virgin, and, by the way, how can you be like a virgin? I liked the play on words, I thought they were clever. They’re so geeky, they’re cool.”

Like a Prayer (1989) 

“Like a Prayer” revealed that no sensitive subject was off limits to Madonna — not even religion or the Catholic Church. The accompanying music video proved just that with its burning crosses, depictions of stigmata and Madonna kissing a black saint. The video was so controversial, the Pope issued a statement condemning it. Conservative groups also joined in on attacking the song by boycotting Pepsi which used the song in its commercial.

Live to Tell (1986) 

“Live to Tell” represented another defining moment in Madonna’s life: she was madly in love with actor Sean Penn, whom she married in 1985. The song was featured in Penn’s film At Close Range, which also starred Christopher Walken. Unfortunately, for Madge, her roller coaster relationship with Penn would end in divorce in 1989, although she’d later admit in her doc Truth or Dare that he was the love of her life. In later years, the ex-couple would become fond friends.

Express Yourself (1989) 

The embodiment of power and independence, Madonna solidified her stature and urged all women to find their own with the female-empowering anthem “Express Yourself.” The hit song was a celebration of women to express their feelings and “never go for second best.” The industrial Metropolis-inspired music video was directed by David Fincherand its $5-million dollar budget was the most expensive of its kind up until that point.

Vogue (1990) 

Another one of her all-time hits, Madonna struck a pose with “Vogue,” a song that celebrated escapism and gave a nod to the 1970s disco era. (Vogueing was introduced to Madonna at the Sound Factory in New York City.) The black-and-white music video was yet again the brainchild of David Fincher, who was still riding high on his 1920s-1930s retro kick.

Justify My Love (1990) 

Let’s talk about sex. Always running into controversy, Madonna’s erotic hit, which was co-written by Lenny Kravitz, made waves when its music video depicted sadomasochism and bisexuality. The video was subsequently banned from MTV and other networks, to Madonna’s dismay. “Why is it that people are willing to go and watch a movie about someone getting blown to bits for no reason at all, and nobody wants to see two girls kissing and two men snuggling?” she stated. Regardless of the ban, the song became a bestseller when it was released on VHS. Madonna also followed it up with a coffee table book simply entitled Sexin 1992.

Don’t Cry For Me Argentina (1996) 

Madonna’s cover of the 1976 song, which was adopted in the 1978 musical Evita, was yet another milestone for the blonde bombshell. Madonna starred in the 1996 film adaptation in the title role as Argentine leader Eva Perón, opposite Antonio Banderas, and was arguably her most serious acting project. That same year the film came out, Madonna had also become a mother for the first time, giving birth to her daughter Lourdes.

Ray of Light (1998) 

The title track to her seventh studio album marked Madonna’s spiritual awakening. Incorporating electronic sounds, the club favorite gave form to the hippy dippy side of Madonna who began studying Kabbalah the year before.

Me Against the Music (2003) 

Some fans winced at the elder pop icon frolicking about with her much younger sex pot successor Britney, but for Madonna, it was the beginning of her “I’m still here and still got it” tour. That same year, the blonde duo, along with an obscenely tan Christina Aguilera, performed at the MTV Music Awards and debuted that infamously sensual kiss, which didn’t make Britney’s ex Justin Timberlake all too happy. Cry us a river, JT…

Hung Up (2005)  

The lead single off her tenth studio album, Madonna’s “Hung Up” was an ode to 80s dance pop and resurrected the singer’s popularity, which had waned with the release of her 2003 album American Life. The lead single soared to the top 10 of the Billboard Hot 100 and became the top dance song of the decade, as well as one of the hottest-selling singles of all time.

4 Minutes (2008) 

Apparently, Justin had no hard feelings when Madonna kissed Britney at the 2003 MTV Music Awards. Collaborating with the Material Girl, JT offered his vocals on the Timbaland-produced track, which was co-written by Madonna. After a trip to Africa and seeing the humanitarian crisis around her, Madonna wrote the dance song, which carried the message of saving the environment. With over three million downloads, “4 Minutes,” has become her most successful digital single to date.

B*tch I’m Madonna (2015) 

Off of her album Rebel Heart, Madonna exuded celebratory defiance with her track “B*tch I’m Madonna.” With its unusual arrangement, the EDM Diplo-produced song received mixed reviews from critics but, alas, shot to the top of the dance charts. Despite naysayers saying the 50-something-year-old was acting out of desperation, “B*tch I’m Madonna” was Madonna’s way of saying she’s still having fun because she’s… her. That same year, she reiterated this message with her headline-grabbing kissing incident with Drake, who wasn’t too keen on the singer’s choice of lip gloss. Oh well, as long as Madonna’s having a good time — that’s her point, right?

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Guess Which Rapper Signed A Promising Deal With Madonna’s DanceOn?

LOS ANGELES, CA – After gracing the building with his presence at DX Turbo earlier in Summertime ‘17, rising Houston star Stoppa came through to bless #DXLive with some exclusive songs and even spoke on getting noticed by the one and only Madonna, via DanceOn, the company she co-founded with So You Think You Can Dance creator Nigel Lythgoe.

“I hooked up with her company and they took my single ‘What’s The Word?’ And gave it to some of the dopest dancers online from [all over the world],” Stoppa told Trent, Jake and Marcel during the weekly show. “There have been people from like Bulgaria sending in videos, people from India, people from South Africa. It’s just been going crazy. Shout out to DanceOn for that.”

Madge and her company have come to be known for their viral ability to pair songs with world class cancers and as it turns out Stoppa was one of the lucky ones and now hopes the affiliation will boost his career to even greater heights.

“What her company does. They find some of the dopest dancers online via Youtube, Twitter, Instagram, they take all the dance videos that these influencers do and they put them on Youtube so they put What’s the word on and I think the first dancer [that danced to it was] Tommy The Clown,” Stoppa remembered.

Check out the full article at HipHopDX

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Blond Ambition Tour massive articles update – 71 original newspaper reviews added!

As reported yesterday there is a massive press update in our Blond Ambition Tour page!

We have now gathered 71 (!!) original newspapers reviews and articles to the ‘newspapers’ section, all reporting on various (mostly Rotterdam) shows and original ads! We have also added some more magazine articles to the ‘magazines’ section.

We are not done yet, some more memorabilia and never before seen picture will be added.

Stay tuned and check out Blond Ambition Tour now!

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Massive Blond Ambition Tour update coming up – many original reviews and items!

Any fans of the groundbreaking Blond Ambition Tour here?

Just wanted to let you know that we have been going through various archives and have come up with over 50 original newspaper/magazine reviews, promotional ads and clippings from the tour. Most original reviews are from the show in Rotterdam, but also some from other countries including an entire newspaper from Barcelona dedicated to the show.

There are also some never before seen live shots taken during the tour we will be adding. 

We are busy scanning the lot and restyling the Blond Ambition page, we hope to have it up tomorrow!

Check back soon

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Like a Prayer / Pepsi promo page updated with a load of rare material!

Our Like a Prayer album promo page has just been restyled and largely updated with many new items!

In here you’ll find many rare scans of original newspapers and magazine articles, promotional ads and very rare memorabilia!

There is also the ‘Pepsi’ tab that includes never before seen advertising material, stay tuned to read LOTS more about the rare Dutch Pepsi campaign!

Check out Like a Prayer now!

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Madonna True Blue album promo page updated with new items!

We have completely restyled our True Blue album promo page!

MANY new magazine scans have been added to the press section, such as various foreign promotional ads, articles on the music videos (papa ich krieg ein kind!), varous reviews (how some think it’s brilliant while others can’t discover a hit single…how wrong were they) and much more!

Also to the memorabilia section we have added some rare records straight from our discography

ENJOY True Blue

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Rebel Heart Tour CD/ DVD/ blu-ray Dutch pre-orders available through Bol.com (five total!!)

Dutch retailer Bol.com has a total of FIVE pre-orders available for the upcoming Rebel Heart Tour release, click on the button below for the product of your choice:

 

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Madonna You Can Dance – various promotional ads and reviews added

1987 was a very busy Madonna year; the Who’s That Girl film, the soundtrack and its singles plus the world tour! There was also a brand new remix album titled ‘You Can Dance’ Madonna’s first worldwide remix album! In Venezuela it carried an additional title ‘Mix 2’ due to the earlier officially released ‘Madonna Mix’ LP (as to avoid confusion).

You Can Dance was released in one lengthy remix (the single edits were only available on a promotional CD and LP) and a brand new song was added ‘Spotlight’. Originally planned to be the new single, eventually it was only ever released officialy in Japan. 

We have added some original promotional magazine ads and reviews from that era to the You Can Dance page. We now have a total of eight different official Dutch promotional (full page) ads in our archive!

Check it all out under the press tab HERE

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