Record Store Day: 20 exclusive releases to look out for

Classic vinyl reissues, limited collectors’ editions and unreleased recordings from Fela Kuti, Prince and David Bowie join rare pressings by the Prodigy and the Notorious BIG this Saturday Madonna – True Blue (Super Club Mix) & La Isla Bonita (Super Mix) Tiding you over until Madonna’s new album arrives this summer, the RSD-exclusive editions of…

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Madonna urged to avoid Israeli Eurovision

A group of Palestinian academics and intellectuals has urged Madonna to abandon reported plans to perform at this year’s Eurovision Song Contest. Madonna has been urged to abandon reported plans to perform at this year’s Eurovision Song Contest in Israel. A group of Palestinian academics and intellectuals in the West Bank published an open letter…

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Madonna to Perform in Israel for Eurovision Song Contest (Variety)

Madonna will perform at the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv, the singer’s rep confirms to Variety. The contest, an international showcase of musical talent in which 43 countries participate, is set for May 14 to 18. According to reports, Madonna will perform two songs — a classic from her repertoire and a new single — at the show’s May…

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MADONNA TO PERFORM AT EUROVISION IN TEL AVIV – confirmed

Madonna will perform live at the Eurovision grand finale in Tel Aviv on May 28.  Israel’s public broadcaster KAN confirmed Monday the report by Yediot Aharonot. The costs of bringing the international superstar to Israel will be covered by Israeli-Canadian billionaire Sylvan Adams. Last month Adams said he sees himself as an unofficial ambassador of Israel…

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From the Archives: Outrage over Madonna video

When it first aired 30 years ago, the video for Madonna’s song “Like a Prayer” caused enormous controversy with its edgy mix of sexual and religious imagery. First published in the Sydney Morning Herald on April 9, 1989 Pop-singer Madonna’s hit video is to be investigated by the Australian Broadcasting Tribunal to decide whether it is blasphemous.…

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