See Madonna Perform Classic 'Borderline' on 'Fallon'

June 10, 2016

The Tonight Show hosted two of its biggest possible guests in one episode on Thursday night. President Barack Obama and Madonna popped by the show, and the latter surprised the audience with a slowed-down rendition of her first Top 10 hit, "Borderline." "Oh...


Sheila E., the Roots, D'Angelo Set for BET Prince Tribute

June 7, 2016

BET Networks announced that Prince will be honored at the 2016 BET Awards on Sunday, June 26th, with a special live performance by Sheila E., The Roots, D'Angelo, Janelle Monae and others. Prince, who died in April at age 57, received...


Madonna Wins 'Vogue' Lawsuit in Appeals Court

June 2, 2016

Madonna has won the appeal of a copyright infringement lawsuit over a tiny section in her song "Vogue." The suit alleged that one of the song's producers, Shep Pettibone, used a small segment of horns from another song he recorded. As Reuters reports,...


Madonna, Stevie Wonder Pay Tribute to Prince at BBMAs

May 22, 2016

Madonna paid tribute to Prince during the Billboard Music Awards Sunday night, covering "Nothing Compares 2 U" before bringing Stevie Wonder onstage for a moving rendition of "Purple Rain." Questlove introduced the tribute, comparing Prince's...


10 Music Publicity Stunts Gone Wrong

May 11, 2016

"If you want to get known as a singer," Sammy Davis Jr. once said, "you hire five sexy chicks and let them fight over you onstage and for the cameras. That's publicity, man." Pop culture's hunger for the publicity stunt hasn't changed much since Davis's...


Watch Madonna Perform 'Take a Bow' in Concert for First Time

February 4, 2016

Madonna dove deep into her extensive catalog to perform her 1994 hit "Take a Bow" live for the first time in Taipei, Taiwan Thursday. As PopCrush points out, Madonna did sing the Number One single off Bedtime Stories at...


Madonna: 'David Bowie Changed the Course of My Life Forever'

January 11, 2016

Tributes from the music community continue to pour in following the death of David Bowie, with Madonna penning a tribute to the rock icon to thank him for having such a profound impact on her career. "I'm devastated," Madonna wrote after...


Questlove Defends Madonna's BBMAs Prince Tribute

May 23, 2016

The Madonna-led Prince tribute was among the highlights at Sunday's Billboard Music Awards, with the singer performing "Nothing Compares 2 U" before Stevie Wonder joined her onstage for "Purple Rain." It was a moving, elegant and –...


Billboard Music Awards 2016: Who Is Performing?

May 19, 2016

The 2016 Billboard Music Awards take place this Sunday and the show promises performances galore –with the lineup including Kesha who was recently brought back into the fold, Madonna, Rihanna, Britney Spears and many others – a bevy of awards,...


Elton John, Paul McCartney Remember Prince

April 21, 2016

Following Prince's death, Elton John posted a picture of the musician on Instagram, calling him "the greatest performer I have ever seen" and "a true genius." Elton John and Prince performed onstage together twice, John wrote.  "This...


Watch Madonna Honor David Bowie With 'Rebel Rebel' Cover

January 13, 2016

Madonna honored her creative hero, the late David Bowie, with a fierce cover of his 1974 anthem "Rebel Rebel" during her Tuesday concert in Houston, Idolator reports. "I want to pay tribute to a man who inspired my career," she says in...


2016's 20 Hottest Tours

January 5, 2016

Whether it's aging acts taking a final bow, or up-and-comers riding a wave of buzz, the array of talent set to hit the road in 2016 is staggering. Rock titans such as Black Sabbath, AC/DC and Bruce Springsteen, pop megastars like Justin Bieber, Rihanna...



Watch Madonna Sing 'Holiday' Without Power at Glasgow Gig

December 21, 2015

The European leg of Madonna's Rebel Heart World Tour wrapped up in peculiar fashion Sunday when the singer's concert at Glasgow, Scotland's SSE Hydro cut the power to the stage and raised the house lights with one song left in the encore. Rather than...


Readers' Poll: The 10 Best Songs of 2015

December 16, 2015

The music industry has had a historic 12 months as the streaming wars heated up and album sales reached record-breaking highs thanks to Adele after years of diminishing returns. As the business itself faced incredible changes, breaking artists...


Watch Madonna's Powerful Speech About Paris Attacks

November 15, 2015

While artists like Foo Fighters and U2 were forced to cancel or postpone their European shows in the aftermath of the Paris terror attacks, Madonna decided to soldier on with her own trek with a Saturday night concert in Stockholm,...


Madonna Attends Late-Night Prince Concert at Paisley Park

October 9, 2015

Two musical titans collided in Minnesota late Thursday night as Madonna attended an intimate Paisley Park jam session hosted by Prince. Minnesota public radio station the Current reports that Madonna and her entire touring crew – having...


Madonna Says Sean Penn Did Not Assault Her in Court Document

December 17, 2015

Madonna has come to the defense of her ex-husband Sean Penn, who filed a defamation lawsuit against Empire co-creator and filmmaker Lee Daniels, stemming from a quote that allegedly implied Penn hit women. According to The Hollywood Reporter, on...


Watch Madonna Cover 'Imagine' at Impromptu Paris Street Set

December 10, 2015

Madonna staked out a spot on the Place de la République in Paris Wednesday and delivered an acoustic rendition of John Lennon's "Imagine" as part of an impromptu set to honor the victims of the November 13th terrorist attacks. The...


Watch Katy Perry Grind Madonna Onstage

October 28, 2015

Madonna's Rebel Heart world tour has featured an A-list curtain call of "Unapologetic Bitch," with the pop icon bringing out guests like Amy Schumer, Anderson Cooper and Diplo onstage. During Madonna's Tuesday show in Los Angeles, Katy...


Madonna Talks Rebel Heart Tour, Why She Likes Pope Francis

October 7, 2015

It's three days before the Pope leads hundreds of thousands of people in a mass at Philadelphia's Benjamin Franklin Parkway, and four miles away at the Wells Fargo Center, one of America's most famous ex-Catholics is already getting into the spirit of...