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Madonna: New Album Is Called 'M.D.N.A.'

Pop icon also praises Lady Gaga on British talk show

January 11, 2012 3:00 PM ET
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Madonna promotes the film 'W.E.' during a photocall at The London Studios/
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Madonna has revealed that her 12th studio album will be titled M.D.N.A. The record, her first for Interscope after spending her entire career recording for Warner Bros., is expected to hit stores before the end of March, though no release date has been confirmed.

Madonna announced the title during a taping of The Graham Norton Show, a popular BBC talk show. (Though the interview was taped today, the episode will air at a later date.) When asked about the release date, Madonna reportedly complained about her music being leaked by her fans. "It depends how quickly people hack into my server and leak it," she told Norton. "Can people wait? It's terrible."

According to Glamour
, Norton and Madonna also chatted about Lady Gaga. "When I first saw [Gaga] I was really impressed by her and she was cool," Madonna reportedly said. "She did remind me of me back in the day. I do think she is very talented."

 

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