News featuring Madonna

The following news stories mention Madonna. Stories are compiled from a hand-picked selection of popular music news sites based in Great Britain, Europe and the United States. Updated less than 5 hours ago.

’14 Oct 16 Thu

Thursday 16th October

  • Billy Thermal: Billy Thermal

    A long-shelved power pop gem gets its chance to shine.

    Imagine a world without Madonna singing “Like a Virgin” or Cyndi Lauper singing “True Colors”. How about an American pop landscape where Whitney Houston’s “So Emotional” was never heard? Next, try imagining a world without Billy Thermal. Well, okay, that last one is easy, but, without that last, it’s probable that none of the former would exist, nor would other such well known songs as the Bangles’ “Eternal Flame”, Heart’s “Alone”, and the Divinyls’ “I…

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’14 Oct 15 Wed

Wednesday 15th October

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Tuesday 14th October

  • Madonna “Has No Interest” In Working With Ariel Pink

    Oh! What a terrible shame: Ariel Pink won’t be involved with the Queen Of Pop’s new record, after all. Yesterday, the indie singer-songwriter confirmed that he was tapped to write for Madonna’s new record, only to then go on a semi-sexist rant about the iconic’s singer’s “downward slide” (“she can’t just have her Avicii, her […]

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  • Shura – “Indecision”

    Shura does that mid-period Madonna/”Time After Time” version of melancholic retro synthpop better than just about anybody. Here’s another example of her excellence: “Indecision,” her first single since signing with Polydor, is the most uptempo track we’ve heard from her after ace ballads “Touch” and “Just Once.” It’s got the neon sparkle of an old [...]

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  • Ariel Pink says Madonna enlisted him for new album to help 'downward slide'

    Outsider pop artists claims to be providing edgy material for Madonna, while the Madges manager says shes never heard of Ariel Pink

    • Ariel Pink: I wouldnt call this a break-up album

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  • Beefs 2014: Grimes Accuses Ariel Pink of "Delusional Misogyny" Over Madonna Comments

    Ariel Pink claimed that he has contributed songwriting to Madonna's forthcoming album, but he also had some less-than-glowing things to say about the pop icon. In response to these comments, Grimes took Pink to task on Twitter. Pink told Faster Louder of his apparent contributions to Madonna's new album, "They need something edgy. They need songwriting. She can't just have her Avicii, her producers or whatever, come up with a new techno jam for her to gyrate to and pretend that she's 20 years old. They actually need songs. I'm partly responsible for that return-to-values thing." ...Read More

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’14 Oct 13 Mon

Monday 13th October

  • Is That Madonna Or Miley Cyrus In This Throwback Photo?

    Madonna Instagrammed a photo from the '80s, or is that Miley Cyrus? They literally look like time-traveling twins.

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  • Ariel Pink Talks Working On Madonna’s New Album, And Disses Her Recent Work In The Process

    There are many artists and producers on board for Madonna‘s forthcoming 13th (!!) studio LP, and Ariel Pink recently revealed that he’ll also be lending a hand in the songwriting process. But he’s not really giving the Queen of Pop her props. In a recent interview with Faster Louder, the musician blatantly stated Madonna has gone downhill since the […]

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  • Ariel Pink Says He's Writing Songs for Madonna

    Pop megastar Madonna is currently working on the follow-up to her 2012 misfire MDNA, and she's got some big names attached to the project. Some, like Diplo, make perfect sense as collaborators. But there's also been one bizarre choice, as the producers have allegedly asked Ariel Pink to contribute some songs. Ever a loudmouth, the psychedelic pop performer did not keep quiet about his potential future Madonna work. Instead, he offered his thoughts on the album with Faster Louder [via Pitchfork]. "They need something edgy. They need songwriting," he said. "She...Read More

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  • Madonna gives MNEK bag of lemons

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