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Tony Moran Steps From the Booth to the Stage With New Double Album

Tony Moran has put the beat in dance for some of the biggest names in pop music. But the top-ranked DJ and Grammy-nominated producer and remixer will step onto the stage himself with next month’s release of his 28-track double album titled moodswings. He’s worked on top dance hits with such artists as Mariah Carey, Whitney Houston, Madonna, Beyoncé, Britney Spears, Rihanna, Mary J Blige, Janet Jackson and Jennifer Lopez....

Janet Jackson Plans Comeback at 49, With New Album, Tour (Video!)

Janet Jackson, one of the most dominant performers of the 1980s and ’90s is about to launch a comeback after a seven- year hiatus with a new album and tour, she said in a surprise announcement at midnight today (May 16). Does she still have it? Legacy acts, as they’re called, often find that their fan bases are still willing to support them, even in middle age. Madonna, who is 56, recently released Rebel Heart, her 13th studio album, and it has been a commercial success. ...

Madonna Sets Bar for Bitches With Tonight Show Performance (watch!)

Madonna let all her pop wannabes know she’s still the “bitch” in the room with her rousing performance of her hit song “Bitch I’m Madonna” last night on the “Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon.” Diplo pitched in for the number. The Material Girl is still going strong at 56 with the release of her new album Rebel Heart. Madonna also performed her song “Holiday,” from her self-named 1983 debut album, with Fallon and The Roots using classroom instruments....

Madonna Still Has the Face; Returns to Cosmo After 25 Years (photos!)

Madonna may be approaching her golden years, but she’s still gold on the cover of Cosmopolitan magazine, celebrating the fashion publication’s 50th anniversary. She last appeared on the cover 25 years ago. For the May 1990 issue, Madonna was a fresh-faced 32-year-old and the magazine was celebrating its 25th Anniversary. She wore a short flapper-girl style brunette wig and a tight white spaghetti-strapped top....

Madonna’s Rebel Heart Proves She’s Still a Relevant Pop Queen, at 56

Madonna, who has set music trends for the past 30 years, is back with a new album Rebel Heart, a mix of what she calls “rebellious, provocative” songs and sweeter ballads. But most of all it’s a statement, at 56, that she’s still relevant. Her 13 studio album follows 2012’s release MDNA, which proved she’s still a chart topper, hitting No. 1 on the pop charts. Her latest effort is also climbing the charts and is expected to hit No. 1 by the weekend....

Miley Cyrus Striptease Lands MTV in Hot Water, Again (photos, video)

Miley Cyrus spiced up her MTV Unplugged special with a sexy striptease and some heavy grinding with Madonna, rousing the ire of parents’ groups, again, because the network caters largely to an impressionable teen audience. The event was supposed to be low key, with musicians playing acoustic instruments instead of jarring amplified guitars, keyboards and drums....

Lady Gaga Pays Homage to Love in New Song ‘Venus’ (listen!)

Lady Gaga rolled out another song, “Venus,” from her upcoming album ARTPOP. It’s a driving dance tune featuring the goddess of love. Although it’s decidedly different, it still evokes Madonna’s 1990 song “Vogue.” It could just be the way Gaga interjects the word “Venus,” in the song and how much it sounds like a similar interjection, “Vogue,” in Madonna’s song....

David Salidor Reflects on 30 Years as Music Mouthpiece

David Salidor and his New York City-based public relations company, dis COMPANY, celebrate their anniversary in March, marking 30 years representing celebrities from Madonna to Debbie Gibson. It’s safe to say he’s seen it all and lived to talk about it. Salidor sat with us for a wide-ranging interview, touching on subjects both good and bad and offered his take on what’s next for our media-infused society. He also spills on his plans for the foreseeable future....

Sacré Bleu! Madonna Irks Paris Fans After Walking Out of Show

Madonna cut short a special performance in Paris last night (July 26) and was roundly booed and hooted by the audience made up mostly by her most ardent French fans. Sacré Bleu! The show was meant to be an intimate peformance in the l’Olympia club, a 2,700 seat venue. On her current tour the Material Girl, 53, has been playing to large arenas....

Madonna Latest MDNA Single 'I'm Addicted' Leaks

Madonna is two for two when it comes to songs leaking on the Internet. A snippet of “I’m Addicted,” another single from her upcoming album, M.D.N.A, went viral today (Mar. 6). It’s got a heavy techno-dance beat. The first song off the album, “Give Me All Your Luvin’” went viral in November before it was completely finished, and the Material Girl was said to be “very upset,” according to her manager....

Madonna Drops Tour Dates, Album Art on Heels of Super Bowl

Madonna got a huge boost for her upcoming tour with her Super Bowl performance. In fact, some critics say the Material Girl turned it into one huge promotion for her upcoming tour and new album MDNA. True to form, while the Super Bowl performance is still fresh in viewers' minds, Madonna announced her tour dates and released the cover art for the album today (Feb. 6) Talk about marketing prowess....

Madonna First Look Video for Give Me All Your Luvin' (watch!)

Madonna puts her god complex on display in her new video for her Super Bowl song “Give Me All Your Luvin.” She blows though a door in a cloud of mist and relegates Nicki Minaj to an extra. How’s that for power. Madonna, 53, who will provide half-time entertainment for the game’s huge audience, goes with a sports theme in the video. There’s Nicki–briefly–as one of the cheerleaders as the video opens....