Music Photos of the Year 2012
May 31: Madonna performs on stage during her "MDNA" world tour kickoff in Tel Aviv, Israel.

A look at Madonna's next potential single, the significance of Carly Rae Jepsen's new No. 1 and Billboard's Bubbling Under chart.

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RE: RIRI

Hi Gary,

Per last week's "Ask Billboard," I have to disagree with you about your choice for