Madonna

  1. Delta's 'Life' Bows At No. 1

    September 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Pop singer Delta Goodrem has notched up her eighth chart-topping single in her native Australia. Her latest track, "In This Life" (Sony BMG Music), this week debuts at No. 1 on the Motorola Australian Recording industry Association Top 1 ...

  2. Madonna To Exit WMG For Live Nation?

    August 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Speculation that Madonna is considering an exit from her Warner Music Group home continues to circulate. Most of the focus centers around a deal said to be in the works with Live Nation that would encompass recorded music, touring, merchandising, ...

  3. Something For Everyone!

    July 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT There's a little something for everyone this week in the top half of The Billboard 200. While T.I. continues to reign atop The Billboard 200 for a second week, the Smashing Pumpkins return with their first studio album in more than seven year ...

  4. Live Earth London Wraps With Madonna Spectacular

    July 07, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Live Earth London has drawn to a close with a spectacular headline set from Madonna. The queen of pop, an adopted Londoner, turned each song into a show-stopper in a vintage performance. She was backed by a choir for "Hey You" (written e ...

  5. Late Live Earth Call-Up For Gogol Bordello

    July 06, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Madonna has invited Eugene Hutz, Gogol Bordello's self-styled "bandleader and agent provocateur", and Sergey Ryabtsev, the New York gypsy punk act's violinist, to perform with her at Live Earth tomorrow. Their participation at ...

  6. Optical Discs Seized In Aussie Raid

    March 22, 2007 12:00 AM EDT About 5,000 optical discs were confiscated in a raid Wednesday on an alleged illegal facility operating in the town of Ballina, on the northern New South Wales coast. Among the discs seized were copies of U2, Madonna and Robbie Williams CDs; illic ...

  7. Madonna, H&M Offer New Collection

    February 12, 2007 12:00 AM EST With the forthcoming "M by Madonna" collection, the partnership between global superstar Madonna and global megabrand H&M continues. The women's line -- encompassing tops, lumber jackets, trench coats, blazers, dresses and acces ...

  8. Norah Jones' 'Not Too Late' Debuts at No. 1

    February 07, 2007 12:00 AM EST "Not Too Late" from Norah Jones opens atop The Billboard 200 with 405,000 units. It's the singer's third straight studio album to hit No. 1 ... "American Idol" runner-up Katharine McPhee comes in second with her self- ...

  9. Madonna Chronicling 'Confessions' With CD/DVD Set

    December 29, 2006 12:00 AM EST The Wembley Arena stop on Madonna's box-office busting Confessions tour will be released as part of a CD/DVD set Jan. 30 via Warner Bros. Portions of the DVD were originally broadcast during an NBC special over Thanksgiving. "The Confess ...

  10. Live Nation And Hewitt To Book Pearl

    December 15, 2006 12:00 AM EST Live Nation and promoter Andrew Hewitt have entered into a multi-year deal to become the official booker of the Pearl, located at Las Vegas' Palms Casino Resort. Hewitt has already worked in the Las Vegas market for more than 11 years, bookin ...

  11. Touring Biz Soars In 2006

    December 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST The North American concert business was up dramatically in 2006, according to numbers reported to Billboard Boxscore. More than $2.8 billion in box office was reported, up 35% from last year's total of slightly more than $2 billion. With big- ...

  12. Madonna Tops Finalists For Billboard Touring Awards

    October 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Madonna leads the field for the 2006 Billboard Touring Awards with mentions in four categories, including top tour and top draw, respectively award the top-grossing and top ticket-selling tour. The ot Madonna leads the field for the 2006 Billboard ...

  13. Madonna's 'Confessions' Tour Sets Record

    September 20, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Trek to be benchmark for female artists. Madonna will wrap her Confessions tour tomorrow (Sept. 21) at the Tokyo Dome as the top-grossing tour ever by a female artist. Although final numbers are not all in, tour producer Arthur Fogel puts the tall ...

  14. Madonna Switches Moscow Concert Venue

    August 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Organizers on Monday (Aug. 28) switched the venue for Madonna's Moscow concert from a hilltop site overlooking the city to a Soviet-era stadium used in the 1980 Olympic Games because of crowd control Organizers on Monday (Aug. 28) switched th ...

  15. Madonna Switches Moscow Concert Venue

    August 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Organizers on Monday (Aug. 28) switched the venue for Madonna's Moscow concert from a hilltop site overlooking the city to a Soviet-era stadium used in the 1980 Olympic Games because of crowd control Organizers on Monday (Aug. 28) switched th ...

  16. Madonna Takes Home Highest '06 Gross

    August 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Rings up eight sellouts at Wembley Arena in August. Madonna has notched Billboard Boxscore's highest gross of 2006, ringing up eight sellouts at Wembley Arena in August, despite talk in the British press earlier this year that fans were balki ...

  17. Warner Music, France Telecom Team With Hallyday

    August 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Warner Music France and telecommunications operator France Telecom are launching a digital initiative to support the launch of a live album from veteran French singer Johnny Hallyday. Warner Music France and telecommunications operator France Tele ...

  18. Religious Groups Blast Madonna

    August 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Attack comes just before Sunday gig near Vatican. Madonna appears to have upset certain religious elements in Italy with her plans to wear a crown of thorns in a crucifixion scene in her concert at Rome's Stadio Olimpico ("Olympic Stadiu ...

  19. Madonna Launches Hollywood-style Plaque In London

    August 01, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Unveils 'Square of Fame' in Wembley Arena. Pop star Madonna today (Aug. 1) officially opened Arena Square, a new development next to the recently refurbished Wembley Arena in northwest London. During the opening, she also unveiled a bron ...

  20. Keane Keeps 'Iron' Grip On Euro Throne

    June 29, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Keane follows up on its No. 4 debut on The Billboard 200 with "Under the Iron Sea" (Universal Island) by consolidating its leadership of European Top 100 Albums. Keane follows up on its No. 4 debut on The Billboard 200 with "Under t ...

  21. Keane Keeps 'Iron' Grip On Euro Throne

    June 29, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Keane follows up on its No. 4 debut on The Billboard 200 with "Under the Iron Sea" (Universal Island) by consolidating its leadership of European Top 100 Albums. Keane follows up on its No. 4 debut on The Billboard 200 with "Under t ...

  22. France's VirginMega Loses 'Madonna' Court Battle

    June 27, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The commercial court of Paris has ruled against French online retailer VirginMega for selling downloads of Madonna's "Hung Up" last fall, despite not having the license from Warner Music France. The commercial court of Paris has rul ...

  23. Making The Brand

    June 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT A partnership between Madonna and global fashion retailer H&M may, initially, cause some to scratch their heads. Read Michael Paoletta's column. A partnership between Madonna and global fashion retailer H&M may, initially, cause s ...

  24. Making The Brand

    June 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT A partnership between Madonna and global fashion retailer H&M may, initially, cause some to scratch their heads. Read Michael Paoletta's column. A partnership between Madonna and global fashion retailer H&M may, initially, cause s ...

  25. Steinberg Signs To Kobalt

    June 08, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Songwriter penned hits for Madonna, Lauper. Songwriter penned hits for Madonna, Lauper. News Madonna ...

  26. Steinberg Signs To Kobalt

    June 08, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Songwriter penned hits for Madonna, Lauper. Pop songwriter Billy Steinberg has signed an exclusive, worldwide administration deal with Kobalt Music for his music publishing company Jerk Awake. As part of the new agreement, Steinberg will work clos ...

  27. Coachella Day Two: Madonna Makes It Quick

    May 01, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Madonna made her festival debut last night (April 30) at the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival in Indio, Calif., performing six songs in front of one of the largest crowds ever to witness an Madonna made her festival debut last night ...

  28. Madonna Tour Selling Out

    April 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Shows added in several cities. Initial on-sales for Madonna's upcoming Confessions tour were predictably huge, with shows added in several cities and virtually all dates selling out. The tour, which begins May 21 in Los Angeles, has sold out ...

  29. Madonna Ready To Dance On Summer Tour

    April 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Will visit arenas throughout the world. As expected, Madonna will hit the road this summer in support of her 2005 album "Confessions on a Dance Floor." The tour will begin May 21 in Los Angeles and has dates on tap through a Sept. 3 show ...

  30. Blunt, Madonna Continue Euro Charts Supremacy

    March 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST James Blunt and Madonna continue Warner Music International's rule at the top of Billboard's pan-European sales charts, while two Sony BMG acts, RCA's Kelly Clarkson and Ariola's Eros Ramazzotti, show James Blunt and Madonna co ...

  31. Blunt, Madonna Rule European Charts

    March 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST Warner Music International posts an impressive week on the pan-European charts. The major again has the top two titles on European Top 100 Albums, with Atlantic's James Blunt and Warner Bros.' Madonna Warner Music International posts an ...

  32. Blunt, Madonna Rule European Charts

    March 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST 'Bedlam' retains albums crown. Warner Music International posts an impressive week on the pan-European charts. The major again has the top two titles on European Top 100 Albums, with Atlantic's James Blunt and Warner Bros.' Mad ...

  33. Madonna Downsizes For Coachella Performance

    March 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST After months of rumors, Madonna has confirmed she will perform April 30 at the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival in Indio, Calif. The artist will appear backed by a live band in the festival' After months of rumors, Madonna has c ...

  34. BBC Blasted For Live 8 Profanity

    February 21, 2006 12:00 AM EST The BBC has been chastised by the media regulator for broadcasting profanity and offensive language from artists including Madonna, Green Day and Snoop Dogg during last summer's Live 8 concert. The BBC has been chastised by the media regulato ...

  35. BBC Blasted For Live 8 Profanity

    February 21, 2006 12:00 AM EST Madonna, Green Day, Snoop swore on broadcast. The BBC has been chastised by the media regulator for broadcasting profanity and offensive language from artists including Madonna, Green Day and Snoop Dogg during last summer's Live 8 concert. Of ...

  36. Warner Music Q1 Profit Nearly Doubles

    February 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST Warner Music Group Corp. on Tuesday (Feb. 14) said quarterly profit rose 91%, driven by stronger sales of higher-margin digital songs during the holiday season. Warner Music Group Corp. on Tuesday (Feb. 14) said quarterly profit rose 91%, driven b ...

  37. Madonna Leads MTV Oz Award Nominations

    February 06, 2006 12:00 AM EST With five nominations, Madonna is the frontrunner leading up to the second MTV Australia Video Music Awards, to be held at the Sydney SuperDome on April 12. With five nominations, Madonna is the frontrunner leading up to the second MTV Australia V ...

  38. Sources: Fogel Gets Upcoming Madonna Trek

    January 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST Also produced Material Girl's 2004 tour. Arthur Fogel, president of TNA International, Live Nation's global touring division, has nailed down the promotion rights for the as-yet-unannounced 2006 tour by Madonna in support of her album &q ...

  39. Madonna Dethrones Robbie In Europe

    January 12, 2006 12:00 AM EST Madonna's "Confessions on a Dance Floor" (Warner Bros.) takes over from Robbie Williams' "Intensive Care" (Chrysalis) at the European Top 100 Albums summit for a second time. The album displaced Willi Madonna's & ...

  40. Madonna Dethrones Robbie In Europe

    January 12, 2006 12:00 AM EST Madonna's "Confessions on a Dance Floor" (Warner Bros.) takes over from Robbie Williams' "Intensive Care" (Chrysalis) at the European Top 100 Albums summit for a second time. The album displaced Willi Madonna's & ...

  41. Robbie Continues Stay At Euro Chart Crest

    January 05, 2006 12:00 AM EST 'Intensive Care' holds off Madonna, Blunt albums. 'Intensive Care' holds off Madonna, Blunt albums. News Madonna ...

  42. Robbie Continues Stay At Euro Chart Crest

    January 05, 2006 12:00 AM EST Robbie Williams' "Intensive Care" (Chrysalis) starts 2006 as it ended 2005, at No. 1 on Billboard's pan-European Top 100 Albums survey. That's the sixth aggregate week atop the chart for Williams' six Robbie Williams& ...

  43. Madonna Launches Line Of Wines

    January 03, 2006 12:00 AM EST Signs pact with Celebrity Cellars. Madonna has entered into a licensing deal with West Coast-based Celebrity Cellars to create and distribute a commemorative, limited edition line of wines. Priced from $25-40, encompassing Cabernet Sauvignon, Pino ...

  44. Robbie Dethrones Madonna For Euro Crown

    December 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST 'Hung Up' hangs on to Eurochart No. 1 spot. Robbie Williams' Christmas gift on European Top 100 Albums is a return to No. 1 with "Intensive Care" (Chrysalis), depriving Madonna of the festive crown with "Confessions o ...

  45. Robbie Dethrones Madonna For Euro Crown

    December 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST Robbie Williams' Christmas gift on European Top 100 Albums is a return to No. 1 with "Intensive Care" (Chrysalis), depriving Madonna of the festive crown with "Confessions on a Dance Floor" (Warner Br Green Day's &quo ...

  46. Madonna Continues Euro Charts Reign

    December 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST Madonna retains her supremacy on European Top 100 Albums and Eurochart Hot 100 Singles, as the top three on both of Billboard's composite sales charts for the region are unchanged. Madonna retains her supremacy on European Top 100 Albums and ...

  47. Madonna Continues Euro Charts Reign

    December 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST Madonna retains her supremacy on European Top 100 Albums and Eurochart Hot 100 Singles, as the top three on both of Billboard's composite sales charts for the region are unchanged. Madonna retains her supremacy on European Top 100 Albums and ...

  48. Network Live Offers Gorillaz

    December 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST Previous broadcasts include Bon Jovi, Madonna. Network Live-the joint venture between AOL, XM Satellite Radio and AEG—continues its live concert broadcasts series today (Dec. 9) with Gorillaz. The virtual band performed their latest album, "D ...

  49. Madonna Dances Over European Chart Rivals

    December 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Madonna's reign over Billboard's pan-European sales charts extends into another week, as she maintains her No. 1 rankings with the Warner Bros. releases "Confessions On A Dance Floor" on European Top Madonna's reign over B ...

  50. Madonna Dances Over European Chart Rivals

    December 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Madonna's reign over Billboard's pan-European sales charts extends into another week, as she maintains her No. 1 rankings with the Warner Bros. releases "Confessions On A Dance Floor" on European Top Madonna's reign over B ...

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