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Diplo on Aging Out of Coachella, His New Country Album and Why He Ran the L.A. Marathon on Acid

Diplo has written and produced hits for everyone from Beyoncé to Justin Bieber, Madonna to Britney Spears. That’s in addition to releasing chart-topping music under his own name and through an ever-growing list of collaborative projects with names like Major Lazer, Jack Ü, Silk City and LSD. But for his next sonic adventure, Diplo, 44, […]

Madonna’s ‘Like a Virgin,’ Mariah Carey’s Christmas Classic and Super Mario Bros. Theme Join National Recording Registry

Mariah Carey’s holiday staple “All I Want for Christmas Is You,” Madonna’s best-selling seminal sophomore album Like a Virgin, Daddy Yankee’s thumping reggaeton anthem “Gasolina” and the Super Mario Bros. theme will join the National Recording Registry of the Library of Congress. Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden on Wednesday announced that 25 recordings made the […]

Madonna Breaks Silence on Death of Brother Anthony Ciccone: “You Planted Many Important Seeds”

Madonna offered gratitude to her late brother Anthony Ciccone on Instagram on Monday, three days after his death at 66 years old. “Thank you for blowing my mind as a young girl and introducing me to Charlie Parker, Miles Davis, Buddhism, Taoism, Charles Bukowski, Richard Brautigan, Jack Kerouac, Expansive Thinking Outside the Box,” the queen of pop shared on Instagram […]

Madonna’s Older Brother Anthony Ciccone Dies at 66

Madonna‘s older brother Anthony Ciccone has died, according to a social media post by the pop icon’s brother-in-law Joe Henry. He was 66. Henry, a musician who is married to Madonna’s sister Melanie Ciccone, announced the sad news through Instagram on Saturday (Feb. 25). In his emotional post, the songwriter and producer described Anthony Ciccone — one […]

Four Super-Stylists On What It Takes to Fashion a Super Bowl Halftime Show for Beyoncé, Madonna and Shakira

“Swarovski provided all of the crystals so generously. We kept saying, 'We need more; we need more.' They sent more packs and we just kept using them,” says Nicolas Bru of Shakira’s rhinestone-encrusted look.

Madonna Says She’s “Caught in the Glare of Ageism and Misogyny” Following Criticism of Grammys Photos

Madonna is responding to those who have picked at her appearance in photos of her at Sunday’s 2023 Grammys. In an Instagram post shared late Tuesday, the music icon, who in January announced a new tour celebrating her four decades of music making, responded to criticism of her appearance “taken with a long lens camera […]

Margie Duncan, Dancer and Stand-In for Her Pal Debbie Reynolds, Dies at 92

Margie Duncan, a dancer and actress who stood in for her dear friend Debbie Reynolds in films including The Unsinkable Molly Brown, The Second Time Around and The Singing Nun, has died. She was 92. Duncan died Jan. 3 after a brief illness at her Porter Ranch home in Los Angeles, her family announced. Duncan […]

Madonna Biopic Dead at Universal

The Madonna biopic that was to be directed by Madonna is no longer in development at Universal Pictures, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. The news comes after the singer announced a massive world tour, though multiple sources say the movie actually was put in turnaround late last year, before the announcement of the tour. Universal […]

Madonna Announces North American and European Dates for 2023 Celebration Tour

Madonna announced dates for her Celebration Tour on Tuesday with the help of some Hollywood friends. In a nearly five-minute video shared to her social accounts — including her Instagram, which was wiped on Monday in anticipation of the announcement — the artist can be seen paying tribute to her 1991 Blond Ambition World Tour documentary Truth […]

Celebrity Promoters Sued Over Bored Ape NFT Endorsements

Jimmy Fallon, Gwyneth Paltrow and Justin Bieber have been sued in a proposed class action accusing them and a host of other celebrities who promoted Bored Ape Yacht Club nonfungible tokens of fraud. The suit claims the celebrities misled their followers into buying BAYC NFTs, among other unregistered securities issued by Yuga Labs, to pump […]

Madonna Got ‘Desperately Seeking Susan’ Audition Because Mike Medavoy’s Son Found Her ‘Cute’

It was Madonna’s first starring role in a movie. And many say it is still her best. The film was 1985’s Desperately Seeking Susan, a hip comedy of errors set in the downtown New York club scene. Madonna plays Susan, a scenester trailed by the mob after stealing a pair of valuable Egyptian earrings. Rosanna […]

NYFW: Madonna, Chris Rock and Ciara Hit the Front Row for Tom Ford’s Ode to ‘80s Glitz

If any single designer knows about star power and its impact on fashion, it’s Tom Ford. He didn’t just shine a spotlight on this idea with the Sept. 14 premiere of his Spring/Summer 2023 collection — it was practically a klieg light, producing a high-wattage event that indeed demonstrated Ford’s own power in the dual […]