Madonna

Jan
30
Miley Cyrus and Madonna Perform Mashup on ‘MTV Unplugged’

Madonna and Miley Cyrus

After making headlines with her VMA performance, Miley Cyrus returned to MTV for her own “Unplugged” special. The 21-year-old pop princess put a country spin on her Bangerz during the one-hour show, which aired on Wednesday night.

“A lot could happen tonight, so I hope you guys are ready for that,” said Miley, who will kick off her “Bangerz” tour on Valentine’s Day.

Dressed in a red-and-white gingham jumpsuit and blonde wig, she opened with “4×4″ backed by her band, Amazon Ashley, and Little Britney, and went on to perform acoustic versions of her songs including “Adore You,” “Wrecking Ball,” “Rooting for My Baby,” and “#GETITRIGHT.”

She twerked up against a two-man horse and covered her godmother Dolly Parton’s “Jolene” before closing out the show with Madonna. Clad in cowgirl attire, the pop divas grinded on each other and stuck their tongues out while singing a mashup of “Don’t Tell Me” and “We Can’t Stop.”

“I grew up listening to Madonna and a lot of what she represented for me is what I try to rep to girls now, is not being afraid of sexuality and really being who you want to be and doing what you want to do,” she told MTV.

Watch Miley bring her hoedown to “MTV Unplugged.”

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Jan
29
Miley Cyrus and Madonna Team Up for ‘MTV Unplugged’

Madonna and Miley Cyrus

Just days after performing with Macklemore at the Grammys, Madonna joined Miley Cyrus on stage at her “MTV Unplugged” taping at Sunset Gower Studios in Hollywood. Decked out in bedazzled cowgirl outfits, the pop powerhouses performed a mashup of “Don’t Tell Me” and “We Can’t Stop.”

They grinded on each other and line danced during the raunchy performance before striking Miley’s signature tongue pose.

“M &M ! Don”t ever Tell us We Can’t STOP! #revolutionoflove,” tweeted Madonna, while Miley added, “YEEEE MAAAAA FUCKINNNN HAAAWWW YALLLL.”

The 21-year-old singer also performed stripped-down versions of “Wrecking Ball,” “Adore You,” and “#GETITRIGHT,” accompanied by Amazon Ashley, Little Britney, and a two-man twerking horse.

The performance will air tonight at 9 p.m. EST on MTV.

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Jan
26
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Madonna Marry Couples During Grammy Performance

Macklemore, Mary Lambert, Madonna, Ryan Lewis, Queen Latifah

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis closed out the Grammys with a powerful performance. After sweeping the rap categories, the Seattle duo performed their gay rights anthem “Same Love” with Mary Lambert and Trombone Shorty.

“This song is a love song not for some of us, but for all of us,” said Queen Latifah while introducing the performance.

Latifah returned to officiate the wedding ceremony of 33 straight and same-sex couples, while Madonna sang “Open Your Heart.” The performance brought Staples Center to its feet and country star Keith Urban was reduced to tears.

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Jan
25
Madonna to Perform ‘Same Love’ with Macklemore & Ryan Lewis at Grammys

Macklemore and Madonna

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis’ year keeps getting better. If being nominated for seven Grammys wasn’t enough, the hip-hop duo will hit the stage with a pop icon at Sunday’s show.

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Jun
12
Rita Ora Becomes New Face of Madonna’s Material Girl Fashion Line

Rita Ora and Madonna

Rita Ora is officially a Material Girl. The U.K. singer has inked a deal to become the new face of Madonna and her daughter Lourdes’ clothing line.

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Jul
28
New Music: Madonna f/ Far East Movement – ‘Turn Up the Radio (Remix)’

Madonna and Far East Movement

Far East Movement has collaborated with Snoop Dogg, Tyga, and Justin Bieber. Now the hip-hop quartet joins forces with pop royalty on the Laidback Luke remix to Madonna’s dance-floor anthem “Turn Up the Radio,” which marks the third single from her MDNA album. The re-worked record is one of four tracks off her “Turn Up the Radio” remix EP. Head to the Far East with Madge.

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May
2
JoJo Performs ‘Like a Virgin’ at Charity Event

JoJo explored some new territory by performing a cover of Madonna’s “Like a Virgin” at LACMA for the Harvard-Westlake Charity event in L.A. last month. Backed by a live band including songwriters Josh Alexander and Rick Nowels, the 21-year-old songbird put her soulful spin on the ’80s pop hit, which topped the charts six years before she was born.

What do you think of JoJo’s cover? Sound off below.