Category: Rebel Heart

Billboard

How Madonna Turned Her ‘Rebel Heart’ Leak Into a Global Hit

From Billboard.com:

On December 16, Madonna was in her New York apartment when she received word that more than a dozen unfinished demos for her forthcoming album had leaked. Her manager, Guy Oseary, was just returning to his Beverly Hills estate when he got the news. The album, Rebel Heart, was set for a late-April release, and thanks to a meticulous marketing plan and an inspired group of collaborators (including Diplo, Kanye West and Avicii), buzz was strong on the singer’s 13th studio full-length.
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Guy Oseary

Guy Oseary talks single, video, promotion and more

Madonna’s manager Guy Oseary took over his Twitter last night and answered a lot of fan’s question about Madonna, her new album, the leaked demos, plans for the new video, the promotion kicking off in 2015, possible tour plans, movie direction and much more.

I will be answering questions for the next 15 minutes regarding @madonna #RebelHeart release.. Ask away.

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Billboard Charts

Madonna lands three ‘Rebel’ tracks on Hot Dance/Electronic Songs

Three of the songs from Rebel Heart debuted on the Hot Dance/Electronic Songs chart right after their arrival, Billboard.com reports.

Reconstructing the sequence of events that followed the massive demo leak of last week, Billboard explains that the songs were released digitally in a surprise move at midnight on Friday December 19, available for instant download upon pre-ordering the album or as a la carte purchases. The songs soar onto the chart, therefore, on the strength of only a partial week of sales and with only small benefits from other metrics like streaming, radio airplay and club play. Read More

Rebel Heart

Madonna’s Next Album Is Shaping Up to Be Her Best in a Decade

Madonna’s surprise release of several new songs from her upcoming Rebel Heart album reveals that the Queen of Pop hasn’t lost her edge, Time.com says. And if the complete version of Rebel Heart, due March 10th via Interscope, can deliver a few more of those easy scores alongside a bit more adventurous songwriting, the album could be Madonna’s finest in almost a decade. Read More

Rebel Heart

The ‘Rebel Heart’ heart

Mert Alas on Instagram reveals in full the third official image from the Rebel Heart project that was previously used by Madonna in her post about Nicki Minaj’s new album (and eagle-eyed fans won’t miss the detail of Madonna’s nail art which is the same that appears in the picture currently used to promote the album on iTunes). Read More

Rebel Heart

Madonna: ‘I’m living in a state of terror’

In an exclusive interview with The Guardian, Madonna defends her description of the leak of 13 unfinished demos from her forthcoming album as “a form of terrorism” and “artistic rape”. Madonna also explains she’s been “living in a state of terror” following the leak, adding that there was “a big possibility” that they were the result of her personal computer being hacked. Read More