Author: MadonnaTribe

Like a family

Billboard.com discusses with Madonna how she got to know the Batukadeiras Orquestra in Lisbon, why she invited several members of the collective to perform on her Madame X album and how she ended bringing some of them on the road with the Madame X Tour: “I thought about Guy Oseary’s response to the cost of taking 22 women on the road with us,” she explains. But her goal was set: “I wanted the audience to get a glimpse of history,” and 14 batukadeiras became part of the Madame X Tour band. Read More

30 Years of Vogue

On this day 30 years ago (May 19, 1990) Vogue – the first single from Madonna’s second soundtrack album, I’m Breathless –  became the Queen of Pop’s eighth Hot 100 No. 1, topping the Billboard chart for three consecutive weeks and remaining one of her most enduring hits. Read More