Category: Madame X
Mark Beech at Forbes discusses why Madonna – the best-selling female recording artist of all time – may well have the last commercial laugh in 2019 despite those critics who wrote her star off this weekend after her Eurovision performance, and said that many younger pretenders now have captured her pop crown. Read More
No Madonna performance – especially when televised live in front of the entire world to see – is safe from criticism. But what you’ve read this morning (or overnight) following the Eurovision Song Contest Grand Final deserves a word or two by yours truly, and it is a chance to stop and think about it that we should not miss. Read More
Following Madonna and Quavo‘s performance of Future at the Eurovision Song Contest final tonight – which ended with dancers brandishing the Palestinian and Israeli flags on their backs as they embraced each other – something that was widely seen as a political statement on the long-standing Israeli-Palestinian conflict – a representative for Madonna provided Entertainment Weekly with a photo of the performance and a note. Read More
The European Brodacasting Union has released a statement confirming that the flags of Israel and Palestine that were visible on the back of Madonna’s dancers in the final moments of her Eurovision Song Contest performance with Quavo in Tel Aviv tonight were not an approved part of the show. Read More
In her much-anticipated and politically contentious performance at Eurovision in Israel, Madonna made an apparent call for peace in the region.
As she and guest star Quavo sang the lyrics “Not everyone is coming to the future / Not everyone is learning from the past”, a pair of her dancers – one wearing a costume bearing a Palestinian flag, another with an Israeli flag – embraced as they climbed a set of stairs at the climax of the performance. Read More
Reflector explain how they teamed with Madonna and creative director Jamie King to create and execute the first-ever live televised event utilizing volumetric capture. Read More