Category: Live from the UK


The under-appreciated genius of Madonna

As we celebrate Madonna turning 60 this week, The Guardian remembers that this is a woman who has no interest in nostalgia. In her recent interview with Vogue Italia, she said she would talk only about the present, which is the key aspect of who Madonna is: resolutely forward-driving. This is why she is so able to manage to a global, decade-spanning career. Read More


“Madonna” debuts as a BPI Iconic Album with a Silver certification

The famous Platinum, Gold and Silver certifications awarded by the British Phonographic Industry in recognition of sales milestones – also known as BPI’s Iconic Album Awards – will include audio streaming data from this week.

The first albums to benefit from the incorporation of streaming include Madonna’s 1983 eponymous debut, which today is awarded Silver for combined sales of over 60,000.
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