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A Bigger Bang was a worldwide concert tour by The Rolling Stones which took place between August 2005 and August 2007, in support of their album A Bigger Bang.
A Certain Sacrifice is a 1985 American drama film co-written and directed by Stephen Jon Lewicki and starring Madonna, Jeremy Pattnosh and Charles Kurtz.
A League of Their Own is a 1992 American sports comedy-drama film that tells a fictionalized account of the real-life All-American Girls Professional Baseball League (AAGPBL).
ABBA are a Swedish pop group, formed in Stockholm in 1972 by Agnetha Fältskog, Björn Ulvaeus, Benny Andersson, and Anni-Frid Lyngstad.
ABC News is a national news service in Australia produced by the News and Current Affairs division of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation.
ABC-CLIO, LLC is a publishing company for academic reference works and periodicals primarily on topics such as history and social sciences for educational and public library settings.
Access, formerly Access Hollywood, is an American weekday television entertainment news program that premiered on September 9, 1996.
Acoustic music is music that solely or primarily uses instruments that produce sound through acoustic means, as opposed to electric or electronic means; typically the phrase refers to that made by acoustic string instruments.
Al Nisr Publishing is a company based in Dubai, UAE.
Alan McGee (born 29 September 1960) is a Scottish businessman and music industry executive.
Sir Alan William Parker (born 14 February 1944) is an English film director, producer and screenwriter.
Alek Keshishian (Ալեք Գևորգի Քեշիշյան, born 30 July 1964 in Beirut, Lebanon) is an Armenian-American film and commercial director, writer, producer and music video director.
AllMusic (previously known as All Music Guide or AMG) is an online music guide.
The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater (AAADT) is a modern dance company based in New York, New York.
The American Dance Festival (ADF) under the direction of Executive Director Jodee Nimerichter hosts its main summer dance courses including Summer Dance Intensive, Pre-Professional Dance Intensive, and the Dance Professional Workshops.
American Life is the ninth studio album by American singer and songwriter Madonna.
"American Life" is a song by American singer-songwriter Madonna.
"American Pie" is a song by American singer and songwriter Don McLean.
The American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP) is an American not-for-profit performance-rights organization (PRO) that protects its members' musical copyrights by monitoring public performances of their music, whether via a broadcast or live performance, and compensating them accordingly.
Andrew David Morton is an English journalist and writer who has published biographies of royal figures such as Diana, Princess of Wales, and celebrity subjects including Tom Cruise, Madonna, Angelina Jolie and Monica Lewinsky; several of his books have been unauthorised and contain contested assertions.
Andrew Sean Greer (born November 1970) is an American novelist and short story writer.
Andy Warhol (born Andrew Warhola; August 6, 1928 – February 22, 1987) was an American artist, director and producer who was a leading figure in the visual art movement known as pop art.
"Angel" is a song by American singer Madonna from her second studio album Like a Virgin (1984).
Ann K. Powers (born February 4, 1964) is an American writer and pop music critic.
Anne Sexton (November 9, 1928 – October 4, 1974) was an American poet, known for her highly personal, confessional verse.
Richard David James (born 18 August 1971), best known by his main alias Aphex Twin, is an Irish-born Cornish electronic musician best known for his influential and idiosyncratic work in styles such as ambient techno and IDM during the 1990s.
In music, an arrangement is a musical reconceptualization of a previously composed work.
Art Deco, sometimes referred to as Deco, is a style of visual arts, architecture and design that first appeared in France just before World War I. Art Deco influenced the design of buildings, furniture, jewelry, fashion, cars, movie theatres, trains, ocean liners, and everyday objects such as radios and vacuum cleaners.
Arthur and the Invisibles (French: Arthur et les Minimoys) is a 2006 English-language French adventure comedy fantasy animated/live-action film adaptation of the 2002 children's book Arthur and the Minimoys, and the 2003 sequel Arthur and the Forbidden City, written by filmmaker Luc Besson, who also directed the film.
Arthur Mitchell Sackler (August 22, 1913 – May 26, 1987) was an American psychiatrist, art collector, and philanthropist whose fortune originated in medical advertising and trade publications.
Ashcombe House, also known as Ashcombe Park, is a Georgian manor house, set in of land on Cranborne Chase in the parish of Berwick St John, near Salisbury, Wiltshire, England.
Ashgate Publishing was an academic book and journal publisher based in Farnham (Surrey, United Kingdom).
Attitude (often stylised as attitude) is a British gay lifestyle magazine owned by Stream Publishing Limited.
Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me is a 1999 American spy action comedy film and the second installment in the ''Austin Powers'' series.
The Australian Broadcasting Company Pty.
Tim Bergling (8 September 1989 – 20 April 2018), better known by his stage name Avicii, was a Swedish musician, DJ, remixer and record producer.
Bantam Books is an American publishing house owned entirely by parent company Random House, a subsidiary of Penguin Random House; it is an imprint of the Random House Publishing Group.
Baroque music is a style of Western art music composed from approximately 1600 to 1750.
Bay City is a city in Bay County, Michigan, located near the base of the Saginaw Bay on Lake Huron.
BBC Radio 2 is one of the BBC's national radio stations and the most popular station in the United Kingdom with over 15 million weekly listeners. Much of its daytime playlist-based programming is adult contemporary or AOR, although the station also broadcasts other specialist musical genres. Radio 2 broadcasts throughout the UK on FM between 88.1 and 90.2MHz from studios in Wogan House, adjacent to Broadcasting House in central London. Programmes are relayed on digital radio via DAB, Sky, Cable TV, IPTV, Freeview, Freesat and the Internet.
The Beastie Boys were an American rap rock band from New York City, formed in 1979.
"Beautiful Stranger" is a song recorded by American singer and songwriter Madonna.
Bedtime Stories is the sixth studio album by American singer Madonna.
The Belfast Telegraph is a daily newspaper published in Belfast, Northern Ireland, by Independent News & Media.
Ruth Elizabeth "Bette" Davis (April 5, 1908 – October 6, 1989) was an American actress of film, television, and theater.
A big band is a type of musical ensemble that usually consists of ten or more musicians with four sections: saxophones, trumpets, trombones, and a rhythm section.
Billboard (styled as billboard) is an American entertainment media brand owned by the Billboard-Hollywood Reporter Media Group, a division of Eldridge Industries.
The Billboard 200 is a record chart ranking the 200 most popular music albums and EPs in the United States.
The Billboard charts tabulate the relative weekly popularity of singles or albums in the United States and elsewhere.
The Billboard Hot 100 is the music industry standard record chart in the United States for songs, published weekly by Billboard magazine.
The Billboard Music Award is an honor given by Billboard, a publication and music popularity chart covering the music business.
Billing is a performing arts term used in referring to the order and other aspects of how credits are presented for plays, films, television, or other creative works.
A biographical film, or biopic (abbreviation for biographical motion picture), is a film that dramatizes the life of a non-fictional or historically-based person or people.
BitTorrent, Inc., headquartered in San Francisco, California, is a privately held American company that is responsible for the ongoing development of the BitTorrent peer-to-peer protocol, as well as the ongoing development of µTorrent and BitTorrent Mainline, two clients for that protocol.
Björn Kristian Ulvaeus (credited as Björn Ulvæus; born 25 April 1945) is a Swedish songwriter, producer, a member of the Swedish musical group ABBA, and co-composer of the musicals Chess, Kristina från Duvemåla, and Mamma Mia!.
Blond Ambition World Tour was the third concert tour by American singer-songwriter Madonna.
Blond Ambition World Tour Live (credited as Madonna Live! Blond Ambition World Tour 90 in the video sequence) is a video album by American singer-songwriter Madonna.
Bloodhounds of Broadway is a 1989 American ensemble period comedy film based on four Damon Runyon stories: "The Bloodhounds of Broadway", "A Very Honorable Guy", "The Brain Goes Home" and "Social Error".
Blue in the Face is a 1995 American comedy film directed by Wayne Wang and Paul Auster.
BNET was an online magazine dedicated to issues of business management.
Bob Dylan (born Robert Allen Zimmerman, May 24, 1941) is an American singer-songwriter, author, and painter who has been an influential figure in popular music and culture for more than five decades.
Robert Nesta Marley, OM (6 February 1945 – 11 May 1981) was a Jamaican singer-songwriter who became an international musical and cultural icon, blending mostly reggae, ska, and rocksteady in his compositions.
Body of Evidence is a 1993 American erotic thriller film produced by Dino De Laurentiis and distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and originally had the rare NC-17 rating.
Bondage is the practice of consensually tying, binding, or restraining a partner for erotic, aesthetic, or somatosensory stimulation.
"Borderline" is a song recorded by American singer Madonna for her eponymous debut album Madonna (1983).
The Borneo Bulletin is a daily English-language newspaper in Brunei.
Bowling for Columbine is a 2002 American documentary film written, produced, directed, and narrated by Michael Moore.
In the motion picture industry, a "box office bomb" or "box office flop" is a film that is considered highly unsuccessful or unprofitable during its theatrical run, often following significant hype regarding its cost, production, or marketing efforts.
Boxing Helena is a 1993 American mystery thriller film with horror elements directed by Jennifer Lynch, and starring Sherilyn Fenn, Julian Sands, and Bill Paxton.
The Breakfast Club was an American musical group.
Breast cancer is cancer that develops from breast tissue.
Breathless Mahoney is a femme fatale in the American comic strip Dick Tracy which was created by Chester Gould in 1931.
The British Board of Film Classification (BBFC), previously the British Board of Film Censors, is a non-governmental organization, founded by the film industry in 1912 and responsible for the national classification and censorship of films exhibited at cinemas and video works (such as television programmes, trailers, adverts, public Information/campaigning films, menus, bonus content etc.) released on physical media within the United Kingdom.
The BPI (British Recorded Music Industry) Limited, commonly known as the British Phonographic Industry or BPI, is the British recorded music industry's trade association.
Britney Jean Spears (born December 2, 1981) is an American singer, dancer, and actress.
"Burning Up" is a song by American singer Madonna from her 1983 eponymous debut album.
Business Standard is the third largest Indian English-language daily newspaper published by Business Standard Ltd (BSL) in two languages, English and Hindi.
Callaway Arts & Entertainment is a family entertainment company specializing in the design, production, and publication of illustrated books and multimedia products.
A cameo role or cameo appearance (often shortened to just cameo) is a brief appearance or voice part of a known person in a work of the performing arts, typically unnamed or appearing as themselves.
Capri pants (also known as three quarter pants, capris, crop pants, pedal pushers, clam-diggers, flood pants, jams, highwaters, culottes, or toreador pants) are pants that are longer than shorts but are not as long as trousers.
The Catholic Church, also known as the Roman Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with more than 1.299 billion members worldwide.
"Causing a Commotion" is a song by American singer Madonna from the soundtrack to the 1987 film Who's That Girl.
CBS News is the news division of American television and radio service CBS.
Thomas DeCarlo Callaway (born May 30, 1975), known professionally as CeeLo Green (or Cee Lo Green), is an American singer, songwriter, rapper, record producer and actor.
Celebration is the third greatest hits album by American singer and songwriter Madonna, and the final release under her contract with Warner Bros. Records, her record company since 1982.
"Celebration" is a song recorded by American singer and songwriter Madonna for her third greatest hits album of the same name (2009).
Chaka Khan (born Yvette Marie Stevens, March 23, 1953) is an American recording artist whose career has spanned five decades, beginning in the 1970s as the lead vocalist and focal point of the funk band Rufus.
"Cherish" is a song by American singer Madonna from her fourth studio album, Like a Prayer (1989).
Chester Charles Bennington (March 20, 1976 – July 20, 2017) was an American singer, songwriter, musician, and actor.
China Daily is an English-language daily newspaper published in the People's Republic of China.
Christine Ellen "Chrissie" Hynde (born September 7, 1951) is an American musician who is best known as a founding member of the rock band The Pretenders.
Christian symbolism is the use of symbols, including archetypes, acts, artwork or events, by Christianity.
Christina María Aguilera (born December 18, 1980) is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and television personality.
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles US LLC (commonly known as Chrysler) is the American subsidiary of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V., an Italian-American automobile manufacturer registered in the Netherlands with headquarters in London, U.K., for tax purposes.
Cirque du Soleil ("Circus of the Sun" or "Sun Circus") is a Canadian entertainment company.
Classical music is art music produced or rooted in the traditions of Western culture, including both liturgical (religious) and secular music.
CNET (stylized as c|net) is an American media website that publishes reviews, news, articles, blogs, podcasts and videos on technology and consumer electronics globally.
Cable News Network (CNN) is an American basic cable and satellite television news channel and an independent subsidiary of AT&T's WarnerMedia.
CNNMoney.com is a financial news and information website, operated by CNN.
A compilation album comprises tracks, either previously released or unreleased, usually from several separate recordings by either one or several performers.
Confessions on a Dance Floor is the tenth studio album by American singer and songwriter Madonna.
Confessions Tour was the seventh concert tour by American singer-songwriter Madonna.
In Christianity, confirmation is seen as the sealing of Christianity created in baptism.
Confirmation is one of the seven sacraments of the Catholic Church.
Consequence of Sound (CoS) is a Chicago-based online magazine featuring news, editorials, and reviews of music and movies.
Contemporary R&B (also known as simply R&B), is a music genre that combines elements of rhythm and blues, pop, soul, funk, hip hop, and electronic music.
Continuum International Publishing Group was an academic publisher of books with editorial offices in London and New York City.
American singer Madonna was embroiled with a number of controversy during The MDNA Tour.
Corona is a neighborhood in the borough of Queens in New York City.
The cowbell is an idiophone hand percussion instrument used in various styles of music including salsa and infrequently in popular music.
Cox Enterprises, Inc. is a privately held American conglomerate based in Atlanta.
Cranfield School of Management, established in 1967, is one of the most prestigious business schools in Europe and is constantly ranked among the Top 20 European Business Schools by the Financial Times, Top 15 Best International Business Schools by Bloomberg and Top 10 Best International Business Schools For MBA by Forbes.
"Crazy for You" is a song by American singer Madonna, written by John Bettis and Jon Lind, from the soundtrack album to the film Vision Quest (1985).
Cross burning or cross lighting is a practice widely associated with the Ku Klux Klan, although the historical practice long predates the Klan's inception–as far back as Peter of Bruys (1117–1131), who burned crosses in protest of the veneration of crosses.
According to three of the canonical Gospels, a woven crown of thorns was placed on the head of Jesus during the events leading up to the crucifixion of Jesus.
A crucifix (from Latin cruci fixus meaning "(one) fixed to a cross") is an image of Jesus on the cross, as distinct from a bare cross.
A cultural critic is a critic of a given culture, usually as a whole and typically on a radical basis.
The culture of the United States of America is primarily of Western culture (European) origin and form, but is influenced by a multicultural ethos that includes African, Native American, Asian, Polynesian, and Latin American people and their cultures.
Da Capo Press is an American publishing company with headquarters in Boston, Massachusetts.
Daily News and Analysis (DNA) is an Indian broadsheet newspaper launched in 2005 and published in English from Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Pune, Jaipur, Bengaluru and Indore in India. It is the first English broadsheet daily in India to introduce an all-colour page format. It targets a young readership and is owned and managed by Diligent Media Corporation.
The Dance Club Songs chart is a weekly chart published exclusively by Billboard in the United States.
Dance music is music composed specifically to facilitate or accompany dancing.
Dangerous Game (also known as Snake Eyes) is a 1993 Italian-American drama film directed by Abel Ferrara, written by Nicholas St. John, and starring Madonna, Harvey Keitel, and James Russo.
Floyd Nathaniel Hills (born February 22, 1982), professionally known as Danja, is an American record producer and songwriter from Virginia Beach, Virginia.
David Blaine (born David Blaine White; April 4, 1973) is an American magician, illusionist and endurance artist.
David Robert Jones (8 January 1947 – 10 January 2016), known professionally as David Bowie, was an English singer-songwriter and actor.
David William Rabe (born March 10, 1940) is an American playwright and screenwriter.
The Dayton Daily News (DDN) is a daily newspaper published in Dayton, Ohio, United States.
"Dear Jessie" is a song by American singer Madonna from her fourth studio album Like a Prayer (1989).
Deborah Ann Harry (born Angela Tremble; July 1, 1945) is an American singer, songwriter, and actress, known as the lead singer of the new wave band Blondie.
A decree nisi or rule nisi is a court order that does not have any force unless a particular condition is met.
"Deeper and Deeper" is a song by American singer Madonna from her fifth studio album Erotica (1992).
Deitch Projects was a contemporary art gallery in New York City founded by Jeffrey Deitch.
A demo (from "demonstration") is a song or group of songs recorded for limited circulation or reference use rather than for general public release.
Desperately Seeking Susan is a 1985 American comedy-drama film directed by Susan Seidelman and starring Rosanna Arquette and Madonna.
Destiny's Child was an American girl group whose final and best-known line-up comprised Beyoncé Knowles, Kelly Rowland, and Michelle Williams.
The city of Detroit, Michigan, filed for Chapter 9 bankruptcy on July 18, 2013.
"Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend" is a jazz song introduced by Carol Channing in the original Broadway production of Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1949), which was written by Jule Styne and Leo Robin.
Dick Tracy is a 1990 American action comedy film based on the 1930s comic strip character of the same name created by Chester Gould.
Die Another Day is a 2002 British spy film, the twentieth film in the ''James Bond'' series produced by Eon Productions, as well as the fourth and final film to star Pierce Brosnan as the fictional MI6 agent James Bond.
"Die Another Day" is the theme song from the James Bond film of the same name by American singer and songwriter Madonna.
Thomas Wesley Pentz (born November 10, 1978), better known by his stage name Diplo, is an American music composer, DJ and record producer based in Los Angeles, California.
Direct-to-video or straight-to-video refers to the release of a film to the public immediately on home video formats rather than a theatrical release or television broadcast.
Disco is a musical style that emerged in the mid 1960s and early 1970s from America's urban nightlife scene, where it originated in house parties and makeshift discothèques, reaching its peak popularity between the mid-1970s and early 1980s.
A dominatrix, plural dominatrixes or dominatrices, is a woman who takes the dominant role in BDSM activities.
Donald McLean III (born October 2, 1945) is an American singer-songwriter.
"Don't Tell Me" is a song recorded by American singer Madonna for her eighth studio album, Music (2000).
Donald John Trump (born June 14, 1946) is the 45th and current President of the United States, in office since January 20, 2017.
Dornoch (Dòrnach; Dornach) is a town and seaside resort, and former Royal burgh in the county of Sutherland in the Highlands of Scotland.
Dornoch Cathedral is a parish church in the Church of Scotland, serving the small Sutherland town of Dornoch, in the Scottish Highlands.
A double album (or double record) is an audio album which spans two units of the primary medium in which it is sold, typically records and compact disc.
Douglas Kellner (born 1943) is an academic who works at the intersection of "third generation" critical theory in the tradition of the Frankfurt Institute for Social Research, or Frankfurt School and in cultural studies in the tradition of the Birmingham Centre for Contemporary Cultural Studies, also known as the "Birmingham School".
"Dress You Up" is a song by American singer Madonna from her second studio album Like a Virgin (1984).
Drowned World Tour was the fifth concert tour by American singer-songwriter Madonna in support of her seventh and eighth studio albums Ray of Light and Music.
Drowned World Tour 2001 is the fifth video album by American singer and songwriter Madonna.
Dunkin' Donuts is an American global doughnut company and coffeehouse based in Canton, Massachusetts.
Edward VIII (Edward Albert Christian George Andrew Patrick David; 23 June 1894 – 28 May 1972) was King of the United Kingdom and the Dominions of the British Empire, and Emperor of India, from 20 January 1936 until his abdication on 11 December the same year, after which he became the Duke of Windsor.
El Mundo (The World), formally El Mundo del Siglo Veintiuno (The World of the Twenty-First Century) is the second largest printed daily newspaper in Spain.
El País (literally The Country) is the most read newspaper (231,140 printed copies) in Spain and the most circulated daily newspaper (180,765 circulation average), according to data certified by the Office of Justification of Dissemination (OJD) and referring to the period of January 2017 to December 2017.
Electronic dance music (also known as EDM, dance music, club music, or simply dance) is a broad range of percussive electronic music genres made largely for nightclubs, raves, and festivals.
Electronic music is music that employs electronic musical instruments, digital instruments and circuitry-based music technology.
Ella Jane Fitzgerald (April 25, 1917 – June 15, 1996) was an American jazz singer sometimes referred to as the First Lady of Song, Queen of Jazz, and Lady Ella.
Elvis Duran and the Morning Show (formerly known as The Z Morning Zoo) is an American syndicated weekday morning radio program hosted by Elvis Duran.
Elvis Aaron Presley (January 8, 1935 – August 16, 1977) was an American singer and actor.
Enslow Publishing is an American publisher of books and eBooks founded by Ridley M. Enslow, Jr.
Entertainment Weekly (sometimes abbreviated as EW) is an American magazine, published by Meredith Corporation, that covers film, television, music, Broadway theatre, books and popular culture.
An eponym is a person, place, or thing after whom or after which something is named, or believed to be named.
An erotic thriller is a film subgenre defined as a thriller with a thematic basis in illicit romance or erotic fantasy.
Erotica is the fifth studio album by American singer and songwriter Madonna.
"Erotica" is a song by American singer and songwriter Madonna.
Esther (Hebrew: אֶסְתֵּר) is a feminine given name known from the Jewish queen Esther, eponymous heroine of the Book of Esther.
Eva María Duarte de Perón (7 May 1919 – 26 July 1952) was the wife of Argentine President Juan Perón (1895–1974) and First Lady of Argentina from 1946 until her death in 1952.
"Everybody" is a song by American singer Madonna from her eponymous debut studio album Madonna (1983).
Evita is a 1996 American musical drama film based on the 1976 concept album of the same name produced by Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber, which also inspired a 1978 musical.
Evita is the third soundtrack album by American singer Madonna.
"Express Yourself" is a song by American singer-songwriter Madonna, from her fourth studio album Like a Prayer (1989).
Norman Quentin Cook (born Quentin Leo Cook; 31 July 1963), better known by his stage name Fatboy Slim, is an English DJ, musician, multi-instrumentalist and record producer.
The Federation of Jewish Communities of Russia (FCJR) is a Russian religious organization, unifying communities of Orthodox Judaism, mostly of Chabad Hassidic movement.
Fellatio (also known as fellation, and in slang as blowjob, BJ, giving head, or sucking off) is an oral sex act involving the use of the mouth or throat, which is usually performed by a person on the penis of another person.
Film Journal International is a motion-picture industry trade magazine published by the American company Prometheus Global Media.
Filth and Wisdom is a 2008 British comedy-drama film directed by Madonna, starring Eugene Hütz, Holly Weston, Vicky McClure and Richard E. Grant.
In the field of textiles, fishnet is hosiery with an open, diamond-shaped knit; it is most often used as a material for stockings, tights, or bodystockings.
Folk music includes both traditional music and the genre that evolved from it during the 20th century folk revival.
Fondo de Cultura Económica (FCE or simply “Fondo”) is a Spanish language, non-profit publishing group, partly founded by the Mexican government.
Forbes is an American business magazine.
Four Rooms is a 1995 American anthology comedy film co-written and co-directed by Allison Anders, Alexandre Rockwell, Robert Rodriguez, and Quentin Tarantino, each directing a segment of it that in its entirety is loosely based on the adult short fiction writings of Roald Dahl, especially "Man from the South" which is the basis for the last one, Penthouse - "The Man from Hollywood" directed by Tarantino.
Fox News (officially known as the Fox News Channel, commonly abbreviated to FNC) is an American basic cable and satellite television news channel owned by the Fox Entertainment Group, a subsidiary of 21st Century Fox.
Frédéric François Chopin (1 March 181017 October 1849) was a Polish composer and virtuoso pianist of the Romantic era who wrote primarily for solo piano.
Frida Kahlo de Rivera (born Magdalena Carmen Frida Kahlo y Calderón; July 6, 1907 – July 13, 1954) was a Mexican artist who painted many portraits, self-portraits, and works inspired by the nature and artifacts of Mexico.
Friedrich Christian Anton "Fritz" Lang (December 5, 1890 – August 2, 1976) was an Austrian-German-American filmmaker, screenwriter, and occasional film producer and actor.
"Frozen" is a song by American singer Madonna from her seventh studio album Ray of Light (1998).
Funk is a music genre that originated in African American communities in the mid-1960s when African American musicians created a rhythmic, danceable new form of music through a mixture of soul music, jazz, and rhythm and blues (R&B).
"Gambler" is a song by American singer Madonna from the soundtrack album to the 1985 film Vision Quest.
General Motors Company, commonly referred to as General Motors (GM), is an American multinational corporation headquartered in Detroit that designs, manufactures, markets, and distributes vehicles and vehicle parts, and sells financial services.
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes is a 1953 American Technicolor musical comedy film of the 1949 stage musical, released by 20th Century Fox, directed by Howard Hawks, and starring Jane Russell and Marilyn Monroe with Charles Coburn, Elliott Reid, Tommy Noonan, George Winslow, Taylor Holmes and Norma Varden in supporting roles.
George Harvey Strait (born May 18, 1952) is an American country music singer, songwriter, actor, and music producer.
The GfK Entertainment Charts are the official music charts in Germany and are gathered and published by GfK Entertainment GmbH (formerly Media Control GmbH and Media Control GfK International GmbH) on behalf of Bundesverband Musikindustrie (Federal Association of Phonographic Industry).
GHV2 (an abbreviation of Greatest Hits Volume 2) is the second greatest hits album by American recording artist Madonna.
Gibson Brands, Inc. (formerly Gibson Guitar Corp.) is an American manufacturer of guitars, other musical instruments, and consumer and professional electronics from Kalamazoo, Michigan and now based in Nashville, Tennessee.
"Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! (A Man After Midnight)" (working title "Been and Gone and Done It") is a song by Swedish band ABBA.
Girl 6 is an American romantic thriller black comedy film, directed by Spike Lee, about a young innocent struggling actress living in New York City, who becomes a phone sex operator.
"Give Me All Your Luvin'" is a song by American singer Madonna from her twelfth studio album, MDNA (2012).
Glamour is the impression of attraction or fascination that a particularly luxurious or elegant appearance creates, an impression which intensifies reality.
Glee is an American musical comedy-drama television series that aired on the Fox network in the United States from May 19, 2009, to March 20, 2015.
Around 45% of English vocabulary is of French origin, most coming from the Anglo-Norman spoken by the upper classes in England for several hundred years after the Norman Conquest, before the language settled into what became Modern English.
This is a list of musical terms that are likely to be encountered in printed scores, music reviews, and program notes.
Golden Globe Awards are accolades bestowed by the 93 members of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association beginning in January 1944, recognizing excellence in film and television, both domestic and foreign.
The Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy was first awarded by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association as a separate category in 1951.
The Razzie Award for Worst Actress is an award presented at the annual Golden Raspberry Awards to the worst actress of the previous year.
The Golden Raspberry Awards (also known in short terms as Razzies and Razzie Awards) is a mock award in recognition of the worst in film.
Goldmine, established in September 1974, by founder Brian Bukantis out of Fraser Michigan is an American magazine that focuses on the collectors' market for records, tapes, CDs, and music-related memorabilia.
Gospel music is a genre of Christian music.
Grading in education is the process of applying standardized measurements of varying levels of achievement in a course.
A Grammy Award (stylized as GRAMMY, originally called Gramophone Award), or Grammy, is an award presented by The Recording Academy to recognize achievement in the music industry.
The Grammy Award for Album of the Year is presented by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences of the United States to "honor artistic achievement, technical proficiency and overall excellence in the recording industry, without regard to album sales, chart position, or critical reception." Album of the Year is the most prestigious award category at the Grammys having been presented since 1959.
The Grammy Award for Best Dance Recording is an award presented at the Grammy Awards, a ceremony that was established in 1958 and originally called the Gramophone Awards, to recording artists for works containing quality vocal performances in the dance music genre.
The Grammy Award for Best Dance/Electronic Album is an award presented at the Grammy Awards, a ceremony that was established in 1958 to recording artists for quality albums in the dance music and electronica genres.
The Grammy Award for Best Music Film (until 2012 known as Best Long Form Music Video) is an accolade presented at the Grammy Awards, a ceremony that was established in 1958 and originally named the Gramophone Awards, to performers, directors, and producers of quality videos or musical programs.
The Grammy Award for Best Pop Vocal Album is an honor presented at the Grammy Awards, a ceremony that was established in 1958 and originally called the Gramophone Awards, to recording artists for quality pop music albums.
The Grammy Award for Best Song Written for Visual Media (including its previous names) is the Grammy Award awarded to songs written for films, television, video games or other visual media.
The Grammy Award for Record of the Year is presented by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences of the United States to "honor artistic achievement, technical proficiency and overall excellence in the recording industry, without regard to sales or chart position." The Record of the Year award is one of the four most prestigious categories at the awards (alongside Best New Artist, Song of the Year and Album of the Year) presented annually since the 1st Grammy Awards in 1959.
ABC-CLIO/Greenwood is an educational and academic publisher (middle school through university level) which is today part of ABC-CLIO.
Guinness World Records, known from its inception in 1955 until 2000 as The Guinness Book of Records and in previous United States editions as The Guinness Book of World Records, is a reference book published annually, listing world records both of human achievements and the extremes of the natural world.
Gulf News is a daily English language newspaper published from Dubai.
Guy Bourdin (2 December 1928 – 29 March 1991), was a French artist and fashion photographer known for his provocative images.
Guy Ritchie (born 10 September 1968) is an English filmmaker known for his crime films.
Hal Leonard Corporation is a United States music publishing and distribution company founded in Winona, Minnesota, by Harold "Hal" Edstrom, his brother, Everett "Leonard" Edstrom, and fellow musician Roger Busdicker.
"Hallelujah" is a song written by Canadian singer Leonard Cohen, originally released on his album Various Positions (1984).
Hard Candy is the eleventh studio album by American singer and songwriter Madonna.
Hard Candy Fitness is a series of fitness centres which are a partnership between Madonna, her manager Guy Oseary and Mark Mastrov, the founder and CEO of 24 Hour Fitness.
HarperCollins Publishers L.L.C. is one of the world's largest publishing companies and is one of the Big Five English-language publishing companies, alongside Hachette, Macmillan, Penguin Random House, and Simon & Schuster.
A health club (also known as a fitness club, fitness centre, health spa, and commonly referred to as a gym) is a place that houses exercise equipment for the purpose of physical exercise.
"Hey You" is a charity song written and recorded by American singer Madonna.
High Holborn is a street in Holborn and Farringdon Without, Central London, which forms a part of the A40 route from London to Fishguard.
Hillary Diane Rodham Clinton (born October 26, 1947) is an American politician and diplomat who served as the First Lady of the United States from 1993 to 2001, U.S. Senator from New York from 2001 to 2009, 67th United States Secretary of State from 2009 to 2013, and the Democratic Party's nominee for President of the United States in the 2016 election.
The 2016 presidential campaign of Hillary Rodham Clinton was announced in a YouTube video, on April 12, 2015.
Hip hop music, also called hip-hopMerriam-Webster Dictionary entry on hip-hop, retrieved from: A subculture especially of inner-city black youths who are typically devotees of rap music; the stylized rhythmic music that commonly accompanies rap; also rap together with this music.
History (originally The History Channel from 1995 to 2008) is a history-based digital cable and satellite television network that is owned by A&E Networks, a joint venture between the Hearst Communications and the Disney–ABC Television Group division of the Walt Disney Company.
"Holiday" is a song recorded by American singer Madonna for her eponymous debut album Madonna (1983).
"Hollywood" is a song recorded by American singer Madonna.
The Holy See (Santa Sede; Sancta Sedes), also called the See of Rome, is the ecclesiastical jurisdiction of the Catholic Church in Rome, the episcopal see of the Pope, and an independent sovereign entity.
Honorific nicknames in popular music are terms used, most often in the media or by fans, to indicate the significance of an artist, and are often religious, familial, or (most frequently) royal and aristocratic titles, used metaphorically.
A hook is a musical idea, often a short riff, passage, or phrase, that is used in popular music to make a song appealing and to "catch the ear of the listener".
Hope for Haiti Now: A Global Benefit for Earthquake Relief was a charity telethon held on January 22, 2010 from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (January 23, 2010 from 1 a.m. to 3 a.m. UTC).
Horst Paul Albert Bohrmann (August 14, 1906November 18, 1999) who chose to be known as Horst P. Horst was a German-American fashion photographer.
Hot Country Songs is a chart published weekly by ''Billboard'' magazine in the United States.
"Hung Up" is a song by American singer Madonna from her tenth studio album Confessions on a Dance Floor (2005).
I Am Because We Are is a 2008 British-American-Malawian documentary film about AIDS orphans in Malawi.
"I Want You" is a song written by songwriters Leon Ware and Arthur "T-Boy" Ross and performed by singer Marvin Gaye.
"I'll Remember" is a song by American singer Madonna.
I'm Breathless: Music from and Inspired by the Film Dick Tracy is the second soundtrack album by American singer and songwriter Madonna.
I'm Going to Tell You a Secret is a 2005 American documentary film that follows singer-songwriter Madonna on her 2004 Re-Invention World Tour.
"Imagine" is a song written and performed by English musician John Lennon.
The inauguration of Donald Trump as the 45th President of the United States marked commencement of the four-year term of Donald Trump as President and Mike Pence as Vice President.
Independent News & Media plc (INM) is a media organisation based in Dublin, Ireland, and operating across several countries.
Infobase Publishing is an American publisher of reference book titles and textbooks geared towards the North American library, secondary school, and university-level curriculum markets.
The International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI) is the organisation that represents the interests of the recording industry worldwide.
Interscope Records is an American major record label.
Interview was an American magazine founded in late 1969 by artist Andy Warhol and British journalist John Wilcock.
"Into the Groove" is a song recorded by American singer Madonna for the 1985 film Desperately Seeking Susan.
The Iraq WarThe conflict is also known as the War in Iraq, the Occupation of Iraq, the Second Gulf War, and Gulf War II.
John Randall Anthony Taraborrelli is an American journalist and biographer.
The James Bond film series is a British series of spy films based on the fictional character of MI6 agent James Bond, "007", who originally appeared in a series of books by Ian Fleming.
Jamie King (born 1972) is an American creative director, choreographer, and producer whose work directing concert tours for pop stars has grossed over two billion dollars.
Janet Damita Jo Jackson (born May 16, 1966) is an American singer, songwriter, dancer, and actress.
The Japan Gold Disc Award (日本ゴールドディスク大賞) for music sales in the Recording Industry Association of Japan, is major music awards held annually in Japan.
Jazz is a music genre that originated in the African-American communities of New Orleans, United States, in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and developed from roots in blues and ragtime.
Jennifer Lynn Lopez (born July 24, 1969) is an American singer, actress, dancer and producer.
Jennifer Chambers Lynch (born April 7, 1968) is an American film director and screenwriter.
Jesús Polanco Gutiérrez, also known as Jesús de Polanco (November 7, 1929 – July 21, 2007) was a businessman from Spain who built one of the largest media empires in the world.
Jessica Valenti (born November 1, 1978) is an American feminist writer and journalist.
The Jim Pattison Group is Canada’s largest privately held company December 2013 and, in a recent survey by the Financial Post, The Jim Pattison Group was ranked as Canada’s 62nd largest company.
John Benitez (born November 7, 1957), also known as Jellybean, is an American drummer, guitarist, songwriter, DJ, remixer and music producer of Puerto Rican descent.
John Fiske (born 1939) is a media scholar who has taught around the world.
John Winston Ono Lennon (9 October 19408 December 1980) was an English singer, songwriter, and peace activist who co-founded the Beatles, the most commercially successful band in the history of popular music.
Johnston Press plc is a multimedia company based in Edinburgh, Scotland.
Jon Pareles (born October 25, 1953) is an American journalist who is the chief popular-music critic in the arts section of The New York Times.
Roberta Joan "Joni" Mitchell, CC (née Anderson; born November 7, 1943) is a Canadian singer-songwriter.
Joyce Hilda Banda (née Mtila; born 12 April 1950) is a Malawian politician who was the President of Malawi from 7 April 2012 to 31 May 2014.
The jungle gym, also called monkey bars or climbing frame, is a piece of playground equipment made of many pieces of material, such as metal pipe or rope, on which participants can climb, hang, sit, and in some configurations slide.
"Justify My Love" is a song by American singer Madonna from her first greatest hits compilation album The Immaculate Collection (1990).
Justin Randall Timberlake (born January 31, 1981) is an American singer-songwriter, actor, dancer, and record producer.
Kabbalah (קַבָּלָה, literally "parallel/corresponding," or "received tradition") is an esoteric method, discipline, and school of thought that originated in Judaism.
Kanye Omari West (born June 8, 1977) is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, entrepreneur and fashion designer.
Karen Anne Carpenter (March 2, 1950 – February 4, 1983) was an American singer and drummer, and part of the duo the Carpenters with her brother Richard.
Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson (born October 25, 1984), known professionally as Katy Perry, is an American singer, songwriter, and television judge.
"Keep It Together" is a song by American singer Madonna from her fourth studio album Like a Prayer (1989).
Keith Russell Ablow (born November 23, 1961) is an American psychiatrist, author, and television personality.
Kylie Ann Minogue, (born 28 May 1968) is an Australian-British singer and actress.
"La Isla Bonita" (The Beautiful Island) is a song by American singer Madonna from her third studio album True Blue (1986).
The Las Vegas Sun is one of the Las Vegas Valley's two daily newspapers.
Late Show with David Letterman is an American late-night talk show hosted by David Letterman on CBS, the first iteration of the ''Late Show'' franchise.
Led Zeppelin were an English rock band formed in London in 1968.
Leonard Norman Cohen (September 21, 1934 – November 7, 2016) was a Canadian singer-songwriter, poet and novelist.
William John Paul Gallagher (born 21 September 1972), better known as Liam Gallagher, is an English singer and songwriter.
Like a Prayer is the fourth studio album by American singer Madonna.
"Like a Prayer" is a song by American singer Madonna, recorded for her fourth studio album of the same name.
Like a Virgin is the second studio album by American singer and songwriter Madonna, released on November 12, 1984, by Sire Records.
"Like a Virgin" is a song recorded by American singer Madonna for her second studio album Like a Virgin (1984).
Linkin Park is an American rock band from Agoura Hills, California.
The LinnDrum (sometimes referred to as the Linn LM-2) is a drum machine manufactured by Linn Electronics between 1982 and 1985.
Lip sync (short for lip synchronization) is a technical term for matching a speaking or singing person's lip movements with prerecorded sung or spoken vocals that listeners hear, either through the sound reinforcement system in a live performance or via television, computer, cinema speakers, or generally anything with audio output in other cases.
Lisbon (Lisboa) is the capital and the largest city of Portugal, with an estimated population of 552,700, Census 2011 results according to the 2013 administrative division of Portugal within its administrative limits in an area of 100.05 km2.
This is a list of films which have placed number one at the weekend box office in the United States during 1990.
This is a list of films which have placed number one at the weekend box office in the United States during 1992.
Evita is a 1996 American musical drama film based on Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical of the same name about First Lady of Argentina, Eva Perón.
Since her debut in 1982, Madonna's contributions to music, film, fashion, dance, and popular culture alongside with her attitude has influenced many other artists in the world.
Madonna is an American singer, songwriter, and actress.
This is a list of the world's best-selling albums of recorded music.
This list includes music artists with claims of 75 million or more record sales.
The trend of celebrities owning wineries and vineyards is not a recent phenomenon, though it has certainly garnered more attention in today's Information Age.
This is a list of notable dance-pop artists.
This page lists the highest-attended concerts of all time.
This is the list of the top 100 highest-certified music artists in the United States based on album certifications by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).
This is an incomplete list of the highest-grossing concert tours.
This is a list of feature films originally released and/or distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (to include MGM/UA Entertainment Co., MGM/UA Communications Co., MGM–Pathe Communications Co. and MGM/UA Distribution Co.). This list does not include films from United Artists before MGM distributed their films (except for co-productions), nor does it include films originally released by other companies (e.g. Orion Pictures, Cannon Films) which MGM has subsequently bought and/or acquired distribution rights to.
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, established in 1983 and located in Cleveland, Ohio, United States, is dedicated to recording the history of some of the best-known and most influential musicians, bands, producers, and others that have in some major way influenced the music industry, particularly in the area of rock and roll.
American singer and songwriter Madonna has recorded songs for thirteen studio albums, three compilation albums, three soundtrack albums, five live albums and two remix albums.
Live 8 was a string of benefit concerts that took place on 2 July 2005, in the G8 states and in South Africa.
Live Aid was a dual-venue benefit concert held on 13 July 1985, and an ongoing music-based fundraising initiative.
The Live Earth concert in the United Kingdom was held at Wembley Stadium, London, England on 7 July 2007.
Live Nation Entertainment is an American global entertainment company, formed from the merger of Live Nation and Ticketmaster in 2010.
"Live to Tell" is the lead single from American singer Madonna's third studio album True Blue (1986).
LMFAO (Laughing My Freaking A** Off) was an American electronic dance music duo consisting of uncle Redfoo and nephew SkyBlu.
The London Business School (LBS) is a public business school and a constituent college of the federal University of London.
The Los Angeles Times is a daily newspaper which has been published in Los Angeles, California since 1881.
Lucas Oil Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Downtown Indianapolis, Indiana, United States.
"Lucky Star" is a song by American singer Madonna from her eponymous debut album Madonna (1983).
Lucy O'Brien (born 13 September 1961 in west Catford, London; grew up in Southampton, and now living in London) is an author and journalist whose work focuses on women in music.
Mathangi "Maya" Arulpragasam (born 18 July 1975), better known by her stage name M.I.A. (pronounced as distinct initials), is a British rapper, singer-songwriter, record producer, and activist.
Macmillan Publishers Ltd (occasionally known as the Macmillan Group) is an international publishing company owned by Holtzbrinck Publishing Group.
Madonna is a biography by English author Andrew Morton, chronicling the life of American recording artist Madonna.
Madonna (retitled Madonna: The First Album for the 1985 re-release) is the debut album by American singer Madonna, released on July 27, 1983 by Sire Records.
American singer Madonna has written eleven coffee table books, ten articles in different publications and contributed a piece in a biography.
American entertainer Madonna has produced four fashion brands, beginning with a clothing range for fashion store H&M in March 2007.
Madonna made an appearance on Late Show with David Letterman on March 31, 1994.
A Madonna wannabe, or Madonnabe, is a person (usually female) who dressed like pop star Madonna.
Madonna: An Intimate Biography is a book by American author J. Randy Taraborrelli, chronicling the life of American singer Madonna.
Madonna: Like an Icon is a biography by English author Lucy O'Brien, chronicling the life of American singer Madonna.
Madonna: Tears of a Clown is a show by American singer Madonna, first held at the Forum Theatre in Melbourne, Australia on March 10, 2016.
Madonna: Truth or Dare (known as In Bed with Madonna outside of North America) is a 1991 American documentary film chronicling the life of American singer and songwriter Madonna during her 1990 Blond Ambition World Tour.
Malaria is a mosquito-borne infectious disease affecting humans and other animals caused by parasitic protozoans (a group of single-celled microorganisms) belonging to the Plasmodium type.
The Maracanã (Estádio do Maracanã, standard Brazilian Portuguese:, local pronunciation), officially Estádio Jornalista Mário Filho, is a football stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Marilyn Monroe (born Norma Jeane Mortenson; June 1, 1926 – August 5, 1962) was an American actress, model, and singer.
Maripol is an artist, film producer, fashion designer and stylist who has had an influence on the looks of many influential artists, including Grace Jones, Deborah Harry and Madonna.
Mark Joseph Bego (born 23 September 1952, in Pontiac, Michigan) is an author of biographies in the rock & roll and show business genres.
Mark C. Taylor (born 13 December 1945) is a philosopher of religion and cultural critic who has published more than twenty books on theology, philosophy, art and architecture, media, technology, economics, and the natural sciences.
Mark Kamins (April 13, 1955 – February 14, 2013) was an American record producer and disc jockey famous for his role on the New York club scene.
Marie Magdalene "Marlene" Dietrich (27 December 1901 – 6 May 1992) was a German actress and singer who held both German and American citizenship.
Martha Graham (May 11, 1894 – April 1, 1991) was an American modern dancer and choreographer.
Martin Picandet (born 22 September 1976), better known by his stage name Martin Solveig, is a French DJ, singer, songwriter and record producer.
Marvin Gaye (born Marvin Pentz Gay Jr.; April 2, 1939 – April 1, 1984) was an American singer, songwriter and record producer.
Mary Cross (born 1934) is an American professor, editor, writer and biographer.
"Masterpiece" is a song by American singer Madonna for the soundtrack of the 2011 film W.E. The song was later included on her twelfth studio album MDNA (2012).
"Material Girl" is a song recorded by American singer Madonna for her second studio album Like a Virgin (1984).
Maverick was an entertainment company founded in 1992 by Madonna, Frederick DeMann and Veronica "Ronnie" Dashev.
MDNA is the twelfth studio album by American singer Madonna, released on March 23, 2012, by Interscope Records.
"Me Against the Music" is a song recorded by American singers Britney Spears and Madonna for Spears' fourth studio album, In the Zone (2003).
The Mercy James Institute for Pediatric Surgery and Intensive Care (MJIPSIC), also Mercy James Pediatric Hospital, or Mercy James Hospital, is a specialized children's hospital in Malawi.
The Met Gala, formally called the Costume Institute Gala and also known as the Met Ball, is an annual fundraising gala for the benefit of the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute in New York City.
Metacritic is a website that aggregates reviews of media products: music albums, video games, films, TV shows, and formerly, books.
A metaphor is a figure of speech that directly refers to one thing by mentioning another for rhetorical effect.
Metropolis is a 1927 German expressionist science-fiction drama film directed by Fritz Lang.
A mezzo-soprano or mezzo (meaning "half soprano") is a type of classical female singing voice whose vocal range lies between the soprano and the contralto voice types.
Michael Joseph Jackson (August 29, 1958 – June 25, 2009) was an American singer, songwriter, and dancer.
The Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award is presented at the MTV Video Music Awards to music performers, recognizing accomplishments in music and film.
Michael Francis Moore (born April 23, 1954) is an American documentary filmmaker, activist, and author.
Michaela Mabinty DePrince (born Mabinty Bangura, 6 January 1995) is a Sierra Leonean-American ballet dancer.
Michigan is a state in the Great Lakes and Midwestern regions of the United States.
Mirwais Ahmadzaï (born 23 October 1960), commonly known by his stage name Mirwais, is a French record producer and songwriter.
Modern dance is a broad genre of western concert or theatrical dance, primarily arising out of Germany and the United States in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
Monique Wittig (July 13, 1935 – January 3, 2003) was a French author and feminist theorist who wrote about overcoming socially enforced gender roles and who coined the phrase "heterosexual contract".
Monte Pittman (born Monte Lee Pittman on November 19, 1975) is an American musician, songwriter and studio musician, based out of Los Angeles, known largely as Madonna's long-time guitarist and for playing with Prong.
The Moog Taurus is a foot-operated analog synthesizer designed and manufactured by Moog Music, originally conceived as a part of the Constellation series of synthesizers.
Motown is an American record company.
MSN (stylized as msn) is a web portal and related collection of Internet services and apps for Windows and mobile devices, provided by Microsoft and launched on August 24, 1995, the same release date as Windows 95.
MSNBC is an American news cable and satellite television network that provides news coverage and political commentary from NBC News on current events.
An MTV Video Music Award (commonly abbreviated as a VMA) is an award presented by the cable channel MTV to honor the best in the music video medium.
Music is the eighth studio album by American singer Madonna, released on September 18, 2000 by Maverick and Warner Bros. Records.
"Music" is a song recorded by American singer Madonna as the title track for her eighth studio album (2000).
The Oxford Companion to Music defines music criticism as 'the intellectual activity of formulating judgements on the value and degree of excellence of individual works of music, or whole groups or genres'.
The music industry consists of the companies and individuals that earn money by creating new songs and pieces and selling live concerts and shows, audio and video recordings, compositions and sheet music, and the organizations and associations that aid and represent music creators.
Music of the Heart is a 1999 American drama film directed by Wes Craven and written by Pamela Gray, based on the 1995 documentary Small Wonders.
Music Sales Group is a global music publisher, with headquarters in Berners Street, London.
Musician (1976–1999) was a monthly magazine that covered news and information about American popular music.
Musicology is the scholarly analysis and research-based study of music.
Nancy Sandra Sinatra (born June 8, 1940) is an American singer and actress.
The National Football League (NFL) is a professional American football league consisting of 32 teams, divided equally between the National Football Conference (NFC) and the American Football Conference (AFC).
The National Library of Australia is the largest reference library in Australia, responsible under the terms of the National Library Act for "maintaining and developing a national collection of library material, including a comprehensive collection of library material relating to Australia and the Australian people." In 2012–13, the National Library collection comprised 6,496,772 items, and an additional of manuscript material.
NBCUniversal, Inc. is an American multinational media conglomerate owned by Comcast, headquartered at Rockefeller Plaza's Comcast Building in Midtown Manhattan, New York City.
Net worth is the value of all the non-financial and financial assets owned by an institutional unit or sector minus the value of all its outstanding liabilities.
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The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.
The New York Daily News, officially titled Daily News, is an American newspaper based in New York City.
Onika Tanya Maraj (born December 8, 1982), known professionally as Nicki Minaj, is a Trinidadian-born American rapper, singer, songwriter, model, and actress.
New Musical Express (NME) is a British music journalism website and former magazine that has been published since 1952.
"Nothing Fails" is a song by American singer-songwriter Madonna from her ninth studio album, American Life (2003).
Oasis were an English rock band formed in Manchester in 1991.
The Official Charts Company, also referred to as Official Charts (previously known as the Chart Information Network (CIN) and The Official UK Charts Company) is a British inter-professional organisation that compiles various "official" record charts in the United Kingdom, including the UK Singles Chart, the UK Albums Chart, the UK Singles Downloads Chart and the UK Album Downloads Chart, as well as genre-specific and music video charts.
"One More Chance" is a song recorded by American singer Madonna for her ballads compilation album, Something to Remember (1995).
"Open Your Heart" is a song by American singer Madonna from her third studio album True Blue (1986).
Opus Dei, formally known as The Prelature of the Holy Cross and Opus Dei (Praelatura Sanctae Crucis et Operis Dei), is an institution of the Roman Catholic Church which teaches that everyone is called to holiness and that ordinary life is a path to sanctity.
, established in 1999, is the holding company at the head of a Japanese corporate group that supplies statistics and information on music and the music industry in Japan.
The Oricon Albums Chart is the Japanese music industry standard albums popularity chart issued daily, weekly, monthly and yearly by Oricon.
Pacentro is a comune of 1279 inhabitants of the province of L'Aquila in Abruzzo, Italy.
"Papa Don't Preach" is a song by American singer Madonna from her third studio album True Blue (1986).
A paradox is a statement that, despite apparently sound reasoning from true premises, leads to an apparently self-contradictory or logically unacceptable conclusion.
The Parents Music Resource Center (PMRC) was an American committee formed in 1985 with the stated goal of increasing parental control over the access of children to music deemed to have violent, drug-related or sexual themes via labeling albums with Parental Advisory stickers.
Patrick Hernandez (born 6 April 1949 in Le Blanc-Mesnil, Seine-Saint-Denis, France) is a French singer who had a worldwide hit with "Born to Be Alive" in 1979.
Patrick Ray Leonard (born March 14, 1956) is an American songwriter, keyboardist, film composer, and music producer, best known for his longtime collaboration with Madonna.
PC World, stylized PCWorld, is a global computer magazine published monthly by IDG.
Pearl Lang (May 29, 1921 – February 24, 2009) was an American dancer, choreographer and teacher renowned as an interpreter and propagator of the choreography style of Martha Graham, and also for her own longtime dance company, the Pearl Lang Dance Theater.
Penthouse is a men's magazine founded by Robert C. "Bob" Guccione.
Pepsi is a carbonated soft drink produced and manufactured by PepsiCo.
Persian, also known by its endonym Farsi (فارسی), is one of the Western Iranian languages within the Indo-Iranian branch of the Indo-European language family.
Peter Lang is an academic publisher specializing in the humanities and social sciences.
Pharrell Lanscilo Williams (born April 5, 1973) is an American rapper, singer, songwriter and record producer.
Alecia Beth Moore (born September 8, 1979), known professionally as Pink (stylized as), is an American singer, songwriter, dancer, and actress.
Pitchfork is an American online magazine launched in 1995 by Ryan Schreiber, based in Chicago, Illinois and owned by Condé Nast.
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, also known simply as the "PG", is the largest daily newspaper serving metropolitan Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States.
The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, also known as "the Trib," was the second largest daily printed newspaper serving metropolitan Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in the United States until it transitioned to an all-digital format on December 1, 2016.
Pizzicato (pizzicato, translated as pinched, and sometimes roughly as plucked) is a playing technique that involves plucking the strings of a string instrument.
Placenta praevia is when the placenta attaches inside the uterus but near or over the cervical opening.
Playboy is an American men's lifestyle and entertainment magazine.
Pneumonia is an inflammatory condition of the lung affecting primarily the small air sacs known as alveoli.
Pontiac is a city in the U.S. state of Michigan, located in Metro Detroit.
Pop music is a genre of popular music that originated in its modern form in the United States and United Kingdom during the mid-1950s.
Pope John Paul II (Ioannes Paulus II; Giovanni Paolo II; Jan Paweł II; born Karol Józef Wojtyła;; 18 May 1920 – 2 April 2005) served as Pope and sovereign of the Vatican City State from 1978 to 2005.
Popjustice is a music website founded in 2000 by UK freelance music journalist Peter Robinson, who has worked for NME, The Guardian, Attitude and many others.
Postmodern art is a body of art movements that sought to contradict some aspects of modernism or some aspects that emerged or developed in its aftermath.
PR Newswire is a distributor of press releases based in New York City.
Pre-Madonna is a collection of demos by American singer Madonna.
The President of the Republic of Malawi is the head of state and head of government of Malawi.
Prince Rogers Nelson (June 7, 1958 – April 21, 2016) was an American singer, songwriter, musician, record producer and filmmaker.
Punk rock (or "punk") is a rock music genre that developed in the mid-1970s in the United States, United Kingdom, and Australia.
Q is a popular music magazine published monthly in the United Kingdom.
Raising Malawi is a charity non-profit organization that was founded by Madonna and Michael Berg in 2006.
A rave (from the verb: to rave) is an organized dance party at a nightclub, outdoor festival, warehouse, or other private property typically featuring performances by DJs, playing a seamless flow of electronic dance music.
Ray of Light is the seventh studio album by American singer Madonna.
"Ray of Light" is a song by American singer Madonna.
Re-Invention World Tour was the sixth concert tour by American singer-songwriter Madonna.
Rebel Heart is the thirteenth studio album by American singer and songwriter Madonna.
Rebel Heart Tour was the tenth concert tour by American singer Madonna, staged in support of her 13th studio album, Rebel Heart (2015).
Rebel Heart Tour is the fifth live album by American singer and songwriter Madonna, chronicling her tenth worldwide concert tour of the same name, recorded at Sydney's Allphones Arena.
The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) is a trade organization that represents the recording industry in the United States.
In the United States, the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) awards certification based on the number of albums and singles sold through retail and other ancillary markets.
The is an industry trade group composed of Japanese corporations involved in the music industry.
Reginald Grant Lucas (February 25, 1953 – May 19, 2018), known as Reggie Lucas, was an American musician, songwriter and record producer.
Remedios Varo Uranga (16 December 1908 – 8 October 1963) was a Spanish surrealist artist.
Remixed & Revisited is a remix album by American singer and songwriter Madonna.
"Rescue Me" is a song recorded by American singer Madonna for her first greatest hits album, The Immaculate Collection (1990), written and produced by the singer with Shep Pettibone.
Reuters is an international news agency headquartered in London, United Kingdom.
"Revolver" is a song by American recording artist Madonna from her third greatest hits compilation, Celebration (2009).
Richard Wright Nowels Jr., better known as Rick Nowels, (born March 16, 1960) is an American songwriter and record producer.
Rita Hayworth (born Margarita Carmen Cansino; October 17, 1918May 14, 1987) was an American actress and dancer.
Robert Morris Grant (born in Bristol UK on January 23, 1948) is a scholar and teacher of strategic management.
Rochester Adams High School (also known as Adams High School, Adams, or AHS) is a public high school located in Rochester Hills, Michigan, and is part of the Rochester Community Schools district.
Rochester Hills is a city in northeast Oakland County in the U.S. state of Michigan, in the northern outskirts of Metropolitan Detroit area.
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, located on the shore of Lake Erie in downtown Cleveland, Ohio, recognizes and archives the history of the best-known and most influential artists, producers, engineers, and other notable figures who have had some major influence on the development of rock and roll.
Rock music is a broad genre of popular music that originated as "rock and roll" in the United States in the early 1950s, and developed into a range of different styles in the 1960s and later, particularly in the United Kingdom and in the United States.
George Roger Waters (born 6 September 1943) is an English songwriter, singer, bassist, and composer.
Rolling Stone is an American monthly magazine that focuses on popular culture.
"The 100 Greatest Artists of All Time" is a special issue published by the American magazine Rolling Stone in two parts in 2004 and 2005, and updated in 2011.
"The 100 Greatest Songwriters of All Time" is a feature published by the American magazine Rolling Stone in August 2015.
"The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time" is a 2003 special issue of American biweekly magazine Rolling Stone, and a related book published in 2005.
The Holy Rosary (rosarium, in the sense of "crown of roses" or "garland of roses"), also known as the Dominican Rosary, refers to a form of prayer used in the Catholic Church and to the string of knots or beads used to count the component prayers.
Rotten Tomatoes is an American review-aggregation website for film and television.
Routledge is a British multinational publisher.
Rudolf Khametovich Nureyev (Рудольф Хәмит улы Нуриев Rudolf Xämid ulı Nuriyev, p; 17 March 1938 – 6 January 1993) was a Soviet ballet and contemporary dancer and choreographer.
The Russian Orthodox Church (ROC; Rússkaya pravoslávnaya tsérkov), alternatively legally known as the Moscow Patriarchate (Moskóvskiy patriarkhát), is one of the autocephalous Eastern Orthodox churches, in full communion with other Eastern Orthodox patriarchates.
Sadomasochism is the giving or receiving pleasure from acts involving the receipt or infliction of pain or humiliation.
Saint Veronica was a woman of Jerusalem in the first century AD, according to Catholic tradition.
Sandra Bernhard (born June 6, 1955) is an American actress, comedian, singer and author.
The Saturn Award is an award presented annually by the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films; it was initially created to honor science fiction, fantasy, and horror on film, but has since grown to reward other films belonging to genre fiction, as well as on television and home media releases.
The Saturn Award for Best Actress is one of the annual Saturn Awards given by the American professional organization, the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films.
Sceaux is a commune in the southern suburbs of Paris, France.
Sean Justin Penn (born August 17, 1960) is an American actor and filmmaker.
"Secret" is a song recorded by American singer Madonna from her sixth studio album, Bedtime Stories (1994).
secretprojectrevolution is a 2013 American short film directed by Madonna and Steven Klein, dealing with artistic freedom and human rights.
Sex is a coffee table book written by American singer Madonna, with photographs taken by Steven Meisel Studio and film frames shot by Fabien Baron.
Seymour Stein (born 18 April 1942) is an entrepreneur in the music industry.
Shadows and Fog is a 1991 American black-and-white comedy film directed by Woody Allen and based on his one-act play Death.
Shanghai Surprise is a 1986 British adventure comedy film directed by Jim Goddard and starring then-newlyweds Sean Penn and Madonna.
Sheila Jeffreys (born 13 May 1948) is a former professor of political science at the University of Melbourne.
Showtune is a musical revue celebrating the words and music of Broadway composer and lyricist Jerry Herman.
A silent film is a film with no synchronized recorded sound (and in particular, no spoken dialogue).
Simon & Schuster, Inc., a subsidiary of CBS Corporation, is an American publishing company founded in New York City in 1924 by Richard Simon and Max Schuster.
In music, a single, record single or music single is a type of release, typically a song recording of fewer tracks than an LP record, an album or an EP record.
Sire Records is an American record label that is owned by Warner Music Group and distributed by Warner Bros. Records.
Skibo Castle (Scottish Gaelic: Caisteal Sgìobail) is located to the west of Dornoch in the Highland county of Sutherland, Scotland overlooking the Dornoch Firth.
Skin care is the range of practices that support skin integrity, enhance its appearance and relieve skin conditions.
Slant Magazine is an American online publication that features reviews of movies, music, TV, DVDs, theater, and video games, as well as interviews with actors, directors, and musicians.
Social history, often called the new social history, is a field of history that looks at the lived experience of the past.
Soft Skull Press is an independent book publisher founded by Sander Hicks in 1992, and run by Richard Eoin Nash from 2001 to 2009, and Denise Oswald from 2009 to 2010.
Something to Remember is a compilation album by American singer Madonna, released by Maverick Records on November 3, 1995.
The Songwriters Hall of Fame (SHOF), was founded in 1969 by songwriter Johnny Mercer and music publisher/songwriter Abe Olman and publisher/executive Howie Richmond to honor those whose work represents and maintains the heritage and legacy of a spectrum of the most beloved songs from the world's popular music songbook.
Sony Music Entertainment (SME) is a Japanese-owned global music conglomerate owned by Sony and incorporated as a general partnership of Sony Music Holdings Inc. through Sony Entertainment Inc., a subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America. (in Japanese), Sony Corporation The company was first founded in 1929 as American Record Corporation and renamed Columbia Recording Corporation in 1938, following its acquisition by the Columbia Broadcasting System. In 1966, the company was reorganized to become CBS Records, and Sony Corporation bought the company in 1988, renaming it under its current name in 1991. In 2004, Sony and Bertelsmann established a 50-50 joint venture called Sony BMG Music Entertainment, which transferred the businesses of Sony Music and Bertelsmann Music Group into one entity. However, in 2008, Sony acquired Bertelsmann's stake, and the company reverted to the SME name shortly after; the buyout allowed Sony to acquire all of BMG's labels, including former Columbia Pictures subsidiary Arista Records as well as RCA Records, and led to the dissolution of BMG, which instead relaunched as BMG Rights Management. Sony Music Entertainment is the second largest of the "Big Three" record companies in the world, behind Universal Music Group (UMG) and ahead of Warner Music Group (WMG). Sony's music publishing division is the world's largest music publisher after the acquisition of EMI. It also owns SYCO Entertainment, which operates some of the world's most successful reality TV format including Got Talent and The X Factor.
"Sooner or Later" is a song recorded by the American singer Madonna from her soundtrack album I'm Breathless.
"Sorry" is a song by American singer Madonna from her tenth studio album Confessions on a Dance Floor (2005).
Soultone (full name: Soultone Amplification, Inc.), is an American guitar amplifier manufacturing company, based in Chandler, Arizona, and known for making hand wired instrument amplifiers using vintage and modern techniques, components, and features.
Soundcheck is a talk radio program about music and the arts hosted by John Schaefer.
The Spice Girls are an English pop girl group formed in 1994.
Spin is an American music magazine founded in 1985 by publisher Bob Guccione, Jr. The magazine stopped running in print in 2012 and currently runs as a webzine.
Stephen Pate Bray (born December 23, 1956 in Detroit, Michigan) is an American songwriter, drummer, and record producer.
Stephen Thomas Erlewine (born June 18, 1973) is an American music critic and senior editor for AllMusic.
Sterling Publishing Company, Inc. is a publisher of a broad range of subject areas, with multiple imprints and more than 5,000 titles in print.
Steven Klein (born April 30, 1965) is an American photographer.
Steven Meisel (born June 5, 1954) is an American fashion photographer, who obtained popularity and critical acclaim with his work in US and Italian Vogue and his photographs of friend Madonna in her 1992 book Sex.
Sticky & Sweet Tour was the eighth concert tour by American singer Madonna to promote her eleventh studio album, Hard Candy.
Sticky & Sweet Tour is the third live album by American singer and songwriter Madonna.
Stigmata (singular stigma) is a term used by members of the Catholic faith to describe body marks, sores, or sensations of pain in locations corresponding to the crucifixion wounds of Jesus Christ, such as the hands, wrists, and feet.
Stockholm is the capital of Sweden and the most populous city in the Nordic countries; 952,058 people live in the municipality, approximately 1.5 million in the urban area, and 2.3 million in the metropolitan area.
A string orchestra is an orchestra consisting solely of a string section made up of the bowed strings used in Western Classical music.
Stuart Price (born 9 September 1977) is a three-time Grammy-winning English electronic musician, DJ, songwriter, and record producer known for his work with artists including Madonna, The Killers, New Order, Kylie Minogue, Example, Take That, Missy Elliott, Scissor Sisters, Pet Shop Boys, Brandon Flowers, Gwen Stefani, Seal, Keane, Frankmusik, Hard-Fi, Hurts and Everything Everything.
The Super Bowl XLVI halftime show took place on February 5, 2012 at the Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana as part of Super Bowl XLVI.
Susan Kaye McClary (born 2 October 1946) is a musicologist associated with the "New Musicology".
Sut Jhally (born 1955) is a professor of communication at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, whose work focuses on cultural studies, advertising, media, and consumption.
Swept Away is a 2002 romantic comedy film written and directed by Guy Ritchie.
Swing music, or simply swing, is a form of popular music developed in the United States that dominated in the 1930s and 1940s.
Sylvia Plath (October 27, 1932 – February 11, 1963) was an American poet, novelist, and short-story writer.
A synthesizer (often abbreviated as synth, also spelled synthesiser) is an electronic musical instrument that generates electric signals that are converted to sound through instrument amplifiers and loudspeakers or headphones.
"Take a Bow" is a song by American singer Madonna from her sixth studio album Bedtime Stories (1994).
Tamara Łempicka (born: Maria Górska; 16 May 1898 – 18 March 1980; colloquial: Tamara de Lempicka) was a Polish painter active in the 1920s and 1930s, who spent her working life in France and the United States.
Techno is a form of electronic dance music that emerged in Detroit, Michigan, in the United States during the mid-to-late 1980s.
The Advocate is an American LGBT-interest magazine, printed bi-monthly and available by subscription.
The Beatles were an English rock band formed in Liverpool in 1960.
The Buffalo News is the daily newspaper of the Buffalo–Niagara Falls metropolitan area, located at 1 News Plaza in Downtown Buffalo, New York.
The Charlotte Observer is a newspaper serving Charlotte and its metro area.
The Daily Telegraph, commonly referred to simply as The Telegraph, is a national British daily broadsheet newspaper published in London by Telegraph Media Group and distributed across the United Kingdom and internationally.
The Dallas Morning News is a daily newspaper serving the Dallas–Fort Worth area of Texas, with an average of 271,900 daily subscribers.
The English Roses is a 2003 children's picture book written by American entertainer Madonna and illustrated by Jeffrey Fulvimari, which later became a series of children's books by both artists.
The Girlie Show World Tour (also referred to as simply The Girlie Show) was the fourth concert tour by American singer and songwriter Madonna, in support of her fifth studio album, Erotica.
The Globe and Mail is a Canadian newspaper printed in five cities in western and central Canada.
The Greatest is a television series broadcast on VH1.
The Greenspun Corporation (TGC) was a privately owned corporation that manages the Greenspun family assets.
The Guardian is a British daily newspaper.
The Hollywood Reporter (THR) is a multi-platform American digital and print magazine founded in 1930 and focusing on the Hollywood film industry, television, and entertainment industries, as well as Hollywood's intersection with fashion, finance, law, technology, lifestyle, and politics.
The Immaculate Collection is the first greatest hits album by American singer and songwriter Madonna.
The Independent is a British online newspaper.
The Irish Times is an Irish daily broadsheet newspaper launched on 29 March 1859.
The MDNA Tour was the ninth concert tour by American singer-songwriter Madonna.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
The New York Times Best Seller list is widely considered the preeminent list of best-selling books in the United States.
The Next Best Thing is a 2000 American comedy-drama film, the final film directed by John Schlesinger.
The Oprah Winfrey Show, often referred to simply Oprah, is an American syndicated talk show that aired nationally for 25 seasons from September 8, 1986 to May 25, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois.
"The Power of Good-Bye" is a song by American singer Madonna, taken from her seventh studio album Ray of Light (1998).
"The Power of Madonna" is the fifteenth episode of the American television series Glee.
The Punch Bowl, at 41 Farm Street, Mayfair, is a London public house, dating from circa 1750.
The Recording Academy (formerly the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences or NARAS) is a U.S. organization of musicians, producers, recording engineers, and other recording professionals.
The Rolling Stones are an English rock band formed in London, England, in 1962.
The Scotsman is a Scottish compact newspaper and daily news website headquartered in Edinburgh.
The Stooges, also known as Iggy and the Stooges, were an American rock band formed in Ann Arbor, Michigan in 1967 by singer Iggy Pop, guitarist Ron Asheton, drummer Scott Asheton, and bassist Dave Alexander.
The Sunday Times is the largest-selling British national newspaper in the "quality press" market category.
The Supremes were an American female singing group and the premier act of Motown Records during the 1960s.
The Times is a British daily (Monday to Saturday) national newspaper based in London, England.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno is an American late-night talk show hosted by Jay Leno that first aired from May 25, 1992, to May 29, 2009, and resumed production on March 1, 2010 until its ending on February 6, 2014.
The Virgin Tour was the debut concert tour by American singer-songwriter Madonna.
The Wall Live was a worldwide concert tour by Roger Waters, formerly of Pink Floyd.
"These Boots Are Made for Walkin' is a hit song written by Lee Hazlewood and recorded by Nancy Sinatra.
"This Used to Be My Playground" is a song recorded by American singer Madonna.
Timothy Zachary Mosley (born March 10, 1972), better known by his stage name Timbaland, is an American record producer, rapper, singer, songwriter and DJ.
In music, timbre (also known as tone color or tone quality from psychoacoustics) is the perceived sound quality of a musical note, sound or tone.
Time is an American weekly news magazine and news website published in New York City.
Anthony Dominick Benedetto (born August 3, 1926), known professionally as Tony Bennett, is an American singer of traditional pop standards, big band, show tunes, and jazz.
Tribune Entertainment was a television production and syndication company owned and operated by Tribune Broadcasting.
True Blue is the third studio album by American singer and songwriter Madonna, released on June 30, 1986, by Sire Records.
"True Blue" is a song by American singer Madonna.
Truth or Dare by Madonna is a lifestyle brand by American singer Madonna.
Tsunami Aid: A Concert of Hope was a worldwide benefit held for the tsunami victims of the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake.
Tuberculosis (TB) is an infectious disease usually caused by the bacterium Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB).
Tupac Amaru Shakur (born Lesane Parish Crooks; June 16, 1971September 13, 1996), also known by his stage names Tupac, 2Pac and Makaveli, was an American rapper and actor.
U2 are an Irish rock band from Dublin formed in 1976.
The UK Music Hall of Fame was an awards ceremony to honour musicians, of any nationality, for their lifetime contributions to music in the United Kingdom.
Unidad Editorial, S.A. is a Spanish publishing group.
The United States presidential election of 2016 was the 58th quadrennial American presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 8, 2016.
The University of Chicago Press is the largest and one of the oldest university presses in the United States.
The University of Michigan (UM, U-M, U of M, or UMich), often simply referred to as Michigan, is a public research university in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
The University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance (SMTD) is an undergraduate and graduate institution for the performing arts in the United States.
Up For Grabs (2000) is a play by Australian playwright David Williamson.
Urban contemporary is a music radio format.
Robert Matthew Van Winkle (born October 31, 1967), known professionally as Vanilla Ice, is an American rapper, actor, and television host.
Vanity Fair is a magazine of popular culture, fashion, and current affairs published by Condé Nast in the United States.
Variety is a weekly American entertainment trade magazine and website owned by Penske Media Corporation.
VH1 (originally an initialism of Video Hits One) is an American cable and satellite television network based in New York City operated by the Viacom Global Entertainment Group, a unit of Viacom Media Networks, a division of Viacom.
Viacom Inc. is an American multinational media conglomerate with interests primarily in film and television.
Vibe is an American music and entertainment magazine founded by producer Quincy Jones.
Vincent Canby (July 27, 1924 – October 15, 2000) was an American film and theatre critic who served as the chief film critic for The New York Times from 1969 until the early 1990s, then its chief theatre critic from 1994 until his death in 2000.
Vision Quest (released in the UK and Australia as Crazy for You) is a 1985 American coming-of-age drama film starring Matthew Modine, Linda Fiorentino and Ronny Cox.
Vocal range is the measure of the breadth of pitches that a human voice can phonate.
"Vogue" is a song by American singer Madonna from her second soundtrack album I'm Breathless (1990).
W is an American fashion magazine published by Condé Nast.
W.E. (stylised as W./E.) is a 2011 British historical romantic drama film co-written and directed by Madonna.
Wallis Simpson (born Bessie Wallis Warfield; 19 June 1896 – 24 April 1986), later known as the Duchess of Windsor, was an American socialite whose intended marriage to the British king Edward VIII caused a constitutional crisis that led to Edward's abdication.
Warner Music Group (WMG, also referred to as Warner Music or WEA International) is an American multinational entertainment and record label conglomerate headquartered in New York City.
Warner Media, LLC (formerly Time Warner Inc.), doing business as WarnerMedia, is an American multinational mass media and entertainment conglomerate headquartered in New York City and owned by AT&T.
Henry Warren Beatty (né Beaty; born March 30, 1937) is an American actor and filmmaker.
Washington Square Park is a public park in the Greenwich Village neighborhood of Lower Manhattan, New York City.
Wesley Earl "Wes" Craven (August 2, 1939 – August 30, 2015) was an American film director, writer, producer, and actor.
Westview Press was an American publishing house.
"What It Feels Like for a Girl" is a song recorded by American singer Madonna for her eighth studio album Music (2000).
Who's That Girl is a 1987 American screwball comedy film written by Andrew Smith and Ken Finkleman, and directed by James Foley.
"Who's That Girl" is a song by American singer Madonna from the soundtrack album of the 1987 film, Who's That Girl.
Who's That Girl World Tour was the second concert tour by American singer and songwriter Madonna.
Wiley-Blackwell is the international scientific, technical, medical, and scholarly publishing business of John Wiley & Sons.
William Orbit (born William Mark Wainwright; 15 December 1956)"William Orbit." Contemporary Musicians.
With Honors is a 1994 American comedy-drama film directed by Alek Keshishian and starring Brendan Fraser, Joe Pesci and Moira Kelly.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (27 January 1756 – 5 December 1791), baptised as Johannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus Mozart, was a prolific and influential composer of the classical era.
Women's Wear Daily (WWD) is a fashion-industry trade journal sometimes called "the bible of fashion."Horyn, Cathy.
The World Music Awards is an international awards show founded in 1989 under the high patronage of Albert II, Prince of Monaco and is based in Monte Carlo.
Wyndham's Theatre is a West End theatre, one of two opened by the actor/manager Charles Wyndham (the other is the Criterion Theatre).
Yahoo! News is a news website that originated as an internet-based news aggregator by Yahoo!.
You Can Dance is the first remix album by American singer and songwriter Madonna.
"You Must Love Me" is a song recorded by American singer and songwriter Madonna.
"You'll See" is a song by American singer Madonna from her ballads compilation, Something to Remember (1995).
1980s fashion in Britain, America, Europe and Australia had heavy emphasis on expensive clothes and fashion accessories.
The 1984 MTV Video Music Awards aired live on September 14, 1984, honoring the best music videos from May 2, 1983, to May 2, 1984.
The 2003 MTV Video Music Awards aired live on August 28, 2003, honoring the best music videos from June 1, 2002, to June 9, 2003.
The 2009 MTV Video Music Awards took place on September 13, 2009, at Radio City Music Hall in New York City, honoring the best music videos from June 19, 2008, to June 29, 2009.
The Women's March was a worldwide protest on January 21, 2017, to advocate legislation and policies regarding human rights and other issues, including women's rights, immigration reform, healthcare reform, reproductive rights, the natural environment, LGBTQ rights, racial equality, freedom of religion, and workers' rights.
In the music industry, a 360 deal (from 360° deal) is a business relationship between an artist and a music industry company.
"4 Minutes" is a song by American singer Madonna from her eleventh studio album Hard Candy (2008), featuring vocals by American singers Justin Timberlake and Timbaland.
The 41st Annual Grammy Awards were held on February 24, 1999, at Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles.
The 49th Annual Grammy Awards was a ceremony honoring the best in music for the recording year beginning September 15, 2005 and ending September 14, 2006 in the United States.
The 68th annual Venice International Film Festival was held in Venice, Italy between 31 August and 10 September 2011.
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