Madonna sued for starting concert late

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ABOVE: Madonna’s Madame X tour. Photo via Madonna’s Facebook page.

Madonna’s reputation for showing up starting her concerts late may finally be catching up with her.

The pop music icon is being sued by a fan who claims that tickets he purchased for an upcoming Miami concert are now worth significantly less than the $1,024.95 he paid for them.

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Madonna closes out WorldPride with nod to Stonewall anniversary

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Madonna capped off the massive WorldPride celebration in New York City with a concert on Pier 97 for the Pride Island concert on Sunday.

She acknowledged the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, which ignited the gay liberation movement, in between her set.

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Pulse survivors slam Madonna’s graphic music video for ‘God Control’

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Two Pulse nightclub shooting survivors took issue with Madonna’s graphic new music video for “God Control.”

The video depicts a mass shooting at a disco nightclub in what appears to be a nod to the Pulse nightclub shooting in 2016 which claimed 49 lives. Madonna arrives at the club and while everyone is dancing a gunman starts shooting into the crowd and bloody bodies fall to the ground.

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Madonna to perform at WorldPride

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NYC Pride, organizers of WorldPride NYC 2019 and Stonewall 50, have announced that music icon and LGBTQ advocate Madonna will perform at Pride Island on Sunday, June 30.

The superstar echoed the announcement through a video aired during “The Today Show” on June 3 and subsequently via her social media channels.

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Watch: Madonna falls in love with Maluma in ‘Medellín’ music video

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Madonna embarks on a steamy romance with Maluma in the music video for “Medellín,” the first single from her upcoming album “Madame X.”

The video begins with Madonna, as Madame X, praying the rosary inside a chapel.

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Madonna releases new track ‘Medellín’ feat. Maluma

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Madonna has released “Medellín,” the first track from her new album “Madame X.”

The song, sung in both Spanish and English, is a collaboration with Columbian singer Maluma.

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Madonna announces new album ‘Madame X’

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Madonna has announced that she is releasing a new album titled “Madame X.”

The pop legend made the big reveal in a teaser video where she describes the multi-faceted character of Madame X.

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‘Pose’ cast teases season two at PaleyFest LA

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ABOVE: The cast and crew of ‘Pose’ at PaleyFest LA 2019 at the Dolby Theatre on March 23. (Photo by Michael Bulbenko, courtesy the Paley Center for Media)

Much of the power of FX’s landmark series “Pose” comes from its factual basis. Although fictional, much of what is seen happened in 1980s New York in black and Latinx gay culture.

Making its debut during PaleyFest, Executive Producer Ryan Murphy moderated a panel, acknowledging the blend between fiction and reality.

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Classical singer Jackie Evancho talks about love of music, movies and her transgender sister

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Singer Jackie Evancho may be just shy of her 19th birthday but she’s already had enough of a performance career to last a lifetime. A young woman with a soaring operatic range, Evancho began participating in talent competitions when she was still in the single digits.

Evancho’s big break and greatest exposure came when she placed second during season five of NBC’s hit reality competition show, “America’s Got Talent.” From there Evancho became a popular classical crossover artist, releasing EPs and full-length albums, including 2017’s “Two Hearts” and the upcoming “The Debut,” out in April 2019.

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Madonna to be honored at GLAAD Media Awards

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NEW YORK (AP) | Madonna will be honored at the 30th annual GLAAD Media Awards for a lifetime of accelerating acceptance of the LGBTQ community.

The lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer advocacy group announced Feb. 5 it will present Madonna with its advocate for change award. The 60-year-old singer is the second person and first woman to receive the award that honors a person who, through their work, changed the game for LGBTQ people.

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Watch: Madonna gives surprise NYE performance at Stonewall Inn

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Madonna gave a surprise performance for partygoers at New York City’s historic Stonewall Inn on New Year’s Eve.

The 60-year-old pop star stopped by with her son David Banda, 13, to give a speech on the LGBT movement and to treat the crowd to two musical performances.

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Madonna shades Lady Gaga over ‘A Star is Born’ quote

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Madonna subtly shaded Lady Gaga for copying the “100 people in a room” quote which has become one of the most popular memes of 2018.

While doing press for “A Star is Born,” Lady Gaga repeatedly shared one quote in praise of her co-star Bradley Cooper for choosing her for the role of Ally.

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