Madonna releases hot comeback single Medellin from new album Madame X

Madonna just released her highly-anticipated comeback single Medellin from her new album Madame X and it’s unlike anything we’ve heard from her before.

Taking to Instagram today (17 April), the Vogue singer posted a link to the new song.

 

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Madame ❌ June 14, 2019 ❌ listen to #Medellin ft. @maluma now ❌

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Medellin features Colombian singer Maluma.

She also took the opportunity to reveal the new album comes out 14 June, as well as the album cover art too.

As an added bonus, she also released the track list for the new album. The songs are Medellin, Dark Ballet, God Control, Future (featuring Quavo), Batuka, Killers Who Are Partying, Crave (featuring Swae Lee), Crazy, Come Alive, Faz Gostoso (featuring Anitta), Bitch I’m Loca (featuring Maluma), I Don’t Search I Find and I Rise.

 

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Madame ❌ June 14, 2019 ❌ listen to #Medellin ft. @maluma now ❌

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It’s known she’s been working with former collaborator, French producer Mirwais, on her new album. Much of it has been recorded in Portugal, where she and her kids have been based in recent months.

It’s her fourteenth studio album, since releasing Rebel Heart in 2015.

Around 20 minutes before the release of the song, she posted a tweet revealing the new single is today’s Beats 1 World Record on Apple Music with Zane Lowe.

She also posted two countdowns to her Instagram story in the lead-up to the release of Medellin.

In it, she revealed the name of the single, as well as mentioned BBC Radio 1’s Zane Lowe. She also used the words ‘World Record’

Madame X, by Madonna

Madame X, by Madonna. | Photos: Madonna / Instagram

It comes about after she posted several announcements over the past week about the new album.

She even dropped a minute-long trailer for the album, where she introduces the world to her new alter-ego.

In the video, Madonna says her new alter-ego: ‘Madame X is a secret agent. Traveling around the world. Changing identities. Fighting for freedom. Bringing light to dark places.’

She then added: ‘She is a dancer, a professor, a head of state, a housekeeper, an equestrian, a prisoner, a student, a mother, a child, a teacher, a nun, a saint, a whore and a spy… in the house of love.’

Madonna also posted a series of soundless videos of her playing a piano accordion and a guitar.

New era of Madonna

Madonna’s latest release was a debut of her new song Beautiful Game at the Met Gala in May 2018.

She also posted a 37-second fun song about safe sex on Instagram in February 2019, but hasn’t dropped new music since.

Fans have been waiting four years for another studio album from the iconic superstar.

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Madonna. | Photo: @madonna / Instagram

But just last week, it was also confirmed Madonna will play two songs at the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv, Israel.

She will sing one song from her back catalogue and one from her upcoming album during the song contest’s grand finale on 18 May.

Israeli-Canadian billionaire Sylvan Adams will cover the cost of bringing Madonna, as well as her 60-person team, to Israel.

The superstar reportedly asked for $1 million to perform, according to the Jerusalem Post.

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Mel B confirms she and Geri hooked up during the peak Spice Girls days

Mel B aka Scary Spice (left) and Geri aka Ginger Spice of the Spice Girls. (Photos: Flickr/Eva Rinaldi and Michael Sharpe)

Melanie Brown, aka Scary Spice, confirmed that she hooked up with Geri ‘Ginger Spice’ Horner (née Halliwell) at the peak of their Spice Girls days.

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Mel B, who has previously come out as bisexual, appeared on Piers Morgan’s Life Stories on Friday, 22 March. It was here that she spilled the beans about her sexual relationship with Geri, all with groupmate Mel C in the audience.

When Morgan asked Mel B to clarify rumors that she ‘had a dabble’ with Geri, Mel was skeptical to answer at first, but then said, ‘She had great boobs.’

When pressed further, she said, ‘She [Geri] is going to hate me for this because she is all posh in her country house and her husband, but it’s a fact. It just happened and we just giggled at it and that was it.’

‘We were best friends. It just happened.’

‘So just once?’ Morgan asked.

‘Yeah,’ Mel B replied.

‘This is a bombshell. A Spice Girls bombshell,’ Morgan responded. ‘You have never admitted this before have you? People are going to be fascinated.’

‘Yeah and I have said it now. All done. She is going to kill me and so is her husband,’ Mel B stated. ‘Hopefully when Geri gets asked that, which hopefully she will after this, she won’t deny it, because it was just a thing, a fun thing.’

Mel C’s reaction

Morgan turned to Melanie Chisholm, aka Sporty Spice, sitting in the audience. She mouthed, ‘I don’t know anything.’ Mel B responded, ‘Oh, whatever, Mel.’

‘This is all new to me,’ Mel C stated.

However, Mel B also admitted that all the girls (including Mel C) kissed after she got her tongue pierced.

‘But that was just a kiss because I wanted to know what it felt like. It was just a silly kiss. Nothing sexual like that.’

Anything else?

Up until now, this hookup with Geri was so private that Mel didn’t even include it in her autobiography, Brutally Honest.

After filming the interview, Brown allegedly called up Horner to apologize in advance for the reveal, in case it upset her husband. As the Spice Girls reunion tour is just a couple months away, there is a fear this revelation would jeopardize it.

‘…the girls all know Mel struggles to keep her mouth shut. But Mel C who was in the audience was visibly horrified when it all came out. The [Spice Girls reunion] tour is just two months away they don’t want anything jeopardizing it, but there were real fears this would upset Geri’s husband and cause serious issues,’ a source told The Sun.

Back in 2010, Geri, in her own interview with Piers Morgan, praised Mel B.

‘She’s absolutely beautiful,’ Horner said at the time. ‘She’s absolutely gorgeous, even more gorgeous in real life.’

‘She had great boobs,’ Horner added.

Piers Morgan’s Life Stories will air on ITV in the UK this summer.

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Each of Ariana Grande’s US shows will have a voter registration booth

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Ariana Grande’s Sweetener World Tour kicked off on Monday, 18 March. All 50 shows on the US leg of the tour will feature voter registration booths.

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Grande is partnering with voter registration nonprofit HeadCount. This organization works to make voter registration possible at public events. In their partnership, Grande worked with HeadCount to create a program giving easy voter registration access to fans, as well as allowing fans to volunteer at her shows. The program, called #ThankUNextGen, will ‘help Ariana’s fans make their voices heard,’ according to HeadCount.

Fans who register to vote at Grande’s shows will receive a ‘thank u, next gen’ sticker. Fans who can’t attend can still register to vote off-site by texting ‘Ariana’ to 40649.

The Sweetener tour kicked off at the Times Union Center in Albany, New York. Excited fans shared photos of the voter registration booth. The booth was stocked with informational packets and included a sign reading, ‘thank u, vote.’ Below is a photo from the 22 March show in Buffalo, New York.

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