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Taylor Swift in the Mark Romanek-directed clip for "Shake it Off" (Big Machine Records/UMG)

7 Videos That Led Director Mark Romanek to Taylor Swift

Before director Mark Romanek was helping Taylor Swift shake it off, he was making videos for the likes of Nine Inch Nails, Lenny Kravitz and more.

08/20/2014

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Taylor Swift’s 1989: An Odd Year for Pop Music 25 Years Ago

At best, pop music was off-kilter. At worst, it was a disaster.

08/19/2014

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Ariana Grande Says She’s Inspired By Madonna, Helena Bonham Carter & Freddy Krueger

Sure, sure, Ariana Grande shares some similarities with Mariah Carey, but when it comes to the pop star’s role models, she says they’re a little more, well, out there.

08/15/2014

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Madonna Teases New Song ‘Messiah’

The Material Girl finally has some new material.

07/02/2014

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Disclosure Says They Are Not Working With Madonna

They say a picture’s worth a thousand words, but a recent photo of Madonna hanging out with Disclosure backstage at Governors Ball in New York City doesn’t say any of the words you might have originally hoped.

07/01/2014

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Papa Don’t Serve: Madonna Uses Doctor’s Note to Get Out of Jury Duty

Stars — they hate jury duty and will do anything to get out of it, just like us!

05/28/2014

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12 Songs Musician Moms Wrote About Their Kids

Aristotle once said, “Mothers are fonder than fathers of their children because they are more certain they are their own.” Whether this is true or not, we’ll never actually know, but it might explain why female singers seem almost predestined to create the most beautiful, heartfelt odes to their little ones. Perhaps, it is actually biological.

05/09/2014

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Madonna’s Latest WTF Moment

This video is odd… even by Madonna’s standards.

03/21/2014

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Miley Cyrus & Madonna’s Release Countrified Duet of ‘We Can’t Stop’

No one can stop Miley Cyrus, whether it’s from twerking or pulling out a countrified rendition of her hit song, “We Can’t Stop,” which she did last night with a little help from Madonna.

01/30/2014

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Miley Cyrus & Madonna Go Country for Upcoming ‘Unplugged’

Yesterday, it was revealed that Madonna would be teaming up with Miley Cyrus for the Bangerz singer’s upcoming MTV Unplugged special. But now it seems that the two are going a little bit country for tonight’s show.

01/29/2014

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Madonna to Get ‘Unplugged’ with Miley Cyrus

When Miley Cyrus takes the stage in New York City tonight (Jan. 28) for the latest edition of MTV’s long-running Unplugged series, she’ll be joined by someone who could teach even her a thing or two about controversial pop: Madonna.

01/28/2014

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Macklemore, Madonna and Queen Latifah Marry 33 Couples at the GRAMMYs

33 couples made it to the ceremony, officiated by Queen Latifah (a certified minister in California), who pronounced the couples married after a very short ceremony, prefaced by the performance.

01/26/2014

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GRAMMY Red Carpet 2014: Best and Worst Dressed

Kudos to Kacey Musgraves & Taylor Swift; what were you thinkings to Macklemore, Ryan Lewis & Pharrell’s hat.

01/26/2014

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Madonna, Billie Joe Armstrong & Miranda Lambert to Perform at GRAMMYs

The GRAMMYs may only be two days away, but they’re not quite yet done announcing the big night’s performers.

01/24/2014

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Katy Perry & Madonna to Collaborate on New Art Project

The Material Girl is teaming up with the California Gurl for a new charitable art project.

01/08/2014

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Paul McCartney & Madonna Surprise on ‘SNL’ with Justin Timberlake & Jimmy Fallon

Joking that he was stuck in traffic, but then decided to take a city bike, Sir Paul McCartney joined Fallon for a performance of “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas.”

12/23/2013

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Madonna Shows Support for Russian LGBT Community With New Campaign

Madonna hasn’t been shy about expressing her distaste for Russia’s anti-gay laws, but now she’s joining the Human Rights Campaign’s “Love Conquers Hate” initiative to stop the country from targeting their citizens with hateful laws.

12/05/2013

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Madonna Named 2013’s Highest-Paid Musician

All hail Madonna. The Material Girl rakes in the big bucks to earn the honor of highest-paid musician of 2013.

11/21/2013

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Madonna Banned From Movie Theater Chain Over Texting

Just because you’re Madonna doesn’t mean you can break the rules. At least, that’s what one chain of cinemas is trying to enforce.

10/14/2013

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Madonna Says Frida Kahlo’s Mustache Helped Her Survive New York

In the essay, she takes us through her early days in New York, where she says she was not welcomed with open arms, but wasn’t discouraged thanks to Frida Kahlo.

10/07/2013

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Selena Gomez Denied Visa To Russia Due To Country’s Anti-Gay Law

The decision to deny the pop star a stage in Russia reportedly comes in the wake of performances by Madonna and Lady Gaga, which struck controversy in the country when the two voiced their support for gay culture and equality

09/20/2013

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Style Files: Watch Rita Ora Model For Madonna’s Material Girl Line

A YouTube promotional clip shows Ora in scenes from a London photo shoot for the line, giving an advance look at the fall collection

07/11/2013

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Lady Gaga, Beyonce Top Forbes’ 2013 ‘Most Powerful Musicians’ List

The diverse list of musicians is packed with pop stars, classic rockers and R&B starlets, but it’s Lady Gaga who looms the largest on the power list, despite cutting her most recent tour short.

06/27/2013

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Style Files: Madonna Shows Off Her Iconic Style At Upcoming One Night Only Event

For one night only in Los Angeles, Madonna is putting eight of her iconic looks on display. “Madonna’s Fashion Evolution,” takes place on April 25 at the Macy’s Century City location in L.A. It’s the first time […]

04/24/2013

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Madonna Fights Back Against Malawi President’s Allegations

Madonna is speaking out against allegations made by Malawi’s President Joyce Banda over the validity of the her charity work. On April 10, Banda wrote a press release that was published on the Malawian news website, […]

04/15/2013

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Madonna And Her Billions: The Pop Star’s Moneymaking Business Plan

After a successful 2012, Madonna has progressed from being just your average millionaire to the first female billionaire of pop music. But the addition of the Material Girl into the billionaire (mostly) boys club is more than […]

03/29/2013

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Madonna Builds a Fire Under Boy Scout Anti-Gay Policy

No stranger to outrageous costumes, Madonna donned a new ensemble Saturday night – an over-sized Boy Scout uniform, badges and all. However, the outfit was not her latest tour garb, but an ironic gesture toward […]

03/18/2013

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‘Glee’ Use ‘NSYNC & Backstreet Boys To Make Nice

On this week’s Glee, there’s a whole lot of feuding going on. Will isn’t too happy with Finn, who revealed last week that he’d kissed Emma. But to help the guys get past this rough patch the […]

03/14/2013

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‘Glee’ Re-Creates Classic Movie Moments For Milestone Episode

Lights, camera, action! Glee is celebrating its 500th musical performance with some very familiar cinematic moments. Mr. Schuester might have been left at the altar, but he’s not letting that get him down. Instead he’s trying to win […]

03/07/2013

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Adam Lambert, Miley Cyrus & Kelly Clarkson Show Respect at VH1 Divas Live

Adam proves men can be divas, Kelly flashes her new ring and Miley shows she can’t be tamed.

12/17/2012

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