During a Twitter Q&A Madonna held on March 27, 2012, to promote her new album, deadmau5 tweeted her:
“You’re a role model to 100′s of millions. You have a powerful voice, EDM could use your positive influence, not ‘molly’ talk.”
Madonna responded by tweeting an old picture of herself wearing Mickey Mouse ears, captioned:
“From one mouse to another, I don’t support drug use and I never have. I was referring to the song called Have You Seen Molly written by my friend Cedric Gervais who I almost worked with on my album.”
“Fair enough, i was just voicing my concerns as i usually do. +1 respect for clearing it up personally.”
Watch Madonna rehearse “I’m Addicted” from the MDNA World Tour in Florence:
On March 26, 2010, Madonna’s third live album, “Sticky & Sweet Tour” was released by Warner Bros. Records. “Sticky & Sweet” was released on DVD, Blu-ray, and CD formats. The tour was filmed at the River Plate Stadium in Buenos Aires, Argentina during the 2008 leg of the tour.
The CD included the following live tracks:
1. Candy Shop Medley
2. Beat Goes On Medley – featuring Kanye West
3. Human Nature
4. Vogue 2008
5. She’s Not Me
6. Music 2008
7. Devil Wouldn’t Recognize You
8. Spanish Lesson
9. La Isla Bonita 2008
10. You Must Love Me
11. Get Stupid Medley
12. Like A Prayer 2008
13. Give It 2 Me
The DVD and Blu-ray included the following live performances:
1. The Sweet Machine
2. Candy Shop Medley
3. Beat Goes On Medley – featuring Kanye West
4. Human Nature
5. Vogue 2008
6. Die Another Day 2008
7. Into The Groove 2008
10. She’s Not Me
11. Music 2008
12. Rain / Here Comes The Rain Again
13. Devil Wouldn’t Recognize You
14. Spanish Lesson
15. Miles Away
16. La Isla Bonita Medley
17. Me Darava / Doli Doli
18. You Must Love Me
19. Don’t Cry For Me Argentina
20. Get Stupid Medley
21. 4 Minutes – featuring Justin Timberlake and Timbaland
22. Like A Prayer 2008
23. Ray Of Light
24. Like A Virgin 2008
25. Hung Up Medley
26. Give It 2 Me
On March 25, 1991, Madonna performed “Sooner Or Later” from Dick Tracy at the 63rd annual Academy Awards at the Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles, CA and it won the Oscar for Best Original Song by Stephen Sondheim; her escort at the awards was Michael Jackson.
On March 24, 1996, Madonna won a Razzie Award for Worst Supporting Actress in Four Rooms at the 16th annual Golden Raspberry Awards at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel Academy Room, Los Angeles, CA.
Personally, I don’t care. I enjoyed watching Madonna be a witch!
On March 23, 1985, Madonna’s “Material Girl” hit #2 in the USA.
The US and UK 12″ singles included:
Side A: Material Girl (Extended Dance Remix) 6:05
Side B: Pretender 4:28
“Material Girl” also appears on the 1990 greatest hits compilation, “The Immaculate Collection“, and on the 2009 greatest hits compilation, “Celebration“. The song was written by Peter Brown and Robert Rans, and Nile Rodgers produced the track.
On March 22, 1993, Madonna’s version of “Fever” (a remake of 1958 Peggy Lee song) was released as a UK single.
The UK single included the following remixes:
- Album Edit (4.27)
- Hot Sweat 12″ (7.57)
- Extended 12″ (6.05)
- Shep’s Remedy Dub (4.29)
- Murk Boys Miami Mix (7.07)
- Murk Boys Deep South Mix (6.28)
March 21, 2014 marks the 25th Anniversary of Madonna’s Like a Prayer album. Like a Prayer was released on March 21, 1989 by Sire Records. Madonna worked with Stephen Bray, Patrick Leonard, and Prince on the album while co-writing and co-producing all the songs.
Six singles were released from the album: Like a Prayer, Express Yourself, Cherish, Oh Father, Dear Jessie, and Keep It Together.