On February 27, 1993, “Bad Girl” hit #36 in the USA, becoming Madonna’s first single to miss the top 20 and breaking her streak of 27 consecutive top 20 hits that started with “Holiday“, in 1983.
Bad Girl is the only single release off of Madonna’s Erotica album that she did not perform on her The Girlie Show World Tour of 1993.
On February 26, 1991, “Rescue Me” is released as the second single (in North America) from her 1990 greatest hits compilation, The Immaculate Collection.
The CD maxi-single included:
Rescue Me – (Single Mix) - (4:53)
Rescue Me – (Titanic Vocal) - (8:15)
Rescue Me – (Houseboat Vocal) – (6:56)
Rescue Me – (Lifeboat Vocal) - (5:20)
Rescue Me – (S.O.S. Mix) – (6:23)
On February 25, 1992, “Madonna: Blond Ambition World Tour Live” wins Best Music Video – Long Form at the 34th annual Grammy Awards at Radio City Music Hall, New York.
The tour was exclusively released on Pioneer LaserDisc.
Fans would love for Blond Ambition to be released on DVD and Blu Ray with a live CD companion!
On February 24, 1996, Madonna is the centre of a controversy when animal-rights group PETA places a full-page advertisement in Billboard magazine as an attack on her for promoting bullfighting in “Take A Bow” and “You’ll See” videos.
On February 23, 1999, “Beautiful Stranger” wins Best Song Written For A Motion Picture, Television Or Other Visual Media at the 42nd annual Grammy Awards at the Staples Center, Los Angeles, CA.
On February 22, 1991, the “Justify My Love” video is certified 8x platinum (400,000 units) in the USA.
On February 21, 1998, Madonna performs “Frozen” on BBC1-TV’s National Lottery Show in London, England.