Today in Madonna History: September 9, 1999

On September 9 1999, MTV staged a tribute to Madonna, the most-nominated artist in Video Music Award history, by presenting a host of male drag performers dressed up as Madonna from her past music videos.

Madonna also introduced Paul McCartney, and then together they presented the Video of the Year.

Madonna was also nominated and won a VMA for:

  • Best Video from a Film – Beautiful Stranger

Beautiful Stranger was also nominated for:

  • Best Female Video
  • Best Cinematography
  • Best Visual Effects

Today in Madonna History: May 4, 2005

 

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On May 4 2005, a jealous Boy George lashed out at Madonna in the press for her ambitious nature:

“If Madonna were a drag queen, she would be called Ruth Less.

I don’t think the word ‘warm’ comes to mind with Madonna. Ice is the word that springs to mind.”

What drag queen name would you give Madonna? 

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