Today in Madonna History: October 22, 2005

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On October 22 2005, Madonna made a surprise appearance at the Roxy in New York, with her Confessions on a Dance Floor producer, Stuart Price.

Madonna got hold of a microphone and told the crowd:

“You know I have a long history with the Roxy so I only thought it appropriate that I come here to share my new album with you and dance. It all started here with 12 inches. Some girls have all the luck. Are you fucking ready? Ok, let’s go.”

A remix of her single Hung Up played as Madonna danced and pulled people up on stage to dance with her.  After Hung Up, DJ Peter Rauhofer played a mix of I Love New York.

After about 15-20 minutes of dancing and singing along to music, Madonna left.

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Today in Madonna History: October 14, 2005

On October 14 2005, Stuart Price was interviewed on BBC Radio 1 to promote the releases of Madonna’s Hung Up single and the Confessions On A Dance Floor album.

Today in Madonna History: February 17, 2007

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On February 17 2007, Madonna had four singles in the top 10 Billboard Hot Dance Single Sales Chart:

  • #2 – Jump (14 weeks on the chart)
  • #8 – Sorry (51 weeks on the chart)
  • #9 – Get Together (37 weeks on the chart)
  • #10 – Hung Up (65 weeks on the chart)

Today in Madonna History: February 8, 2006

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On February 8 2006, Madonna with Gorillaz and De La Soul performed Feel Good Inc. and Hung Up at the 48th Annual Grammy Awards, at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California.

The beginning of the performance was a hologram installation.

Today in Madonna History: December 14, 2005

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On December 14 2005, Madonna’s Confessions On A Dancefloor was certified Gold and Platinum by the RIAA for sales of 500,000 and 1,000,000 in the USA.

Today in Madonna History: December 4, 2007

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On December 4 2007, Warner Bros. released Live Earth: The Concerts for a Climate in Crisis on CD and DVD. The CD included Madonna’s Hey You, while the DVD included her La Isla Bonita performance with Gogol Bordello.

The CD/DVD was released internationally on November 26 and December 4 in North America. Proceeds from the CD/DVD were directed to the Alliance for Climate Protection.

Madonna performed the following songs during the benefit concert:

  • Hey You
  • Ray Of Light
  • La Isla Bonita
  • Hung Up

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Today in Madonna History: November 8, 2005

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On November 8 2005, Madonna recorded an interview with Michael Parkinson for an episode of the British television series Parkinson, for broadcast on November 12th.

Madonna was in great spirits during the appearance, which also included performances of two songs from her soon-to-be-released album, Confessions On A Dance Floor: lead single Hung Up along with the very first live performance of Get Together.

(Thanks Amalio for sharing the video!)

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