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Madonna News Archives for February 2012

Madonna to visit Pittsburgh in November

Pittsburgh will get a date on one of the most anticipated concert tours of the year after all. After being left out in last week’s list of tour dates, it was announced today that the Madonna 2012 World Tour will visit the Consol Energy Center, Uptown, on Nov. 6.

The tour has sold out almost instantly in New York, Philadelphia, Boston, Seattle and other cities across the country and around the world.

For the Consol show, tickets go on sale Feb. 27 at 10 a.m. at the Consol Energy Center box office and Ticketmaster outlets.

Pittsburgh Tribune

More Info On The Istanbul And Moscow Shows

More info is now available for two of the shows included in Madonna’s 2012 World Tour schedule:

– Tickets to the June 7th show in Istanbul will be on sale February 24, with a devoted fan club pre-sale starting February 21 at 10am local time (pre-sale week #3).

– Tickets to the August 7th show in Moscow will be on sale March 1st and a devoted fan club pre-sale will start at 10am local time on February 27 (pre-sale week #4).

Mert and Marcus will direct “Girls Gone Wild” video

The directors for “Girls Gone Wild” video are Mert and Marcus… They also photographed MDNA album… and also shot the Interview mag photos… I believe this would be their first video shoot.

Guy Oseary via Twitter

Give Me All Your Luvin on Charts – Week #2

Australia (Singles) – 25-44
Australia (Digital) – 25-/
Austria – 11
Belgium Flanders/Wallonia – 6-5 / 3-3
Canada (Hot 100) – 11-1
Canada (Digital) – 6-1
Denmark – 16-18
Finland (Singles) – 1-9
Finland (Digital) – 1-9
France (Single) – 4-3
France (Digital) – 4-2
Germany – 8
Greece (Digital) – 2-5
Ireland (Singles) – 11-26
Ireland (Digital) – 11-/
Italy – 2-2
Luxembourg – 10
Netherlands – 2-22
Portugal (Digital) – 5-4
Spain – 2-3
Sweden (Digital) – 2-5
Switzerland – 6
UK (Singles) – 37-51
US (Hot 100) – 13-10
US (Airplay) – 28-59
US (Digital Sales) – 7-6
MediaTraffic (WorldWide) – 22-7

Rumour: Lourdes to join Madonna on stage

Madonna will have a new dancer on her forthcoming world tour – her daughter Lourdes.
The 15-year-old will join the singer’s team of backing dancers when she kicks off her 50-country world tour in Israel in May.
‘It is the first time Lourdes will have appeared on stage with her mum,’ says a source.
‘There are risqué dancers and some blatantly sexual dance routines – but Madonna is really excited about Lourdes making an appearance.’
Lourdes helped Madonna, 53, choose her tour dancers at recent rehearsals at Pineapple Studios in London.
Daily Mail

Madonna Holds Impromptu Whitney Houston Tribute

Madonna may have not been one of the 1,500 guests at Whitney Houston’s Newark, NJ funeral on Saturday, but the blonde singer still held an impromptu memorial of her own for the late star.

On Friday night, Madonna, 53, hit up NYC hotspot Mister H in the Mondrian Soho hotel, where she showed up with a large group of her background dancers.

“Madonna was sitting down, watching as her dancers showed up their skills,” a source tells Us Weekly. “When the DJ began to spin Whitney Houston’s ‘I Wanna Dance with Somebody,’ Madonna perked up and started lip-synching the words.”

The “Like a Prayer” singer along with Houston and the late Michael Jackson were among the biggest pop stars in the ’80s.
The source adds that when the star, who donned an all-black ensemble and a black-rimmed hat, realized her private area cut off a majority of the dance floor, she was seen chatting with security to give her crew a smaller space so everyone in the club would be able to have a place to dance.

“I Wanna Dance with Somebody (Who Loves Me)” was Houston’s fourth consecutive number one single and won her the Best Female Pop Vocal Performance at the 1998 Grammy Awards.

US Magazine

Give Me All Your Luvin’ is #10 on Billboard Hot 100

1. Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill … – Kelly Clarkson
2. Set Fire To The Rain – Adele
3. We Are Young – fun. Featuring Janelle Monae
4. Sexy And I Know It – LMFAO
5. Good Feeling – Flo Rida
6. We Found Love – Rihanna Featuring Calvin Harris
7. I Will Always Love You – Whitney Houston
8. Turn Me On – David Guetta Featuring Nicki Minaj
9. Rack City – Tyga
10. Give Me All Your Luvin’ – Madonna Featuring Nicki Minaj & M.I.A.