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Madonna

Austrian House music producer, remixer and DJ Peter Rauhofer is born in Vienna, Austria, Europe. He will spend much of his time in New York City, USA, remixing for Depeche Mode, Madonna, Seal, Funky Green Dogs, Kylie Minogue and others. He will also make use of several aliases including House Heroes and Sizequeen.
The Beatles hit the UK No1 singles slot again with Lady Ma donna. The song is said to have been inspired by the 1955 hit single Bad Penny Blues by British jazz trumpeter Humphrey Lyttelton.
Lady M adonna by The Beatles reaches No1 in the Canadian pop singles chart.
Everybody by Madonna reaches No3 on the Billboard Hot Dance Music/Club Play chart in the USA but fails to enter the Hot 100 singles chart.
Madonna makes her first British appearance when tv show The Tube broadcasts from The Hacienda, Manchester, England, UK, Europe. The Factory All Stars (including Vini Reilly, New Order's Stephen Morris and Bernard Sumner and ACR's Donald Johnson) perform Shack Up, Confusion and Love Will Tear Us Apart. Morrissey of The Smiths also appears.
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Madonna's self-produced album True Blue begins a five week stay at No1 in the USA, where it will eventually sell over five million copies. On the same day, Papa Don’t Preach reaches No1 in the Billboard Top 40 Singles chart in the USA.
Pepsi ends its association with Madonna in the wake of her Like a Prayer video being decreed to be blasphemous by the Vatican.
Madonna sets a new record for female vocalists when Express Yourself becomes her 18th hit to enter the UK Top Five singles.
On her Blond Ambition World Tour, Madonna plays the second of five nights at Los Angeles Sports Arena, Los Angeles, California, USA.
On her Blond Ambition Tour, Madonna plays the last of three nights at The Coliseum Arena, Oakland, California, USA.
Madonna releases the soundtrack LP, I'm Breathless: Music from and Inspired by the Film Dick Tracy, on Sire/Warner Bros. Records
The Top Five Billboard chart singles in the USA are all by female artists, with the No1 position being held by Madonna's Vogue. The other songs are by Sinead O'Connor, Heart, Wilson Phillips and Janet Jackson.
On her Blonde Ambition tour, Madonna plays the second of two nights at The Capital Centre, Landover, Maryland, USA.
On her Blonde Ambition tour, Madonna plays the third of four (non-consecutive) nights at Brendan Byrne Arena, East Rutherford, New Jersey, USA.
On her Blonde Ambition tour, Madonna plays the last of three nights at The Palais Omnisports de Paris-Bercy, Paris, France, Europe.
On her Blonde Ambition tour, Madonna plays at Estadi Olimpic De Montjuic, Barcelona, Spain, Europe.
Music by Madonna tops the UK albums chart, selling 115,000 copies in its first week on sale.
Derrick Mosely appears in Federal Court in Chicago, Illinois, USA, on charges of extortion. It is alleged that Mosely tried to blackmail a sports agent for $20,000 by claiming to have videotapes of Yankees baseball star Gary Sheffield's wife having sex with singer R. Kelly.
A new Versace ad campaign featuring Madonna begins running in the Belgian edition of Marie Claire.
Streets in the centre of Bucharest are closed and pedestrianised when Madonna's Sticky And Sweet Tour plays in Izvor Park, Bucharest, Romania, Europe.
The Material Girl clothing line, designed by Madonna and her daughter Lourdes, goes on sale at Macy's, New York City, USA.
Obsessive fan Robert Linhart appears in court in New York City, USA, on charges of criminal mischief, graffiti and being in possession of a homemade 7.5 inch ice pick, after writing messages to the pop superstar on the sidewalk outside Madonna's apartment on the Upper West Side. Manhattan Court Judge Frank Nervo sets Linhart's bail at $20,000.
Figures released by research company Kantar Media show Madonna to have been the 'most-talked about celebrity' of the past decade, with 46,017 namechecks to her credit.
Madonna wins the Golden Globe for Best Original Song, with her composition, Masterpiece, from her upcoming film, W.E. David Furnish, partner of Globes runner-up Elton John, took to his Facebook page shortly after to vent his wrath on Maddie, for coming in ahead of Elton's song Hello, Hello from the animated feature Gnomeo And Juliet.
It is announced that Madonna's Give Me All Your Luvin' has topped the iTunes chart in 50 countries since her Super Bowl appearance a few days earlier. 112.6m viewers watched the Madonna performance at the Super Bowl making it the most watched Super Bowl ever. Her halftime performance drew 4m more viewers than the 2011 broadcast and surpassed Michael Jackson's 1993 halftime performance.
Madonna begins a world tour at Ramat Gam Stadium, Tel Aviv, Israel, Europe.
On the North American leg of her World Tour 2012, Madonna plays at The Verizon Center, Washington DC, USA.
On the North American leg of her World Tour 2012, Madonna plays at The US Airways Center, Phoenix, Arizona, USA.
On the North American leg of her World Tour 2012, Madonna plays at The American Airlines Center, Dallas, Texas, USA.
With 17.8m sales to her credit, Madonna is declared by The Official Charts Company to have been the top-selling female artist of the last sixty years in Britain. The newly-released statistics show that Madonna's tally is over six million more than second place Rihanna [11.4m], with Kylie Minogue coming third [10.2m].
Madonna plays the first of two nights at Madison Square Garden, New York City, USA.
On the North American leg of her World Tour 2012, Madonna plays at Philips Arena, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
On her MDNA Tour, Madonna plays at The Estadio Mario Alberto Kempes, Cordoba, Argentina, South America.
Singer-songwriter Noah Gundersen plays at Gasa Gasa, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
A male resident of Tel Aviv, Israel, Asia, in his late thirties is arrested for having hacked a computer belonging to Madonna and then leaking thirteen unfinished song demos.
On her Rebel Heart tour, Madonna plays the first of two nights at the American Airlines Arena, Miami, Florida, USA.
On her Rebel Heart tour, Madonna plays the first of two nights at The IMPACT Arena, Bangkok, Thailand, Asia, supported by Mary Mac.
On her Rebel Heart tour, Madonna plays the first of two nights at Saitama Super Arena, Saitama, Tokyo, Japan, Asia, supported by Mary Mac.
On her Rebel Heart tour, Madonna plays the first of two nights at AsiaWorld Arena, Honk Kong, China, Asia, supported by Mary Mac.
Madonna loses a legal custody battle in the State Supreme Court, New York City, USA, with her ex-husband Guy Ritchie over which of the pair should look after their son Rocco. It is decided that the boy should continue to live with his father in London, England, UK, Europe. Shortly afterwards, Madonna posts an image of herself in a black hoodie, with an image of a crown over her head and the word "bitch" scrawled across her front, on social media outlets. This is interpreted as a 'defiant' response to the court decision.
Madonna plays at the fourth annual fundraising event of Leonard DiCaprio's The DiCaprio Foundation in St. Tropez, France, Europe. She performs hits including Ray Of Light and Open Your Heart.
Reggie Lucas, a Grammy-winning musician who played guitar for Miles Davis and later penned and produced some of Madonna's earliest hits, dies aged 65, of complications from heart disease.
On her Madame X tour, Madonna plays the twelfth of sixteen shows at Howard Gilman Opera House, New York City, USA.
On her Madame X tour, Madonna plays the fourth of ten shows at The Wiltern Theatre, Los Angeles, California, USA.
On her Madame X tour, Madonna plays the first of four shows at The Metropolitan Opera House, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Forty-five minutes before showtime, Madonna cancels the Coliseu dos Recreios, Lisbon, Portugal, Europe, gig on her Madame X tour, because of an unspecified injury. She previously cancelled a December 2019 show in Miami Beach, Florida, USA, because of an injury.
On her Madame X tour, Madonna plays the sixth of seven shows at The Coliseu dos Recreios, Lisbon, Portugal, Europe.
On her Madame X tour, Madonna plays the first of fifteen shows at The London Palladium, London, England, UK, Europe.
On her Madame X tour, Madonna plays the first of fourteen shows at Le Grand Rex, Paris, France, Europe.
International Women's Day announces the Top Ten women album artists since the start of 2000 according to Official Charts Company data. Adele is named the best-selling female album artist of the century. The list also features Amy Winehouse, Kylie, Madonna and Britney Spears. Between them the Top Ten artists have sold in excess of 72m albums (including streamed album equivalents).
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