Madonna

Material Girl Madonna tops Forbes celebrity rich list

Madonna's tour was big earner

Pop diva Madonna is the world's top-earning celebrity, according to a Forbes magazine list, raking in US$125 million in the past year. The Material Girl's money came mainly from her US$305 million-grossing MDNA tour, but was helped by sales of her clothing and fragrance brands and various investments.

Wednesday, 28 August, 2013, 3:20am

Madonna rejects Malawi's stinging attack during visit as 'politics'

Madonna greets Mphandura orphanage volunteers near Lilongwe last week. Malawi has criticised her for seeking VIP treatment. Photo: AP

Malawi has launched a stinging attack on US pop icon Madonna, accusing her of expecting "gratitude" and VIP treatment on a visit last week to her charity projects in the southern African country.

12 Apr 2013 - 4:00am

City's concert venues 'too small' for Madonna

Japan was the only Asian country Madonna visited during her 2006 Confessions tour. Photo: AFP

Madonna turned down offers to hold a concert in the city as the venues here are too small for her, entertainment mogul Peter Lam Kin-ngok said yesterday. Lam tried several times to get the superstar to Hong Kong, only to be told that the city's concert venues did not meet her expectations, revealed the new Tourism Board chairman yesterday.

11 Apr 2013 - 5:43am 5 comments

Talking Points

A court in St Petersburg hears a US$10.5 million suit against Madonna.

Battle lines drawn at European summit

22 Nov 2012 - 3:18am

Who said it?

David Chor Ki-kwong

After many years of marriage, she has lots of diamond rings, lots of them

David Chor Ki-kwong, of his wife, Gloria, in a video he now wants banned

 

It's like taking out the third act of Hamlet

Liz Rosenberg, press agent of Madonna, defending the singer's gun scene in a Denver show

 

21 Oct 2012 - 4:04am

Russian anti-gay activists sue pop star Madonna for US$10 million

Russian anti-gay activists sue pop star Madonna for US$10 million

Madonna sued for US$10m by Russian anti-gay activists

19 Aug 2012 - 11:19am

W.E.

Starring: Abbie Cornish, Andrea Riseborough, James D'Arcy, Oscar Isaac Director: Madonna Category: IIB (English, French and Russian)

12 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

hot picks

Vivienne Lo 17, Leung Shek Chee College

cd: Cher Lloyd's Sticks + Stones, great songs by a potential star - and she's only 18 years old.

dvd: The Iron Lady, an intimate portrait of Margaret Thatcher, from her girlhood to her years as British Prime Minister.

13 May 2012 - 12:00am

MDNA Madonna (CD)

Madonna returns to the world of pop with her 12th studio album, MDNA. The album features two hit singles, Give Me All Your Luvin' and Girl Gone Wild.

11 May 2012 - 12:00am

Softness takes edge off album

Madonna returns to the world of pop with her 12th studio album, MDNA. The album features the two hit singles Give Me All Your Luvin' and Girl Gone Wild.

6 May 2012 - 12:00am

Limitless world

Abbie Cornish has just had an especially varied year. As we meet in a hotel in Beverly Hills, she is enjoying being in the No 1 movie in America (the thriller Limitless), talking about another film about to open (fantasy sci-fi epic Sucker Punch), and anticipating starting work on a small-scale tearjerker (The Girl).

3 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

We Are Born Sia Furler (CD)

No stranger to success, Australian singer-songwriter Sia Furler has seen her fifth studio album peak at No 2 on the Australian Billboards and No 37 on the United States charts.

24 Jul 2010 - 12:00am

Bubbly fun for the dancefloor

No stranger to success, Australian singer-songwriter Sia Furler has seen her fifth studio album peak at No 2 on the Australian Billboards and No 37 on the United States charts.

18 Jul 2010 - 12:00am

Style meter

HOT

Ladylike sunnies

Forget oversized or aviators, cats' eyes are back.

Watercolour prints

Soft and easy on summer dresses.

Pointy flats

They are perfect for autumn's strong and pared-down style.

Dove grey

An edgy alternative to white.

NOT

18 Jul 2010 - 12:00am

One day it's the in thing, the next day it's out - and then you call it vintage

How do you maintain the value of an old dress? Call it vintage. Lane Crawford IFC hosted a trunk sale on Friday for New York vintage- stylist-to-the-stars Juliana Cairone (right). All the usual tai-tais and society gals attended to check out the second-hand couture and one-of-a-kind jewellery made especially as accessories for Cairone's classic items.

9 Feb 2010 - 12:00am

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