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post Aug 16 2021, 01:15 PM
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LANDMARK, MULTI-YEAR CATALOG SERIES TO LAUNCH NEXT YEAR

2022 WILL MARK 40TH ANNIVERSARY OF MADONNA’S RECORDING DEBUT

WMG WILL NOW REPRESENT MADONNA’S ENTIRE BODY OF WORK ACROSS BOTH RECORDED MUSIC AND PUBLISHING

HIGHLY ANTICIPATED DOCUMENTARY-FILM, MADAME X OUT OCTOBER 8 EXCLUSIVELY ON PARAMOUNT+


NEW YORK, NY – August 16, 2021: Madonna and Warner Music Group today announced a milestone, career-spanning global partnership that includes a new agreement for her entire recorded music catalog. With global sales of over 300 million records, Madonna is the best-selling female artist of all time, with countless accolades that include seven Grammy Awards, 24 ASCAP Pop Music Awards, and numerous international trophies, including BRIT, Bravo Otto, Danish Music, Edison, GAFFA, International Dance Music, Ivor Novello, Juno, MTV, and World Music Awards, among many others across the globe. She was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2008.

This partnership marks the revitalization of a decades-long relationship with Warner that began with the release of Madonna’s debut single in 1982. The deal encompasses her entire Sire/Maverick/Warner catalog, including global smash albums such as Madonna, Like a Virgin, True Blue, Like a Prayer, and Ray of Light. It also includes her three most recent studio albums, MDNA, Rebel Heart, and Madame X, which will join the Warner catalog beginning in 2025. All in all, the new pact includes 17 studio albums plus singles, soundtrack recordings, live albums, and compilations.

Warner Chappell Music also globally administers all of Madonna’s songwriting work. This features such top-charting hits as “Like A Prayer,” “Vogue,” “Into the Groove,” “La Isla Bonita,” “Live to Tell,” “True Blue,” “Open Your Heart,” “Who’s That Girl,” “Express Yourself,” “Lucky Star,” “Take A Bow,” and many more.

2022 will mark the 40th anniversary of Madonna’s recording debut. This new deal heralds the launch next year of an extensive, multi-year series of catalog releases that will revisit the groundbreaking music that made her an international icon. For the first time, Madonna will personally curate expansive deluxe editions for many of her landmark albums, as well as introduce unique releases for special events, and much more. The series of releases will be overseen by Warner Music’s catalog team, led by Kevin Gore, President of Global Catalog, Recorded Music, with the first release to be announced soon.

This monumental deal was executed by Madonna’s longtime manager Guy Oseary at Maverick, Allen Grubman of Grubman Shire Meiselas & Sachs P.C., her business manager Richard Feldstein of NKSFB, and Max Lousada, CEO, Recorded Music, Warner Music Group.

Madonna said: "Since the very beginning, Warner Music Group has helped bring my music and vision to all my fans around the world with the utmost care and consideration. They have been amazing partners, and I am delighted to be embarking on this next chapter with them to celebrate my catalogue from the last 40 years.”

Guy Oseary said: “Over the past 30 years, I’ve been fortunate enough to meet and spend time with many of Madonna’s incredible fans, and this new partnership will bring to fruition what so many of them have been patiently waiting for: a celebration of her groundbreaking catalogue. My partner Sara Zambreno and I are working closely with Warner Music Group to bring new life to these iconic works.”

Max Lousada added: “We’re honored to be forming a dynamic new partnership with an incomparable superstar whose influence on our musical and artistic landscape is immense and immutable. Madonna has changed the course of pop and dance music, while taking live performance to new heights of drama and invention. At the same time, she uses her fame to amplify some of the most important social issues and movements of our time. Constantly and fearlessly challenging convention, her four decades of music are not only an extraordinary body of work, but a playbook for creative and cultural evolution.”

On October 8, Madonna will be releasing her highly anticipated documentary film, MADAME X, exclusively on Paramount+, the streaming service from ViacomCBS, and MTV Entertainment Studios in the U.S., Latin America, Australia, the Nordics, and Canada. Fans outside of these markets can watch the documentary on MTV. Filmed in Lisbon, Portugal, the film captures the pop icon’s rare and rapturous tour performance, hailed by sold-out theatrical audiences worldwide. The unprecedented intimate streaming experience will take viewers on a journey as compelling and audacious as Madonna’s fearless persona, Madame X, a secret agent traveling around the world, changing identities, fighting for freedom, and bringing light to dark places.

In other news, Madonna has announced her birthday wish for friends and supporters to adopt a bed at the Mercy James Centre hospital in Malawi, built especially for children. There are 50 beds in the hospital’s ward, where children recuperate after surgery or regain strength following intensive care. By adopting a bed, you can ensure that any sick or injured child that comes through the hospital doors has access to world-class specialized care. Madonna has challenged supporters to adopt all 50 beds in honor of her birthday. For more information on how to donate, go to: www.raisingmalawi.org/adopt-a-bed/
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post Aug 16 2021, 01:33 PM
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That's incredibly exciting! ohmy.gif Very interesting and surprising that the deal includes her more recent albums. I'm already anticipating the MDNA vinyl reissue in 2025 *_*

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post Aug 16 2021, 01:43 PM
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QUOTE(-Jay- @ Aug 16 2021, 02:33 PM) *
We're going to be fed, and we're going to be poor!!

Ain't this the truth!!

I'm thrilled that we're getting deluxe editions of albums, I assume both 'Ray of Light' and 'Music' will be included in that and those are definitely the ones that have material I'm most wanting to be available officially. Excited to know more about the deal!
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post Aug 16 2021, 01:54 PM
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ohmy.gif

Very excited about the prospect of her vinyls being reissued! And deluxe tracks will be brilliant to hear. How exciting dance.gif
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post Aug 16 2021, 01:55 PM
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Madonna has never been one for looking back in a way like this so it's incredibly exciting! Goodbye money.

I can't even begin to imagine a curated 'Ray of Light' deluxe edition.
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post Aug 16 2021, 01:56 PM
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It'll be a huge celebration (pun intended) of her 40 years in the business. I hope there's a greatest hits compilation being planned that includes her past decade too!
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post Aug 16 2021, 02:59 PM
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This is wonderful news. I hope.

I am a little dubious as her curating this herself, I'm sensing it could turn out to be lots of ''updated'' versions of classic songs rather than opening the vaults wide and giving us what we want. I would LOVE to have some proper quality demos - like the original Beat Goes On, Liquid Love, Like An Angel etc.
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post Aug 16 2021, 03:44 PM
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Is there a possibility of the celebration vinyl being re-released?!!! ohmy.gif ohmy.gif ohmy.gif

I'm definitely here for expanded releases of the albums too. Although, like others, I dread to think how much of my money they will be taking!
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post Aug 16 2021, 03:45 PM
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Plus I'm totally available to work with Warner to ensure the colouring and packaging of any vinyl releases is sone right, just in case they're reading...
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post Aug 16 2021, 03:51 PM
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QUOTE(dandy* @ Aug 16 2021, 04:44 PM) *
Is there a possibility of the celebration vinyl being re-released?!!! ohmy.gif ohmy.gif ohmy.gif

WE CAN DREAM!

I am super intrigued to see what they have lined up, how exciting (the first bit of truly great news for Madonna fans in a while laugh.gif)
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post Aug 16 2021, 04:06 PM
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i can see cardi b being thrown on some 'bedtime stories' vault tracks lol
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I'd absolutely love to see new mixes commissioned of her older hits and album tracks - I am most definitely in dream mode now but it would be amazing... and not dance mixes, more just versions that updated the production on the tracks a bit like they do on the tour versions.
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post Aug 16 2021, 05:01 PM
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I mean if we're in DREAM LAND then studio mixes of loads of the amazing live versions she has done over the years would be amazing like the (vastly superior) live mix of She's Not Me. I wouldn't even begrudge reworking of some of the songs if she chose to include the best talent for the song, rather than just the latest Hot 100 bothering rent a hit.
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post Aug 16 2021, 05:48 PM
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Madonna looks just amazing.
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post Aug 16 2021, 07:19 PM
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Good news!!

I think this shows that she knows her back catalogue is the thing to focus on now.
We love a new album, but the hits is where the wider audience is.

Autobio movie, a definitive collection (probs), some reissues of the early albums.

Madonna could be very big news again very soon ☺
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post Aug 16 2021, 08:01 PM
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I don't think this (or the movie) will help reignite interest from the general public in her. That ship has already sailed. sleep.gif
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post Aug 17 2021, 11:56 AM
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QUOTE(Voodoo @ Aug 16 2021, 09:01 PM) *
I don't think this (or the movie) will help reignite interest from the general public in her. That ship has already sailed. sleep.gif


Hmm... whereas I don't think anything will suddenly result in a big selling, major hit of a NEW album again, I can't help but think that the movie could generate enough public interest for some decent sized success for a Greatest Hits collection.

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post Aug 17 2021, 01:42 PM
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Well looking forward to getting deluxe reissues on CD for all her catalogue.
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QUOTE(Hotlady @ Aug 16 2021, 06:48 PM) *
Madonna looks just amazing.


Really? I think she looks false. It’s like she is trying to look a lot younger than she actually is and it just doesn’t look right. Madonna used to be someone who set a lot of positive trends but now she appears to be sending out a message maybe unintentionally that ageing is a bad thing rather than just accepting it and growing older gracefully.
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post Aug 17 2021, 11:20 PM
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I have to agree a little bit. I don't even enter the looks territory, I mean both her attitude and her way of using her voice tend to be/sound a bit childish and I personally liked the stern yet mature version of Madonna that she was from Ray Of Light to Rebel Heart. I think Bitch I'm Madonna was a bit the first sign of her starting to lose her marbles, or at least credibility in my eyes. And since she's opened an Instagram account things have been spiralling in terms of cringe tongue.gif (and then Maluma, the Eurovision situation, just a few things that made me wish she was a bit more 'authentic' (I personally loved her Ray Of Light era in that sense, and especially up until Confessions).
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