Apparently some fans of Mariah Carey are questioning the figure in a story submitted earlier that said Madonna had sold over 250 million in her career, which would put her over Carey in total album sales. The figure appears to come from the press release from Warner Records announcing Madonna’s ‘Re-Invention’ Tour, though doesn’t break down whether compilation albums or guest appearances on other artist’s albums are included in the figure.
Madonna Returns To The Classics On Upcoming Tour
March 23, 2004 – The New York Daily News spoke with Madonna’s rep Liz Rosenberg on reports that the singer’s ‘Re-Invention’ tour will focus on her older material, which runs counter to the Drowned World in 2001, which the opposite was true. “I certainly hoped that [her latest CD] ‘American Life’ would have been a bigger commercial hit, but there were also a series of circumstances at the time of the album’s release, like the war, that certainly contributed to sales being less than we might have hoped for,” Rosenberg said.
Madonna Expected To Perform In Israel This Summer
March 21, 2004 – Haaretz reports Madonna is expected to perform in Israel in August or September when her world tour hits Israel. “We are pleased to confirm the rumors. Madonna will be touring during the coming summer and fall,” Caresse Henry, the singer’s longtime manager, said on Sunday. ‘The Re-Invention Tour’ is slated to kick off in Los Angeles on May 24th and will include shows in San Francisco, New York, Boston, Philadelphia, Chicago, Atlanta and Miami. Madonna will then head to London for an August 18th performance followed by shows in Paris, Israel and Ireland.
Talk Shows Battle Over Madonna Interview
March 21, 2004 – Sky News reports a battle is brewing in the UK over who will interview Madonna — Michael Parkinson or Graham Norton, and the Material Girl has decided to chat with Parkinson. “She decided to say yes to his invitation on the recommendation of her close pal Gwyneth Paltrow,” a source close to Parkinson revealed. “Gwyneth told Madge she had had a blast on the show and she would too.”