Madonna Louise Ciccone, known simply as Madonna, is an American singer, songwriter and actress.
She is often referred to as the Queen of Pop and has been widely recognized for her continual reinvention and versatility in music production, songwriting and visual presentation.
Madonna was born on August 16, 1958, in Bay City, Michigan, United States, and has been active in the music industry since 1979 and continues to be active to this day.
She has sold over 300 million records worldwide, making her one of the best-selling female artists of all time.
She has won numerous awards throughout her career, including seven Grammy Awards.
Madonna is known for her continual reinvention and pushing the boundaries of artistic expression in mainstream music.
She has been able to maintain control over every aspect of her career.
Madonna was the first female artist to fully exploit the potential of music videos and has had a significant influence on pop culture.
Why was Madonna in the hospital?
Madonna was hospitalized in New York City after being found unresponsive. She was admitted to the ICU due to a serious bacterial infection.
The singer’s manager, Guy Oseary, shared the news of her hospitalization on Instagram, stating that she was expected to make a full recovery.
Madonna was discharged from the hospital and is now recovering at home.
She has postponed her upcoming “Celebration” tour, which was set to begin in Canada in two weeks’ time and visit 45 cities worldwide.
Madonna is known to be private about her health matters.
Madonna health update
The 64-year-old pop icon, was hospitalized due to a serious bacterial infection.
She was discharged from the hospital and is now recovering at her New York City home.
Madonna’s manager, Guy Oseary, shared the news of her ill health and said that she was in the final stages of rehearsals ahead of her extensive world tour.
The Celebration tour was due to begin in Canada in two weeks’ time, before visiting 45 cities across the world.
However, due to her hospitalization, Madonna had to postpone the tour.
Madonna recently broke her silence on her hospitalization and thanked fans and loved ones for their support through her health crisis.
She also shared that she is on the road to recovery; an insider has claimed that Madonna is “not going to rush anything” as she recovers from her illness.
Additionally, according to BBC, Madonna thanked her family and friends for their support after she was hospitalised with a serious bacterial infection.
The singer shared an update on social media saying she was lucky to be alive after her time in intensive care (ICU).
Madonna says she is ‘lucky to be alive’ after receiving this special gift https://t.co/f2frAjBMwz pic.twitter.com/kNzAxK81GA
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