It's probably stale news amongst you music connoisseurs but I can't seem to wrap my head around this groundbreaking deal. As you all know 49-year old Madonna (Icon, Mother, Novelist, Actress,.....) has been the most consistent woman in the Music industry for over 3 decades. She has dazzled, shocked, evolved blah blah blah but does she a $120m deal with Live Nation? She's great but can't the younger talents (Alicia, Beyonce, Kate Nash, KT Turnstall, even Amy,etc.) be given this opportunity?

The question is: Does Madonna really need to be stricking these deals? The 49-year-old pop singer sold about 20 million copies worldwide of her last three studio albums, according to sources. Her last album, "Confessions on a Dance Floor" (2005), sold 1.6 million units in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan, and sold 7 million units worldwide. What more do you need at a ripe age of 49. It just doesn't make any sense. I'm going to have to quote Chris Rock to best deal with this issue:

"You can't just whip out a 40 year old titty that's your man's titty. That is your man's titty 40 year old titty your man's titty. 20 year old titty community titty. That's for all to see."

Nuff said!

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