1994: Madonna at the MTV VMAs

Here's a look back at some clips from 20 years ago of the 1994 MTV Video Music Awards which took place in New York on Thursday September 8th 1994.

Madonna was in attendance to present the biggest award of the night, with the help of David Lettterman, who just six months earlier had interviewed her on TV in what became a worldwide sensation.

Included below is a rare interview with Bj√∂rk before the awards show started, about her involvement in writing the track "Bedtime Story" which was unreleased at the time!







(MTV, September 1994)

2014: RIP Joan Rivers 1933 - 2014

Joan Rivers interviewed Madonna just once on TV - on the Golden Globes Red Carpet on January 18th 1998.

Here's that interview from its original live broadcast - followed by a rare edition of Joan's own US talk show in 1991, where Madonna was the topic of discussion.





(Various, 1991 / 1998)

2014: Diplo plays exclusive "La Isla Bonita" version!

Here's UK TV footage of DJ and Madonna producer Diplo playing an exclusive version of "La Isla Bonita" featuring 2014 newly recorded Madonna vocals!



(C4, July 2014)

1990: Gaultier talks Blond Ambition on UK TV

Friday July 20th 1990 saw Madonna's Blond Ambition UK tour start its 3-night run at Wembley Stadium.

A short time before the 1st concert started, Jean Paul Gaultier was at the other end of town being interviewed live on BBC TV by Terry Wogan at the Shepherds Bush Empire!



(BBC1, July 1990)

1984: Rare 'Holiday' Performance on French TV

From a 30-year-old videotape, but lookin' good (!) here's Madonna on French TV in June 1984 performing "Holiday"!



(French TV, June 1984)

1990: Rare Blond Ambition Paris Concert Footage

Here's excerpts from a very rare recording of Madonna's Blond Ambition Tour. Filmed by a fan at the Saturday night Paris show inside the iconic Palais de Omnisports de Bercy, this was on Independence Day in 1990!



(Madonna-TV, July 1990)