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The Billion Dollar Lady's New Deal

Barney Hoskyns, The Times, 13 November 1991

THE NEWS THAT Madonna has just clinched a deal making her the highest-paid performer in the history of the pop industry only confirms what we already knew, which is that she is now the biggest star on the planet. The days when one could mention Michael Jackson or Prince in the same breath are long gone.

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