At this year’s 2023 Grammy Awards, Madonna made a statement that was as controversial as her music. During her speech, the iconic singer spoke about being “shocking” and had a word for all the “troublemakers” out there. Her words were not the only thing that caught viewers’ attention, as her noticeably different appearance sparked a flurry of reactions on social media.
The Queen of Pop’s tribute came after Kim Petras made history as the first transgender woman to ever win a Grammy. She and Sam Smith took home the award for Best Pop Duo for the hit song “Unholy”. The song has not come without controversy in the past, according to the duo.
Throughout her life, Madonna has been a champion for the LGBTQ+ community. Her speech was met with mixed reactions, with some viewers calling her “narcissistic” and others praising her for her support of the LGBTQ+ community.
Madonna has won seven Grammy awards and has been nominated 28 times for the golden gramophone in past years. This year, her speech and appearance sparked a flurry of reactions, reminding us that Madonna is still one of the most controversial and influential figures in pop culture.