|Released|| December 20, 2014 (promo)|
March 6, 2015 (album)
June 16, 2015 (Remix EP)
|Genre||Pop, Dance, Electronic|
|Label||Boy Toy, Live Nation, Interscope|
|Writer||Madonna Ciccone, Thomas Wesley Pentz, Maureen McDonald, Toby Gad, Ariel Rechtshaid, and Onika Maraj|
|Producer||Madonna, Diplo, SOPHIE|
|Video release|| June 17, 2015 (TIDAL);June 18, 2015 (VEVO)|
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"Bitch I'm Madonna" is a song by Madonna from her thirteenth studio album, Rebel Heart, which features guest vocals by Nicki Minaj. The song serves as the third single off the album. The song was produced by Madonna herself, Diplo, and SOPHIE. Writing credits goes to Madonna Ciccone, Thomas Wesley Pentz, Maureen McDonald, Toby Gad, Ariel Rechtshaid, and Onika Maraj. The song was released as a promo song/instant grat song on December 20, 2014 with the album preorder. It was officially released with the album on March 6, 2015. The remix EP along with the single cover were released on June 16 digitally. A music video was shot for the song in mid-May 2015, it was released on June 17 & 18 (Tidal & VEVO respectively). A music video for one of the remixes was also released on Madonna's VEVO on July 13.
The song has peaked at #1 & #5 on the US Hot Dance Club Songs and US Hot Dance/Electronic Songs charts, respectively.
In September 2014, Nicki and Madonna both instagrammed a pic of them together in New York. While Nicki said she "ran into Madonna", Madonna captioned her photo, "We go Hard or we go Home we Gon Do this all night long! #werk". She tagged both Nicki and Diplo in the picture. On November 2, she tagged both Nicki and Miley Cyrus in another picture hinting a collaboration, but as later revealed Miley is rumored for another track off her album. Later that month, Diplo officially confirmed a collaboration between Madonna, Nicki, producer SOPHIE, and himself. The song was released on iTunes as a promo/instant grat track on December 20, 2014, and with the complete album on March 6, 2015.
In May 2015, it was confirmed that "Bitch I'm Madonna" would be the third single from Madonna's album Rebel Heart, and would also be receiving video treatment. The remixes, along with cover artwork, were released on YouTube on June 4, 11 & 12, with a digital download release on June 16.
|Premiere||June 17, 2015 (TIDAL);June 18, 2015 (VEVO)|
A music video was shot for the song by Jonas Åkerlund sometime in May 2015. It premiered exclusively on TIDAL on June 17, and then on VEVO on June 18. Cameos expected for the video include Madonna, Nicki Minaj, Diplo, Katy Perry, Beyoncé, Miley Cyrus, Rita Ora, Kayne West, Jeremy Scott, Alexander Wang, and Chris Rock among others.
Behind the ScenesEdit
A video for the remix was released on July 13, 2015.
Madonna performed the song for the first time on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon on April 9, 2015 (Nicki's verse was played with background pictures of various of her magazine spreads.)
|Chart (2015)|| Peak|
|Belgium (Ultratip Flanders)||50|
|Canada (Canadian Hot 100)||58|
|Finland (Suomen virallinen latauslista)||13|
|Hungary (Single Top 40)||21|
|US Billboard Hot 100||84|
|US Hot Dance/Electronic Songs (Billboard)||5|
|US Hot Dance Club Songs (Billboard)||1|