Madge Gets Mad

Looks like MADONNA'S stuck between rock music and a hard place. Warner Music (recently sold by TIME's parent Time Warner), her long-time record label, has sued her over Maverick Records, the boutique label they co-own. The partnership expires this year, and one side is supposed to buy out the other. Warner claims that Maverick--whose biggest success was Alanis Morissette's Jagged Little Pill in 1995--has lost more than $60 million since 1999 and demands Madonna repay $92.5 million before she buys the label. Madonna's side says Warner miscalculated Maverick's earnings and hasn't provided the label with legally required promotional support. "I find...

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