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All of Madonna's Onstage Kisses, Ranked

Updated June 14, 2019 1.2k votes 448 voters 52.1k views7 items

In a genuine freak out that’s usually reserved for dresses that change color, members of One Direction, and celebrity phone hacks, the Internet had a full on meltdown earlier this week when videos and photos of Madonna kissing sad boy hip hop star Drake on stage during his headlining set at Coachella flooded the web. He freaked out (reportedly he didn’t like her lipstick) and we all followed suit. In a world where everything feels planned to a T, the kiss felt natural (based on Drake’s reaction) but there’s no way to be sure. It just goes to show that Madonna still knows how to grab a headline. On this list you’ll see Madonna’s other on-stage kisses, and decide where they rank from top to bottom.

For almost 40 years Madonna has been expressing herself and shocking the world, and now she’s taken to doing it all over Drake’s face. But he’s not the first person to share a stage with Madge to get a smooch (even if he did get one of the better kisses IOHP). She’s swapped spit with some of pop music’s elite, and a few people who’s names we can’t pronounce (either because they’re French or we plain just don’t know their names) and now it’s up to you to decide who had the best on stage kiss with Madonna. Was it Drake and his very mopey make out? Or was it with Britney in her nightmare wedding dress at the VMAs? You be the judge. And you’re welcome for not including any photos of Vanilla Ice.
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    At a tour stop on her MDNA world tour in Porto Alegre, Brazil, the 54 year old queen of pop went to second base with her boyfriend who's 30 years younger than her. Go get it girl. It's a good looking kiss but it didn't set the world on fire. 
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    During her 2003 Hard Candy tour, Madonna made a point to have a sip of champagne and make out with one of her female dancers. We don't her name, we're not sure where she's from, and we don't know if anybody cared. But we do know that the girl handled it better than Drake. 
     
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