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By Tankboy in Arts & Entertainment on Feb 7, 2012 8:00PM

Did you know Madonna's halftime show was the most watched EVER with 114 million viewers tuning in? And despite the obvious lip synching we found it to be one of the more entertaining mid-game outings in years. There was no wardrobe malfunction, no crotch slides into the camera, no huge phallic silhouettes; there was plenty of glitz and glam but it was all topped off by a singer in her 50s with more energy (and a younger glow) than most pop singers a third her age. Not bad, huh?

Madonna's new album MDNA isn't out yet, but based on its first single "Give Me All Your Luvin'" it seems Madge is content to keep beating the younger artists at their own game while losing none of her, erm, self-confidence. O.K., the bed of that song constantly repeating the chanted "L-U-V Madonna" is a bit too self-confident even for our tastes. But jeez, at this point does anyone expect subtelty from Madonna? Did they ever?

On the crest of her Super Bowl appearance, and the eve of MDNA's release, Madonna has announced her first string of tour dates and one of them brings her into the bosom of our fair city with a stop at the United Center on September 19. Tickets don't go on sale to the general public until February 13* but you might want to start refreshing your browser now, because this date looks to be the only one in the Midwest. Heck, Madge is (so far) even skipping Detroit so you could view the Chicago gig as the closest to a de facto homecoming show.

You don't have to wait unti September to see Madonna bounce all over the place though, check out the video for "Give Me All Your Luvin'" below right now.

UPDATE (2/13) - Madonna announced she'll be playing two shows in Chicago this fall, adding a Sept. 20 show at United Center.

*Citicard you have access to presale tickets beginning February 8 though.