Watch Madonna’s Entire ‘Raising Malawi’ Benefit Concert

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Madonna was cheeky for a good cause.

The Queen of Pop's Raising Malawi charity benefit concert took place in Miami Beach on Friday night as part of Art Basel.

Dubbed a “once in a lifetime special performance” for donors contributing to her decade-old charity organization, which needs funding to build the south eastern African country’s first pediatric surgery and intensive care unit, Madonna dressed up as a literal clown and ragged on her audience in between performances of "Like It Or Not," "Beautiful Stranger," "Express Yourself" and even a cover of Britney Spears' "Toxic."

She said: "everyone knows I kissed Britney Spears, historical moment, loved every minute of it."

Then she snuck in a Donald Trump diss. She joked she'd been in the President-elect's bed once, before revealing it was for a photoshoot (sans Trump) and said the sheets weren't "Egyptian cotton because we all know how he feels about Muslims don't we."




The “evening of music, art, mischief and performance” featured appearances by ex-husband Sean Penn, whom she said she would remarry if he bid $150,000, Chris Rock, Ariana Grande (the two performed together on stage), and Late Late Show host James Corden, who acted as Master of Ceremonies.

Only 400 tickets were up for grabs, ranging from $5,000 for a single ticket to the $150,000 Philanthropist Package, which included a premium table of 10 seats to the event, access to a VIP cocktail reception and a photo op with Madonna.

We think Penn passed, but she did manage to raise a whopping $7,5 million. At one point, she was handing out $100 bills to the audience.

The night was filled with tender, sarcastic, rude, endearing moments which you can see below:



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