Madonna’s efficiency on the Eurovision Tune Contest has been thrown into doubt by organisers, who say she has but to signal a contract for the present.
Talking on Monday, Eurovision’s government supervisor Jon Ola Sand mentioned: “The European Broadcasting Union has by no means confirmed Madonna as an act.”
He continued: “If we should not have a signed contract she can not carry out on our stage.”
The competition takes place in Tel Aviv in Israel on 18 Could.
Madonna’s look was introduced by her US and UK publicists in April.
They mentioned the star was as a result of play two songs throughout the interval – one from her new album Madame X and one other from her again catalogue, rumoured to be 1989’s Like A Prayer.
Eurovision organisers downplayed the story on the time, saying “no last choices” had been made – though this gave the impression to be a formality.
However Sand, who has produced the competition since 2010, mentioned on Monday that negotiations have been nonetheless underway.
“We’re in a scenario now that may be a bit unusual,” he mentioned.
“We’ve got an artist who wish to take part within the Eurovision Tune Contest, and who we might like to welcome on that stage. However for that we have to have the framework secured.
“We’re negotiating now, within the last stage of that – but when there is no such thing as a signed contract this week, she is not going to be on the stage.”
Based on the Jerusalem Publish, Madonna will arrive in Tel Aviv to begin rehearsals on Wednesday.
It’s not clear how Eurovision would fill the half-time present have been her look to be cancelled.
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