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Madonna Makes Appearance At Michelle Branch's New York City Show

Michelle Branch’s Zilo-sponsored Lotus Tour finishes up Sunday (February 24) in Norfolk, Virginia, but Wednesday night (February 20) at New York City’s Irving Plaza she got a visit from the president of her label-who just happens to be Madonna.

The Material Girl attended with a few of her girlfriends, and it was a very low-key, laid-back appearance, a source confirmed for LAUNCH. Madonna was entertained and impressed, staying at the venue for Branch’s whole set. Lucy Woodward and Transmatic opened the show.

Branch has a one-off date Tuesday (February 26) in Atlanta, and then rests for about a week before heading to Japan next month.

In other Madonna news, Madonna is among the nominees for the Orville H. Gibson Guitar Awards to be held February 26 in Los Angeles. Madonna is up for the Horizon Award, which goes to the most promising and up-and-coming guitarist.