Madonna: The countdown has begun!

Madonna's MDNA cover
The countdown has begun for the release of Madonna's 12th studio album, MDNA, which will be released on 26 March. The singer has also unveiled the colourful artwork for MDNA on her official website. She has also confirmed that an exclusive 18-track deluxe edition of MDNA will be available to pre-order from 3 February until 6 February. The 53-year-old recently described MDNA as "action-packed" and "high-energy". Madonna's first single from the CD, Give Me All Your Luvin, is to be released on 3 February, and Madonna will perform the song for the first time at the Super Bowl halftime show two days later. reports that Madonna will be performing with Nicki Minaj and M.I.A.. The rap stars have collaborated with the singer on her new track Give Me All Your Luvin', which they'll perform. "Madonna has been brutal in rehearsals. Although they've been having a laugh, they've been doing up to 12 hours in a New York studio,' a source told British newspaper The Sun. "She's saying they can sleep after the Super Bowl. She's involved in every aspect of the show, including Nicki and M.I.A's outfits. "Nicki has been telling pals it's the most gruelling thing she has ever done and wouldn't expect anything else, calling it an 'epic learning experience'."