Girl gone wild

Madonna-Girl Gone Wild

Found in:
MDNA (2012)

Certification: None
Downloads: 42,000 (03/31/2012)  

Live performances:

Madonna-Girl gone wild Video

CHART RUNS:

Billboard Hot 100
DID NOT CHART

Bubbling Under Hot 100
Debut date: March 17, 2012
Peak date: March 17, 2012
Final week on chart: April 14, 2012
Peak: #6
Chart run: 6-25-off-off-8-off (3 weeks)

Hot Digital Tracks
Debut date: March 17, 2012
Peak date: March 24, 2012
Final week on chart: March 24, 2012
Peak: #81
Chart run: 83-81-off (2 weeks)

Hot Dance Music/Club Play
Debut date: March 24, 2012
Peak date: April 21, 2012
Final week on chart: —
Peak: #1 (1 week)
Chart run: 46-20-7-4-1-3-6-

Dance/Mixshow Airplay
Debut Date: April 21, 2012
Peak Date: —
Final Week on Chart: —
Peak Position: —
Chart run: 22-15-17-

Dance/Electronic Digital Songs
Debut Date: April 28, 2012
Peak Date: —
Final Week on Chart: —
Peak Position: #14
Chart run: 14-off-off-19-30-40-32-

Mainstream Top 40:
Debut Date: March 24, 2012
Peak Date: March 24, 2012
Final Week on Chart: —
Peak Position: —
Chart run: 38-39-

Hot Dance Singles Sales:
Debut Date: May 5, 2012
Peak Date: —
Final Week on Chart: —
Peak Position: —
Chart run: 7-

UK Official Top 100 Singles
DID NOT CHART

Rest of the world

Australia: #93
Belgium (Flanders): #11
Belgium (Wallonia): #28
Brazil: #42
Canada: #42
Croatia: #73
Czech republic: #88
Finland: #5
France: #23
Hungary: #3
Israel: #8
Japan: #17
Italy: #9
Netherlands: #66
Russia: #5
Norway: #13
Slovakia: #59
Spain: #7


“Girl gone wild” was the second single released for Madonna’s latest studio album “MDNA”. It’s Madonna’s 76th worldwide single release, and so far holds the distinction for being her least successful second single to date. Following the lukewarm success of Give me all your luvin’, Girl gone wild has experienced a  much worst outing, becoming her first second single release to miss the Billboard Hot 100, and internationally it hasn’t lived up to expectations either. This is probably due to the fact that it wasn’t the best choice for a single, but I won’t start here a list of reasons for its underperformance, up to this point it’s better to highlight the positive side and just enjoy the music.

Girl gone wild did found sucess on the dance charts, becoming her 42nd hit to reign on the Hot Dance/Club Play Chart, extending her lead as the most successful artist on this chart. The music video started a small controversy regarding censorship on youtube, the video was deemed too explicit for minors and youtube decided to force viewers to sign in, in order to exclude minors from viewing the video. The video is now shown for all audiences but the explicit scenes were cut out. This controversy didn’t do much to generate interest on the song, as Madonna had done sucessfully in the past with certain videos.

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