Madonna Kicks Off 'MDNA' World Tour With Lady Gaga Cover - Video

1 June 2012, 12:41 | Updated: 1 June 2012, 13:03

The singer's two-hour concert includes a mash-up of her song 'Express Yourself' and Lady Gaga's 'Born This Way'.

Madonna kicked off her 'MDNA' world tour last night in Tel Aviv, Israel, with a performance that notably saw her covering Lady Gaga's 2011 hit 'Born This Way'.

The 'Girl Gone Wild' singer performed a two-hour show at the Ramat Gan Stadium yesterday, and her performance was noted for mashing-up her 1989 single 'Express Yourself' with Gaga's song, following comparisons between the two tracks over the past year.

Madonna performed 'Express Yourself' alongside a marching band armed with batons before belting out the chorus to 'Born This Way' and leading into a short burst of her  her 'Hard Candy' album track 'She's Not Me'.

View a picture of Madonna on stage in Tel Aviv below (Credit: Getty):

The 'Give Me All Your Luvin' star is set to perform across the world for the rest of 2012, heading over to the UK in July, as she promotes her twelfth studio album 'MDNA'.

Madonna's 'MDNA' world tour continues Sunday 3rd June at the Du Arena in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates.

View pictures of Madonna performing her 'MDNA' world tour below (Credit: Getty):

View a fan-shot clip of Madonna covering Lady Gaga's 'Born This Way' alongside 'Express Yourself' below: