One of Madonna’s most famous songs, Material Girl helped define the 80s. But everything wasn’t quite what it seemed – deliberately so.
From slick performance pieces to high-concept clips, the best music videos sometimes outshine even the song they were created to promote.
She’s caused controversy and scored success in equal measure, but these Madonna facts reveal much more about the “Queen Of Pop”.
The best-selling of Madonna’s many UK hits, Into The Groove helped ‘Desperately Seeking Susan’ become one of the 80s’ most iconic movies.
No one expected Holiday’s monster success in late 1983, but the single would break records and become one of Madonna’s signature songs.
Madonna’s ‘Who’s That Girl’ album may have been one of the 80s’ biggest soundtracks, but would records sales translate to the box office?
A witty triumph of innovation, ‘I’m Breathless’ was a part-soundtrack for ‘Dick Tracy’, and a Madonna album like no other.
Madonna’s first album of the 21st century, ‘American Life’ was a leftfield turning point that heralded some of her best work yet.
A collaboration with Timbaland and Pharrell Williams, ‘Hard Candy’ kept Madonna match-fit at the end of the 2000s.
The richest range of Madonna’s creative skills to date, the ‘Rebel Heart’ album emerged as a triumphant victory against the odds.
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