She’s caused controversy and scored success in equal measure, but these Madonna facts reveal much more about the “Queen Of Pop”.
Pairing up with Chic’s Nile Rodgers, Madonna created ‘Like A Virgin’, arguably the most significant record ever released by a woman.
On her ‘Bedtime Stories’ album, Madonna’s tease remained evident, but had become more soft seduction than confrontational come-on.
A journey through a range of sexually-charged fantasies, the ‘Erotica’ album found Madonna at the frontline of gender politics.
With the ‘Music’ album, Madonna proved the new queens on the block had little chance of catching her critical and commercial momentum.
The best Madonna songs prove the Queen Of Pop to be the ultimate chameleon, turning out classic tracks while effortlessly staying on-trend.
Containing the principal ingredients of her early 80s output, Madonna’s self-titled debut album could not be silenced.
With their maverick musicality and arresting visuals, Pet Shop Boys established themselves as a genius singles act – and much more besides.
An exercise in unashamed hit-making, ‘True Blue’ saw Madonna pitch herself at superstar status, landing in a league of her own.
Madonna made a surprise appearance at The Boom Boom Room during New York's Pride Month celebrations.
As chameleonic as any of her contemporaries, the best Madonna album covers stand as some of the most recognisable artworks in the world.
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