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Madonna is an American singer and icon, known as the Queen of Pop due to her great musical success within the industry. Madonna is also known for incorporating social, political, sexual, and religious themes into her works, which has allowed her to become a great influence.
Madonna Louise Ciccone was born on August 16, 1958, in Michigan, United States. Madonna rose to stardom thanks to her first studio album, titled Madonna, which was released in 1983. This album was followed by successful materials such as Like a Virgin and True Blue, as well as Ray of Light and Confessions on a Dance Floor. past Grammy award winners. Thus, Madonna has released songs that have achieved great success worldwide, such as "Like a Virgin", "La Isla Bonita", "Like a Prayer", "Vogue", "Music", "Hung Up", "4 Minutes", among many others. In addition to her musical career, Madonna has also been part of films such as Desperately Seeking Susan, Dick Tracy, A League of Their Own as well as Evita, with which she managed to win a Golden Globe for Best Actress. During her life and career, Madonna has also developed as a director, producer, writer, as well as a fashion designer. For these reasons, it has come to be considered a world icon. In addition, as a result of its music, image, and ideas, which have led it to reinvent itself throughout its entire career, it has been placed as one of the main symbols in the history of pop culture.
With more than 300 million records sold around the world, Madonna is certified as the best-selling female artist of all time by Guinness World Records. Madonna is the most successful solo artist in the history of the US Billboard Hot 100 chart. She also holds the record for number 1 singles as a female artist in countries such as the UK, Spain, Italy, Australia or Canada. Madonna is also the highest-grossing solo artist of all time, earning about $ 1.5 billion from concert tickets. In 2008 she was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. In addition, Rolling Stone included her in the list of 100 best artists and 100 best songwriters of all writers.