Referred to as the “Queen of Pop” since the 1980s, Madonna is known for pushing the boundaries of songwriting in mainstream popular music and for the imagery she uses onstage and in music videos. Her biggest hits include “Papa Don’t Preach,” “Like a Prayer,” “Vogue,” and “Material Girl,” among many others.
Madonna has worked in twenty-six feature films (twenty-one as an actress), ten short films, three theatrical plays, ten television episodes, and appeared in sixteen commercials.
Since the beginning of her career in the early 1980s, American singer and songwriter Madonna has had a social-cultural impact on the world through her recordings, attitude, clothing and lifestyle. Madonna is labeled by international authors as the greatest woman in music, as well as the most influential and iconic female recording artist of all time.