Madonna Essay

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Madonna

Madonna was born on August 16, 1958, in the city of Bay City, located in the state of Michigan. Her real birth name is Madonna Louise Ciccone. However, most people know her as simply Madonna. She is known as a controversial singer, actress, dancer, songwriter, and became one of America's biggest and well- known stars in the late 1980s. Madonna's assertive behavior, outspoken personality, and aggressive acts of sexuality, along with her great efforts to push back the borders of the acceptable, brought her tremendous commercial success in America and abroad.
She achieved the reputation as a forefront performer and entertainer. Before Madonna began her superstar career, she attended school at the
University
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The album reached the top tin on the charts in the year of
1984.
Madonna's subsequent videos grew increasingly more elaborate and sophisticated. Most of the videos went to the top of the charts, which resulted in her drawing more and more attention, which in turn carried over to her later music. Musical hits such as the songs "Like a Virgin," "Angel," "Dress You Up,"
"Pretender," "Over and Over," "Stay," "Shoo-bee-doo," and "Material Girl," from her album titled Madonna, Like A Virgin, in 1984 stayed as the number one album for about six weeks. As her superstar status grew and became more and more assured, Madonna became more willing to express her views on different controversial issues. Her music song, "Papa Don't Preach," which was released in the year 1986, dealt with the controversial issue of teenage pregnancy. Her song, "Like a Prayer," which was released in the year 1989, treated the idea of spirituality in a questionable way. Additionally, her song, "Justify My Love," made in 1990 was accompanied by a video deemed too sexually explicit to be shown on the MTV channel. Madonna has broken several popular music sales records. Her song,
"Vogue," released in 1990, became one of the top selling singles ever produced.
The Immaculate Collection, including all previously released songs like
"Holiday," "Lucky Star," "Borderline," "Like A Virgin," "Material Girl," "Crazy
For You," "Into The Groove," "Live To Tell," "Papa Don't

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