She is considered one of the most influential figures in popular culture and has often been referred to as the "Queen of Pop".
Madonna is noted for her continual reinvention and versatility in music production, songwriting, and visual presentation.
She has pushed the boundaries of artistic expression in mainstream music, while maintaining control over every aspect of her career.
Her works, which incorporate social, political, sexual, and religious themes, have generated both controversy and critical acclaim.
With sales of over 300 million records worldwide, Madonna is the best-selling female music artist of all time.
She is the most successful solo artist in the history of the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart and holds the record for the most number-one singles by a female artist in Australia, Canada, Italy, Spain, and the United Kingdom