Madonna is an American pop singer-songwriter, record producer, dancer and actress, known for her controversial yet successful music career, fashion sense, eccentric music videos, and record-breaking total of twelve number-one singles.

She is internationally recognized for her hit singles "Like a Virgin", "Material Girl", "Papa Don't Preach", "Vogue" and "Like a Prayer".

Along with being an entertainer, Madonna has a frequent career as an actress, most noticeably in Evita.

To-date, Madonna has sold over 300 million albums internationally, ahead of top competitors Céline Dion and Mariah Carey, establishing her as the best-selling female artist in the United States.