Madonna Louise Ciccone, better known to her fans and music lovers as just Madonna, is one of few performers who transformed mainstream pop music culture. She is renowned for not only reinventing her performances, but also her image. Even today, her music videos can raise eyebrows and get people tapping their toes.
Born to Silvio “Tony” Ciccone and Madonna Fortin on August 16, 1958, Madonna shifted from Michigan to New York with the aim of becoming a professional dancer. She went on to perform for renowned music groups Emmy and Breakfast Club, but won her big break in 1982. She signed up with Sire Records to release her debut album in 1983.
"I'm tough, I'm ambitious and I know exactly what I want. If that makes me a bitch okay"