Without her pop music would be hardly conceivable, as we know it today,: Madonna Louise Ciccone alias Madonna today celebrates her 60th birthday.
Taking the word “Style icon” in the mouth, in the pop music you don’t get around their names: since their self-titled debut album in 1983, Madonna from the music scene is impossible to imagine. Madonna was also high-profile scandals that are still remembered in addition to innovations of lots of, trends and hits. She fought the pop Puritanism – with sex and eroticism and donned even with the Church.
The music video for “Like A Prayer”
Her name is Madonna, as the Blessed Virgin Mary, she sings her praying in a church, showing deep insight into her cleavage and mixed religious symbols and sexuality: that this little liked the Catholic Church, is hardly surprising. Pope John Paul II. called upon even to the boycott of the album of the same name. Madonna’s success as well as their desire to provoke this did not diminish – on the contrary. Madonna’s dance in front of the burning crosses in the video for “Like A Prayer” is today already legendary and song of one of their most famous.
in 1992, she sang a hymn to Sado Maso sex – with “Erotica” and hit more in the black with their provocation once.
in 1990, Madonna appeared at the MTV Video Music Awards. They performed their song “Vogue” – and settled something special for that invade. The singer and her dancers came to the Marie Antoinette costume with imposing wigs and subjects on the stage. The men were dressed accordingly. The “Marie Antoinette”performance, as the appearance consequently went down in the history, was a film reference: Madonna and her team citing the film “Dangerous liaisons” in 1988, on the homonymous novel by Pierre-Ambroise-François Choderlos de Laclos based from the 18th century. Sunken, Madonna is the idea of playing the charade with their team. When the theme of the game on “Dangerous liaisons”, Madonna, according to the website “allaboutmadonna.com” said: “This is very vogue.”
Madonna invented labored, musically as well visually. From material girl to the Femme fatale of the 80 s pop to the Electronica-Queen – succeeded, to stay on the pulse of time. in 1998, she released the album “Ray Of Light” – and shine with atmospheric Electronica-pop. The song “Frozen” remained of them especially in memory:
In her decades-long career Madonna has countless colleagues influenced – not only Lady Gaga, who were accused of initially like to copy Madonna, but also pop stars such as Britney Spears or Christina Aguilera. With Spears, Aguilera and Missy Elliott, Madonna performed in 2003 at the video music awards – and performed a medley of “Like A Prayer” and “Hollywood”. While Spears and Aguilera came in a wedding dress, appeared Madonna in a tuxedo-like suit – and both kissed passionately in front of the camera. Spears and Aguilera, a kind of accolade for Madonna a successful PR coup: once again each of them said.
Madonna and the men
Looking back on the careers of Madonna, one thinks also of their prominent liaisons. in 1985, Madonna married actor Sean Penn, four years later, the marriage was divorced again.