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Happy Birthday #COADF: Top 35 Reasons to Love Madonna

To celebrate the 10th anniversary of a legendary album, Confessions On A Dance Floor, we've rounded up our top reasons why we think Madonna is the ultimate icon of pop music.. And as if anyone really needs a list to fall in love with her, here are 35 reasons to love Queen Madge.

1. Guinness World Records ranked her the Best Selling Female Recording Artist of all time (300 million records sold worldwide)

Madonna performs during the halftime show in the NFL Super Bowl XLVI football game in Indianapolis...Madonna performs during the halftime show in the NFL Super Bowl XLVI football game in Indianapolis, Indiana, February 5, 2012. REUTERS/Jim Young (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT FOOTBALL ENTERTAINMENT)

2. She taught the world how to Vogue

3. She wanted to be a dancer and when that failed she became one of the biggest pop stars in the world

Madonna pop icon

4. She always reinvents herself

Madonna Reinvention

5. Madonna’s Late Night with David Letterman episode in 1994 became the most censored in American network television talk-show history for saying the “F” word 13 times

Madonna Letterman

6. She won a Golden Globe in 1997 for her role in Evita

7. She made out with Britney Spears

8. She made out with Drake

9. She has published a total of 10 books, including a children’s book The English Roses

Madonna English Roses

10. She casually made a coffee table book called Sex and it only added to her mystique

Madonna Sex book

11. She’s been relevant for longer than some of the current pop stars have been alive

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12. She pulls off Marilyn Monroe flawlessly


13. She’s a cool ass mom

Madonna Mom

14. She has the most MTV VMAs awards of any artist (20)

Madonna Moonman

15. She always hangs out with the coolest celebs

Madonna celeb friends

16. She owns her sexuality

Madonna Sexuality

17. She’s cool with being a bitch

Madonna bitch

18. She opened the very first MTV VMAS in 1984

Madonna 1984

19. She gave us the Truth or Dare documentary (1991)

20. She never fails at being controversial

21. She's unapologetic

Madonna Unapologetic

22. She’s dated Tupac, JFK Jr., Antonio Banderas, Lenny Kravitz, Dennis Rodman, Jean-Michel Basquiat, and ...Vanilla Ice

Madonna Vanilla Ice

23. She stands up for what she believes in

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24. She’s super fit

Madonna fit

25. She brought Michael Jackson as her date to the 1991 Oscars

MICHAEL and Madonna

26. She told us what she thinks of artists that are maybe TOO “inspired” by her

27. ...Her shade is always on point

28. She’s a smarty pants with an IQ of 140

Madonna glasses

29. She has a charity to help orphans in Malawi called “Raising Malawi”

Madonna Raising Malawi

30. Her shows are LEGENDARY

31. Ray of Light was just too good

32. Her instagram is fantastic

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33. Billboard magazine ranked her the most successful artists in the history of American singles chart

34. Her videos are always innovative

35. And because bitch, she's Madonna!

Written by Mercedes D

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