Madonna was the 1st to do many things including managing her music & image. She became a star so fast that she sometimes doesn't get credit for her talent. She has manipulated the media and re-created herself a number of times and shows no sign of slowing down. She's in the Guinness Book of World Records as the most successful female singer of 2000. Madonna has sold over 120 million albums, hit the number one spot a dozen times, and hit the top 10 3 dozen times.
The Queen of Pop has awards for her songs, videos and films. "Madonna Wannabes" everywhere mimic her style and appearance.