Tuesday, March 11, 2008
Madonna Louise Ciccone Ritchie
Madonna Louise Ciccone Ritchie (born August 16, 1958) is an American pop singer-songwriter, guitarist, dancer, record producer, film producer, actress, film director and author. She is most commonly referred to as simply, Madonna. She is known for the use of sexual, social and religious themes in her work and has been nicknamed the "Material Girl" and "Queen Of Pop" by the media. Since her debut in 1982, Madonna has released many chart-topping albums and singles, and has sold more than 200 million albums worldwide. Her initial commercial success, fueled by her original fashion sense and catchy pop songs, was helped when photographs featuring Madonna nude were published in Penthouse magazine. Her official site.