Today in Madonna History: February 6, 2005

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On February 6 2005, BBC Radio One announced that Madonna was the most voted for female artist to be included in the UK’s Greatest Number One Singles of all-time.

Madonna had two songs in the top ten: Like A Prayer at #4 and Vogue at #5.

Music landed at #21.

BBC Radio One asked fans to vote for the Greatest UK Number One Single to celebrate the 1000th number one single.

The top ten included:

  1. Queen – Bohemian Rhapsody
  2. Iron Maiden – Bring Your Daughter To The Slaughter
  3. Michael Jackson – Billie Jean
  4. Madonna – Like A Prayer
  5. Madonna – Vogue
  6. Elvis Presley – Jailhouse Rock
  7. Oasis – Don’t Look Back In Anger
  8. Abba – Dancing Queen
  9. Mariah Carey – Without You
  10. John Lennon – Imagine

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One thought on “Today in Madonna History: February 6, 2005

  1. Like a Prayer, Vogue and Music are-and deserve to be #1 hit Rock Classics-and they are!-but why Madonna will likely never get played on Rock Stations will remain an eternal mystery! We can only always hope! In the meantime here they are in their unrepentant Detroit glory! Three of the best #1 hit singles ever-Madonna Forever in her Rock Brilliance!

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