Monthly Archives: December 2019
Today in Madonna History: December 23, 2001
Today in Madonna History: December 22, 1984
On December 22 1984, Madonna’s Like A Virgin single hit #1 in the USA. It was her first number one single in the USA, and it remained at number one for six weeks.
In 2000, Like A Virgin, was honored by Rolling Stone and MTV, as the fourth song on their list of the 100 Greatest Pop Songs. It was voted ten on VH1’s 100 Best Songs of the Past 25 Years. The song was listed at ninety-five on Billboard’s Hot 100 All-Time Top Songs. In 2003, Madonna fans were asked to vote for their Top 20 Madonna Singles of All-Time, by Q magazine. Like A Virgin was allocated the fifth spot on the list.
Today in Madonna History: December 21, 1985
On December 21 1985, Madonna was awarded seven Billboard Music Awards, reflecting her significant impact on the Billboard charts in the preceding year:
- Top Pop Artist
- Top Pop Album Artist – Female
- Top Pop Singles Artist
- Top Pop Singles Artist – Female
- Top Dance Club Play Artist
- Top Dance Sales Artist
- Top Music Video (Madonna – The Videos)
Today in Madonna History: December 20, 1994
Today in Madonna History: December 19, 1996
Today in Madonna History: December 18, 2001
On December 18 2001, the first of a two-part interview with Matt Lauer to promote GHV2 aired on the Today show in North America. The second part aired the following day.
Coming off a busy year for Madonna, her involvement in promoting the retrospective was limited, with this being her only television interview that tied in with its release.