Today in Madonna History: October 23, 1998

1998 VH1 Fashion Awards 1 5501998 VH1 Fashion Awards 3 5501998 VH1 Fashion Awards 4 550

On October 23 1998, Madonna performed The Power Of Good-Bye at the 4th annual VH1 Fashion Awards at the Theatre in Madison Square Garden, New York. She was honoured with the Gianni Versace Tribute Award and also took home the trophy for Most Fashionable Artist.

Today in Madonna History: September 5, 1991

immaculate-collection-video-poster

On September 5 1991, Madonna’s The Immaculate Collection won Best Long-Form Video at the 8th annual MTV Video Music Awards at the Universal Amphitheatre in Los Angeles, California.

Today in Madonna History: August 12, 2003

53

On August 12 2003, Madonna was honoured with the Greatest Female Singer Of The Video Age award by VH1 (based on a viewer’s poll).

Today in Madonna History: May 15, 1997

lap-may15-1 lap-may15-2

On May 15 1997, Madonna’s Like A Prayer is named one of  “200 Best Albums Ever Made” by Rolling Stone magazine.

Today in Madonna History: April 5, 1999

sexy-1 sexy-3 sexy-2 sexy-4 sexy-8 sexy-5 sexy-7 sexy-9

On April 5 1999, Madonna was voted the Most Positive & Influential Sexual Voice Of The Past 35 Years in a USA Today online survey.

Today in Madonna History: January 17, 1996

On January 17 1996, Madonna accepted David Bowie’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction on his behalf.

During her speech, Madonna described how as a “normal, dysfunctional, rebellious teenager from the Midwest,” a David Bowie concert in June 1974 at Cobo Arena in Detroit changed her life for good:

“I don’t think that I breathed for two hours. It was the most amazing show that I’d ever seen, not just because the music was great, but because it was great theater. Here’s this beautiful, androgynous man, just being so perverse … as David Byrne so beautifully put it … so unconventional, defying logic and basically blowing my mind. Anyway, I came home a changed woman, as you can see, and my father was not sleeping and he knew exactly where I went, and he grounded me for the rest of the summer. But it was worth every minute that I sat and suffered in my house that summer.”

 

Today in Madonna History: December 18, 1999

madonna-1999

On December 18 1999, Madonna was ranked #3 on VH1-UK’s Millennium Honors List of the top 100 greatest artists of the millenium.

What a beautiful and talented woman!

%d bloggers like this: