Madonna timeline

  • Madonna is Born

    Madonna (born Madonna Louise Ciccone; August 16, 1958), is an American recording artist, actress and entrepreneur. Born in Bay City, Michigan and... Read more

  • Madonna's Mother Dies

    Madonna was raised in the Detroit suburbs of Pontiac and Avon Township (now Rochester Hills). Her mother died of breast cancer at age 30 on... Read more

  • Madonna Leaves College to Dance

    Her ballet teacher persuaded her to pursue a career in dance, so she left the college at the end of 1977 and relocated to New York City. Madonna... Read more

  • Madonna Releases "Everybody"

    Madonna signed a singles deal with Sire Records, a label belonging to Warner Bros. Records. Her first release was "Everybody" on April 24, 1982.... Read more

  • Madonna Releases Self-Titled Debut

    Madonna is the debut album by American singer-songwriter Madonna, released on July 27, 1983 by Sire Records. The album was re-released in 1985 for... Read more

  • Madonna Releases Like a Virgin

    Like a Virgin is the second studio album by American singer-songwriter Madonna, released on November 12, 1984 by Sire Records. The album was... Read more

  • "Desperately Seeking Susan" Is Released

    Desperately Seeking Susan is a 1985 film directed by Susan Seidelman and starring Rosanna Arquette and Madonna. This movie was rated PG-13 in the... Read more

  • Madonna Releases True Blue

    True Blue is the third studio album by American singer-songwriter Madonna, released on June 30, 1986 by Sire Records. Madonna worked with Stephen... Read more

  • Madonna Releases Like a Prayer

    "Like a Prayer" incorporates rock, dance, pop, soul, and funk elements. Rolling Stone magazine hailed it "as close to art as pop music gets".... Read more

  • "A League Of Their Own" Is Released

    A League of Their Own is a 1992 United States comedy-drama film that tells a fictionalized account of the real-life All-American Girls Professional... Read more

  • Madonna Releases Erotica

    Erotica is a concept album about sexuality and relationships. Each track explores a different facet of sexuality, usually involving sexual... Read more

  • Madonna Releases Bedtime Stories

    The album began as a collaboration with Shep Pettibone, and was to be stylistically similar to Erotica. However, due to Madonna's wish to soften... Read more

  • Madonna Releases Ray of Light

    Ray of Light is the seventh studio album by American singer-songwriter Madonna, released on March 3, 1998 by Maverick Records. After giving birth... Read more

  • Madonna Releases Music

    Music is the eighth studio album by American singer-songwriter Madonna, released on September 19, 2000 by Maverick Records. On its release, it set... Read more

  • Die Another Day released

    Die Another Day (2002) is the twentieth spy film in the James Bond series, and the fourth and last to star Pierce Brosnan as the fictional MI6... Read more

  • Madonna Releases American Life

    American Life was mostly composed and entirely produced by Madonna and Mirwais Ahmadza├». The two had previously collaborated together on the studio... Read more

  • Live 8 concerts

    Live 8 was a string of benefit concerts that took place on 2 July 2005, in the G8 states and in South Africa. They were timed to precede the G8... Read more

  • Madonna Releases Confessions on a Dance Floor

    Confessions on a Dance Floor is the tenth studio album by American recording artist Madonna. It was released on November 15, 2005 by Warner Bros.... Read more

  • Madonna Releases Hard Candy

    Hard Candy is the eleventh studio album by American singer-songwriter Madonna, released on April 25, 2008 by Warner Bros. Records. It was her final... Read more