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Madonna Louise Ciccone (; born August 16, 1958) is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. Nicknamed the "Queen of Pop", she has been recognized for her continual reinvention and versatility in music production, songwriting and visual presentation. Madonna's works, which incorporate social, political, sexual, and religious themes, have generated both controversy and critical acclaim. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Madonna has received more than 21,094,202 page views. Her biography is available in 152 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 139 in 2019). Madonna is the 13th most popular musician (up from 15th in 2019), the 114th most popular biography from United States (up from 118th in 2019) and the 5th most popular American Musician.

Madonna is most famous for her music, which spans three decades. She is the best-selling female recording artist of all time, with over 200 million records sold worldwide.

Memorability Metrics

  • 21M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 74.95

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 152

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.78

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 6.60

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Madonnas by language

Over the past year Madonna has had the most page views in the with 6,124,961 views, followed by Portuguese (2,006,326), and Spanish (1,543,327). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Extremaduran (1,707.48%), Portuguese (417.40%), and Telugu (270.11%)


Among musicians, Madonna ranks 13 out of 3,175Before her are John Lennon, Clara Schumann, Louis Armstrong, Bob Dylan, Elton John, and Jimi Hendrix. After her are George Harrison, Leonard Cohen, Jeff Beck, Władysław Szpilman, Arcangelo Corelli, and Ray Charles.

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Among people born in 1958, Madonna ranks 3Before her are Michael Jackson, and Ursula von der Leyen. After her are Olaf Scholz, Tim Burton, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Andrea Bocelli, Sharon Stone, Gary Oldman, Albert II, Prince of Monaco, Kate Bush, and Michelle Pfeiffer.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Madonna ranks 114 out of 20,380Before her are Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis (1929), Debbie Reynolds (1932), John Forbes Nash Jr. (1928), Joan Baez (1941), Bhumibol Adulyadej (1927), and Jack Nicholson (1937). After her are Jane Addams (1860), Isadora Duncan (1877), Tupac Shakur (1971), Noam Chomsky (1928), James Dean (1931), and Ted Bundy (1946).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Madonna ranks 5Before her are Michael Jackson (1958), Louis Armstrong (1901), Bob Dylan (1941), and Jimi Hendrix (1942). After her are Ray Charles (1930), Scatman John (1942), Frank Zappa (1940), Brian Wilson (1942), Chuck Berry (1926), Ronnie James Dio (1942), and Miles Davis (1926).