Madonna celebrates her birthday this week. The iconic singer turns 55. Madonna burst onto the scene in 1983 with Holiday and never looked back. What followed were a series of huge hits in the 80s and a lot of controversy along the way.
Madonna was one of the first (and few) artists to have a video banned on MTV. Much of the imagery used in several Madonna videos were deemed offensive, most notably by the Catholic Church. Despite all that, Madonna has easily become the top selling female artist in pop music history.
Let's rewind to 1986 for one of Madonna's most controversial video hits, her #1 "Papa Don't Preach" from iHeartRadio: