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Weekend Rock Question: Who is the Best Pop Queen of All Time?

Cast your vote in our weekly poll

July 1, 2011 1:00 PM ET
Madonna kicking off her Sticky & Sweet Tour
Madonna kicking off her Sticky & Sweet Tour
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Last week, we asked Rolling Stone readers to name their favorite Bruce Springsteen songs – and we compiled the votes into a top 10 list.

This week we crunched the numbers to determine the current Queen of Pop. Now it's your turn to decide: Who is the best Pop Queen of all time? Unlike our list, which was based on data from the past two years, you can feel free to vote for any female solo artist from any era you like.

You can vote here in the comments, on facebook.com/rollingstone or on Twitter with the #weekendrock hashtag.

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