Celebrating Madonna: The Queen of Pop's 50 Most Iconic Moments

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Madonna on 'American Bandstand' (1984)

When: January 14, 1984
What: In October 1982 Madonna released her first single, "Everybody," which debuted at New York nightclub Danceteria and helped her score a record deal. When she went on American Bandstand to support her debut album a little over a year later, she performed "Holiday" and made her ambitions crystal clear. When asked by host Dick Clark, "What are your dreams? What's left?" Madonna simply responded, "To rule the world."

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