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Strike a Pose: Madonna’s 20 Greatest Videos

Madonna’s music videos defined the MTV era 
and changed pop culture forever. Here are the stories behind the 20 greatest

Madonna in 'Express Yourself' video 1989

Madonna in 1989's 'Express Yourself' video, directed by David Fincher.

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Madonna's first album was released in July 1983, just two years after the birth of MTV, and no artist conquered the medium like the Queen of Pop. To salute the Material Girls' unsurpassed career of visual experimentation, transformation and innovation, we give you the stories behind the making of the singer's 20 best music videos – from controversy-starting blockbusters such as "Like a Prayer" to introspective epics like "Frozen."