Madonna’s Birthday – level 2

22-08-2018 07:00

Madonna was born on 16th August, 1958 in Michigan, USA, and she celebrated her 60th birthday last week.

When she was 17, she stopped studying, left home and moved to New York. There she sang with some bands but later signed a contract with a record label in 1982.

This started her big 40-year-long career. Some of her biggest hits are ‘Like a Virgin’, ‘Papa Don’t Preach’, ‘Vogue’ and ‘Ray of Light’. She is the biggest female solo artist of all time, selling over 300 million records.

Madonna married twice and has six children; she adopted four of them from Africa.

Difficult words: contract (a deal, a plan to work together), record label or record company (a company which sells an artist’s music).

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