Madonna Officially Crowned the No. 1 Dance Club Songs Artist of All Time
The publication announced Madonna’s latest achievement earlier today (Dec. 1, 2016), explaining she earned the title by having 46 No. 1s, the most hit songs on any single Billboard chart. Madonna has consistently topped Billboard’s Dance Club Songs chart since its inception back in August of 1976, back when it was known as the Dance/Disco Top 80.
“Across four decades, Madonna has kept her sound fresh, current and uniquely her own, all while collaborating with a flurry of writers, producers and remixers,” a writer from Billboard explained. “Whether delving into disco, house, R&B, hip-hop, dubstep or EDM, Madonna has burned up Dance Club Songs for 34 years and counting.”
Madonna is set to be honored as Billboard’s 2016 Woman of the Year on Friday, Dec. 9, 2016, in NYC, the event will air on Lifetime on Dec. 12, 2016.