It's a pop battle that continues today, albeit more through passionate fan bases than the artists themselves. There's also no denying that women make the biggest impact on pop, calling upon their army of followers to help them claim chart records, bigger tours and the most fun.
But who can hold the title of the Queen of Pop in 2015? There's formidable competition out there among female artists currently dominating the pop sphere, but you can vote for your favourite below in our real-time ranking of the very best.
To vote for Madonna visit: www.digitalspy.co.uk/who-is-the-queen-of-pop