Since bursting onto the scene in the early 1980s, Madonna has become one of THE defining music video artists of all time. Over her four-decade career, she has put forward dozens of literally iconic videos to accompany her equally iconic pop music. Now the Great Pop Culture Debate wants throw our very own Celebration as we try to determine the very BEST Madonna music video of all time.

Join host Eric Rezsnyak and GPCD panelists Derek Mekita, Jennifer Chen, and Jonny Minogue as they discuss 16 of the most iconic music videos spanning Madonna’s four-decade career.

Play along at home by finding the listener bracket here. Make a copy for yourself, fill it out, and see if your picks match up with ours!

To listen to Round 1, showing how we got to the Sweet 16 down from the Top 32, become a Patreon supporter of the podcast today to access the exclusive Part 1 episode.


Best Song of 1985

Best Whitney Houston Song

Best 90s Dance Hit

Top 10 Madonna Video Looks

Round 2 Match-Ups:

Match-Up 1: “Like a Prayer” (1) vs. “Borderline” (4)

Match-Up 2: “Open Your Heart” (3) vs. “Justify My Love” (2)

Match-Up 3: “Express Yourself” (1) vs. “Nothing Really Matters” (4)

Match-Up 4: “Take a Bow” (3) vs. “Papa Don’t Preach” (2)

Match-Up 5: “Vogue” (1) vs. “Human Nature” (4)

Match-Up 6: “Hung Up” (3) vs. “Ray of Light” (2)

Match-Up 7: “Material Girl” (1) vs. “Music” (4)

Match-Up 8: “Like a Virgin” (3) vs. “Frozen” (2)

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Host: Eric Rezsnyak

Panel: Derek Mekita, Jennifer Chen, Jonny Minogue

Producer: Curtis Creekmore

Editors: Eric Rezsnyak

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