Madonna – Like a Virgin Review
“Like a Virgin” is recorded by American pop singer-songwriter Madonna and taken from her second studio album. It was released on 6 November 1984 by Warner Bros. Records as the album’s first single. It was produced by Nile Rodgers, and written by Tom Kelly and Billy Steinberg. The music video was released in 1984 and directed by Mary Lambert. Video was nominated at the MTV Video Music Awards 1985 for “Best Choreography” and at the MTV Video Music Awards 1991 for “Best Female Video”.
“Like a Virgin” has been covered by The Lords of the New Church (1985), Teenage Fanclub (1991), Jim Broadbent (2001), The Meat Purveyors (2004), Jonathan Groff & Naya Rivera (2010), Vanessa Carlton (2011) and JoJo (2012).
“Like a Virgin” ranked at number 9 on the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs, at number 1 on the Billboard Hot Dance Club Songs, at number 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, at number 9 on the Swiss Music Chart, at number 16 on the Italian Singles Chart, at number 1 on the Japanese International Singles Chart, at number 8 on the French Singles Chart and at number 5 on the Finnish Singles Chart.