March 17, 2012


M adonna will achieve a record-extending 41st No. 1 on Billboard's Dance/Club Play Songs chart next week, as "Give Me All Your Luvin' " will jump 2-1 on the tally.

"Luvin' " will be No. 1 on the upcoming chart dated March 31 (posted to on Thursday, March 22). The achievement also gives Madonna No. 1 Billboard singles in four consecutive decades: the '80s, '90s, '00s and '10s.

Madonna extends her lead for most No. 1s in the chart's history, pulling further ahead of runner-up Janet Jackson, who has 19.

"Luvin' " (featuring Nicki Minaj and M.I.A.) is the first single from Madonna's "MDNA" album, due March 26. It reaches the top of the chart courtesy of remixes by the likes of LMFAO , Nicky Romero and Laidback Luke.

Meanwhile, "MDNA"'s second single, "Girl Gone Wild," is already off to a fast start on Dance/Club Play Songs: it will charge 46-20 next week.

Madonna's first Billboard chart hit came 30 years ago this year, when her debut single for Sire/Warner Bros., "Everybody," bowed on Dance/Club Play Songs on Nov. 6, 1982. It went on to peak at No. 3.

Here, in chronological order, are Madonna's 41 No. 1s on Dance/Club Play Songs. For titles that spent multiple weeks at No. 1, total frames in the lead are noted in parentheses.

1983, "Holiday/Lucky Star" (five weeks; double-sided chart single)
1984, "Like a Virgin" (three weeks)
1985, "Material Girl"
1985, "Angel/Into the Groove" (double-sided chart single)
1987, "Open Your Heart"

1987, "Causing a Commotion (Remix)"
1988, "You Can Dance (LP Cuts)"
1989, "Like a Prayer" (two weeks)
1989, "Express Yourself" (three weeks)
1990, "Keep It Together"

1990, "Vogue" (two weeks)
1991, "Justify My Love" (two weeks)
1992, "Erotica"
1993, "Deeper and Deeper"
1993, "Fever"

1994, "Secret" (two weeks)
1995, "Bedtime Story"
1997, "Don't Cry for Me Argentina"
1998, "Frozen" (two weeks)
1998, "Ray of Light" (four weeks)

1999, "Nothing Really Matters" (two weeks)
1999, "Beautiful Stranger" (two weeks)
2000, "American Pie"
2000, "Music" (five weeks)
2001, "Don't Tell Me"

2001, "What It Feels Like for a Girl"
2001, "Impressive Instant" (two weeks)
2002, "Die Another Day" (two weeks)
2003, "American Life"
2003, "Hollywood"

2003, "Me Against the Music," Britney Spears featuring Madonna (two weeks)
2004, "Nothing Fails"
2004, "Love Profusion"
2005, "Hung Up" (four weeks)
2006, "Sorry" (two weeks)

2006, "Get Together"
2006, "Jump" (two weeks)
2008, "4 Minutes," Madonna featuring Justin Timberlake & Timbaland (two weeks)
2008, "Give It 2 Me"
2009, "Celebration"

2012, "Give Me All Your Luvin'," Madonna featuring Nicki Minaj & M.I.A.

Comparing her chart champs by decade, Madonna scored nine Dance/Club Play Songs No. 1s in the '80s, 13 in the '90s, 18 in the '00s and, now, one in the '10s.

At five weeks each, "Holiday/Lucky Star" and "Music" represent Madonna's longest reigns. "Ray of Light" and "Hung Up" are next with four weeks each in charge.