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  Madonna: 'greatest woman in music history'
Updated 27 September 2002, 15.51
Madonna's concerts still sell out very quickly
Madonna has been voted the greatest woman in music history by the music channel VH1.

  Click here for the Madonna quiz!

Kylie was flattered when Madonna wore a T shirt with her name across it
Kylie and Madonna are big fans of each other

The Queen of Pop took 17% of the 750,000 votes cast in the poll, leaving Aussie superstar Kylie Minogue trailing in second place.

She also beat the Princess of Pop - Britney, who came in at number nine.

Fact File
Madonna
Her first album was released in 1982
Her real name is Louise Ciccone
Holiday was her first European Top Ten hit in the mid-80s
She's had 11 number 1s in the US
She's starred in many movies including Dick Tracey and Evita

British stars who made it into the top 100 were Dido (21), Gabrielle (41) and Sharleen Spiteri (49).

The Spice Girls as a whole were at 44, with Mel C in at 58, four places above Geri (62). Emma Bunton, Mel B and Victoria Beckham were nowhere to be seen.

Denise Van Outen will count down the Top 100 on VH1 from 30 September to 4 October.

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