Madonna's 'Crazy For You' became a number-one hit, 30 years ago today

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'Crazy For You' was Madonna's first ballad to become a hit, and we're celebrating 30 years of its impact on popular music.

Madonna has never been a pop star to play by the rules, but she continues to win at the game. After breaking out almost 35 years ago, she has quite a lot of claim to her name -- she isn't called the "Queen of Pop" for nothing.

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Madonna's 'Crazy For You' became a number-one hit, 30 years ago today
THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON -- Episode 0243 -- Pictured: Host Jimmy Fallon, Madonna and The Roots during the Music Room segment on April 9, 2015 -- (Photo by: Douglas Gorenstein/NBC)
NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 24: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Jimmy Fallon and Madonna sign the Facebook wall before their livestream interview at the Facebook offices on March 24, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 24: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Madonna signs the Facebook wall before her livestream interview with Jimmy Fallon at the Facebook offices on March 24, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)
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US pop diva Madonna sits among Malawian children during a visit to the Mkoko Primary School, one of the schools Madonna's Raising Malawi organization has built jointly with US organization BuildOn in the Kasungu District, Central Malawi, on November 30, 2014. Madonna met Malawi's new president on November 28 after her VIP status was restored in the country where she adopted two children but then fell foul of the former government. Madonna has adopted two children from the country, which officially has more than a million orphans and vulnerable children. AFP PHOTO/AMOS GUMULIRA (Photo credit should read AMOS GUMULIRA/AFP/Getty Images)
SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE -- Jimmy Fallon/Justin Timberlake Episode 1651 -- Pictured: (l-r) Madonna, Justin Timberlake, Jimmy Fallon, Cecily Strong -- (Photo by: Dana Edelson/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
US star Madonna (L) walks out with Dr. Eric Borgstein(R) after visiting the Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital (QECH) on November 27, 2014 where he launched a new project with Ministry of Health to construct a pediatric surgery and intensive care unit at the hospital in Blantyre. AFP PHOTO/STRINGER (Photo credit should read STRINGER/AFP/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 05: Editor in Chief WSJ. Magazine Kristina O'Neill, dancer Charles 'Lil Buck' Riley and Madonna attend WSJ. Magazine 2014 Innovator Awards at Museum of Modern Art on November 5, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 30: (Exclusive Coverage) Kanye West, Madonna and Riccardo Tisci attend Keep A Child Alive's 11th Annual Black Ball at Hammerstein Ballroom on October 30, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Child2014/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 05: Madonna speaks at WSJ. Magazine 2014 Innovator Awards at Museum of Modern Art on November 5, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 05: Madonna attends WSJ. Magazine 2014 Innovator Awards at Museum of Modern Art on November 5, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 30: (Exclusive Coverage) Madonna attends Keep A Child Alive's 11th Annual Black Ball at Hammerstein Ballroom on October 30, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Child2014/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 26: Singer Madonna arrives at the 56th GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on January 26, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 26: Singer Madonna and son David Banda Mwale Ciccone Ritchie arrive at the 56th GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on January 26, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 26: Singer Madonna and son David Banda Mwale Ciccone Ritchie arrive at the 56th GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on January 26, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 26: (L-R) Rapper Macklemore, singer Mary Lambert and singer Madonna perform onstage during the 56th GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on January 26, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 26: Singer Madonna performs onstage during the 56th GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on January 26, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 26: Singer Madonna performs onstage during the 56th GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on January 26, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
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After selling over 300 million albums worldwide, she's been crowned the most successful chart-performing solo artist and top-touring female artist of all time. The global music icon is even worth a whopping $800 million.

'Crazy For You' was originally written for the film "Vision Quest," which saw moderate success in the box office. However, the song became a massive hit on adult contemporary radio all around the world. It even nabbed Madonna her first Grammy nomination for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance in 1986. The song went on to become her second number-one single on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100.

It's moments in musical history, like this, when we're reminded of the bona fide pop star that Madonna truly is.

Take a listen to 'Crazy For You:'



Needless to say, we're still crazy about Madonna's 'Crazy For You.'

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