The incomparable Madonna's 54th birthday is today (Aug. 16), and she's had more music videos than she has candles on her cake. Last week we asked fans to join in on our celebrate the queen of pop's special day by voting on which Madonna video is the best one of all time. The votes are in! Your picks spanned Madonna's career and were as eclectic and varied as the Material Girl herself -- mixing in artful fare like Mark Romanek's surreal clip for 1995's "Bedtime Story" with Madge's more iconic hits (though some surprisingly didn't make the cut, including "Like A Virgin"). What made your top ten? Which clip did you vote as her top video? Read on to see. Happy birthday, Madonna!
10. 'Ray Of Light'
Rounding out the top 10 with 3.1 percent of the vote, Madonna's "Ray of Light" begins with the sun rising over Manhattan, as people across the world hurry through their daily lives, timelapsed to match the upbeat track. Meanwhile, Madonna dances in front of a cloudy green-screen, parties at a discotheque and passes out on the dancefloor in the 1998 Jonas Åkerlund-directed clip, which was first released on limited edition VHS.
9. 'Bad Girl'
Christopher Walken makes an appearance in Madge's "Bad Girl" video, watching over the pop star as she smokes, drinks, commits adultery, and is eventually murdered, singing lyrics like, "I'm not happy when I act this way." Directed by David Fincher, who also helmed Madonna's "Express Yourself" and "Vogue Videos," the six-minute clip slipped in at No. 9 with 3.2 percent of the vote.
8. 'Justify My Love'
Banned by MTV for being so explicit, this polysexual black and white clip features Madonna stumbling through a hallway, and making erotic encounters of many kinds.