Madonna is the biggest-selling female recording artist of all time. With each pioneering album she has consistently reinvented her music and image, often dictating the trends for popular culture to follow. She has never been afraid to push boundaries - both lyrically and artistically - and is responsible for some of the most iconic pop music ever produced. Exploring every hit record and every era-defining image, this authoritative illustrated book examines each one of Madonna's 12 studio albums in fine detail, placing each within the context of the time in which it was recorded and charting the music's subsequent influence on fashion and popular culture. Published to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the groundbreaking Like a Virgin, and featuring a wealth of rare and iconic photographs, Madonna: Ambition. Music. Style is written by acclaimed music journalist Caroline Sullivan (The Guardian, Melody Maker and The Times) and is a unique and long-overdue exploration of the extraordinary output of this legendary artist.