Ambitious, outrageous and just gorgeous, Madonna is a woman with a plan – and she's always workin' it. Divas like Madonna know what they want and how to get it. Style and talent are just icing on the cake. See who else is grade-A Diva material.
Diva Star Role: "Grand Hotel"
Essential Quality: Formidable presence
Trivia: She was one of the original MGM contract stars from the studio's early period.
Diva Star Role: "Rhythm Nation" Pop Star
Essential Quality: Sweet-meets-sassy
Trivia: Once said, "We all have the need to feel special."
MARY J. BLIGE
Diva Star Role: "No More Drama" Singer
Essential Quality: Fierce bravery
Trivia: Before she became a singer, she held a job as a directory assistance operator, hence the title of her debut album, "What's the 411?"
Diva Star Role: "Chicago"
Essential Quality: Vivid vitality
Trivia: She was nicknamed "Latifah" (Arabic for delicate and sensitive) by a cousin while she was in her teens.
Diva Star Role: "I Will Always Love You" Singer
Essential Quality: Sensational songstress
Trivia: Her godmother is Aretha Franklin.
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