Madonna made the comments on the Australian "Today" show, where she also called out Taylor's fellow princesses Miley Cyrus, Rihanna and Katy Perry.
And as long as she's already in heaven, Taylor might as well let the praise train permanently park on her cloud. "Taylor Swift is amazing… She's a role model," Sam Smith told GQ magazine's February issues. "I really respect her. And she manages to sell a lot of records and make a lot of people happy financially, but also to keep that soulfulness, that honesty."