Madonna doesn't think awards represent the success of her career and doesn't pay attention to them.
She added she did not care about having accolades bestowed on her in recognition of her career.
Asked if she felt it was about time that she was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, she said: "No. No. I don't know about awards and things like that. They're overrated."
However, she admitted it was "an honour" to induct her idol David Bowie – who died of cancer in 2016 – into the hall in 1996.
She said "To be connected with him in any way is an honour. I watched his documentary recently, just to be reminded of what a genius he was.