Madonna through the years

Published On: Jun 02 2011 10:11:55 AM CDT   Updated On: Aug 18 2014 01:00:00 AM CDT

With Madonna turning 56 over the weekend, join us for a look at the singer's life and career, on stage and off, over the years.

Madonna in Evita
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Hollywood Pictures

December 1996: Madonna landed the lead role in "Evita," telling the story of Eva Peron, Argentina's first lady from 1946 to her death at age 33 in 1952.

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