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, 2009
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May 2009: Madonna, famous in part for her own trend-setting costumes, wears a design by Louis Vuitton to the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala in New York on May 4, 2009.

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