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 through years - 2011 Toronto
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September 2011: Madonna arrives at the premiere of the movie "W.E." during the 2011 Toronto International Film Festival on Sept. 12, 2011. The movie was Madonna's second time directing a film, following 2008's "Filth and Wisdom."

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