Madonna spends a lot of time and energy on maintaining the illusion that she stopped aging somewhere in her mid-30s, so she probably wouldn't want you to think too much about the fact that today is her 54th birthday. Which is understandable, sure, but either way: Happy birthday, Madonna!
Madonna set the template for modern female pop stardom, and has, over the course of the past three decades, released an astonishing number of pop classics. Here's a playlist featuring 54 amazing Madonna tunes from every era of her career; one for each year of her extraordinary life.
What's your favorite Madonna song?