She might be just a few years shy of reaching retirement age in America, but Madonna is showing no signs of slowing down her groove anytime soon.
The undisputed Queen of Pop turned 65 on Wednesday, a day after announcing the rescheduled dates for The Celebration Tour, following a health battle brought on by a serious bacterial infection.
Ahead of her milestone birthday, the Ray of Light superstar shared a series of stunning snaps to her official Instagram account, from a recent birthday celebration for her son Rocco, a fellow Leo, who turned 23 on 11 August.
Meanwhile, Madonna was also celebrating her own birthday in Lisbon, Portugal – where she resided between 2017 and 2020 – on Tuesday evening as the clock struck midnight.
In a video shared on social media, the mother-of-six was seen dining with her friends and family as she gave a short speech, declaring: ‘It’s great to be alive!’
Madonna is 65! Queen of Pop looks stunning in newly-shared photos – as she prepares for rescheduled world tour and new music release
Strike a pose: Madonna shared this close up shot on Wednesday, her 65th birthday, telling fans that she was reading all her birthday messages
According to The Portugal News, the performer will remain is Portugal’s coastal capital city until the weekend.
‘She landed with about 30 friends from all over the world, on a normal plane because she is an environmentalist, she gave up her private plane a few years ago,’ CMTV columnist Adriano Silva Martins revealed.
The Holiday hitmaker is staying overnight at the Hotel Pestana Palace.
While Madge continues to battle her fair share of haters for refusing to tone down her penchant for being provocative, few can argue that she remains a true living legend in the music industry,
Her most recent song – a collaboration with The Weeknd – is currently charting on the Billboard Hot 100, racking up over 170million streams on Spotify, where she has over 41million monthly listeners, making her 62nd most streamed artist in the world on the platform.
Dress you up: Madonna looked stunning in a dress from the boutique of Temperley London designed by Alice Temperley
On the mend: The Queen of Pop recently rescheduled her latest world tour dates after suffering a serious bacterial infection
Party on: Madge shared this snap from a recent birthday celebration for her son Rocco, a fellow Leo, who turned 23 on 11 August
Party people: According to one report, Madonna ‘landed with about 30 friends from all over the world, on a normal plane because she is an environmentalist’
All partied out? The Ray Of Light star posed in her hotel bedroom after a night out
Family: Madonna’s children Mercy James and David Banda were pictured at the recent celebration
Released on June 17, the song Popular pushed Madonna into the exclusive club of having a hit the Billboard Hot 100 chart in five distinct decades; 1980s, ’90s, 2000s, ’10s and now ’20s.
Cher is the only other female artist to have achieved the same status.
All the other acts to debut on the Billboard Hot 100 in five or more decades were male solo artists like Elvis Presley, Frank Sinatra and Michael Jackson or all-male groups like the Rolling Stones and Santana.
She’s not stopping there either.
Recently, the singer teased fans that she’s been in studio working on more new music, with super producer Max Martin, known for making mega-hits for Katy Perry, Britney Spears, and Kelly Clarkson.
While she is yet to confirm any details on what would be her 15th studio album, it’s clear Madonna has every intention of continuing her musical legacy.
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