Lady Gaga and Katy Perry might be battling on the charts this week with their respective new releases – and I am the only one who finds them both generic and dull? – but let’s not forget to hail the woman who paved their glitter-sprinkled road: Madonna.
The (other) divine Miss M turns 55 today and isstill dating hot young menand trying to engage in hot new trends (grills for women? And this is sexy how?).
I can’t say I loved everything about her last tour, which came to Philips Arena in November, but that “MDNA” romp raked in $300 million in worldwide ticket sales, topping the list of tour grosses for 2012.
Clearly, she’s still doing something right.
Currently, she’s teasing this “Secret Project” with fashion photographer Steven Klein, so who knows what is next for the tireless icon.
But on her birthday, we’ll take a look back to celebrate her Queenhood thus far. It’s so easy to burn out on Madonna songs, but here are a few of my favorites that still don’t make me bolt for the “skip” button.