In Honor of Her Birthday, Madonna Gifts Us With Her Full Met Gala Performance

Including a new song, "Beautiful Game!"

Today, August 16, is Madonna’s 60th birthday, but her fans were the ones who received a present.

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When her Madgesty did a surprise performance at this year’s Met Gala, fan videos of the TK appeared online, but they were only a few minutes long and did not capture the entirety of her three-song set. Now the Queen of Pop has released her full performance online, and it includes her singing her classic “Like A Prayer”—backed by a monk choir—a cover of “Hallelujah,” and most excitingly, a new song titled “Beautiful Game.”

“In celebration of my birthday🎂🎉💕 and as a “thank you” for all your donations on my Birthday Fundraiser, I wanted to share a very special performance from this year’s Met Gala,” the Material Girl wrote on her Instagram.

The 13-minute video is just another example of why Madonna, after almost 40 years in the spotlight, is still one of the most iconic and influential pop stars of all time.

Celebrate the queen’s birthday by watching her performance below.
 

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