After 25 years in the business, Madonna knows a thing or two about putting on spectacular shows, as Gwyneth and Kate's reaction proved
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The hardworking pop star makes her entrance for the two-hour long show at London's Wembley Stadium
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Royals were also in the VIP section of the 40,000-strong audience. The prince of Bulgaria's wife Rosario (left) and Mette-Marit of Norway were equally stunned by Madonna's energetic performance
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Gwyneth and Kate left open-mouthed by athletic Madonna gig

Wearing a white silk top hat, high-cut leotard, fishnet tights and leather stiletto boots, the Material Girl danced, skipped and generally dazzled her way through the two-hour extravaganza.

Black Eyed Peas singer Fergie, Norway's Crown Princess Mette-Marit and Prince Kyril of Bulgaria's wife Rosario were also among the 40,000-strong audience.

Madonna - who left husband Guy Ritchie's 40th birthday party at 10pm the previous evening in readiness for Thursday's show - arrived on stage in a vintage white American car.

The 50-year-old then ran through most of the hits from her career divided into the themes Gypsy, Rave and Pimp. A section called Old School also paid tribute to her roots in the urban dance music of early Eighties New York.

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