Adam Levine Spends His ‘Best Birthday’ Alone, Eating an Entire Cake to Himself

03/21/2016 at 11:26 AM ET

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Adam Levine celebrated his 37th birthday on Friday, and he brought his sweet tooth in tow.

Rather than the big blowout you might expect from a pop star of his caliber, the Maroon 5 frontman spent the day with quiet solo reflection — and a cake all to himself.

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“For my birthday yesterday I sat in bed all day with the shades drawn eating this cake completely alone,” he captioned an Instagram shot of the half-eaten confection (and a two-tiered platter of chocolate truffles on the side, we couldn’t help but notice).

But before you go feeling sorry for the guy, it was exactly what he wanted. “It might have been the best birthday I’ve ever had,” he continued. “I took time to reflect on so much and had a moment to genuinely appreciate the life that I have and the incredible people I have in it.”

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“I highly recommend taking at least one birthday in your life and keeping it to yourself.” he advised. “It f——in RULED. And that cake was GOOD.”

The singer, who is currently on tour in Brazil, did get some love on his big day — his fellow Voice coaches shared a video exclusively with PEOPLE wishing him the happiest of birthdays.

Shay Spence, @chezspence

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CincySweet on

That’s nice. Where was his wife?

Anonymous on

Where was dumbo?

KJ on

I find this a wonderfully quiet way to celebrate. This is coming up to be a very busy year for him and his family. Behati can’t travel to countries experiencing the Zika virus/mosquito. As far as that goes, I don’t blame him staying inside. Should he get bitten by a Ziika-carrying mosquito, he can essentially pass this on to his wife. I think people that get on here and bash him need to grow up. I’ve graduated high school (and even college), you should tool, Hater!

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