The iconic singer and visionary David Bowie has passed away after an 18-month battle with cancer. This news comes just days after Bowie celebrated his 69th birthday with the release of his new album, Blackstar.
The news was confirmed on Twitter by the singer’s son.
Duncan Jones wrote: ‘Very sorry and sad to say it's true. I'll be offline for a while. Love to all.’
A statement on the singer’s official Facebook and Twitter account read: ‘David Bowie died peacefully today surrounded by his family after a courageous 18 month battle with cancer.
‘While many of you will share in this loss, we ask that you respect the family’s privacy during their time of grief.’
RIP David Bowie. A one off. A legend. The ultimate star man.More