David Bowie has died at 69. The legendary musician reportedly passed away after a battle with cancer. The news was first announced in a post on Bowie’s official Facebook page, with the message: “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 to an icon.
This is how some of the known celebrities who tweeted out for David Bowie
— Madonna (@Madonna) January 11, 2016
David Bowie was one of my most important inspirations, so fearless, so creative, he gave us magic for a lifetime.
— KANYE WEST (@kanyewest) January 11, 2016
David Bowie was a true innovator, a true creative. May he rest in peace ?? #RIPDavidBowie
— Pharrell Williams (@Pharrell) January 11, 2016