Music legend David Bowie has died after an 18-month battle with cancer, according to a statement on his official Facebook and Twitter accounts!
The unexpected news - which comes just 2 days after his 69th birthday and the release of his latest album Blackstar - was also confirmed by his son, film director Duncan Jones!
Influencing generations of fans and artists with his innovative looks and sounds, the British icon was remembered fondly on social media!
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