Legendary British artist, David Bowie, has died. He was 69. His unique sounds and unrivaled style made him a global icon for over 40 years.
According to his publicist, Steve Martin, Bowie died Sunday after an 18-month battle with cancer. However Martin didn’t specify what type of cancer.
January 10 2016 – David Bowie died peacefully today surrounded by his family after a courageous 18 month battle… https://t.co/ENRSiT43Zy
— David Bowie Official (@DavidBowieReal) January 11, 2016
In addition, his son Duncan Jones also confirmed his death via social media.
Very sorry and sad to say it's true. I'll be offline for a while. Love to all. pic.twitter.com/Kh2fq3tf9m
— Duncan Jones (@ManMadeMoon) January 11, 2016
Some of Bowie’s biggest hits include Modern Love, Space Oddity, and Changes.
May his soul rest in peace.