David Bowie Has Passed Away

Publish Date
Monday, 11 January 2016, 9:30PM

David Bowie has died after an 18 month battle with cancer. He was 69.

"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," read a statement posted on the artist's official social media accounts.

His death was also confirmed by his son who tweeted the below: