Shappi Khorsandi. David Bowie's best quotes. The 22-year-old singer, who finished third on season 6 of "The Voice" on NBC, was shot while signing autographs after a concert in Orlando.
Topics David Bowie. Still, if it was all part of the package, the burden of living his art in public took a toll. Bowie died on 10 January 2016, days after turning 69 and the release of his 25th studio album, Blackstar, having kept his illness a secret from the world.
CNN David Bowie , whose incomparable sound and chameleon-like ability to reinvent himself made him a pop music fixture for more than four decades, has died.
Most popular. Your account has been blocked for contravening the community guidelines. Like his past releases, the work -- generally praised by music critics -- defied genres. Let England Shake digs deep into the soil of the land, where buried plowshares lie waiting to be beaten into swords.
US Politics. He released his song about a doomed astronaut, "Space Oddity," just days before the 1969 moon landing.
Four years later he killed off his most famous creation, the other-worldly "Ziggy Stardust," just at the point where it threatened to overwhelm him. Sign the petition.
I pushed myself into areas just for experiment and bravado, to see what would happen. Follow comments Enter your email to follow new comments on this article. He was 71.
So the news came as a shock to fans and industry insiders when it was confirmed. His albums, especially after his 1972 breakthrough "The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars," were treated as events. You can be a kook, or a rebel, or quiet and reclusive. Canadian singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen died at the age of 82, according to a post on his official Facebook page on November 10.
Bowie's output thinned in the 1990s and the 2000s, but he was no less envelope-pushing. David Bowie was one of my most important inspirations, so fearless, so creative, he gave us magic for a lifetime. Bluegrass music pioneer Ralph Stanley died June 23 at the age of 89, publicist Kirt Webster announced on Stanley's official website.
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