Celebrities mourned David Bowie on Sunday, January 10, as news of the iconic musician's death broke, not long after the Golden Globes ended.
The "Ziggy Stardust" singer died at age 69 after an 18-month battle with cancer, according to a statement on Bowie's official Facebook page. His rep also confirmed the news to The Hollywood Reporter.
Read what the stars had to say in remembrance of the legendary musician and actor:
"Im Devastated! This great Artist changed my life! First concert i ever saw in Detroit! R.IP.," Madonna wrote in one Instagram post featuring an image of the musician, before sharing a throwback photo of the two of them together. "So lucky to have met you!!!! Hot Tramp I love you So!"
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
RIP David . I loved your music. I loved you. One of the greatest performance artists to have ever lived. #sorrow— Russell Crowe (@russellcrowe) January 11, 2016
Ricky Gervais, who hosted the Golden Globes earlier in the evening, found time during the after parties to share his sorrow:
I just lost a hero. RIP David Bowie.— Ricky Gervais (@rickygervais) January 11, 2016
I feel like the wind has been knocked out of me - I was not ready for this. RIP Bowie.— Al Yankovic (@alyankovic) January 11, 2016
"Absolutely devastating news," Sean Lennon wrote on Instagram. "I feel so lucky to have considered you a friend. R.I.P. Thank you for everything"
Oh God, rest in peace the genius that was David Bowie.— bob saget (@bobsaget) January 11, 2016
DEVASTATED...💔A LEGEND IS GONE✨🌟✨— Cher (@cher) January 11, 2016
"But the key to the city is in the sun that pins the branches to the sky..." #DavidBowie— Joseph Gordon-Levitt (@hitRECordJoe) January 11, 2016
David Bowie was a true innovator, a true creative. May he rest in peace 🖖🏾 #RIPDavidBowie— Pharrell Williams (@Pharrell) January 11, 2016
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