David Bowie Dead: Madonna, Kanye West and More Celebrities Remember the Iconic Musician

David Bowie
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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!"

So lucky to have met you!!!! Hot Tramp I love you So! ❤️#rebelheart

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Ricky Gervais, who hosted the Golden Globes earlier in the evening, found time during the after parties to share his sorrow:

"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"

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