Matt Jaworowski, Media General National Desk – (MEDIA GENERAL) – The music world received a sudden blow early Monday, after David Bowie's representative Steve Martin announced the singer died "peacefully" after an 18-month battle with cancer.
The news spread quickly as artists expressed their grief of the loss of the iconic pop musician.
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
This is not happening!!!! R.I.P Mr. Stardust, forever in our Hearts #DavidBowie— Luke Friend (@LukeFriendMusic) January 11, 2016
David Has Gone To Mars. Earth Thanks You https://t.co/r37aKrZQCH— Questlove from @SongsThatShook Oct 13th @AMC_tv (@questlove) January 11, 2016
RIP #DavidBowie. He taught the world that breaking down the walls of genre was a rock n roll thing to do. A true legend.— Scott Bradlee (@scottbradlee) January 11, 2016