An statement released on his official social media accounts and confirmed by his son director Duncan Jones.
“David Bowie died peacefully today surrounded by his family after a courageous 18-month battle with cancer,” it said.
“While many of you will share in this loss, we ask that you respect the family’s privacy during their time of grief.”
The singer only released his latest album ‘Blackstar on his birthday on Friday.
DAVID BOWIE – RIP