British singer David Bowie, has died at the age of 69, according to the official artist's page on Facebook.
"David Bowie died surrounded by his family after a brave battle with cancer that lasted 18 months", — stated in the text of the official message.
Fans of Bowie were also asked to show respect for the rights of the family in this difficult moment for them.
In the beginning of 2016, on January 8, Bowie released a new album "Blackstar". Critics praised it as one of the most interesting works of the artist in recent times, and also as the most "extreme" album the singer for his entire career.