David Bowie: watch some of his biggest hits
Following news that David Bowie has died from cancer, we looks back at some of his biggest hits, including Heroes, Space Oddity, Ashes to Ashes and Life on Mars
David Bowie has died from cancer at the age of 69.
A statement on the legendary singer's official Facebook page in the early hours of Monday morning read: "David Bowie died peacefully today surrounded by his family after a courageous 18 month battle with cancer.
"While many of you will share in this loss, we ask that you respect the family’s privacy during their time of grief."
The news comes just days after the release of his 25th album, Blackstar, which was released on his 69th birthday on Friday.
A tweet from his son, Duncan Jones, confirmed his father's death.
Bowie's biggest hits included Space Oddity (1969) and Starman (1972) as well as Where Are We Now (2013).