LONDON (AP) – Tributes have poured in for singer David Bowie, who died Sunday aged 69. Bowie was married to supermodel, Iman, for nearly 24 years. Politicians, entertainers, actors and astronauts have expressed their sadness at his death. Here is a look at some of the reactions:

Mick Jagger:

“David was always an inspiration to me and a true original. He was wonderfully shameless in his work. We had so many good times together… He was my friend. I will never forget him.”


Bowie’s son, director Duncan Jones, posted a picture of his smiling father on Twitter: “Very sorry and sad to say it’s true. I’ll be

offline for a while. Love to all.”


Mariah Carey:

“David Bowie we will remember your brilliance. Heartfelt condolences to family, friends & fans around the world.”


Rapper Kanye West:

“David Bowie was one of my most important inspirations, so fearless, so creative, he gave us magic for a lifetime.”


Singer Pharrell Williams:

“David Bowie was a true innovator, a true creative. May he rest in peace.”


Actor Mark Ruffalo:

“Rip Father of all us freaks. Sad, sad, day. Love always.”


Astronaut Tim Peake, who is aboard the International Space Station:

“Saddened to hear David Bowie has lost his battle with cancer – his music was an inspiration to many.”

Josh Groban:

“He never seemed of this earth. Now he’s left it. He bent rules, gender, genres, and our minds. RIP David Bowie. One. Of. A. Kind.”


German Foreign Office:

“Good-bye, David Bowie. You are now among #Heroes. Thank you for helping to bring down the #wall.”


The Rolling Stones:

“The Rolling Stones are shocked and deeply saddened to hear of the death of our dear friend David Bowie. As well as being a wonderful and kind man, he was an extraordinary artist, and a true original.”



“I’m Devastated! This great Artist changed my life! First concert i ever saw in Detroit!”

of the soundtrack of our lives.”


Comedian Ricky Gervais:

“I just lost a hero. RIP David Bowie.”