Iconic Singer David Bowie Dies At 69

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FILE - In this Sept. 14, 1995, file photo, David Bowie performs in Hartford, Conn. Bowie, the innovative and iconic singer whose illustrious career lasted five decades, died Monday, Jan. 11, 2016, after battling cancer for 18 months. He was 69. (AP Photo/Bob Child, File)

NEW YORK (AP) – David Bowie, the innovative and iconic singer whose illustrious career lasted five decades, has died after a battle with cancer. He was 69.

Representative Steve Martin said early Monday that Bowie died “peacefully” and was surrounded by family.

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The statement read: “While many of you will share in this loss, we ask that you respect the family’s privacy during their time of grief.”

No more details were provided.

Bowie turned 69 on Friday, the same day he released a new album called “Blackstar.”

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