A few days ago, there was the official release of David Bowie new album Blackstar.  This Morning news of his death (aged 69) was announced via the offical website and his social network accounts:

January 10 2016 – 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“.