David Bowie dominated the BRIT awards winners list while Adele won a prize for 'Global Success'
Grammys 2017: Adele defeated Beyonce in all top categories
George Michael: Like Prince, he sang about the transcendental potential of human sexuality, and like David Bowie, he sought liberation through reinvention. In 1987, Michael donned an iconic leather jacket in the music video for Faith. Three years later, he was burning it on a coat hanger in his video for Freedom '90
George Michael's death over the Christmas holidays caps one of the most tragic years in memory for the music world
Leonard Cohen died just weeks earlier released his 14th and final studio album, You Want It Darker. Like much of his work - and true to the title - the album was melancholy, with the poet and songwriter appearing to reflect at greater length on his own mortality
Justin's Purpose became the most streamed album on Spotify in one week, and What Do You Mean? was the most streamed track in one week. He also had the most simultaneous tracks on the US singles chart
In developing his take on the iconic DC Comics villain, Mr Leto said: "We discussed David Bowie a bit, not necessarily the music of David, but his class, his elegance, his timelessness"
"At first, Pattie laughed off Justin's elaborate funeral and estate plans as just another of his passing whims. But it's now become clear that Justin is serious, not only about planning his own funeral, but everything from his will, to his legacy," a source told Dailystar.co.uk
"I don't remember being this upset when any other performer's death. Not Michael Jackson, not anybody. David Bowie, yes, because I know Iman and David," she said, adding, "And I knew Prince too, but I wasn't that close to him. But I just knew him. I've been depressed all week"
The 88th Academy Awards paid tribute to late stars like actors Saeed Jaffrey and Omar Sharif, and music legend David Bowie. A montage played out as Foo Fighters' frontman Dave Grohl took to the stage to perform a soulful tribute. He sang The Beatles' hit song Blackbird
Astronaut Tim Peake presented Adele with a Global Success Award for her record-breaking latest album 25, which also won the Album of the Year Award while Hello won the Best Single and she was also named Best Female Solo Artist. Adele took to the stage in tears, saying: "My kid is going to think I'm so cool."
Lady Gaga performed a stunning medley of David Bowie's greatest hits and provided the evenings most jawdropping image. Taylor Swift won Album of the Year but couldn't believe it. For Sofia Vergara, underneath the clothes, it was an endless story