The pair had an email exchange just two weeks before Bowie passed away
When we hear of a death, we summon up a mental image of the young star. It’s the discrepancy that amplifies the shock and makes it feel unusual
It has been a tragic year – but we may be in for many more of them
Prince’s appearance on the Super Bowl stage in 2007 was an argument, at this particular worship service dedicated to traditional masculinity, for a vastly huger range of possible ways for a man to command the nation
'He was a disciplined jazz drummer who tore into rock with a jazz sensibility'
'We start off in black and white world of Blackstar, but in the final chorus we move to brilliant colour'
Iman paid tribute to her mother on social media
Generous and kind, but with a quick temper, the world-class architect and the legendary comedian had much in common
Playing the likes of Elvis, David Bowie and Michael Jackson
There is a lot to be said for this minimalist option, not least cost; direct cremation costs £1,000, even the simplest funeral and cremation is upward of £3,000
"The record labels are not giving you quality"
The starting bid was £30,000
Lorde's performance was mostly well received with viewers at home
'David faced his illness with enormous courage, dignity, grace and customary humour'
Bowie's son Duncan Jones seemed to prefer the 19-year-olds performance to Lady Gaga's at the Grammys
The series will take the audience "on a journey of evocative images inspired by the moods suggested in the album"