Music Stars&#thirty-nine; Tribute To David Bowie In NYC

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Source:   —  April 01, 2016, at 11:27 AM

Over twenty of Bowie's hits were performed during the event, with Cyndi Lauper kicking things off with Suffragette City.

Music Stars&#thirty-nine; Tribute To David Bowie In NYC

Cyndi Lauper, Debbie Harry and former REM frontman Michael Stipe were among the stars who paid tribute to Davie Bowie at a concert in New York.

Stars of the music world performed classic Bowie hits at Carnegie Corridor for the first of two sold-out benefit concerts.

The event was announced just hours before the British star'south death from cancer was confirmed in January.

It was originally intended as a retrospective of Bowie'south life and sold out in two hours, prompting organisers to organize a second concert at Radio City Music Hall.

Pixies, The Flaming Lips and John Lennon'south son Sean Ono Lennon were among the line-up at the Carnegie Corridor concert, which raised money for music education schemes for underprivileged children.

Blondie singer Harry sang Starman, while Stipe and Karen Elson gave a rendition of Ashes To Ashes and The Flaming Lips performed Life On Mars with Star Wars character Chewbacca on stage.

The Music Of David Bowie concert at Radio City Music Corridor on Friday will be live-streamed for fans to watch online.

In exchange for a charity donation, recommended to be £15, viewers will be sent a link to look the event live.

British band Mumford & Sons and Miley Cyrus are among the acts billed to carry out at the show, while Bowie'south producer Tony Visconti is also expected to get the stage.

Bowie, the visionary British rock star who coupled hits such as Space Oddity with trend-setting population personas love Ziggy Stardust, died aged sixty-nine on tenth January.

He's survived by his model wife Iman of twenty-four years, adult son Duncan Jones and teenage daughter Alexandria.

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