Howard Stern Show Pays Tribute to David Bowie

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It's no secret that Howard Stern was a fan of David Bowie and he and the Stern Show SiriusXM crew paid tribute to Bowie, who died on January 10 at the age of 69 after an 18 month battle with cancer.

News of Bowie's death is still making its way around the entertainment industry and musicians from all genres have reacted with words of thanks, as Bowie was a inspiration and an innovator for all.

Bowie had his hands in a plethora of genre and was even credited with helping the electronic movement.

"Rest in peace David Bowie; you are the best. You're right up there with the greats," said Stern as he remembered Bowie on his show. "I'm really sad about it."

In 1998, Stern expressed how incredible it was to have Bowie at his 44th Birthday Bash and it was one of the few times you could tell he was a bit starstruck.

Bowie recently released an album titled, Black Star, featuring much of his distinctive style and incredible talent.

"Bowie performed "Fame," "Hallo Spaceboy," and his then-new single, "I'm Afraid Of Americans." Bowie had also recently sold the rights to his catalog in a unique deal that offered investors his royalties for a set amount of years for an upfront fee and Howard found that fascinating," according to a post to the official Howard Stern website.

As Stern looks towards his birthday he couldn't help reminiscing about the great performances that Bowie delivered. He also revealed that he was Jealous of Jimmy Fallon, who told Stern that he had an email relationship with Bowie, according to MarksFriggin.

Stern is really proud of the autographed album he received from Bowie as both he and Robin Quivers were clearly saddened by the loss of the rock legend.