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David Bowie leaves a legacy that will never be forgotten; even after his death his iconic status is so great, he has just been shortlisted for a posthumous award.
The legendary performer and musician has been shortlisted for the ‘British Artist of the Year’ prize, at the BBC Music Awards, according to Billboard.
The ever-evolving singer sadly died in January earlier this year, just two days after his last album was released.
The Labyrinth star, whose shock death shook the world, is up for nomination against Adele, Calvin Harris, Coldplay and Jess Glynne.
His last album, Blackstar, topped the US charts, giving him his first number-one album in the states and his 10th masterpiece to reach number one in the UK.
This album, which bowled fans over when it was first unveiled was nominated for a Mercury Music Prize, but was just beaten to the post by Skepta’s Konnichiwa.
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Alongside his well-earned nomination, Blackstar is up for album of the year, alongside the likes of Adele, Coldplay, Jeff Lynne, Michael Kiwanuka and most surprising of all, Rick Astley.
The awards will be broadcast live on BBC One on December 12th and will be featuring performances from some of pop-royalty John Legend, Kaiser Chiefs, Emeli Sande and newbies Zara Larsson, Lukas Graham and Izzy Bizu.
The world may never recover from the loss of such a huge record-changing talent; who helped to shape the face of music and catapult it forward.
We may never be the same again, but it’s great to think that his talent transcends the realms of death and into the present, so that we can continue to celebrate his life and what he did for the music industry.