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10 things you need to know today: January 11, 2016

R.I.P. David. Now he can say hello to Luther Vandross who started his career backgrounding David.

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THE WEEK

1. David Bowie dies after 18-month fight with cancer
Rock legend David Bowie died “peacefully” on Sunday after an 18-month battle with cancer, his publicist confirmed Monday. He was 69. Bowie broke musical boundaries with his changing persona — such as the gender-bending Ziggy Stardust in the early 1970s — and his innovative music, which included such hits as Fame, Changes, andLet’s Dance. He released his last album, Blackstar, on Friday, his birthday.

Source: The Associated Press, Chicago Tribune

2. The Revenant, The Martian head list of big winners at Golden Globes
The Revenant led the winners of Sunday’s Golden Globe award ceremony, with Leonardo DiCaprio taking Best Actor and the film taking Best Motion Picture in the Drama category. The film’s director, Alejandro G. Iñárritu, won Best Director. The Martian also won big, with…

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