David Bowie Tributes: Madonna, Flea, Adam Lambert & More Pay Homage

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Madonna performs onstage during the 2015 iHeartRadio Music Awards which broadcasted live on NBC from The Shrine Auditorium on March 29, 2015 in Los Angeles, Calif. 

From Texas to Japan, David Bowie's impact on his fellow artists has been felt around the world as celebrities have rushed to pay tribute to the legend, who died of cancer on Jan. 10. Below are some of the more moving moments seen in the wake of Bowie's passing.

Madonna performs "Rebel Rebel" on her Rebel Heart tour in Houston, TX.

"If you haven't heard about David Bowie, then look him up, motherfuckers," Madge commands the crowd.

Flea gets Bowie's name tattooed on his arm.

The Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist proves there's no better way to say "I'll always love you" to a lost legend than with permanent ink.


And these children that you spit on as they try to change their worlds.

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Spoon's Britt Daniel records an acoustic cover of Bowie's "Never Let Me Down" from his 1987 album of the same name.

"You never let me down," Daniel sings, changing the lyrics to honor his idol.

Adam Lambert performs "Let's Dance" in Nagoya, Japan.

From fashion to music, the former Idol star clearly owes a lot to Bowie.

EL VY and Stay Human perform "Let's Dance" on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.

Tambourine, sax and synth sounds straight from outer space: a perfectly eclectic tribute to the most eclectic of performers.

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Glen Hansard plays "Ashes to Ashes" from his bed...somewhere.

The Once singer was also seen singing the song outside of Bowie's apartment as crowds gathered in memoriam after the news broke.

Broadway star Lena Hall sings "Life On Mars" at a Brooklyn bar tribute show.

The Tony Award-winning star of Hedwig and the Angry Inch and Kinky Boots brought down the house with her rendition of this 1971 single from the album Hunky Dory.