David Bowie's Son Applauds 'Beautiful' Brit Awards Tribute

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Lorde performs on stage during a tribute to David Bowie at the Brit Awards 2016 at The O2 Arena on Feb. 24, 2016 in London, England. 

Duncan Jones was bewildered by the Grammy Awards’ tribute to his father, David Bowie. But he approves of the Brit Awards’ salute to the late legend. 

Jones, the director of Source Code, Moon and the forthcoming feature film Warcraft, has declared the Brits’ tribute as a “beautiful” moment which he enjoyed so much he shared links to it with his 281,000 Twitter followers. 

Lorde Covers 'Life on Mars' in Tribute to David Bowie at 2016 Brits

"Finally found the links to tonight's Brits. Just... beautiful. Thank you," he tweeted.

Lorde sings Life On Mars in Bowie tribute at Brits

Lorde performs Life On Mars? in fitting tribute to David Bowie at the BRIT Awards after he called her the "future of music".Was it better than Lady Gaga's Bowie tribute at The GRAMMYs? Tell us what you think below:

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The annual ceremony in London overnight paid homage to the iconic singer with a presentation which included some impassioned words from Annie Lennox and Gary Oldman, a musical medley of Bowie's hits and a cover of "Life on Mars" from 1971's Hunky Dory, performed by Lorde. Oldman also accepted a Brit Icon award on behalf of Bowie and his family.

Lady Gaga Says Her 'Whole Career' Is a Tribute to David Bowie

It was a different story when Lady Gaga helmed a Bowie medley at the Grammys. Jones later tweeted what appeared to be a dictionary definition of "gaga", which includes the description "overexcited or irrational" and "typically as a result of infatuation".

He wrote, "overexcited or irrational, typically as a result of infatuation or excessive enthusiasm; mentally confused." Damn it! What IS that word!?”

Bowie died Jan. 10 after a battle with cancer. His final studio album Blackstar, which dropped just two days earlier, has been met with critical and commercial success around the globe and gave Bowie his first-ever No. 1 on the Billboard 200.