Also featuring Gary Oldman and Seal
Andrew Trendell

16:52 9th February 2016

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Bet you didn't think you'd be watching a video of Ewan McGregor covering David Bowie today, eh? Watch him belting out 'Heroes' below. 

The Star Wars and Trainspotting screen icon was appearing at the 'Celebrating David Bowie' event at The Roxy in West Hollywood, while Bowie's friend and star of 'The Next Day's music video Gary Oldman performed 'The Man Who Sold The World' and Seal belted out fan favourite 'Bring Me The Disco King' from Bowie's 2004 album, Reality. 

McGregor fans among you may recall him covering 'Heroes' in Moulin Rouge, too. Either way, see his latest performance alongside a few others below. 

Meanwhile, David Bowie's wife Iman recently broke her silence for the first time since his death. This month also saw the release of a beautiful Bowie covers tribute album by Amanda Palmer, featuring the likes of Anna Calvi and many more

Details of Bowie's will, fortune and funeral revealed - amid reports that he planned more music to be released before his death

  • Lorde: "He was a piece of bright pleated silk we could stretch out or fold up small inside ourselves when we needed to. "

  • Kate Bush: "I'm struck by how the whole country has been flung into mourning and shock. Shock, because someone who had already transcended into immortality could actually die. He was ours."

  • Placebo's Brian Molko: "Float around the ether, David. Bounce gracefully off planets light-years away as you become one with the Universe, as you dive into the Great Unknown."

  • Carrie Brownstein: "It feels like we lost something elemental, as if an entire color is gone. "

  • Paddy Considine: "On the 5th day he gave us Blackstar. Then he left. Watch the skies. You will see his light. Thank you David Bowie. You helped this kid dream."

  • Caitlin Moran: "In all the cold, silent, black emptiness of space, we were the ones who had David Bowie. Thank you, you beautiful man. Thank you for giving us us."

  • Creeper's Will Gould: "If I close my eyes I'm still 15 years old, lonely, terrified, moving schools and at night watching you perform on a VHS cassette. I cannot begin to thank you."

  • Arcade Fire: "The world is more bright and mysterious because of him, and we will continue to shout prayers into the atmosphere he created."

  • Cameron Esposito: "He made art, he was art. He showed me my gender & made me safe."

  • Iggy Pop: "David’s friendship was the light of my life. I never met such a brilliant person. He was the best there is."

  • Xan Brooks: "Britain today is that bit more like flat, monochrome Kansas & a bit less like Oz. "

  • Commander Chris Hadfield: " Ashes to ashes, dust to stardust. Your brilliance inspired us all. Goodbye Starman."

  • The Charlatans' Tim Burgess: "He zipped a few years forward every so often, had a look round and then travelled back to let us regular folk know what the future held in store."

  • Brian Eno: "I received an email from him seven days ago. It ended with this sentence: 'Thank you for our good times, Brian. they will never rot'. I realise now he was saying goodbye."

  • Kanye West: "David Bowie was one of my most important inspirations, so fearless, so creative, he gave us magic for a lifetime."

  • Madonna: "He was both masculine and feminine. Funny and serious. Clever and wise. Thank you David Bowie. I owe you a lot. The world will miss you."

  • The Who's Pete Townshend: "We have also lost a wonderful clown whose combined sense of mischief and creativity delightedly touched our hearts. David Bowie was my Salvador Dali.”

  • Guillermo del Toro: "Bowie existed so all of us misfits learned that an oddity was a precious thing. He changed the world forever."

  • Alex Turner: "He's sort of in the DNA of every record. He’s been built-in for a long time."

  • Nile Rodgers: "He was a real innovator - he didn't just do music, he did ideas "

  • Ricky Gervais: "Our relationship was bizarre and surreal, and I felt so privileged to know him"

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