David Bowie has been voted as the most influential artists ever on a number of occasions and it's difficult to find an artist today who hasn't been inspired by his music, fashion or persona. Bowie has inspired some of the world's most talented artists to pick up an instrument or a microphone to follow in his foot steps.
Throughout his pop career, Bowie managed to successfully reinvent himself on several occasions. He became a chameleon to the pop world and each persona was as unique as the last.
His music looks set to touch a completely new generation coming in the form of latest album The Next Day. Even people too young to know of his older work are intrigued and looking forward to seeing what all the fuss is about. At the tender age of 66, Bowie could be about to influence thousands of people all over again.
Here's a list of 25 huge artists that have all said in one way or another that David Bowie has influenced their music careers.