On the day singer David Bowie passed away, #DavidBowie was a top Twitter trend globally on Monday. Author JK Rowling expressed her condolences tweeting, "I wish he could have stayed on earth longer. RIP #DavidBowie". Users quoted lyrics from Bowie's songs tweeting, ""Now, you're floating in a most peculiar way. And the stars look very different today" Rip #DavidBowie".