David Bowie Earns First No. 1 Album After His Death

David Bowie finally has his first chart-topping album. 

In news that might be surprising to many of his fans, "Blackstar" is the late singer's first No. 1 album, Billboard reported.

The singer, who died on January 10 after battling cancer, has had albums on the Billboard 200 for almost 44 years, with his highest placing album, "The Next Day," debuting on the album charts at No. 2 in 2013. He first appeared on the Billboard charts in 1972 with "Hunky Dory."

The iconic artist was honored with a slew of tributes over the weekend. 

Bruce Springsteen performed "Rebel Rebel," in Pittsburgh.

Arcade Fire filled the streets of New Orleans' French Quarter, where they performed "Heroes" near the famed Preservation Hall.

Fred Armisen also honored the singer on "Saturday Night Live," with a look back at a performance from 1979.

"When I was in high school and living in Long Island, I stayed up to see David Bowie play on 'Saturday Night Live.' Watching him, for me, was a life-changing experience," Fred told the audience. "David Bowie transformed whatever space he was in, whatever medium he was using, and that night for me, he transformed live television."

Access Hollywood also spoke to Mick Jagger this weekend at HBO's "Vinyl" premiere in New York City, where he spoke about losing Bowie. 

"Very sad, obviously, and very shocking," Mick told Access.

-- Jesse Spero

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