Apple Adds David Bowie Emojis in Latest iOS UpdateImage via Twitter (@Emojipedia) Music News david bowie
It’s not all bad news when it come to the new emojis in the latest iOS update. Yes, we’re losing the peach, which had, let’s say, creative applications, but we are getting a new emoji that pays tribute to the late, great David Bowie.
The two emojis, male and female, are a clear reference to Bowie’s iconic look from the cover of his 1973 album, Aladdin Sane, though they’re simply labeled as “singer” emojis. Per Yahoo, the new emojis are currently only available to software developers, but will be ready for consumers in the coming weeks.
Bowie passed away earlier this year from liver cancer, days after releasing his critically acclaimed album Blackstar.