Robin Gibb: stars pay tribute including Justin Timberlake, Gary Barlow and Lance Armstrong

Robin Gibb: influenced many of this generation's best selling musicians
Robin Gibb: influenced many of this generation's best selling musiciansKarl Schoendorfer/Rex Features

Stars including Justin Timberlake, Gary Barlow, Dannii Minogue, Lance Armstrong,  Duran Duran, Bryan Adams and Mick Hucknall have been celebrating the work of the Bee Gees star who has passed away at the age of 62.

Robin Gibb, best known as a member of the disco pioneers alongside brothers Maurice and Barry, died after a battle with colon cancer.

The Bee Gees were one of the most successful pop groups of all time, with record sales estimated in excess of 200 million units. Their influence was felt by many, with several stars expressing their feelings via Twitter.

Justin Timberlake had this to say:

Take That singer and X Factor star Gary Barlow wrote:

Champion cyclist Lance Armstrong, who has done a huge amount to raise awareness and help in the fight against cancer, also took to the social networking site:

Meanwhile former judge Dannii Minogue said:

Ronan Keating had this to say:

Liam Gallagher stated simply:

Scissor Sisters star Jake Shears also paid tribute:

Mick Hucknall wrote:

Duran Duran had this to say:

Carol Vorderman also wrote:


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