David Bowie

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1/4/22-David Bowie’s Music Sold

Source: music-news.com David Bowie's "entire body of work" has been sold to Warner Chappell Music for a deal worth a reported $250 million (£185 million). The deal, which includes the rights to hundreds of beloved songs by the late Bowie, such as Space Oddity, Life on Mars?, Changes, Starman, and Let's Dance, was announced via press release on Monday. Revealing his firm had acquired the music icon's back catalogue, WCM […]

todayJanuary 4, 2022


1/10/21-Duran Duran thank Bowie

Source: music-news.com Duran Duran thanked the late David Bowie for inspiring them to become musicians. The British band performed virtually as part of the 24-hour A Bowie Celebration: Just For One Day event on Saturday, and covered the iconic musician's track Five Years to mark the special occasion. Frontman Simon Le Bon admitted the song is very important to him and his bandmates Nick Rhodes, John Taylor and Roger Taylor, […]

todayJanuary 10, 2021


12/20/19-Bowie & Bing!

From: music-news.com David Bowie convinced to do Bing Cosby duet by his mother! Bing's daughter, former 'Dallas' star Mary Crosby, has revealed that Bowie had doubts about recording the 1977 festive hit 'Peace on Earth/Little Drummer Boy' with her dad but his mum Peggy Jones told her rock star son that he had to sing the song on his Yuletide television show because she was such a huge fan of […]

todayDecember 20, 2019


10/11/18-Bowie "Rings" role?

David Bowie missed out on a leading role in the "Lord of the Rings" films because of his role as an evil goblin king on the big screen. Dominic Monaghan sparked the rumors surrounding the late rocker's interest in Peter Jackson's movie trilogy when he told The Huffington Post he saw Bowie at the film’s casting offices, while casting director Amy Hubbard confessed filmmakers were interested in the music icon […]

todayOctober 11, 2018


8/29/17-Bowie sets record

'The absolute transformation of everything that we ever thought about music will take place within 10 years, and nothing is going to be able to stop it. Music itself is going to become like running water or electricity” David Bowie June 2002. This week the music of David Bowie reached a major milestone with the one billionth stream on Spotify from his stellar 50-year career. The #1 streamed song, “Heroes”, […]

todayAugust 29, 2017