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


12/18/16-Bowie as Gandolf?

David Bowie was too busy to star as Gandalf in the Lord of the Rings. It was revealed earlier this year by original cast member Dominic Monaghan, who played hobbit Meriadoc Brandybuck in the saga, he had a chance encounter with the Ziggy Stardust star while auditioning for 2001's The Fellowship of the Ring. "I’m assuming he read for Gandalf," Dominic told The Huffington Post. "I can’t think of anything […]

todayDecember 18, 2016


10/19/16-Boy George & Bowie

Boy George was always "too uncomfortable" to ask for a picture with David Bowie. The Culture Club front man will be paying tribute to the Ziggy Stardust legend, who died aged 69 in January after a short battle with cancer, at the U.K.'s Stand Up To Cancer event on Friday. While he refused to reveal which Bowie track he and an 140-piece orchestra will be performing at the event, George […]

todayOctober 19, 2016


6/10/16-Lionel Richie misses pals

Lionel Richie is living his life with meaning following the deaths of fellow superstars David Bowie and Prince. The legendary singer, 66, was friends with both musicians, who passed away this year, and Lionel is still processing the loss, admitting their untimely deaths have helped him adopt a new 'seize the day' attitude. "Every time we get a reminder like this, I use it as a big wake up call […]

todayJune 10, 2016


1/11/16-David Bowie Dead

David Bowie, the infinitely changeable, fiercely forward-looking songwriter who taught generations of musicians about the power of drama, images and personas, died on Sunday, two days after his 69th birthday. Mr. Bowie’s death was confirmed by his publicist, Steve Martin, on Monday morning. He died after having cancer for 18 months, according to a statement on Mr. Bowie’s social-media accounts. “David Bowie died peacefully today surrounded by his family,” a […]

todayJanuary 11, 2016