Artist Name: David Bowie

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David BowieDavid Bowie (b. David Robert Jones on 8th January 1947 in Brixton, London, UK, d. 10th January 2016 in New York, USA) was an English rock singer, songwriter, musician, and actor. Active during six decades of popular music and frequently reinventing his music and image, Bowie is widely regarded as an innovator, particularly for his work in the 1970s. Shortly after releasing his 25th studio album Blackstar, it was announced Bowie died on 10 January 2016, following an eighteen-month battle with cancer. At the 59th Grammy Awards on Sun, February 12, 2017, Bowie took the award for "Best Rock Song" for "Blackstar".

As a multi-instrumentalist, he was famous for playing the guitar, piano, and saxophone, but also plays the harmonica, drums, cello, marimba, bass guitar, koto, and stylophone. His first single was released in 1964, but he rose to fame with the 1969 single "Space Oddity" and the 1972 album The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars. Subsequent albums have explored blue-eyed soul, electronica, and new wave, often pre-dating these genres' popularity or even the point at which they were defined as genres.

Bowie was one of the most influential rock musicians from the 1970s to the present. He has sold an estimated 136 million albums in his career and has been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. In addition to his musical career, Bowie has had success as a painter, web-designer, sculptor, Broadway actor starring in The Elephant Man, and film actor starring in many films.

Bowie is also credited as being a major inspiration behind the new romantic, futurist movement, and subsequent development of electronic/electronica music.

Bowie frequently brought the worlds of high art, mime, and straight theatre to his stage acts. His most famous on-stage look was that of Ziggy Stardust; other personae include Halloween Jack, Aladdin Sane, and the Thin White Duke.

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"Heroes"

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Starman - David Bowie

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Fame - David Bowie

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Golden Years - David Bowie

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Under Pressure - David Bowie

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Sound and Vision - David Bowie

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Queen Bitch - David Bowie

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Lady Stardust - David Bowie

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Rock 'n' Roll Suicide - David Bowie

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Soul Love - David Bowie

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It Ain't Easy - David Bowie

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Star - David Bowie

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Blue Jean - David Bowie

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Hang on to Yourself - David Bowie

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Lazarus - David Bowie

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Where Are We Now? - David Bowie

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Sorrow - David Bowie

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Wild Is the Wind - David Bowie

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Blackstar - David Bowie

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Song for Bob Dylan - David Bowie

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