Tag: david bowie
David Bowie gets posthumous chart boost in the UK
Well, and in many other countries too, but the earliest market where the late musician’s chart boost is being quantified is the UK. Bowie’s latest album ‘Blackstar’ more than doubled its sales overnight on Monday,...
January 13, 2016
Remembering David Bowie’s digital invention
The news of David Bowie’s death was confirmed just after we sent the bulletin out yesterday morning, with plenty of tributes to the late musician over the course of the day. They weren’t just about Bowie’s impact...
January 12, 2016
Astronaut Chris Hadfield’s ‘Space Oddity’ cover is back on YouTube
Astronaut Chris Hadfield had a big viral hit with his floating-in-actual-space YouTube cover of David Bowie’s ‘Space Oddity’ in 2013, but the video was taken down in May 2014 after a year-long publishing licence for...
November 7, 2014
Astronaut Chris Hadfield’s ‘Space Oddity’ cover goes dark on YouTube
Remember Chris Hadfield? He was the NASA astronaut who recorded a cover of David Bowie’s ‘Space Oddity’ from the International Space Station a year ago, and promptly went viral on YouTube. Try to watch the...
July 10, 2014
MediaGuardian 100 list includes music industry figures
The media industry argues over who's up, down and out of The Guardian's annual MediaGuardian 100 list of movers and shakers.
September 2, 2013
David Bowie album available for ‘limited time’ iTunes streaming
Apple was first to get David Bowie's 'Where Are We Now?' single as a download earlier this year, and it's been pre-selling his new album 'The Next Day' ever since.
March 1, 2013
Sandbox Issue 76: Myspace Oddity
Lead: Myspace finally went public yesterday after several months of invite-only beta testing. This is do or die for the company that slid down the social media pecking order by losing its way and letting Facebook and Twitter...
January 16, 2013
David Bowie tops the charts. Well, some charts…
David Bowie's new album 'The Next Day' isn't out until March, but it's already topping Apple's iTunes music charts in 17 countries thanks to pre-orders.
January 10, 2013
David Bowie springs a surprise with new digital single
David Bowie released a new single this morning, with plans for a new album in March.
January 8, 2013
EMI takes to Webdoc for Ziggy Stardust reissue
To mark the 40th anniversary of David Bowie's The Rise & Fall Of Ziggy Stardust & The Spiders From Mars, EMI had turned to Wedoc to handle part of the marketing.
May 28, 2012