10 Facts about David Bowie

Sunday, July 3rd 2016. | Music

Facts about David Bowie talk about the notable English singer, actor and songwriter. He was born David Robert Jones on 8th January 1947 and died on 10th January 2016. The musical works of Bowie in 1970s gained him a critical acclaim due to his innovation. Bowie received a great deal of popularity for more than 5 decades. The development of popular music in the world was widely influenced by Bowie due to his visual presentation, stage act and music. Here are other facts to notice about Bowie:

Facts about David Bowie 1: the record sales

The record sales of Bowie reached 140 million pieces during his lifetime. There is no need to wonder that Bowie is considered as one of the best selling artists in the world.

Facts about David Bowie 2: the albums in United Kingdom

Bowie had at least 11 number-one albums sold in the market. He also earned eight silver, 11 gold and 9 platinum album certifications in United Kingdom. Get facts about Darren Espanto here.

Facts about David Bowie

Facts about David Bowie

Facts about David Bowie 3: the albums in United States

Bowie also received high level of popularity in United States. He got 7 gold album certifications and five platinum certifications.

Facts about David Bowie 4: Hall of Fame

In 1996, David Bowie’s name was inducted at Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Check facts about Dave Brubeck here.

David Bowie

David Bowie

Facts about David Bowie 5: the interest of music

Bowie built the passion and interest of music since he was a young boy. In 1963, Bowie was interested to become a musician as his professional career after he studied design, music and art.

Facts about David Bowie 6: “Space Oddity”

In July 1969, “Space Oddity” was released in the market. In 1972, Bowie redefined his music style. Ziggy Stardust was the alter ego that he created to present the androgynous and flamboyant character.

David Bowie Pic

David Bowie Pic

Facts about David Bowie 7: the amazing popularity

He received an amazing popularity under his alter ego, Ziggy Stardust. He also received a wonderful success due to his album The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars.

Facts about David Bowie 8: an acting career

Bowie was also an actor. He appeared in The Man Who Fell to Earth. It was a cult movie.

David Bowie Images

David Bowie Images

Facts about David Bowie 9: Brian Eno

Brian Eno is one of the most wonderful musicians in the world. Bowie and Eno had collaborated for three albums called collectively as “Berlin Trilogy”.

Facts about David Bowie 10: Let’s Dance

Let’s Dance is considered as the most commercial album of Bowie.  In US and UK Charts, it took number 1.

David Bowie Facts

David Bowie Facts

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