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David Bowie Was Just Too Busy To Play Gandalf In 'Lord Of The Rings'

There have always been rumours that David Bowie was nearly in Lord of the Rings, but now we have confirmation from one of the trilogy’s casting directors.Speaking to the Huffington Post, casting director Amy Hubbard...

David Bowie's 70th Birthday Bash To Include Global Tribute Concert

The life and work of David Bowie will be celebrated next year with a series of shows across the globe on what would have been his 70th birthday. A variety of stars and artists are...

David Bowie's 'Blackstar' Vinyl Contains More Hidden Secrets

David Bowie’s Blackstar vinyl contains more hidden secrets in its artwork, according to sleeve designer Jonathan Barnbook.Earlier this year, fans discovered that if they left the vinyl sleeve exposed to sunlight, the artwork transformed to...

Robbie Williams Beats David Bowie's Chart Record

Robbie Williams has now had more UK number one albums than any other British solo artist.Robbie’s latest album Heavy Entertainment Show entered the chart at number one this week, giving him his 12th UK chart...

David Bowie's Art Collection Fetches £24 Million In First Round Of Auction

The first day of the auctioning of art owned by the late David Bowie has taken in a grand total of £24.3 million – more than double what had been estimated by experts before bidding...

David Bowie Wanted To Form A Secret Band Before He Died

David Bowie was rumoured to form a secret band, according to fashion designer Tommy Hilfiger. The late singer - who passed away in January aged 69 years old - was reportedly in talks with a...

Francis Whately Follows Up David Bowie Documentary With 'The Last Five Years'

The final years of David Bowie are to be explored in a brand new BBC Two documentary entitled 'David Bowie: The Last Five Years' next year, to commemorate the first anniversary of the singer's death....

'X Factor's' Honey G Banned By David Bowie Estate From Rapping Over Classic Track

‘X Factor’ hopeful Honey G has reportedly been told by David Bowie's estate that she cannot do her own rap over a track by the late singer.Honey is set to perform Vanilla Ice’s ‘Ice Ice...

Skepta Wins The 2016 Mercury Prize

Grime star Skepta has edged out competition from red hot favourite David Bowie to win the 2016 Mercury Prize for his album Konnichiwa in London.The crowd at the Hammersmith Apollo erupted when Skepta’s name was...

Berlin House Where David Bowie And Iggy Pop Lived Marked By Plaque

Forty years after he briefly lived in the city and was inspired to make his famous ‘Berlin trilogy’ of albums in the late ‘70s, the German capital has unveiled a new commemorative plaque outside the...

David Bowie, Radiohead And Skepta Included On 2016 Mercury Music Prize Shortlist

Radiohead, Skepta, The 1975 and the late David Bowie are the big names to have been shortlisted for the 2016 Hyundai Mercury Music Prize, with Adele and previous winner James Blake the notable absences.The 12-strong...

David Bowie's Son Duncan Jones Welcomes First Child Six Months After Father's Death

Duncan Jones has welcomed his first son, exactly six months after his father David Bowie’s death from cancer. Jones and his wife Rodene Ronquillo welcomed Stenton David Jones on July 10, saying that his grandfather...

David Bowie Musical 'Lazarus' Coming To London

David Bowie’s musical ‘Lazarus’ is coming to London for a three-month run later this year, following a successful opening period in New York.The production, which was one of the last projects that the late British...

David Bowie's Private Art Collection To Be Exhibited Before Auction

A sizeable private art collection assembled by the late David Bowie throughout his life is to be exhibited in public for the first time, before going under the hammer at a Sotheby’s auction.Bowie’s life as...

Lock Of David Bowie's Hair Set For Auction

A lock of hair from the late David Bowie is being sold at auction this week and is expected to fetch thousands of pounds. The lock is being auctioned by US auctioneers Heritage Auctions, on...

Iman Remembers David Bowie On Wedding Anniversary

The rock icon lost his battle with cancer on 10 January (16), just two days after his 69th birthday. On Monday (06Jun16), almost six months after David's passing, Iman took to Instagram.com...

Tony Visconti Says He's In Talks To Release Unheard David Bowie Songs

David Bowie’s close friend and longtime producer Tony Visconti has said he’s in talks with the singer’s management team to release previously unheard Bowie material in the coming years. Visconti began working with Bowie in...

Huge David Bowie Mural Unveiled In Bosnia

A huge mural, painted in honour of the late pop icon David Bowie, has been unveiled in the Bosnian capital city of Sarajevo.Two local artists created the enormous painting, which was the brainchild of Bosnian...

Duncan Jones: 'Dad David Bowie Was Excited About Warcraft Film'

Warcraft director Duncan Jones has recalled showing his father an early cut of the epic fantasy movie before his untimely death in January. Jones said his father was ‘excited’ for him about the film and...

Glastonbury Plans Prince And David Bowie Tributes

Glastonbury Festival is planning a tribute to Prince, in addition to its confirmed plans to commemorate the late David Bowie next month.The festival’s organiser Emily Eavis told the BBC on Wednesday (May 4th) that a...

Fan Discovers Amazing Feature Of David Bowie's 'Blackstar' Artwork

Fans of the late David Bowie have discovered an extraordinary ‘secret message’ contained in the album artwork for his final record Blackstar, which happens when you leave it lying out in the sun…The album cover...

David Bowie's Music Will Feature In New Series Of 'Peaky Blinders'

David Bowie’s music will feature on the third series of BBC crime drama ‘Peaky Blinders’, which is set to air next month. The late musician was a big fan of the show, which stars Cillian...

Ricky Gervais Had "No Idea" His Friend David Bowie Was Terminally Ill

David Bowie kept his illness a closely-guarded secret from the world, his friend Ricky Gervais has said, revealing that he was in contact with the late singer as little as two weeks before the end...

Iman Reveals How Her Long-lasting Marriage To David Bowie Kept Strong

David Bowie’s widow Iman has revealed what held the key to her long-lasting marriage to the late rock star, in a previously unseen interview filmed before his death in January this year.The Somali-born supermodel, 60,...

David Bowie's 'Blackstar' Revealed As Highest Selling Vinyl Lp On Eve Of Record Store Day 2016

The vinyl revival is continuing apace ahead of Record Store Day this weekend, with data from the British music industry suggesting that sales of the old-fashioned format are on course to top three million by...

David Bowie Dominates List Of Best Selling Albums So Far In 2016

David Bowie has dominated the list of the biggest selling albums of 2016 so far, with three of his records claiming places in the top 10. The list, compiled by OfficialCharts.com, also shows that 2015’s...

The Roots Pull Out Of David Bowie Shows After Equipment Dispute

Questlove of The Roots has insisted that the band will no longer be performing at the upcoming major David Bowie tribute concerts this week, which will be held at Carnegie Hall and Radio City Music...

David Bowie Tribute Concerts To Be Live Streamed On Skype

The upcoming tribute shows to David Bowie in New York will be live streamed for fans unable to attend via Skype, the organisers have announced. The first concert takes place on 31 March at Carnegie...

The Fall Of Bowie And The Rise Of Trump: 5 Biggest Shocks Of 2016 So Far

It's been quite a whirlwind start to the year and we've only just hit Spring. A series of tragic celebrity deaths, some unexpected political turn-outs and unforeseen romances have left us completely baffled over the...

David Bowie Mural In Brixton To Be Preserved As Permanent Memorial

A mural of David Bowie that became a shrine to the musician after his death earlier this year is to be listed by the local council to ensure it becomes a permanent landmark.Lambeth Council announced...

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