About David Bowie
David Bowie (born David Robert Jones on 8th January 1947 in Brixton, London, UK) is an English singer, songwriter, musician, record producer and actor. Active in four 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. He is known for his distinctive voice and the intellectual depth of his work. His first hit song "Space Oddity" reached the top five of UK Singles Chart in July '69. The single "Fame" and the hit album "Young Americans" Achieved his first major American crossover success. Bowie sold an estimated 100 million records worldwide, has been awarded nine Platinum album certifications, eleven Gold and eight silver In the UK alone. He's been ranked 39th on the list of "100 Greatest Artists of All Time" (Rolling Stone magazine).