David Bowie’s death hit like a bolt from the blue on Monday. Both artists and individuals around the world have praised the superstar and expressed deepest condolences.
Many music sites are now reporting on an explosion in the number of listens to his music.
Data will also be on the mångmiljardarv superstar is expected to leave behind.
Another icon is gone. Last Friday, on his 69th birthday on January 8, released David Bowie album “Black Star”.
Only three days later announced his family that he died of the aftereffects of cancer. A fight he should have fought in secret for 18 months.
Increased by thousands of percent
Just hours after the death announcement was twelve of David Bowie’s album on iTunes’ top 20 list. His early, classic album “The Rise And Fall of Ziggy Stardust” and “Hunky Dory” are some who placed high up the charts, writes the British Daily Mail.
Meanwhile, reports music sites on höjdarsiffror for performances of his music.
His 27th and final album topped the list of multiple streaming sites like Spotify, Apple and Amazon, reported several media. Monday increased listening to Bowie’s music on Spotify with 2700 percent. The most popular song globally yesterday was “Heroes”, which saw an increase of 3630 per cent, according to NBC News. After the hit “Let’s Dance” in 1983, followed by “Black Star” from the album of the same name.
Appreciated please billions
Already it has started speculation about his legacy. According to the Daily Mail, David Bowie good for anywhere between 135 and 600 million pounds, equivalent to between 1.6 7.4 billion Swedish kronor. A large part of the wealth he allegedly accumulated over a larger number of hugely successful world tours between 1974 and 2004, the paper said. In total, he also wrote more than 700 songs and sold an estimated 140 million records.
mourned by the whole world
Tributes from the world of stars, colleagues and fans have also poured in from around the world. In London were also many people in different places to mourn him. Outside Bowie’s birth house in Brixton, fans left flowers and tributes and lit candles. The city sued a crowd of fans even up to singing during a street party in honor of his memory. Legendary concert venue Brixton Academy wrote “David Bowie – forever our hero” above the roof.
The record label Rough Trade has decided also to donate all income from David Bowie sales in January to cancer, writes music magazine Gaffa.
Bask in the memorial concert
On March 31, held a memorial concert for David Bowie in Carnegie Hall in New York.
Cyndi Lauper, Bettye Lavette, Jakob Dylan, Robyn Hitchcock and The Roots are some of the artists involved.
David Bowie died on Sunday January 10th.