David Bowie

NOMINATIONS: Look Who's Up For A Brit Award

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment

The Brit Awards nominations are in and veteran star David Bowie is up for two gongs in the wake of his comeback - three decades after he first won a p...

Bowie Returns: A Year Later

Aaron Vallely | Posted 09.03.2014 | UK Entertainment
Aaron Vallely

David Bowie gave courage to many whom never felt quite regular, were perhaps in despair, felt other, or isolated.

PICS: Celebrity Mullets

Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment

Hugh Jackman isn't afraid to really, REALLY suffer for his art after he was forced to get himself a dodgy mullet hairstyle for his role in the forthco...

Happy 67th Birthday David Bowie! We Celebrate With 67 Stunning, Rare Photos Of The Beautiful Man

Posted 21.02.2014 | UK Entertainment

David Bowie, Ziggy Stardust, The Thin White Duke or plain ol' David Jones (as his mum liked to call him) is 67 today. From his very first single, '...

Don't Let Christmas Ads Trick You Into Thinking Advertising Can Be Art

Planet Ivy | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
Planet Ivy

I have put the question of whether advertising can be seen as art to friends, colleagues and family, and they all agree that it can be. They inevitably reel off adverts they remember over the years - if it involves surfing horses it must be art.

Gays Can Thank the Music Industry

Simon Napier-Bell | Posted 08.10.2013 | UK Entertainment
Simon Napier-Bell

From the beginning, the backstage area of pop was a haven for gays - TV producers, set designers, clothes designers, stylists and especially managers. Mostly the artists themselves were not gay, which gave their introduction to gay culture all the more impact.

What Will David Bowie Do Next?

Dr Steve McCabe | Posted 06.10.2013 | UK Entertainment
Dr Steve McCabe

David Bowie has always given the impression of being über-savvy at making decisions about his career to ensure that gains maximum advantage due, perhaps, in some part to his naive trust in managers at the start of his career who didn't always act in his best interest.

Your Favourite Astronaut Is Releasing A Book

Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.07.2013 | UK Tech

HuffPost UK's editorial team, along with hundreds of thousands of other people, were most upset when astronaut Chris Hadfield returned to Earth and de...

Remembering the Demise of The Spiders from Mars

Dr Steve McCabe | Posted 31.08.2013 | UK Entertainment
Dr Steve McCabe

Forty years ago this week on 3 July 1973 those attending a concert at the Hammersmith Odeon reeled in shock by an announcement of the lead singer of a band which had reached a peak of success at the time.

GLASTONBURY: Will Bowie Be Playing A Secret Set At The Farm?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.08.2013 | UK Entertainment

Rumours abound that David Bowie is among the stars due to make a surprise appearance at this year's Glastonbury Festival. As the first festival-goe...

Bowie Fest

Matthew Highton | Posted 24.08.2013 | UK Comedy
Matthew Highton

Every so often my Mum reminds me of the time she caught me singing, very out of tune, to David Bowie's 'Changes' - an event that kept me off Karaoke f...

Manorbier Castle Chronicles

Celia Lyttelton | Posted 07.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Celia Lyttelton

So I guess its back to Manorbier for another staycation because it costs too much, either by sea or air to get the family off this damp little island groaning under the weight too many people.

Bowie Business

David Atkinson | Posted 30.07.2013 | UK
David Atkinson

I am a huge David Bowie fan and so on hearing that an exhibition was to be opening at the V&A Museum in March, I made it my mission to attend the prev...

Bowie Pays Tribute To 'Tremendous' Bassist

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 22.05.2013 | UK Entertainment

Uriah Heep and Spiders From Mars bassist Trevor Bolder has died following a battle with cancer, aged 62. Bolder joined David Bowie's backing band i...

Everything Is Offensive (Including David Bowie)

Pat Higgins | Posted 19.07.2013 | UK Entertainment
Pat Higgins

As soon as you start trying to protect people from the potentially offensive, the whole thing turns into a giant game of whack-a-mole. Potentially offensive things leap up from all directions, and no sooner have you squashed one than a dozen more potential shocking things pop up instead. Because EVERYTHING is offensive. In some context. To someone.

Space Oddities: Astronaut Chris Hadfield's Amazing Tweets From The ISS (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 13.05.2013 | UK Tech

His poignant version of David Bowie’s Space Oddity has made astronaut Chris Hadfield one of the coolest men not on the planet. And a look at h...

YouTube Backtracks On Bowie Ban

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.05.2013 | UK Entertainment

David Bowie's controversial new music video is back online after YouTube reverted its ban. The promo for The Next Day single - which features the s...

Mod: the Elusive British Dream

Jason Holmes | Posted 08.07.2013 | UK
Jason Holmes

'No political or cultural figurehead has ever come up with the phrase "a British dream", so Mod appeals to me politically because it's the closest we've ever come to having an American Dream.' So says Richard Weight, author of Mod: A Very British Style.

WATCH: David Bowie Debuts New Video - Can You Make Head Or Tail?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.07.2013 | UK Entertainment

David Bowie wowed us all with news of his comeback album 'The Next Day' earlier in the year, and now he's managed to pull another surprise out of the ...

Loving the Aliens: David Bowie and 'Doctor Who'

Will Porter | Posted 06.07.2013 | UK Entertainment
Will Porter

If two of a nation's biggest cultural icons are face-changing aliens it should be considered more than a coincidence. Born in the public imagination within six years of each other David Bowie and Doctor Who have taken strangely similar journeys.

Bowie FINALLY Talks: 'Effigies, Osmosis, Hostage..'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.04.2013 | UK Entertainment

David Bowie has finally given fans a look at what was going on inside his head when he wrote his new album 'The Next Day'. The famously private pop...

Irvine Welsh Blown Off Course by His 'Guiding Force', David Bowie

Jane Graham | Posted 24.06.2013 | UK Entertainment
Jane Graham

Irvine Welsh says he's so consumed by David Bowie album The Next Day it's 'totally fucked up my work.'

Can Britain Claim Greater 'Soft Power' Thanks to Iron Maiden?

Mark Hillary | Posted 14.06.2013 | UK Politics
Mark Hillary

British music, art, and culture in general has reached every corner of the world and this does create a favourable impression of the nation - useful for business and politics in addition to just feeling a bit more welcomed when visiting a new place as a tourist.

My Crazy Week

Steve Strange | Posted 05.06.2013 | UK Entertainment
Steve Strange

There's too much manufacturing and not enough innovating in the meeting of music and fashion. We need a few more Lady Gagas and a few less One Directions!

Mark Powell: It's All in the Footwork

Jason Holmes | Posted 23.05.2013 | UK Style
Jason Holmes

The shop at 2 Marshall Street in Soho is something of an Aladdin's Cave, the headless mannequins in the window the sharpest-dressed sentries you'll fi...