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Judge Bowie

on January 06, 1999

David will be a judge for the 1999 Webby Awards. Hailed as "The Oscars of The Web" The Webbies are the Internet's premier awards event acknowledging the union of entertainment, commerce, lifestyle and the Internet. Over 3,000 people attend the event held annually in March in San Francisco. This year the Webbies will be netwebcast on March 18, 1999 at 8 PM PST. Check out the webby website at http://www.webbyawards.com/.

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Heroes Project Update

on January 06, 1999

From: Manchester Evening News - Carl Palmer

The HEROES pop group, formed to boost integration among disabled people in the North West, have been overwhelmed by the worldwide response to their debut single - Heroes, a cover version of the David Bowie classic. Bowie himself has encouraged his fans across the globe to support the band, 13 disabled and able-bodied Greater Manchester musicians, saying: "This is a great cause, and the proceeds from this project will go a long way to funding very positive programmes and events.

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Bowienet Uk Posters

on January 05, 1999


Here are a series of posters that were considered for the BowieNet launch in the UK. We thought you might enjoy having a look at these out-takes from renowned artist Rex Ray.

As a special treat, Rex has also sent along the posters of the David Bowie/ Nine Inch Nails tour as well as the poster for Warfield Show, 1997.

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Still Hurts

on January 05, 1999

IT HURTS will have it's official UK launch on Jan 24th. Mat will do a series of book-shop readings and radio/press interviews. We will post reviews as they trickle in. US publishing in late March

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Bowie Top Businessman Of 1998

on January 04, 1999

In an article entitled "Top Five Business Stars of 1998" (December 24th issue) The Mirror, a (UK publication), has named David Bowie as the 1998 Businessman of the Year. Reasons sited included Bowie's trend setting "Bowie Bonds" deal and over-all business acumen.

"We gave the award for two reasons. First, Bowie has single-handedly changed the music industry forever, thanks to his "Bowie Bonds". The second reason for our award is that Bowie has shown himself to be a sound businessman".

The other top 4 include:

2. David Potter
3. Bernie Ecclestone
4. Guy Hands
5. Marjorie Scardino

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