"'Ziggy Stardust,' once a counterculture icon, has now conquered the Internet age. Singer David Bowie received top honors at the third annual Yahoo! Internet Life Online Music Awards celebration at Studio 54."
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"In winning the Pioneer Award, Bowie was recognized for helping found the online entertainment company UltraStar as well as creating the first artist-produced and hosted Internet service provider with BowieNet, which won a Yahoo! Award for Best Artist Site."
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"Bowie won The Online Pioneer of the Year Award in the event hostedby actor John Leguizamo. The award honors individuals at theforefront of the Internet music industry."
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"'Does anyone in the room know HTML?' David Bowie asked the audience Monday at New York's Studio 54 after complaining about technical problems he'd had downloading music. Since most in attendance were nominees for the third annual Yahoo! Internet Life Online Music Awards, the question got more laughs than any of the comedic attempts made by host John Leguizamo."
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"Bowie was the night's star. The dapper rock icon's BowieNet was named Best Artist Web Site, and he belted out versions of "Wild Is the Wind" (from his 1976 album Station to Station) and "Life on Mars?" (RealAudio excerpt) (from '71's Hunky Dory) accompanied by pianist Mike Garson. The Internet efforts for which he was honored include the release in downloadable form last year of his album ... hours and his plans for an online bank.
Bowie accepted his awards in style ? he started the night in an immaculately tailored black suit and changed into an equally dashing gray one by night's end."
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"Bowie won The Online Pioneer of the Year Award in the event hosted by actor John Leguizamo. The award honors individuals at the forefront of the Internet music industry.
Bowie's Web page, Bowienet, was named the Best Artist Site, while Paul McCartney's performance at the Cavern Club won Best Live Online Event."
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"The thin white god invested his performance of "Wild Is the Wind" with all his heart and artistry, his voice sounding even more evocative after all these years. And his rendering of "Life on Mars," also with only piano accompaniment, will exist as one of the most transcendent moments in this audience's collective life."
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"At the Yahoo! Internet Life Online Music Awards in New York on Monday night (24 July), David Bowie scooped the evening's most prestigious honour, The Online Pioneer Of The Year, which is reserved for those at the very cutting edge of the Internet music industry, according to a Dotmusic report.
Bowie was also awarded Best Artist Site for his Bowienet website and entertained the ceremony's assembled 'Neterati by singing Wild Is The Wind and Life On Mars against a solo piano."
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