To celebrate the life and works of David Bowie (8 January 1947 – 10 January 2016), music licensing company PPL has released an official chart of the Most Played David Bowie Tracks of the 21st Century.

Aggregated using PPL’s exclusive UK airplay data, the chart collates those Bowie tunes which have been played in public and broadcast on TV and radio, since the year 2000. 

Let’s Dance, David Bowie’s 1983 release, produced by Nile Rogers, tops the chart. Timeless classics also featured in the top twenty PPL Most Played David Bowie Tracks of the 21st Century chart include, Under Pressure, Bowie’s hit duet with British rock band Queen, at number two, and Starman, the inaugural story of persona Ziggy Stardust, at number three.

David Bowie’s top 20 most played tracks span three decades of recordings with the earliest, Space Oddity, released in 1969, appearing in the chart at number seven, and Absolute Beginners, released in 1986, at number 19.

Over the course of the 21st Century, David Bowie received over 360 million seconds of radio and TV airplay in the UK.

PPL Most Played David Bowie Tracks of the 21st Century:

1. Let’s Dance, David Bowie

2. Under Pressure, David Bowie and Queen

3. Starman, David Bowie

4. Ashes to Ashes, David Bowie

5. Rebel Rebel, David Bowie

6. Space Oddity, David Bowie

7. Life on Mars?, David Bowie

8. Changes, David Bowie

9. The Jean Genie, David Bowie

10. China Girl, David Bowie

11. Heroes, David Bowie

12. Modern Love, David Bowie

13. Young Americans, David Bowie

14. Golden Years, David Bowie

15. Sound and Vision, David Bowie

16. Fashion, David Bowie

17. Sorrow, David Bowie

18. Dancing in the Street, David Bowie and Mick Jagger

19. Absolute Beginners, David Bowie

20. Ziggy Stardust, David Bowie