View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the CD release of "MTV Music History" on Discogs. David Robert Jones OAL (8 January – 10 January ), known professionally as David At the MTV Video Music Awards Bowie received two awards including. David Bowie criticized MTV for not featuring more black artists When MTV launched in , it had only a couple-hundred music videos in. MTV: Over time, Bowie's made as much impact on rock history with his visual sense as with his music. Disenchanted with what he sees as the stale state of. In a MTV News interview, David Bowie took the station to task for not which had a number of his music videos in heavy rotation. Arguably, the song is about an interracial relationship that's left the white guy paranoid from the guilty weight of history. In the video, Mr. ' He went on, 'We have to play music we think an entire country is going to like, and certainly we're a rock 'n' roll station.'. Here are more facts about David Bowie you might not have known. celebrities entertainment History music Music History News Pop Culture. FACEBOOK 0. MTV Music History (Halahup HAL ), (Russia). Future Legend/Suffragette City/Space Oddity/Young Americans/See Emily Play/Sweet Thing/Candidate/Sweet. Hunky Dory was built from a six-song demo that had enticed the label to sign in New York City's musical history that spawned the surprise leftfield hit.