The singer's first release in over a decade currently sit in the number one spot for singles downloads less than a day after its release.
Bowie announced the release of the track last night (January 7) alongside details of a new album - titled The Next Day - which follows in March. The album is currently a best seller on iTunes, based on pre-orders.
Elsewhere in the singles chart, will.i.am and Britney Spears are at number two with 'Scream & Shout', Taylor Swift's 'I Knew You Were Trouble' is at three and James Arthur's 'Impossible' completes the top four.
Rihanna is at five, Pitbull's 'Don't Stop the Party' climbs to number six, Bruno Mars claims the seventh spot and Calvin Harris and Tinie Tempah's 'Drinking from the Bottle' is at eight.
Further down the chart, Bon Jovi's 'Because We Can' sits at 11, One Direction's 'Kiss You' is at 13, and BBC Sound of 2013 winners Haim slip to 25 with 'Don't Save Me'.
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