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  • Category: Recording
  • Unveiled: 08 Dec 2000
  • Star rank: 414
  • Address:
    6870 Hollywood Blvd
  • Position: 4 tiles from the curb, facing west
  • GPS location:
    34.101416, -118.339736

Sting

Next star: Ann Rutherford
Previous star: The Andrews Sisters

Biography

Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner CBE (born 2 October 1951), known on stage as Sting, is an English musician, singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, activist, actor and philanthropist. He was principal songwriter, lead singer, and bassist for the new wave rock band The Police from 1977 to 1983, before launching a solo career.

Fact file

  • Born: Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner 2 October 1951 (age 63) Wallsend, Tyne & Wear, England
  • Other names: Sting
  • Alma mater: Northern Counties College of Education
  • Occupation: Musician, singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, activist, actor, philanthropist
  • Spouse(s): Frances Tomelty (m. 1976–84) Trudie Styler (m. 1992)
  • Children: 6; including Joe, Mickey and Eliot
  • Genres: Rock, pop, new wave, jazz
  • Instruments: Vocals, guitar, bass guitar
  • Years active: 1971–present
  • Labels: A&M, Deutsche Grammophon, Universal Music Group
  • Associated acts: The Police, Strontium 90, Dire Straits, Cheb Mami, Curved Air, Eberhard Schoener

Read more about Sting at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

In the news

ON THE RECORD: A Surprising Trip on Sting’s Last Ship
Playbill Combined , 2015-02-01 05:00:22
This week we listen to the cast recording of Sting's short-lived Broadway musical The Last Ship.

Ivy Levan Reacts To Being Called ‘The Next Big Thing’ - VIDEO
Access HW Music, 2015-01-29 22:55:52
Ivy Levan reacts to being called “the next big thing” in music. Plus, how did her collaboration with Sting come about? And, what can fans expect from her debut album?

Cinema Libre Buys Andy Summers’ The Police Documentary
Variety, 2015-01-27 22:44:53
Cinema Libre Studio has acquired Andy Summers’ “Can’t Stand Losing You: Surviving The Police” from Yari Film Groups for U.S. distribution. The film, based on Summers’ memoir “One Train Later,” will have a theatrical release in the spring before being released on DVD and On Demand platforms. “Surviving the Police” ...

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