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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), better known by his stage name Sting, is an English musician, singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, activist, actor and philanthropist. He is best known as the principal songwriter, lead singer, and bassist for the new wave rock band The Police, and for his subsequent solo career.

Fact file

  • Birth name: Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner
  • Also known as: Sting
  • Born: 2 October 1951 (age 62) Wallsend, Northumberland, England
  • Genres: Rock, pop, new wave, jazz, new-age, blue-eyed soul, reggae
  • Occupations: Musician, singer-songwriter, actor, producer
  • Instruments: Vocals, bass guitar, guitar, harmonica, saxophone, upright bass
  • Years active: 1971–present
  • Labels: A&M, Deutsche Grammophon, Universal Music Group
  • Associated acts: The Police
  • Website: sting.com

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

In the news

B'way season features Sting, Jackman and Peter Pan
Yahoo Entertainment, 2014-08-28 13:17:54
NEW YORK (AP) — The coming Broadway season has something for everyone — a musical by Sting, a magician-filled SUV, the incomparable Hugh Jackman, the equally regal Helen Mirren, a musical set in a funeral parlor and not one, but two Gyllenhaals. Here's a look at some highlights of the ...

Sting shows to support music venue
BBC Entertainment, 2014-08-27 13:09:11
Sting announces two concerts to help celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Sage Gateshead.

Patti LuPone and Sting Will Share Uprising of Love on Broadway
Playbill Combined , 2014-08-14 16:22:00
Two-time Tony Award-winning actress Patti LuPone and 16-time Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Sting will unite for Uprising of Love, a one-night-only concert to benefit LGBTI rights across the globe, Sept. 15 at the Gershwin Theatre on Broadway.

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