Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner (born 2 October 1951), known as Sting, is an English musician, singer, songwriter and actor. He was the frontman, songwriter and bassist for new wave rock band the Police from 1977 to their breakup in 1986. He launched a solo career in 1985 and has included elements of rock, jazz, reggae, classical, new-age, and worldbeat in his music.
As a solo musician and a member of the Police, Sting has received 17 Grammy Awards: he won Song of the Year for "Every Breath You Take", three Brit Awards, including Best British Male Artist in 1994 and Outstanding Contribution in 2002, a Golden Globe, an Emmy and four nominations for the Academy Award for Best Original Song. In 2019, he received a BMI Award for "Every Breath You Take" becoming the most-played song in radio history. In 2002, Sting received the Ivor Novello Award for Lifetime Achievement from the British Academy of Songwriters, Composers and Authors and w...
|Born||2 Oct. 1951 (Age: 70), in Wallsend|
Trudie Styler (1992-)
|Children||Mickey SumnerJoe SumnerEliot Sumner|
|Role(s)||PerformerBass GuitarLead VocalsLyricistComposer|
|Label(s)||A&M RecordsCherrytree RecordsDeutsche GrammophonInterscope Records[no label]PolyGramPolydorUniversal MusicUniversal Music GroupBMG Direct Marketing, Inc.|
|Label management||EMI Blackwood Music Inc. (Sting) (personal publisher)Magnetic Publishing Ltd. (personal publisher)GM Sumner (personal publisher)|