Sting and Dire Straits

Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner, CBE (came to life 2 Oct 1951), better-known by the phase name Sting is an English musician, singer songwriter, multi instrumentalist, militant, performer and philanthropist. He is best-known as the main songwriter, lead singer, and bass player for the powerful new wave rock-band The Police and for his subsequent solo vocation.

Sting has changed his musical design, including distinct components of rock, jazz, reggae, classical, Modern, and world-beat into his music. As a solo musician and member of the Police, Sting has acquired 16 Grammy Awards for his function, getting his first Grammy for Best Rock Instrumental Efficiency in 1980, three Brit Awards winning Greatest British Man in 1994, a Golden World, an Emmy Award, and many Oscar nominations for Best Original Track. He was inducted in to the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2002, so that as a part of The Police, was inducted to the Stone Hall of Fame in 2003. In 2,000, he obtained a star to the Hollywood Walk of Fame for record.

Containing his years with The Police, Sting has offered over 100-million records world-wide. In the UNITED KINGDOM, he is granted three Gold, seven Platinum record certificates plus a Silver, as well as in the United States, nine Platinum and three Gold certificates. In 2006, Paste journal rated him 62nd on their record of the 100 Finest Living Song writers. He was rated 63rd on VH1’s 100 Greatest Artists of Rock, and 80th on Q journal’s 100 Greatest Musical Stars of Xx Century. Sting in addition has collaborated with many other musicians for strike duets, including Rise & Autumn with Craig David as well as the 1st hit All for Love, with fellow musicians Bryan Adams and Rod Stewart.

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