Sting Tickets Information
Sting was born in the year 1951 as Gordon Mathew Summer in the city of Wallsend in UK. While in his school days he loved watching performances of legends like Jimi Hendrix and Cream. He graduated and became a teacher but whenever he found time from his job he used to perform with various local jazz groups such as Last Exit and Phoenix Jazzmen. Sting is an artist with diverse talents as he not just a singer but also an acclaimed bassist, lyricist and he can also fluently play instruments like keyboards, lute and electric guitar. He has been inducted in the prestigious Songwriters Hall of Fame and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Sting has worked on a variety of genres like rock, progressive rock, new wave, jazz fusion and pop rock.
Initial success came to Sting when he founded the very famous band called The Police in 1977 with two musician friends. Sting was the lead singer and bassist, Stewart Copeland played drums and Andy Summers was the lead guitar player. The Police band released five studio albums, amazingly all albums were certified Platinum and charted at #1 in most of the countries. The group was disbanded in the mid 80’s as the members went on to pursue solo careers. The Police temporarily united for a reunion tour in 2007 and released a Platinum certified live album called Certifiable: Live in Buenos Aires in 2008. The Police is placed at #70 on 100 greatest Immortals Artists of All Times list of Rolling Stone magazine .
Sting embarked on a successful solo career in the year 1985 with the release of The Dream of the Blue Turtles . This album went 2x and 3x Platinum respectively in UK and the US. After this Sting went to churn Platinum albums one after the other. His two albums namely Nothing Like Sun and The Soul Cages both landed at #1 on UK Top 100 with both albums going Platinum. In the year 1993 Sting released one of his most successful albums called Ten Summoner’s Tales , this album went 3x and 2x Platinum in US and UK respectively, it was at #2 on both UK and US Billboard 200. Another multiplatinum album by Sting was released in 1999 called Brand New Day which reached #9 position on US Billboard. One single “Desert Rose” was extremely popular across the globe and landed at #17on US Hot 100 and #3 on US Adult Contemporary Charts. His latest album till date is Symphonicites which was released in July 2010, this album failed to chart.
This talented artist apart from Grammys has also won an astounding 25 American music awards in various categories. Sting has performed with various acclaimed artists like Bob Geldof, Dire Straits, Phil Collins, Jeff Beck, Bruce Springsteen, Peter Gabriel and Eric Clapton. Sting has appeared and collaborated as a guest singer and composer on singles of a number of artists like Arcadia, Vanessa Williams, Joe Henderson, Dominic Miller, Herbie Hancock, The Black Eyed Peas, Mathew Morrison, Jeff Beck. He has also performed on the soundtrack of movies like Thomas Crown Affair, Racing Stripes, leaving Las Vegas and Kate and Leopold .
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Sting is a singer, a songwriter, a musician, an actor, an activist and a philanthropist from England. Before he embarked on a solo career, he was part of the band “The Police”. As a solo artist and also as a member of the band “The Police”, he has been awarded 16 Grammy Awards. The first Grammy that he got was in 1981 for Best Rock Instrumental Performance. Sting has also received an Oscar nomination in the category of “best song”. He has been inducted into the prestigious Songwriters Hall of Fame as well as Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Grab hold of the Sting tickets, for a truly memorable musical experience.