The David Lynch Foundation (DLF) is pleased to announce Change Begins Within, a benefit concert presented by Citi on November 4 at Carnegie Hall. Featuring performances by Sting, Katy Perry, Jerry Seinfeld, Jim James, Angelique Kidjo and Sharon Isbin with musical direction from Rob Mathes, the evening will be hosted by George Stephanopoulos and David Lynch. Naomi Watts and Liev Schreiber will serve on the benefit committee...
Global Citizen Festival took place Saturday 26 September on the Great Lawn in New York's Central Park. The event featured headliners Beyoncé, Pearl Jam, Ed Sheeran, and Coldplay. Sting and rapper Common performed at the event. Global Citizen is managed by Global Poverty Project, an international education and campaigning organization. Watch Sting & Common's performance here...
We are pleased to share the news that Sting will participate in this year's NRK telethon in Oslo on Sunday, October 18. Funds raised from the telethon will go to the Rainforest Foundation, the non-profit organization founded in 1989 by Sting and his wife, Trudie Styler. Sting’s song "Fragile" will also be the soundtrack for the telethon.
Mylène Farmer doesn't grant many interviews, but for Sting, she'll make an exception. The French pop star, who has sold 11 million albums worldwide and regularly sells out stadiums throughout the French-speaking world, recently debuted a version of Sting's 2004 song "Stolen Car," in which she and the ex-Police man duet in French and English. Last month, the track debuted in France at Number One on iTunes, and stayed there...
It's New Music Friday and Yahoo Music is premiering the video for "Where Do We Go From Here" from Fiction Plane! Watch for the band's album "Mondo Lumina" to be released on November 13. Check it out here!
In honor of #tbt, we’re throwing it back to April and Sting’s benefit concerts at the Sage Gateshead in Newcastle. In this clip created exclusively for Sting.com, Sting reveals how writing about other people surprised him, and members of the band discuss collaborating on such a personal project.
2013: Sting performed material from 'The Last Ship' at a benefit concert at the Anspacher Theater in New York.
2012: Sting and Trudie attended a screening of "Argo" at the Time Warner Centre in New York.
2010: Accompanied by the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra, Sting performed at the Playhouse Theatre in Edinburgh, UK.
2008: Sting and Trudie attended the premiere of 'Living Proof' at the Soho Hotel in London.
2006: Sting and Edin Karamazov were in New York where they recorded a radio concert for XM Satellite Radio as part of their 'Artist Confidential' series.
2004: Sting performed at GM Place in Vancouver, Canada.
2003: Sting received his CBE from the Queen in a ceremony at Buckingham Palace.
1999: Sting took part in the 'Net-Aid' event at Giants Stadium in New York.
1997: Sting and Trudie were jointly awarded the BMI's Humanitarian Award for their work to protect the Amazonian rainforest. Also at this ceremony 'Every Breath You Take' was recognised for achieving the milestone of 4 million airplays in the US.
1994: Sting performed at the Superbowl in Sun City, South Africa.
1988: Sting performed at Stade Houphouet Boigney in Abidjan in the Ivory Coast as part of the Amnesty International tour.
1987: Sting appeared on Jonathan Ross's 'Last Resort' TV show where he sang 'Someone To Watch Over Me'.
1985: Sting performed at the Fox Theatre in Atlanta, USA.
1983: The Police performed at the Eissporthalle in Berlin, Germany.
1981: The Police performed at the Olympiahalle in Munich, Germany.
1979: The Police performed at Rogues club in Virginia Beach, USA.
QUOTE OF THE DAY
"In 1971, I was really into Zappa, ‘Weasels Ripped my Flesh' and ‘Hot Rats'. I loved ‘Hot Rats' and in fact everything Zappa did and then I followed it back from ‘Hot Rats' and got Mothers of Invention stuff."