Sting

Real Name:
Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner
Profile:
Musician (bassist), composer, singer-songwriter, actor, author, and activist Sting was born in Wallsend, Northumberland, England 2 October 1951, before moving to London in 1977 to form The Police with Stewart Copeland and Andy Summers. The band released five studio albums, earned six Grammy Awards and two Brits, and was inducted into The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2003.
One of the early bands Sumner played with was The Phoenix Jazzmen. He once performed wearing a black and yellow jersey with hooped stripes that bandleader Gordon Solomon had noted made him look like a bumblebee; thus Sumner became "Sting". He uses Sting almost exclusively, except on official documents. In a press conference, he once jokingly stated that even his children call him Sting.
As one of the world’s most distinctive solo artists, Sting has received an additional 11 Grammy Awards, two Brits, a Golden Globe, an Emmy, four Oscar nominations (most recently for “The Empty Chair” from JIM: The James Foley Story), a TONY nomination, Billboard Magazine’s Century Award, and MusiCares 2004 Person of the Year. In 2002, he received the Ivor Novello Award for Lifetime Achievement from the British Academy of Songwriters, Composers and Authors and was also inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame. In 2003, Sting received a CBE from Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace for services to music. In December 2014 he received the Kennedy Center Honors, and most recently was given The American Music Award of Merit. Throughout his enduring career, he has sold close to 100 million albums from his combined work with The Police and as a solo artist.
Sting’s support for human rights organizations such as the Rainforest Fund, Amnesty International and Live Aid mirrors his art in its universal outreach. Along with wife Trudie Styler, Sting founded the Rainforest Fund in 1989 to protect both the world’s rainforests and the indigenous people living there. Together they have held 17 benefit concerts to raise funds and awareness for our planet’s endangered resources.
Received the Polar Music Prize 2017.
In 2019, Sting was honoured at the BMI Pop Awards for his enduring hit single “Every Breath You Take,” which has become the most performed song, with 15 million radio plays, from BMI’s catalog of over 14 million musical works.
Sting married actress Frances Tomelty from Northern Ireland, on 1 May 1976. Before they divorced in 1984, they had two children: Joseph ("Joe Sumner") (born 23 November 1976) and Fuchsia Katherine ("Kate Sumner", born 17 April 1982). In 1982, after the birth of his second child, he separated from Tomelty and began living with actress and film producer Trudie Styler. The couple married at Camden Register Office on 20 August 1992. Sting and Styler have four children: Brigitte Michael Michael Sumner ("Mickey", born 19 January 1984), Jake Sumner (24 May 1985), Eliot Pauline Eliot Sumner (nicknamed "Coco", 30 July 1990), and Giacomo Luke (17 December 1995).
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AMLS 64915 Brimstone & Treacle (Original Soundtrack Album) — Sting Various Featuring The Police, Sting, Go.Go's* & Squeeze (2) Various Featuring The Police, Sting, Go.Go's* & Squeeze (2) - Brimstone & Treacle (Original Soundtrack Album) (Album, Comp) A&M Records AMLS 64915 South Africa 1982 Sell This Version
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CS-3750 The Dream Of The Blue Turtles — Sting Sting The Dream Of The Blue Turtles (Album) A&M Records CS-3750 Canada 1985 Sell This Version
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829473-1 Bring On The Night — Sting Sting Bring On The Night (Album) A&M Records 829473-1 Uruguay 1986 Sell This Version
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OTR 86-10 Off The Record Specials With Mary Turner — Sting Mary Turner (4), Sting Mary Turner (4), Sting - Off The Record Specials With Mary Turner(2xLP, Transcription) Westwood One OTR 86-10 US 1986 Sell This Version
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87-47 Off The Record Specials With Mary Turner (Part 2) — Sting Mary Turner (4), Sting Mary Turner (4), Sting - Off The Record Specials With Mary Turner (Part 2) Westwood One 87-47 US 1987 Sell This Version
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OTR 87-46 Off The Record Specials With Mary Turner (Part 1) — Sting Mary Turner (4), Sting Mary Turner (4), Sting - Off The Record Specials With Mary Turner (Part 1) Westwood One OTR 87-46 US 1987 Sell This Version
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SP 6402, SP-6402 ...Nothing Like The Sun — Sting Sting ...Nothing Like The Sun (Album) A&M Records SP 6402, SP-6402 US 1987 Sell This Version
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USA/AML 65-11 ...Nada Como El Sol (Selecciones Especiales En Espanol Y Portugues) ‎ — Sting Sting ...Nada Como El Sol (Selecciones Especiales En Espanol Y Portugues) ‎ (MiniAlbum, Album) A&M Records USA/AML 65-11 Bolivia 1988 Sell This Version
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28DP 5175 The Soldier's Tale - Histoire Du Soldat - Geschichte Vom Soldaten — Sting Vanessa Redgrave, Sting, Ian McKellen Vanessa Redgrave, Sting, Ian McKellen - The Soldier's Tale - Histoire Du Soldat - Geschichte Vom Soldaten (Album) PANGÆA 28DP 5175 Japan 1988 Sell This Version
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none The Police Decade And Beyond — Sting Sting The Police Decade And Beyond(3xLP, Transcription) United Stations Programming Network none US 1988 Sell This Version
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ZBBC 1114 Titus Groan And Gormenghast — Sting Mervyn Peake, Sting Mervyn Peake, Sting - Titus Groan And Gormenghast(2xCass) BBC Cassettes ZBBC 1114 UK 1990 Sell This Version
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429 396-2 Peter And The Wolf - Classical Symphony - Overture On Hebrew Themes · March — Sting Prokofiev*, Sting, The Chamber Orchestra Of Europe, Claudio Abbado Prokofiev*, Sting, The Chamber Orchestra Of Europe, Claudio Abbado - Peter And The Wolf - Classical Symphony - Overture On Hebrew Themes · March (Album) Deutsche Grammophon 429 396-2 Europe 1990 Sell This Version
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516 358-2250 Masters Of Rock — Sting Sting Masters Of Rock(CD, Transcription) Radio Today Entertainment 516 358-2250 US 1990 Sell This Version
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none Acoustic Live In Newcastle — Sting Sting Acoustic Live In Newcastle (MiniAlbum) A&M Records none UK 1991 Sell This Version
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75021 6405 4 The Soul Cages — Sting Sting The Soul Cages (Album) A&M Records 75021 6405 4 Singapore, Malaysia & Hong Kong 1990 Sell This Version
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TWS 3-15-91 The Sting Story — Sting Sting The Sting Story(LP, Transcription + LP, S/Sided, Transcription) Unistar Radio Programming TWS 3-15-91 US 1991 Sell This Version
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91-16 Up Close — Sting Sting Up Close(2xCD, Transcription) MediaAmerica Radio 91-16 US 1991 Sell This Version
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91-15 The Timothy White Sessions (Show # 91-15) — Sting Sting The Timothy White Sessions (Show # 91-15)(2xCD, Promo, Transcription, Rad) Westwood One Radio Networks 91-15 US 1991 Sell This Version
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CO 92-03 Superstar Concert Series — Sting Sting Superstar Concert Series(3xLP, Transcription) Westwood One CO 92-03 US 1992 Sell This Version
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92-31 Superstar Concert Series — Sting Sting Superstar Concert Series(2xCD, Transcription) Westwood One Radio Networks 92-31 US 1992 Sell This Version
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none A Self Portrait — Sting Sting A Self Portrait(CD, Promo, Transcription) Radio Today Entertainment none US 1992 Sell This Version
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40496/40497 Last Session - Live At Sting And Gil Evans Sting And Gil Evans - Last Session - Live At "Perugia Jazz Festival" July 11, 1987 (Album) Music Box International 40496/40497 Greece 1993 Sell This Version
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540 162-4 Demolition Man — Sting Sting Demolition Man (MiniAlbum, EP) A&M Records 540 162-4 Turkey 1993 Sell This Version
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31454 0070 2 Ten Summoner's Tales — Sting Sting Ten Summoner's Tales (Album, EP, MiniAlbum) A&M Records, A&M Records 31454 0070 2 US 1993 Sell This Version
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93-13, 93-14, 93-15 Up Close — Sting Sting Up Close(3xCD, Transcription) MediaAmerica Radio, MediaAmerica Radio, MediaAmerica Radio 93-13, 93-14, 93-15 US 1993 Sell This Version

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dacoolmixer

dacoolmixer

April 26, 2021
I totally agree with the previous comment regarding this discography. Is there something that can be done?
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iconoclastde

iconoclastde

April 4, 2021
Sorry, another totally messed up discography in my humble opinion...
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