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Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner CBE (born 2 October 1951), known by his stage name Sting, is a British musician, singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, activist, actor and philanthropist. Prior to starting his solo career, he was the principal songwriter, lead singer and bassist for the rock band The Police. Sting has varied his musical style throughout his career, incorporating distinct elements of jazz, reggae, classical, New Age, and worldbeat into his music. As a solo musician and member of The Police, Sting has received sixteen Grammy Awards for his work, receiving his first Grammy for Best Rock Instrumental Performance in 1981, three Brit Awards — winning Best British Male in 1994, a Golden Globe, an Emmy Award, and several Oscar nominations for Best Original Song. He is a member of both the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the Songwriters Hall of Fame. Sting was born in Wallsend, Newcastle upon Tyne, England, the eldest of four children born to Audrey (née Cowell), a hairdresser, and Ernest Matthew Sumner, a milkman and engineer. His siblings were Philip, Angela and Anita. Young Gordon would often assist his father with the early-morning milk-delivery rounds, and by age 10 he

Sting Goes Full Cannibal at Malibu Karaoke Jam

Goes Full Cannibal At Malibu Karaoke Jam

Here's why you don't let Sting do karaoke at your bar -- he's SO DAMN GOOD ... he ruins it for everyone else ... and to prove it, TMZ has video of his impromptu rendition of "She Drives Me Crazy"… READ MORE >

Celebrity Cross-Dressin' -- Chick 'Em Out!

Celebrity Cross-Dressin' -- Chick 'Em Out!

Sometimes being a superstar can be a real drag -- see which stars have crossed over to the other side. READ MORE >

- 1685 days ago
Elton vs. Sting: Who'd You Rather?

Elton vs. Sting
Who'd You Rather?

Music icons Elton John and a dragalicious Sting performed together at the same event in NYC on Thursday.Question is ... READ MORE >

- 1938 days ago
Brad, Sting & Jim Show Off Their Beards

Brad, Sting & Jim Show Off Their Beards

Looking like three little bears, Brad Pitt, Sting and Jim Carrey didn't keep their new facial growths on the down low on Tuesday.While Angelina was not around, Sting and Jim were accompanied by… READ MORE >

- 2129 days ago
Sting: Good Genes or Good Docs?

Good Genes or Good Docs?

Every breath he takes we'll be watching Sting not age.Here's the 35-year-old former Police frontman back in 1986 (left) -- and 23 years later, the 57-year-old version at an event in NYC last week… READ MORE >

- 2301 days ago
Sting -- Hugh's Rubbing Off on Me

Sting -- Hugh's Rubbing Off on Me

Sting must be gunning for Hugh Jackman's job, because with that beard yesterday in L.A., he looked like he was an Adamantium skeleton away from being the next Wolverine. See Also Jackman -- Even… READ MORE >

- 2373 days ago
Pete Doherty Dogged by Airport Sting

Pete Doherty Dogged by Airport Sting

Pete Doherty isn't the kinda guy you bring home to dad -- so no wonder Sting was calling BS on UK tab stories his daughter was hanging out with the male Amy… READ MORE >

- 2610 days ago
"Dancing" Party Popped by Police

'Dancing' Party
Popped by Police

Every lapdance Sting takes. Every move Shannon Elizabeth makes.If you're at danceboy Derek Hough's b-day party at The Bank at the Bellagio in Vegas, we'll be watchin' you. See Also Derek Hough:… READ MORE >

- 2657 days ago
Chris Brown Wants a Piece of Kim K's Booty

Chris Brown Wants a Piece of Kim K's Booty

Chris Brown wouldn't talk about Rihanna -- but he didn't mind bringing up Kim K's big phat ass.insertBCSinglePlayer(1523331843);Also in L.A.: Katie Price and a blond Peter Andre barely covered up… READ MORE >

- 2687 days ago
Malibu Celebs on Fire Watch

Malibu Celebs
On Fire Watch

James Cameron and Olivia Newton-John have been evacuated, and there are many more celebs in the Malibu area whose homes are in danger. Numerous homes along Pacific Coast Highway have been… READ MORE >

- 2874 days ago

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