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Inside Sting's Big Broadway Adventure

October 29, 2014

"Broadway is a really long way from Wallsend," says Sting, laughing about his hometown, a renowned English shipbuilding stronghold that has undergone a painful economic decline. Wallsend provides the evocative setting for The Last Ship, the musical Sting...

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Watch Sting Leave One Fan a Bizarre Voicemail

October 17, 2014

Remember back in the mid-Nineties when it was all the rage to record the chorus of No Doubt's "Spiderwebs" as your voicemail greeting? Jimmy Fallon and the Tonight Show writers gave one lucky cell phone user an even more clever gift on Thursday...

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Sting on How Parents' Deaths Influenced 'Last Ship'

October 9, 2014

Sting's new Broadway musical The Last Ship, featuring music from the latest Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominee's 2013 album of the same name, is set to open on October 26th, but before the Police singer makes his debut as a Great White Way composer,...

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Sting to Join No Doubt at Global Citizen Festival

September 25, 2014

At a reception last week for the upcoming Global Citizen Festival, Hugh Evans, the festival's founder and CEO of The Global Poverty Project, said that the already vaunted lineup of Jay Z, Carrie Underwood, Tiësto, the Roots, fun. and No Doubt would...

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Sting Ponders Death and Drugs in New Interview

June 23, 2014

Sting has opened up about death and drugs in a wide-ranging new interview with Daily Mail. In the lengthy feature, the music icon talks about the inspiration of his latest solo album, The Last Ship and the last conversation he...

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Sting Will Preview Broadway Musical at Tonys

May 29, 2014

The 2014 Tony Awards has added a music icon to its list of high-profile guests. Sting will grace the stage at the event to preview the upcoming musical The Last Ship, his debut as a Broadway composer. The awards, hosted by Hugh Jackman, will air...

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Neil Young Launches PonoMusic Kickstarter

March 11, 2014

Neil Young launched a Kickstarter campaign Tuesday to raise funds for his new digital music service and player Pono, bringing in Bruce Springsteen, Eddie Vedder, David Crosby, James Taylor, Tom Petty, Sting and a slew of other musical icons to provide...

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Sting's Musical Gets Broadway Premiere

February 13, 2014

Sting's musical The Last Ship will dock on Broadway this fall, premiering at the Neil Simon Theatre on October 26th, with previews scheduled to begin on September 30th, the Associated Press reports. Loosely based on Sting's memories of growing up in...

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Beatles Honored with Historical Marker at JFK Airport

February 4, 2014

The Beatles will be honored with a historical marker this Friday at John F. Kennedy Airport in New York City, where the group landed 50 years ago for their first trip to the United States. The marker will be unveiled by the New York Port Authority...

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Watch Robert Downey's Police Sing-Along

January 13, 2014

Sting's 60th birthday party was one for the ages. Bruce Springsteen, Billy Joel, Lady Gaga, Stevie Wonder, Herbie Hancock and Iron Man himself (Robert Downey, Jr.) all joined the former Police bassist in recognizing the 25th anniversary of his solo career,...

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Green Day, NIN, Smiths Nominated for Hall of Fame

October 9, 2014

The nominations for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's Class of 2015 are in, and the list includes Green Day, Nine Inch Nails, N.W.A, the Smiths, Lou Reed and Sting. The rest of this year's hopefuls are the Paul Butterfield Blues Band, Kraftwerk, Chic,...

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Watch Sting Sing 'Message in a Bottle' With No Doubt

September 28, 2014

No Doubt played their first show in two years on Saturday at the Global Citizen Festival in New York's Central Park. During the band's encore, Sting took the stage to trade lines and harmonize with Gwen Stefani on their cover of the Police's...

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Mick Jagger, Sting Urge Scotland to Stay in the U.K.

August 7, 2014

More than 200 celebrities, including Mick Jagger, Sting, Stephen Hawking and Helena Bonham Carter, have signed an open letter asking Scots to vote in favor of keeping Scotland a part of the United Kingdom when they vote on an independence referendum on...

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Watch Sting Perform 'The Last Ship' at 2014 Tony Awards

June 8, 2014

Taking the stage at Radio City Music Hall, Sting performed the title song of his upcoming Broadway play The Last Ship at the 68th Annual Tony Awards ceremony. The singer-songwriter launched into the tune lit by a single spotlight and strumming an acoustic...

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Exclusive: Afrojack Announces Debut Album, 'Forget the World'

March 13, 2014

Superstar DJ Afrojack has contributed to giant pop hits by the likes of Pitbull ("Give Me Everything") and Beyoncé ("Run the World [Girls]"). He's a headliner at megaclubs and festivals around the world and a fixture on Top DJ lists. What he hasn't...

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Paul Simon, Sting Stage 'Little Experiment' At MSG

March 5, 2014

"Welcome to our little experiment," Paul Simon said early on at his co-headlining show with Sting at New York's Madison Square Garden Tuesday night. "We're putting two bands together, two repertoires together, having two singers sing. As the tour comes...

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How Paul Simon and Sting Became Rock's New Superduo

February 5, 2014

Not long ago, Sting challenged his friend Paul Simon to write a song with him. "The next question is, what do we write about?" Sting says mischievously, taking a break in a Manhattan recording studio. "We're not going to write about getting laid. Or cars....

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Sting and Paul Simon Open Up

January 23, 2014

Next month, Paul Simon and Sting will hit the road for a one-of-a-kind tour that will bring the two musical icons on one stage for the first time in their careers. The show will feature the two musicians weaving on and off the stage throughout the evening,...

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Sting and Paul Simon to Tour Together

November 4, 2013

Sting and Paul Simon are hitting the road together to perform their own hits and a few duets, too. The pair will announce a joint North American tour called "Paul Simon and Sting: On Stage Together" tomorrow, according to the New York Times. It will...

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