Sting will unveil the material from his new A&M album, "Sacred Love," during a Sept. 22 concert at Paris' L'Olympia. The show will be open only to members of Sting's fan club, although the general

Sting will unveil the material from his new A&M album, "Sacred Love," during a Sept. 22 concert at Paris' L'Olympia. The show will be open only to members of Sting's fan club, although the general public can register for tickets and membership for a limited time. "Sacred Love" arrives Sept. 23 internationally and Sept. 30 in North America.

Additional details have come to light about the set's companion DVD, to be released Oct. 6 internationally and a day later in North America. "Inside the Songs of Sacred Love" was taped in mid-May at Los Angeles' Mayan Theatre in front of invited guests and contest winners. As she does on "Sacred Love," Mary J. Blige joined Sting for the duet "Whenever I Say Your Name."

Material filmed at the Mayan will also be shown on the special "Sting: Sacred Love," airing in October on A&E. The video for the first single from the new album, "Send Your Love," premiered earlier this week on VH1.

As previously reported, Sting has been named the 2003 recipient of the Century Award, Billboard's highest honor for creative achievement. The award will be presented to the former Police frontman Dec. 10 at the Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas.

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