1. Why OneRepublic's Ryan Tedder Won't Sing at Weddings and More Insider Scoop

    August 01, 2016 5:05 PM EDT No Weddings For Tedder Ryan Tedder doesn’t do weddings. The prolific songwriter played an exclusive show with his band OneRepublic at the Red Bull Sound Space at AMP Radio in Los Angeles on July 21 and afterward told Overheard he’ll no longer sing at weddings “because nothing makes me more…

  2. U2, Drake, Britney Spears & More to Headline 2016 iHeartRadio Music Festival in Las Vegas

    July 25, 2016 11:55 AM EDT U2 , Drake , Britney Spears , Sting and Ariana Grande are among the superstars scheduled to headline the 2016 iHeartRadio Music Festival, which will be held Sept. 23-24 at Las Vegas’ T-Mobile Arena. This year’s sixth annual iHeartRadio Music Festival will also feature performances from such…

  3. Sting's Manager & Guitarist Tease 2016 NBA All-Star Halftime Performance: He is The 'Master of Surprise' (Exclusive)

    February 12, 2016 10:47 AM EST Rock 'n roll legend Sting will be lighting up the 2016 NBA All-Star Games with a special halftime performance. On Sunday night at Toronto's Air Canada Centre (Feb. 14), the former Police frontman will be polishing up his classic catalog while also maintaining the element of surprise…

  4. Sting to Headline NBA All-Star 2016 Halftime Show

    January 28, 2016 7:00 AM EST Sting will be rocking the mic for the NBA's All-Star 2016 halftime show. The 16-time Grammy Award winner is set to take his talents and extensive catalog to Toronto's Air Canada Centre on Sunday, Feb. 14.  Sting's 20 Biggest Billboard Hot 100 Hits Presented by JBL, the…

  5. Sting Joins Ivy Levan on New Duet 'Killing You': Exclusive

    June 22, 2015 11:50 AM EDT Excessive drama may not be good for romantic relationships, but it can make for great song material, as evident in this exclusive premiere of “Killing You” from Ivy Levan featuring Sting . The propulsive, melodic track from Levan’s Aug. 7 full-length Cherrytree/Interscope debut album, No Good…

  6. Eliot Sumner Will Have You Dancing With New Single 'After Dark': Exclusive Premiere

    June 18, 2015 12:40 PM EDT Eliot Sumner turns her androgynous alto sultry on her newest track, the highly danceable "After Dark." A broad, sweeping song with definite '80s influences, "After Dark" shows Sumner bringing the synth-y pop of her father, Sting , into 2015.  The song, party…

  7. The 100 Biggest Summer Songs of All Time: A Complete List

    June 06, 2015 6:02 PM EDT Looking back nearly 60 years and ranking the one-hit wonders, pop outliers and funky jams reveals how the season's most massive singles share two essential elements: sincere emotion and a touch of novelty.   Faith Evans and Sean "Diddy" Combs perform at the BET Awards at the…

  8. Watch Sting & Jimmy Fallon Put a Barbershop Quartet Spin on 'Roxanne'

    May 23, 2015 5:02 PM EDT It's "Roxanne" like you never heard it before. When Sting stopped by The Tonight Show , the Police frontman didn't turn on the red light, but instead donned a stripped blazer and hat, and joined host Jimmy Fallon and the Ragtime Gals to put a ragtime, barbershop quintet…

  9. Cherrytree's Fruitful Decade: How Martin Kierszenbaum Brought in Feist, Wrote with Gaga and Shaped the Company

    April 13, 2015 12:31 PM EDT At New York's Webster Hall, aptly aglow  with a red-lit atmosphere, fans and friends had gathered on an early March evening to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Cherrytree Records. The evening’s scheduled headliner, Sting , who has worked with Cherrytree Music founder Martin…

  10. How to Navigate SXSW Like a Know-It-All: The Insiders' Guide

    March 13, 2015 3:28 PM EDT Best Bar For Clandestine Networking: The Cloak Room If the bars at the W Austin or Four Seasons are too highfalutin for you, make like generations of Austin ­legislators and head toward the ­capitol for this hard-to-find ­basement bar. No-nonsense bartender Beverly Pruitt -- who doesn'…

  11. Sting, Al Green Among Five Kennedy Center Honorees

    December 07, 2014 12:50 PM EST Top performers and power players from Hollywood, Broadway and the nation's capital are gathering this weekend to honor five artists who will receive this year's Kennedy Center Honors. This year's honorees are Tom Hanks, Sting , Lily Tomlin, singer Al Green and one of the…

  12. Sting Sets Out to Save 'The Last Ship'

    November 23, 2014 11:47 PM EST Sting is not letting The Last Ship sink without a fight. The former Police frontman, who composed the score for the Broadway musical set in his Northern English hometown, will join the cast as speculated, in a bid to lift the $15 million production's struggling box office. A story…

  13. Watch Sting, 'Last Ship' Musical Cast Sing 'Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic' on the Sidewalk

    October 28, 2014 4:17 AM EDT The Last Ship has made its official entry onto Broadway -- not only by its opening on Sunday, but also by singing to the show across the street, Jersey Boys . Sting scored the musical set in the shipbuilding community of Wallsend in northeast England, where the 16-time Grammy winner was…

  14. Sting and His 'The Last Ship' Cast Prep for Broadway Opening

    October 26, 2014 1:07 PM EDT "I'm at the back there every night, mouthing every syllable," Sting says. The actors in Sting 's musical The Last Ship have plenty of pressure these days. The show is making its Broadway debut. There are last-minute changes. And Sting is pacing in the darkness. "I&…

  15. Sting Reflects on Life at 63, His Own Mortality and a ‘Possible Third Act’

    October 20, 2014 1:39 AM EDT "I wouldn't normally do this," said Sting , grinning mischievously as he ambled onstage following the curtain call at the Oct. 2 preview performance of his new Broadway musical, The Last Ship . "But it's my birthday, and I always sing on my birthday." To the…

  16. Sting & Al Green Among Kennedy Center Honorees

    September 04, 2014 2:35 PM EDT It's a rare honor for an artist to receive accolades from the president, let alone have him sing one of your tunes. Now Al Green can claim both, knowing that President Barack Obama is a fan. Green is among five artists receiving this year's Kennedy Center Honors, the national awards…

  17. Gimme Five: IU's Favorite Singers (Video)

    August 14, 2014 7:30 PM EDT Though she's only 21,  IU  has proven in her six years on the K-pop scene that she has a musical taste far beyond her years. The singer has earned No. 1s on the K-Pop Hot 100 after dabbling in everything from big band swing  to  classic Korean tunes . After telling Billboard she'd…

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

    August 07, 2014 12:59 PM EDT Mick Jagger , Judi Dench and Stephen Hawking are among dozens of celebrities and public figures in Britain who have signed a petition appealing to Scottish voters to vote to stay in the United Kingdom in a referendum in September. More on Scotland Scotland's T in the Park Relocating to…

  19. Sting Says His Kids Won't Inherit His $306 Million

    June 22, 2014 10:11 PM EDT Pop icon Sting says his children won't be getting trust funds from his vast fortune, assuming there's any money left in it. Tonys: Neil Patrick Harris Gives Sting a Lap Dance During 'Hedwig' Performance The 16-time Grammy Award winner and former frontman of The Police,…

  20. Sting Musical Heading to Broadway

    February 12, 2014 8:30 PM EST "The Last Ship" will premiere Oct. 26, with previews beginning Sept. 30 Singer-songwriter Sting's new musical "The Last Ship" has found a nice berth on Broadway. Producer Jeffrey Seller said Wednesday that the show -- inspired by Sting's memories of growing up in…

Pages