With 16 Grammys and over 100 million records sold, Sting returns after 3 years to present his latest album
Composer, singer-songwriter, actor, author, and activist Sting has received an 10 Grammy Awards, two Brits, a Golden Globe, an Emmy and four Oscar nominations among other awards and honours. Throughout his illustrious career, Sting has sold close to 100 million albums from his combined work with The Police and as a solo artist.
Following 57th & 9th, his first rock/pop collection in over a decade, and released in 2016, Sting and reggae superstar, Shaggy will release a collaborative, island-influenced album on April 20 entitled 44/876, that reflects the duo’s mutual love of Jamaica – its music, the spirit of its people and the vibrancy of its culture.
Shaggy will join Sting on his European Summer Tour of historic venues. Performing both separately and together, the iconic artists will play selections from their island-flavored, collaborative album as well as melding their bands to explore each other’s most celebrated hits such as “Every Breath You Take”, “Englishman in New York” “Message in a Bottle” “It Wasn’t Me” “Mr. Boombastic” and “Angel.”
The pair initially joined creative forces to record their new song “Don’t Make Me Wait” – a tribute to the Caribbean sounds that influenced them both – and ended up recording an entire album full of joy, melody and uplifting music.