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The Police Announce Career-Spanning Box Set

The Police have announced a career-spanning vinyl box set, featuring all their studio albums as well as a new compilation of non-LP tracks. Every Move You…
Winston Cook-Wilson / October 4, 2018

Oscars 2017: Watch All of the Performances from Last Night’s Show

This year's Academy Awards will always be remembered for the La La Land/Moonlight Best Picture fiasco, but there were also some entertaining performances by some of the music industry's…
Geena Kloeppel / February 27, 2017

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Artist x Artist: Sting and Shirazee in Conversation

In the latest installment of our Artist x Artist series, Sting and Shirazee, who share a mutual respect for one another, meet for the first…
SPIN Staff / November 25, 2020

Disturbed Drop Cover of Sting’s ‘If I Ever Lose My Faith in You’

Disturbed has released another surprisingly mellow cover: a version of the 1993 Sting hit "If I Ever Lose My Faith In You." The Chicago-bred lineup…
Katherine Turman / September 11, 2020

Billy Joel, Sting and More to Play Rise Up New York! Benefit Show

Billy Joel, Sting, Mariah Carey, Bon Jovi and more will be doing virtual performances for Rise Up New York! on May 11. Hosted…
Emily Tan / May 4, 2020

Sting Joins Jimmy Fallon and The Roots for Remixed Version of ‘Don’t Stand So Close to Me’

If there's a song that fits the times we're living in, it's The Police's "Don't Stand So Close to Me." On Thursday's edition…
SPIN Staff / April 10, 2020

The 10 Greatest Music Moments at the NBA All-Star Game

There’s probably no intersection between American sports and music that’s as strong and as symbiotic as the relationship between NBA and hip-hop. Countless pro ballers…
Al Shipley / February 14, 2020

Sting: Our 1985 Cover Story

This article originally appeared in the July 1985 issue of SPIN. 60° West Longitude, 16°45' North Latitude—"Captain sir, permission to break out the…
Timothy White / September 8, 2019

Sting Shares Statement on Amazon Fires: “Criminal Negligence on a Global Scale”

Sting, a longtime activist who started the Rainforest Foundation Fund in an effort to bring awareness to forest protection, has issued a new statement on his Facebook…
Israel Daramola / August 27, 2019

Peter Gabriel: Our 1986 Interview

This article originally appeared in the September 1986 issue of SPIN. She shaved her head as penance. A darkly handsome young woman with…
Timothy White / August 4, 2019

Sting and Shaggy Perform at Queen Elizabeth’s Birthday Party

Queen Elizabeth II celebrated her 92nd birthday Saturday night by throwing a big-ass concert at Royal Albert Hall in London featuring an assortment of British…
Tosten Burks / April 21, 2018

Sting and Shaggy to Rock Queen Elizabeth’s Birthday Concert

The Queen's birthday is fast approaching, and the revels are being prepared. Queen Elizabeth II's 92nd birthday party is a concert that will be televised and…
Winston Cook-Wilson / March 21, 2018

Sting & Shaggy – “Morning Is Coming”

The somewhat unlikely pairing of Sting and Shaggy have a collaborative album called 44/876 coming next month. The Caribbean-inflected project has already bequeathed us "Don’t Make Me…
Chris DeVille, Stereogum / March 9, 2018

Watch Sting Try to Hang Out With Shaggy in Jamaica in Their “Don’t Make Me Wait” Video

In the new video for "Don't Make Me Wait," Sting and Shaggy's recent lead single from their upcoming collaborative album 44/876, there is footage of Sting sipping on…
Winston Cook-Wilson / February 6, 2018

Shaggy and Sting Unite for Collaborative Album, Release “Don’t Make Me Wait”

It's been just a little bit over a year since Donald Trump was sworn into office, and since then, it seems like the world has fallen into…
Winston Cook-Wilson / January 24, 2018

Watch Lana Del Rey, Courtney Love, Céline Dion, and More Perform at Leonard Cohen’s Memorial Concert

At yesterday's tribute concert to Leonard Cohen, which took place at the Bell Centre in Montreal, star cameos abounded. According to reports, there were, among…
Winston Cook-Wilson / November 7, 2017
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