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Shaggy: Sting's Like A Big Brother

Shaggy sees Sting as a ''big brother''.The unlikely duo recently collaborated on their new album '44/876' and the 'It Wasn't Me' hitmaker has likened the 'Shape of My Heart' singer to an older sibling and...

Shaggy Claims Dancehall Crown

Shaggy has claimed he was responsible for dancehall becoming mainstream. The 'It Wasn't Me' hitmaker says his 1993 hit 'Oh Carolina' was the first track of the Jamaican genre to enter into the UK charts,...

Sting Hits Out At "Ugly" Cultural Appropriation Accusations Over Shaggy Collaboration

Rock legend Sting has labelled the phrase ‘cultural appropriation’ as “ugly”, following criticism of his new reggae collaboration album with Jamaican musician Shaggy.The two artists’ musical bromance has raised more than its fair share of...

Shaggy Pushed Sting Out Of Comfort Zone

Shaggy put Sting in a ''slightly uncomfortable'' place when they first started working on their joint record.The 'It Wasn't Me' reggae star and the rock legend surprised the world with the news they are to...

Sting Reveals How James Bond Inspired His Success

Sting says James Bond author Ian Fleming has helped to inspire his career success.The 66-year-old musician previously spent some time at the writer's house in Jamaica, where he penned some of his biggest hits, including...

Jon Bon Jovi Launches His Own Wine

Jon Bon Jovi has launched his own brand of rosé wine.The 'Living On A Prayer'singer is a big fan of what he calls ''pink juice'' and, along with his son Jesse, has teamed up with...

James Corden Brings Carpool Karaoke To The Grammys

James Corden was punched in the face as he tried to bring Carpool Karaoke to the Grammy Awards.The 'Late Late Show' host - who was presenter of Sunday's (28.01.18) ceremony - teamed up with Sting...

Sting Is Working On Reggae Album With Shaggy

Sting is working on a reggae album with Shaggy. The British singer-songwriter has admitted on his website that he and the Jamaican-American rapper got together last year ''to jam and create music that reflects their...

Sting's Inspired Most During The Festive Period

Sting says the festive period is when his ''imagination'' is most active.The former Police frontman feels inspired to write music more in winter and says he spent months researching songs from this time of year...

Lake Bell Gets Inked By Tattoo Artist Husband

Lake Bell has let her tattoo artist husband Scott Campbell ink her for the first time. The 'Home Again' actress has been married to the 40-year-old inkman for six years and has finally let him...

Sting, Elvis Costello And More For Leonard Cohen Tribute

Sting, Elvis Costello and Lana Del Rey are among those set to perform at a Leonard Cohen tribute concert in Montreal, Canada.The 'Hallelujah' singer sadly passed away on November 7, 2016 at the age of...

Mariah Carey's Massage Movie Marathon

Mariah Carey watched 'Mean Girls' three times during one massage.The 'Hero' hitmaker hired celebrity masseuse Dr. Dot Stein to give her a soothing rub, and though she doesn't use Dot's famous 'bite massage' technique, she...

Sting Inspired By Children's Music Taste

Sting has been listening to his daughters' pop music for inspiration. The 'Shape of My Heart' hitmaker, former frontman of new wave rock band The Police, has just released his new single '50,000', which was...

Sting Receives 2017 Polar Music Prize Honour Alongside Wayne Shorter

Sting and Wayne Shorter are the latest to named laureates for the prestigious Polar Music Prize this year, and are set to pick up their awards in Sweden this summer. The news was announced this...

Brad Pitt Steps Out At Charity Gig

Brad Pitt has made an appearance at a charity concert amidst his ongoing custody battle with Angelina Jolie.The 53-year-old actor has been laying low since his estranged wife filed for divorce last year and entered...

Sting's Family Songs

Sting loves his songs like his ''children''.The 65-year-old singer/songwriter - who has four children, Mickey, 32, Jake, 31, Coco, 26, and Giacomo, 20, with wife Trudie Styler, and Joe, 39, and Fuchsia, 34, with his...

Sting Reveals Tips To Avoid Selfies

Sting says his past as a teacher helps him avoid having to take selfies with people.The 65-year-old musician worked as an educator for two years before finding fame with his band The Police and he...

Sting: I'm Not 'Ready To Die'

Sting isn't ''ready to die''.The 'Shape of My Heart' hitmaker has been reflecting after the tragic passing of many musicians including David Bowie, Prince and Leonard Cohen in 2016 but insists he is not ready...

Sting Plays Historic Gig At The Bataclan

Sting has played the first concert at the Bataclan since last year's terrorist attacks in Paris.The British singer paid tribute to the 89 people who were killed at the iconic music venue in November 2015,...

Sting: David Bowie And Prince Were Gods

Sting believes David Bowie and Prince had ''god-like qualities''.The 65-year-old musician has said he often forgets that the two musical icons - who both tragically passed away this year - aren't immortal, dubbing their passing...

Sting Won't Wear Hearing Aids

Sting refuses to keep wearing his hearing aids as he heard a lot of ''s**t''.The 65-year-old musician - real name Gordon Sumner - recently admitted to being ''fairly deaf'', but says he won't wear the...

Gigi Hadid To Co-host American Music Awards

Gigi Hadid is to co-host the American Music Awards.The 21-year-old model will front the prestigious ceremony alongside former 'Saturday Night Live' star Jay Pharoah on November 20 and can't wait to show off a different...

Sting To Reopen Bataclan On Eve Of Attacks Anniversary

Sting will reopen the Bataclan music venue in Paris almost a year after a terrorist attack at the site killed 89 people.The 65-year-old musician will perform at the reopening of the venue on November 12,...

Sting To Reopen Bataclan Music Venue In Paris With Charity Gig

Veteran rocker Sting is set to play a charity gig at the Bataclan in Paris, reopening the music venue on the eve of the first anniversary of the horrifying terrorist attack in which 89 people...

David Walliams Will Host The 2016 Royal Variety Performance

‘Britain’s Got Talent’ judge David Walliams has been announced as the host of this year’s Royal Variety Performance next month.The likes of Emeli Sande, Sting and Robbie Williams are among the acts who will be...

Sting Wants To Do Carpool Karaoke

Sting wants to go on Carpool Karaoke.The 'Shape of My Heart' hitmaker would be up for appearing alongside James Corden for the karaoke segment and has revealed he was impressed with the presenter's voice when...

Sting Is Honoured With The Bmi Icon Award

Sting was honoured with the BMI Icon Award on Monday (10.10.16).The 65-year-old singer songwriter received the accolade during the 2016 BMI London Awards, which took place at London's The Dorchester hotel last night, and has...

Sting Won't Reunite With The Police

Sting won't reunite with The Police again.The 65-year-old singer - whose real name is Gordon Sumner - has ruled out the possibility of getting back together with his old bandmates, drummer Stewart Copeland and guitarist...

Sting Will Never Reunite With The Police

Sting will never reunite with The Police. The 65-year-old singer songwriter - who made up one third of the British rock band before splitting in 1986 - has revealed he never plans to reunite with...

Sting's Brain Scanned For New Study On Music

Sting's brain has been scanned to see how he analyses music.The 64-year-old musician met with cognitive psychologist Dr Daniel Levitin in Montreal, where the doctor mapped how Sting's brain organises music. Levitin said: ''The state-of-the-art...

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