10.05.04 BMI Awards Success...


The BMI Honoured Top European Songwriters and Publishers at their Annual London Awards on October 5, including Sting who picked up a pair of BMI Awards, including a three million performance certificate for 'Fields of Gold' and a Pop Award for 'Send Your Love,' both published by EMI Music Publishing Ltd./Steerpike Ltd. (PRS).
The 52-year old rocker has been at the top of the music industry for over two decades. There are few other songwriters who've composed as many hits, or croon as beautifully as Sting. Born Gordon Matthew Sumner, Sting grew up in a rough neighborhood in Northern England. He says he always loved music and dabbled in it a bit, but it was the formation of "The Police" in 1977 that changed his life forever.The group was considered one of the most progressive and sophisticated of its time...