10.02.11 Sting.com 25 Days Countdown: Day 1


Happy Birthday Sting! Today is the final day of the countdown...thank you to everyone who participated!

In keeping with longstanding tradition of always being on stage to celebrate his birthday, Sting put on a stellar show at the Beacon Theatre in NYC last night. Joined by special guest performers Bruce Springsteen, Lady Gaga, Mary J. Blige, Stevie Wonder, Billy Joel, Will.i.am, Chris Botti, Herbie Hancock, Robert Downey Jr., Rufus Wainwright, Joe Sumner, and Branford Marsalis, the charitable concert raised millions for the Robin Hood Foundation.

From trivia contests to exclusive webisodes, we hope you enjoyed celebrating the 25th anniversary of Sting's solo career and the countdown to his 60th birthday.

And remember...there's still time to enter to win the grand prize! Please visit Sting's official Facebook page for details.
We've watched Sting discuss his solo career, from The Dream Of The Blue Turtles to Songs From The Labyrinth. Today, we're excited to bring you this final webisode, in which he reflects on his most recent projects, If On A Winter's Night... and last year's critically-acclaimed Symphonicities and Live in Berlin.

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To celebrate the recent release of the box set, Sting: 25 Years, the upcoming Back to Bass 2011 North American tour, and the final days of the Sting.com '25 Days' countdown, we're giving you the chance to win some very special prizes! One (1) grand prize winner and three (3) runners-up will be selected at random to win prizes including signed copies of Sting: 25 Years, Sting.com fan club memberships, and more!
Sting.com Member Special: On Monday, October 3, Sting will appear on The Late Show with David Letterman for a performance and sit-down interview. We have secured one pair of tickets for this TV taping.
Only 5 days left and today, we're excited to premiere Sting: The Solo Years! In this hour-long radio special, hosted by acclaimed music journalist Anthony DeCurtis, Sting reflects on his enduring 25-year solo career and offers commentary and insights on each of his solo albums. This previously unreleased program also includes audio tracks spanning his entire solo catalogue...

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On a bright, crisp mid-September morning, Sting - singer, songwriter, actor, environmental advocate, yoga and tantric sex enthusiast - strides into his record company's Midtown offices looking, predictably, fit as a fiddle. Under the altogether sunny circumstances, it's surely not too early to wish him a happy birthday. Or is it? "I've still got two sexy weeks left," Sting points out when the subject comes up, eyebrows raised in mock defiance...

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