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Sting Warns During Warsaw Concert of Threats to Democracy

British musician Sting interrupted a concert in Warsaw on Saturday evening to warn his audience that democracy is under attack worldwide and to denounce the war in Ukraine as “an absurdity based upon a lie.” He asked a popular Polish actor, Maciej Stuhr, to come onstage to translate his warning that democracy is “in grave […]

Sting Sells Song Catalog to Universal Music Publishing

Universal Music Publishing Group has acquired Sting’s entire song catalog, which includes rock classics from The Police frontman like “Roxanne,” “Every Breath You Take” and “Message in a Bottle.” Financial terms of the deal with part of Vivendi’s Universal Music Group were not disclosed. But the agreement encompasses copyrights spanning Sting’s career, the music major said, […]

Shonda Rhimes to Introduce Honoree “Little Miss Flint” at UCLA’s Institute of Environment and Sustainability Virtual Gala

Shonda Rhimes has a presenting gig lined up for Oct. 13. The TV mogul has been confirmed to participate in UCLA’s Institute of the Environment and Sustainability gala by introducing newly-announced honoree Amariyanna Copeny, also known as Mari or “Little Miss Flint.” The 14-year-old is being feted for her environmental advocacy and efforts to get […]

Hasan Minhaj to Host ‘Vax India Now’ COVID-19 Fundraiser

Hasan Minhaj has been tapped to host Wednesday’s Vax India Now, the virtual fundraiser to support India in its fight against COVID-19. Liam Neeson, Annie Lennox, A.R. Rahman, Pia Toscano, Zubin Mehta and Fareed Zakaria and have joined previously announced participants Gloria Estefan, Sting, Andrea Bocelli, Josh Groban, Yo-Yo Ma, David Foster, DJ Alan Walker, […]

“What Can All Americans Do to Stop the Hate?”: Ken Jeong Hosts ‘See Us Unite for Change’ Global Special

Hollywood figures including Daniel Dae Kim and Steven Yeun came together on Friday for the “See Us Unite For Change” global special, which explored the history and contributions of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders to raise awareness and understanding of their cultural experiences. Hosted by Ken Jeong, the event was part of the See Us […]

Ed Sheeran, Elton John, Sting Say Brexit Deal “Shamefully Failed” Them

"British musicians, dancers, actors and their support staff have been shamefully failed by their government," more than 100 creatives say in a letter.

Tina Fey to Host Star-Studded Telethon to Raise Funds for N.Y. Coronavirus Relief Effort

Tina Fey will host 'Rise Up New York!,' an hourlong virtual telethon to raise funds for N.Y. coronavirus relief efforts, presented by Robin Hood and iHeartMedia, which will feature appearances from Barbra Streisand, Chris Rock, Jake Gyllenhaal, Jennifer Lopez, Jimmy Fallon, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Robert De Niro, Spike Lee, Mariah Carey, NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio and Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

Sting, Jimmy Fallon and The Roots Perform “At-Home” Version of “Don’t Stand So Close to Me”

Sting, Jimmy Fallon and The Roots used household objects including sneakers, wooden spoons, hair picks, pot lids and jar shakers to perform The Police's song "Don't Stand So Close to Me."

‘The Last Ship’: Theater Review

Buoyed by a new book and stirring performances from West End pros, 'The Last Ship,' a musical about a struggling Northern English shipbuilding town, returns to U.S. stages, launching an American tour led by composer Sting.

Sting Says “Absolutely Not” to Rock Star Biopic Treatment

“I’m telling my story in an artistic way,” says the legend of his musical, 'The Last Ship,' which draws from his early years growing up in a grim, ship-building town in Northern England.

Oscars: Watch All the Performances

A round-up of all the show-stopping performances of the night.