Biography

The Police were an English rock music group formed in London in 1977. For the majority of their history, the band consisted of Sting (lead vocals, bass), Andy Summers (guitar) and Stewart Copeland (drums). The Police became globally popular in the late 1970s and are generally regarded as one of the first new wave groups to achieve mainstream success, playing a style of rock that was influenced by punk, reggae, and jazz. They are also considered one of the leaders of the Second British Invasion of the US. They disbanded in 1986, but reunited in early 2007 for a one-off world tour lasting until August 2008.

Their 1983 album, Synchronicity, was number one on both the UK Albums Chart and the US Billboard 200, and sold over 8 million copies in the US alone. They have sold more than 75 million records worldwide and were the world's highest-earning musicians in 2008, thanks to their reunion tour.

The band has won a number of music awards throughout their career, including six Grammy Awards, two Brit Awards--winning Best British Group once, an MTV Video Music Award, and in 2003 were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Four of their five studio albums appeared on Rolling Stone's list of the 500 Greatest Albums of All Time. The Police were included among both Rolling Stone's and VH1's lists of the "100 Greatest Artists of All Time".

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The Police set for more reunion shows?

The Police set for more reunion shows?

Stewart Copeland admits he would tour with Sting again

  • May 11, 2009

The Police named richest rockers of 2008

Band earn $115 million in a year

  • Sep 25, 2008

The Police to release new live album and DVD

Sting's veterans record gig in Argentina

  • Sep 15, 2008

The Police play final ever gig?

'It's a triumph we haven't strangled each other' jokes Sting

  • Aug 8, 2008

The Police close Isle Wight Festival 2008

Trio play one of their last ever gigs on the island

  • Jun 15, 2008

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