Sting, lead singer of the British rock group The Police, poses in Los Angeles, Calif., on Dec. 23, 1982.
Sting, member of the band The Police, arrives from Los Angeles, at Heathrow Airport in London, England, Sept. 13, 1983.
Sting, in a still from the 1984 David Lynch film, "Dune."
British pop singers Phil Collins, left, and Sting are shown on stage during the Live Aid concert held at London's Wembley Stadium, England, July 13, 1985.
The 1985 album, "Reggatta de Blanc" came out with two big hits for The Police: "Message in a Bottle" and "Walking On The Moon."
Bono, left, and Sting answer questions at a news conference at Giants Stadium on the final concert of the "Conspiracy of Hope" tour in East Rutherford, N.J., June 14, 1986. The six-city tour, staged by Amnesty International to mark its 25th anniversary, focused U.S. attention on human rights and the victims of political persecution and torture around the world.
Sting and actress Melanie Griffith pose at the 41st Cannes International Film Festival in Cannes, France, May 17, 1988.
Sting talks with Chiefs Paulo Payakan 2nd, center, and Chief Raoni, far left, of the Menkragnoti Kayapo Indians during a five-day meeting with Amazon Indians in Altamira, Brazil, on Feb. 21, 1989. The unidentified man at far right is an interpreter.
Rocker musicians Don Henley, left, Sting, center, and Bruce Springsteen join together for an impromptu jam session on the stage of the China Club in Hollywood, Calif., Monday, Feb. 13, 1990.
Sting sings to a sellout crowd at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles, Calif., Oct. 2, 1991. The concert, held on his 40th birthday, was shown on live cable television.
Sting and his new bride, actress Trudie Styler, pose Aug. 20, 1992, on the steps of the Camden Town Hall after a civil wedding ceremony in London. The couple wed after being together for more than 10 years.
Rock star Sting, left, sits with monks during a visit to the Cao Dai Great Temple in Tay Ninh province, 56 miles northwest of Ho Chi Minh City, Oct. 16, 1996.
Sting holds up a miniature plaque of his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles, Calif., alongside his son, Giacomo, and wife, Trudie, Dec. 8, 2000.
Musicians Sting, left, and Yo Yo Ma perform during the opening ceremonies of the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City, Feb. 8, 2002.
Sting, second left, Steven Tyler, center, and Gwen Steffani, right, perform during the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony, March 10, 2003, at New York's Waldorf Astoria.
Sting and his wife, Trudie Styler, arrive for the screening, in competition, of the film "Mystic River," directed by Clint Eastwood, at the 56th Film Festival in Cannes, May 23, 2003.
British singer Sting gestures as he presents an award during the closing ceremony of the 56th Film Festival in Cannes, on the French Riviera, May 25, 2003.
Musician Sting and his wife, Trudie Styler, are photographed at the Glamour Reel Moments short-film series premiere Thursday, Dec. 8, 2005, in New York. Inspirational true stories of Glamour magazine readers
Sting performs during a concert in Moscow on July 26, 2006.
Sting holds up his new CD as he signs autographs at Barnes & Noble in New York on Oct. 10, 2006. He was promoting his new album, "Songs From The Labyrinth."