With The Police Sting was able to soften the harshness of punk in an unusual rock-reggae, creating masterpieces like Outlandos d'amour, Reggatta de blanc and Synchronicity.
Since 1985 the English artist, who lives several months a year at his villa in Figline Valadarno (FI), continued to reap success as a solo artist, winning 10 Grammys, 2 Brits, 1 Golden Globe, one Emmy, three Oscar nominations , the Billboard Magazine Century Award, and MusiCares Person of the Year in 2004. He is a member of the Songwriters Hall of Fame and in 2014 received the Kennedy Center Honors. During his long career he has sold nearly 100 million albums between albums released with The Police and as a solo.
At the threshold of sixty (he will be 65 next October 2), brought beautifully thanks to a physical athlete, has reinvented the "classical" musician with the album Songs from the Labyrinth in 2006, brave crossover between pop and classical, If on a winter's night in 2009, dedicated to the songs of the English and Irish Christmas tradition, and Symphonicities of 2010, a mix of greatest hits and rare songs from his repertoire rearranged into orchestral key.