English Learners, now you can read along and pronounce with singer biographies. Here you can learn about the lives of singers of songs in English that you will later sing along with. You are invited to learn about these singers, as well as read along and pronounce with the biographies provided to get familiarized with these singers.
Step 1: Watch the video below to learn about the popular singer. Try to listen and read along with the audio.
Step 2: Read some additional information about the singer below.
— Sting is a British musician who first found fame as the lead singer and bassist of the rock band The Police. His solo career has been highly successful, with hits such as “Englishman in New York” and “Fields of Gold”. Sting’s music is often categorized as pop or jazz, but his eclectic mix of styles makes it difficult to place him in any one genre. He has a distinctive voice and is known for his powerful lyrics.
— Sting was born Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner on October 2, 1951, in Wallsend, Northumberland, England. The son of a milkman and a hairdresser, Sting showed an early interest in music and began playing the guitar at the age of 12. After leaving school, he worked as a teacher and then as a gravedigger before joining the rock band Last Exit in 1977.
— Sting is an English singer-songwriter, actor, and activist. He was born in Wallsend, Northumberland, England, and gained international attention as the lead singer and bassist of the rock band The Police. Sting has sold over 100 million records as a solo artist and has won 16 Grammy Awards.
— Sting is a musician who has been a part of the music industry for over 30 years. He has released multiple albums and toured the world multiple times. He is considered to be a musical icon and his work has been praised by critics and fans alike.
–Sting is an English musician, songwriter, and actor. He was the principal songwriter, lead singer, and bassist for the rock band The Police from 1977 to 1984, and has continued to record as a solo artist. Sting has been nominated for 18 Grammy Awards, winning 10, and three Brit Awards—winning two awards. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2003.
— Sting is an English musician, actor and author who rose to fame as the lead singer and bassist of the rock band The Police before embarking on a solo career. He has written stage plays, screenplays and children’s books, and is known for his political activism. His lyrics are often thoughtful and introspective, exploring personal issues and addressing social problems. His music is often categorized as pop, rock, reggae and worldbeat.