The Police were an English rock trio, from London, England, formed originally in 1977. The trio consisted of Gordon Sumner, CBE (born 2 October 1951), widely known by his stage name of Sting (lead vocals, bass guitar), Andy Summers (guitar, vocals) and Stewart Copeland (drums, vocals, percussion).
The Police have sold more than 50 million albums worldwide, and became the world's highest-earning musicians in 2008, thanks to their reunion tour. Rolling Stone ranked The Police number 70 on their list of the 100 Greatest Artists of All Time.
1982: Best British Group
1985: Outstanding Contribution To Music
1980: Best Rock Instrumental Performance for "Reggatta de Blanc"
1981: Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal for "Don't Stand So Close to Me"
1981: Best Rock Instrumental Performance for "Behind My Camel"
1983: Song of the Year for "Every Breath You Take" (awarded to Sting)
1983: Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal for "Every Breath You Take"
1983: Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal for Synchronicity
The Police were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on 10 March 2003