Sting‘s classic song “Every Breath You Take” is officially the most performed song in BMI‘s catalogue, and the renowned singer-songwriter was honored at the 67th Annual BMI Pop Awards held in Beverly Hills, California.
The timeless hit is now BMI’s most performed song with nearly 15 million radio plays.
Acknowledging Sting’s milestone, BMI President and CEO Mike O’Neill noted that the enduring success of “Every Breath You Take” is “truly a spectacular achievement that now has a singular place in songwriting history.”
After accepting the honor, Sting said he is deeply proud to be a member of this community of songwriters.
“There’s a rare nobility in this profession that is more than just mere entertainment, and I believe it has something to do with the form of a song,” he added.
The rock icon gave an intimate acoustic performance of his signature single Tuesday night.
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