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Sting, 59, is almost as well known for his music as lead singer, principal songwriter and bassist of The Police as he is for his philanthropic work. Sting has been involved in human rights activism since 1981 when he participated in the fourth Amnesty International gala. He eventually created the Live Aid concert in 1985 and reprised it in 2005 with Live 8 and the following year with Live Earth.
(Pictured: Sting appears in an undated photo from his official Facebook page.)
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