Sting took away one of the biggest awards of the night at the American Music Awards by being presented with the Award of Merit for his contribution to music.
The Rock and Roll Hall of Famer performed a three song medley: "Can't Stop Thinking About You" (the lead single off his new album 57th & 9th) and Police classics "Message in a Bottle" and "Every Breath You Take." Check out a clip of the performance below, as well as a photo gallery of Sting on the red carpet and the stage. (Watch Sting's performance in its entirety at ABC.com.)
Erica Banas is a rock/classic rock reporter. The first man she ever loved was Jack Daniels. True story.