Pop chart: Sting vs. Paul Simon

  • Updated: February 22, 2014 - 2:00 PM
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FILE - This Nov. 10, 2013 file photo shows British singer Sting performing during the Italian State RAI TV program "Che Tempo che Fa", in Milan, Italy. Producers said Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, that the show "The Last Ship," inspired by Sting's memories of growing up in a shipbuilding community in northeast England, will start performances Sept. 30 at the Neil Simon Theatre. Opening night will be Oct. 26. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni, File)

When Sting and Paul Simon hit Xcel Energy Center on Sunday night, they’ll bring a lot of history with them. Here’s how they have fared as pop artists:

Number of Grammys

Simon: 12

Sting: 16

TOP 40 HITS

Simon: 13 as solo artist

15 with Simon & Garfunkel

Sting: 12 as solo artist

9 with the Police

PLATINUM ALBUMS*

Simon: 4 as solo artist

6 with Simon & Garfunkel

Sting: 7 as solo artist

7 with the Police

OSCAR NOMINATIONS

Simon: 1

Sting: 3

*Over 1 million in U.S. sales

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