Sep 272011

This weekend, Sting celebrates his 60th birthday with an all-star concert in New York. One of the featured performers is Lady Gaga, and the duo gave us a preview of what they might do at Las Vegas’ I Heart Radio festival over the weekend. The two came together to belt the classic “Stand By Me,” a song they tackled once before, in May 2010. They follow it up here with the Police’s “King of Pain.”

“Sting is one of my very favorite people in the world,” Gaga said before the two began. “When I started in this business, I started to meet really amazing, incredible musicians, like real legends, but they’re not always very nice. But Sting is one of the most kind and loving people I’ve ever met.”

Watch official video of the pair’s “Stand By Me” below, along with “King of Pain.”

Lady Gaga and Sting – Stand By Me (Ben E. King cover)

Lady Gaga and Sting – King of Pain

Check out more Lady Gaga at her website. Image via L.A. Times.

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