January 7 Live Concert at Centre Sportif De L'Université De Montréal , Montreal, Que., Canada.

January 10 Live Concert at Madison Square Garden , New York City, NY, USA.

January 11 Live Concert at The Ritz, New York City, USA.

January 13 Live Concert at Kiel Auditorium , St. Louis, MO, USA.

January 15 Live Concert at Sports Arena , Los Angeles, CA, USA.

January 16 Live Concert at Variety Arts Theatre , Los Angeles, CA, USA.

January 20 Live Concert at Neal Blaisdell Center Arena, Honolulu, Hawaii.

January 25 Live Concert at Rainbow Hall, Nagoya, Japan.

January 26 Live Concert at Festival Hall , Osaka, Japan.

January 27 Live Concert at Festival Hall , Osaka, Japan.

January 29 Live Concert at Kyoto Kaikan, Kyoto, Japan.

January 30 Live Concert at Shimin Kaikan, Kurashiki, Japan.

January 31 Live Concert at Kyden Taiik-Kan , Fukuoka, Japan.

February 2 Live Concert at Budokan , Tokyo, Japan.

February 4 Live Concert at Kosei Nenkin Hall, Sapporo, Japan.

February 6 Live Concert at Bunka Kaikan, Utsunomiya, Japan.

February 7 Live Concert at Denryoku Hall, Sendai, Japan.

February 10 Live Concert at Townhall, Wellington, New Zealand.

February 11 Live Concert at Townhall, Wellington, New Zealand.

February 13 Live Concert at Logan Campbell Centre, Auckland, New Zealand.

February 14 Live Concert at Logan Campbell Centre, Auckland, New Zealand.

February 16 Live Concert at Showgrounds , Sydney, Austarlia.

February 19 Live Concert at Festival Hall, Brisbane, Australia.

February 21 Live Concert at Festival Hall, Melbourne, Australia.

February 22 Live Concert at Festival Hall , Melbourne, Australia.

February 24 Live Concert at Memorial Park Drive Stadium, Adelaide, Australia.

February 25 23rd Annual Grammy Awards : The Police wins for Reggatta De Blanc as the Best Rock Instrumental Performance of the year 1980.

February 26 Live Concert at Entertainment Centre , Perth, Australia.

March Don't Stand So Close To Me / De Do Do Do, De Da Da Da (Star Badge) released on A&M Records.

March 2 Live Concert at Ijsselhal, Zwolle, Holland (Cancelled).

March 10 Live Concert at Sindelfingen-Messehalle , Stuttgart, Germany (Cancelled).

March 11 Live Concert at Walter-Köbel-Halle , Rüsselsheim, Germany (Cancelled).

March 13 Live Concert at Sporthalle , Cologne, Germany (Cancelled).

March 14 Live Concert at Eissporthalle , Kassel, Germany (Cancelled).

June 15 At AIR Studios in Montserrat, they start recording Ghost In The Machine, Hugh Padgham producing.

July 29 Live Concert at El Poliedro De Caracas , Caracas, Venezuela.

July 30 Live Concert at El Poliedro De Caracas, Caracas, Venezuela.

August 22 Live Concert at Liberty Bell Horse Racetrack , Philadelphia, PA, USA

August 23 Live Concert at The Grove , Oakville, Ontario, Canada.

September Invisible Sun / Shambelle released on A&M Records.

September 9 Live Concert at The Theatre Royal ("The Secret Policeman's Other Ball"), London, England.

September 10 Live Concert at The Theatre Royal ("The Secret Policeman's Other Ball"), London, England.

September 11 Live Concert at The Theatre Royal ("The Secret Policeman's Other Ball"), London, England.

September 12 Live Concert at The Theatre Royal ("The Secret Policeman's Other Ball"), London, England.

October Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic / Flexible Strategies released on A&M Records.

October 1 The Police tour the Germany .

Live Concert at Sporthalle, Böblingen, Germany.

October 2 Ghost In The Machine released on A&M Records.

Live Concert at Grugahalle , Essen, Germany.

October 3 Live Concert at Eissporthalle, Kassel, Germany.

October 5 Live Concert at Stadthalle, Freiburg, Germany.

October 6 Live Concert at Walter-Köbelhalle , Rüsselsheim, Germany.

October 8 Live Concert at Rhein-Neckarhalle , Heidelberg, Germany.

October 9 Live Concert at Olympiahalle , Munich, Germany.

December 4 Spirits In The Material World / Low Life released on A&M Records.

December 12 Live Concert at The Marquee , London, England.

December 14 Live Concert at Wembley Arena , London, England.

December 15 Live Concert at Wembley Arena , London, England.

December 16 Live Concert at Wembley Arena , London, England.

December 18 Live Concert at Conference Centre , Brighton, England.

December 19 Live Concert at National Exhibition Centre , Birmingham, England.

December 21 Live Concert at Leisure Centre , Deeside, England.

December 22 Live Concert at Queens Hall , Leeds, England.

December 23 Live Concert at Bingley Hall , Stafford, England.

December 31 Live Concert at Inglestone Exhibition Hall , Edinburgh, Scotland.