Bryan Adams Biography

Bryan Guy Adams, (born 5 November 1959) is a Canadian singer-songwriter, musician, producer, actor, social activist, and photographer. Adams has been one of the most successful figures of the world of rock music during last three decades and as a singer, he's known for his strong husky vocals and energetic live performances, and he has sold more than 100 million records, making him one of the world's best-selling music artists and the best-selling Canadian rock artist of all time.

Adams rose to fame in North America with his album Cuts Like a Knife and turned into a global star with his 1984 album Reckless. In 1991, he released his popular Waking Up the Neighbours album which included "(Everything I Do) I Do It for You", one of the best-selling singles of all time.

For his contributions to music, Adams has garnered many awards and nominations, including 20 Juno Awards among 56 nominations, 15 Grammy Award nominations including a win for Best Song Written Specifically for a Motion Picture or Television in 1992. He has also won MTV, ASCAP, American Music awards, two Ivor Novello Awards for song composition and has been nominated five times for Golden Globe Awards and three times for Academy Awards for his songwriting for films.

Adams was awarded the Order of Canada and the Order of British Columbia for contributions to popular music and philanthropic work via his own foundation, which helps improve education for people around the world.

Adams was inducted into the Hollywood Walk of Fame in March 2011 and Canada's Walk of Fame in 1998, and in April 2006 he was inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame at Canada's Juno Awards. In 2008, Bryan was ranked 38 on the list of All-Time top artists by the Billboard Hot 100 50th Anniversary Charts. On 13 January 2010, he received the Allan Waters Humanitarian Award for his part in numerous charitable concerts and campaigns during his career, and on 1 May 2010 was given the Governor General's Performing Arts Award for his 30 years of contributions to the arts.

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Bryan Adams to headline Middle East concert for peace

Show will take place on Israel's West Bank

  • Oct 8, 2007

EVERYTHING I DO...

No, he won't play 'Summer of '69'...

  • Oct 17, 2002

PARK LIFE OF BRIAN

The groover from Vancouver plays the City In The Park bash...

  • Feb 23, 2001

ADAMS ROCKS THE JOCKS

The Canadian rocker plays three intimate dates in Bonnie Scotland...

  • Dec 21, 2000

ADAMS SINGLES RONAN OUT

The Canadian chart-topper tells [b]nme.com[/b] his contribution will be [b]Ronan[/b]'s follow-up to [b]'Life Is A Rollercoaster'[/b]...

  • Jul 19, 2000

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Adams, Bryan : Cloud number nine

Adams, Bryan : Cloud number nine

And if we just hold each other tight, I believe we can make it alright, on Saturday night we will still see the light, we won't go down without a fight...

  • May 8, 1999

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