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Bryan Adams

Rock Singer-songwriter
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Born Nov 5, 1959

Bryan Guy Adams, OC, OBC is a Canadian rock singer-songwriter, guitarist, bassist, producer, actor and photographer. For his contributions to music, Adams has 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, and American Music awards.… Read More

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Timeline

Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Bryan Adams.

CHILDHOOD

1959 Birth Born on November 5, 1959.

TEENAGE

1976 16 Years Old He quit school after his auditions got him jobs to go on the road and play underage in nightclubs with bar bands like Shock and a short stint with Sweeney Todd, who in 1976 released If Wishes Were Horses with the 15-year-old Adams as the singer. … Read More
1978 18 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1978, at the age of 18, Adams met Jim Vallance introduced by a mutual friend in a Vancouver music store. … Read More

TWENTIES

1980 - 1983 3 More Events
1984 24 Years Old 1 More Event
The album was released in November 1984 and featured the singles, "Run to You", "Summer of '69", "Heaven", "One Night Love Affair", "Somebody", and "It's Only Love", a duet with Tina Turner. … Read More
Adams began the first leg of his tour entitled "World Wide in '85" which started in Oklahoma and ended in October 1985. … Read More
1989 29 Years Old In 1989 Adams did backup singing on Mötley Crüe's album Dr. Feelgood and also on Belinda Carlisle's song "Whatever It Takes" which appeared on her Album Runaway Horses.

THIRTIES

1990 30 Years Old In 1990, Adams voiced the evil rat henchman Hoodwink in the Canadian children's animated television special The Real Story of the Three Little Kittens which was created and produced for The Real Story of (a.k.a. … Read More
The album was released in September 1991 and featured "(Everything I Do) I Do It for You", his second #1 hit single in the Billboard Hot 100. … Read More
1992 32 Years Old 1 More Event
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. … Read More
1993 33 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1993 he collaborated with Rod Stewart and Sting for the single "All for Love" written for the Motion Picture Soundtrack of the movie Three Musketeers. … Read More

FORTIES

2000 - 2005 4 More Events
2006 46 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2006, Adams wrote and performed the theme song "Never Let Go" which was featured in the closing credits of the film The Guardian starring Kevin Costner and Ashton Kutcher. … Read More
2007 47 Years Old 1 More Event
Adams supports the animal rights group PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) by shooting photos for them and writing letters. He wrote to the CEO of KFC restaurants in Canada in November 2007, asking them to become leaders in using more modern and more humane methods of killing chickens. … Read More
2008 48 Years Old Adams released his eleventh album internationally on 17 March 2008. … Read More
In May 2009, Bryan Adams announced on his Twitter account that he has started writing and recording a new album in Paris.

FIFTIES

In February 2010, Adams released "One World, One Flame" – a track used as a theme song by the German TV Station ARD for their Olympic coverage of Olympic Games in Vancouver.
On 19 February 2011, Bryan Adams and his band played in Kathmandu, Nepal making him the first ever international artist to perform in Nepal which was organized by ODC Network (P) LTD.
On 31 January 2012, Adams announced a 20-date concert tour across Canada between April and June to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the "Waking Up the Nation Tour".
2013 53 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2013, he wrote and sang on "After All" with Michael Bublé from his album To Be Loved. … Read More
In an interview on 18 March 2014, Adams revealed that he has signed a three album contract with Verve Records in the U.S.A. With one album celebrating the 30th Anniversary of Reckless, a new album of covers, and another one with new songs produced by Jeff Lynne.
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