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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

1978 18 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1978, at 18, Adams met Jim Vallance through a mutual friend in a Vancouver music store. … Read More
1979 19 Years Old Also recorded during this time was the disco song "Let Me Take You Dancing" featuring Adams's vocal sped up to meet the 122BPM dance tempo, the song made the Canadian RPM chart in March 1979 along with its B-Side "Don't Turn Me Away". "Straight From The Heart" was also written during this period. … Read More

TWENTIES

1980 - 1981 2 More Events
1983 23 Years Old Cuts Like a Knife, which was released in January 1983, was Adams's breakout album due mainly to the lead singles. "Straight from the Heart" was the most successful song, reaching #10 on the Billboard Hot 100. … Read More
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

THIRTIES

1990 - 1991 3 More Events
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" co-written by Adams for the Motion Picture Soundtrack of the movie Three Musketeers. … Read More
1996 36 Years Old 1 More Event
On 27 July 1996, Adams performed his second sold-out Wembley Stadium in London in front of a crowd of approximately 70,000.

FORTIES

2000 - 2005 4 More Events
2006 46 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2006, Adams co-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
In 2007, he co-wrote two songs "A Place for Us" and "Another Layer" for the Disney film Bridge to Terabithia.
2008 48 Years Old Adams released his eleventh album internationally on 17 March 2008. … Read More
2009 49 Years Old 1 More Event
Adams was one of the four musicians who were pictured on the second series of the Canadian Recording Artist Series to be issued by Canada Post stamps on 2 July 2009. … Read More

FIFTIES

In February 2010, Adams released "One World, One Flame".
On 19 February 2011, Adams and his band played in Kathmandu, which was organized by ODC Network and made him the first ever international artist to perform in Nepal.
2012 52 Years Old In July 2012, Adams was featured as the voice of the lead character of a dog called Jock, in the animated South African film Jock of the Bushveld. … Read More
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.
In an interview on 18 March 2014, Adams revealed that he has signed a contract with Verve Records in the US. … Read More
Adams works as a photographer as well as musician. On 16 September 2015 he was given an Honorary Fellowship of the Royal Photographic Society in London for his work in photography. … Read More
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