• Bryan Adams is a famous music star
  • He was born in Canada
  • Learn more about his life and career here

Originally from Ontario, Canada, Bryan Adams has been active in the music industry since the mid-1970s. He has built a very successful career as a singer, record producer, guitarist, and songwriter; but he is also a professional photographer, philanthropist and activist.

In 1980 he released his first album, Bryan Adams, in 1981 he released his second one You Want It You Got It, and in 1983 his third one Cuts Like a Knife. But it was in 1983 when he actually came to prominence after releasing Reckless which features two of his most famous songs "Summer of 69" and "Heaven" which was his first number one track.

Bryan Adams performing at the Today Show Weekly Concert Series in New York City, 2002

Where is Bryan Adams now and what is he doing?

Bryan Adams' career during the 1990s includes the release of a couple more albums like Waking Up The Neighbours (1991) which includes his worldwide hit "(Everything I Do) I Do It For You", which reached number 1 in several countries, including for more than 10 consecutive weeks, and which earned him a Grammy award for Best Song Written For A Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media. 

Overall Bryan Adams has 15 studio albums, the most recent ones are called Shine a Light, which was released in March 2019 and 'So Happy It Hurts', released in 2022. He was on tour across the United States, South America, and Europe in recent years. Bad news is that in 2019 The New York Times Magazine listed Adams among hundreds of artists whose professional material was reportedly destroyed in the 1008 Universal Studios fire.

Bryan Adams performing at the closing ceremony of the Invictus Games 2017 in Toronto

Five quick facts about the music star Bryan Adams

  • He has been nominated for 17 Grammy Awards
  • He has been vegan for more than 30 years and has his own chef on his tours
  • Adams attended the same high school as Back to the Future star Michael J. Fox 
  • He has never been married but has dated some celebrities like Danish model Cecilie Thomsen
  • Adams was inducted into the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2011

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