Bryan Guy Adams is a popular Canadian songwriter, singer, guitarist, philanthropist, record producer, and activist. He is widely known for his popular songs like “Summer of ‘69”, “Run to You” “I Do It for You”, “Heaven”, “Here I Am”, “All for Love” “Straight From The Heart”, “Get Off My Back”, “When You’re Gone”, “Cloud Number Nine”, “Somebody”, “You Belong To Me”, “Please Forgive Me” and many others.
He has a guitar, bass guitar, harmonica and piano expertise and is considered as one of the greatest in Rock and popular music. He gained initial popularity with his album Cuts Like a Knife and Reckless. Later in 1991, his song “I Do It For You” peaked several music charts around the world and was ranked No.1 for 16 consecutive weeks in the United Kingdom.
He has bagged 20 Juno Awards, MTV, American music, ASCAP Awards in his career. He has fifteen Grammy Award nominations, five Golden Globe Awards nominations and three times Academy Awards nominations for various categories. He was honored with the Order of Canada and the Order of British Columbia for his contributions to music and philanthropy. In 2011, he was named into the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Also, in 2006, he was inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame at Juno Awards. The 50th Anniversary Billboard Hot 100 Charts of 2008, ranked Bryan Adams at 38th position.
He is one of the best-selling music artists in the world with over 100 million records sold worldwide. His spouse Alicia Grimaldi is also a trustee and co-founder of The Bryan Adams Foundation that aims at aiding for the education of children around the world.