Bryan Adams

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Bryan Guy Adams, OC OBC (born 5 November 1959) is a Canadian singer, 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. 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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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1980 Bryan Adams Bryan Adams 3
1981 You Want It - You Got It Bryan Adams 5
1983 Cuts Like a Knife Bryan Adams 3 5
1984 Reckless Bryan Adams 5 9
1987 Into the Fire Bryan Adams 3.65 4
1991 Waking Up the Neighbours Bryan Adams 4.5 5
1996 18 Til I Die Bryan Adams 4 8
1998 On a Day Like Today Bryan Adams 3.5 7
2002 The Early Years Bryan Adams 2
2004 Room Service Bryan Adams 2.5 5
2008 11 Bryan Adams 4 5
2014 Tracks of My Years Bryan Adams 2
Every Song's for You Bryan Adams 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1988 Hits on Fire Bryan Adams 1
1993 So Far So Good Bryan Adams 3.85 7
1996 Best Ballads Bryan Adams 1
1999 The Best of Me Bryan Adams 3 9
2002 Greatest Hits Bryan Adams 1
2005 Anthology Bryan Adams 3 4
2010 Icon Bryan Adams 1
2013 Australian Tour Edition 2013 Bryan Adams 1
All Time Hits 1980 - 2002 Bryan Adams 1
Gold Bryan Adams 1
Grand Collection Bryan Adams 1
Greatest Hits II Bryan Adams 1
The Greatest Hits Bryan Adams 1

Album + Live

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1988 Live! Live! Live! Bryan Adams 3 2
1997 Unplugged Bryan Adams 3.5 4
2010 Bare Bones Bryan Adams 3
2013 Bare Bones Tour: Live at Sydney Opera House Bryan Adams 1
All for Love '94 Bryan Adams 1
Greatest Hits Live Bryan Adams 1

Album + Soundtrack

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2002 Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron Bryan Adams 7


Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1979 Let Me Take You Dancing Bryan Adams 1
1984 Run to You Bryan Adams 3
1985 Summer of '69 Bryan Adams 1
1985 Christmas Time Bryan Adams 1
1988 There Will Never Be Another Tonight Bryan Adams 1
1991 (Everything I Do) I Do It for You Bryan Adams 2 4
1991 Can't Stop This Thing We Started Bryan Adams 1
1992 The Live Volume Bryan Adams 1
1993 Please Forgive Me Bryan Adams 3
1994 All for Love Bryan Adams, Rod Stewart & Sting 2
1995 Have You Ever Really Loved a Woman? Bryan Adams 3
1995 Rock Steady Bonnie Raitt and Bryan Adams 1
1996 Let's Make a Night to Remember Bryan Adams 2
1996 Star Bryan Adams 2
1996 The Only Thing That Looks Good on Me Is You Bryan Adams 4 3
1997 Back to You Bryan Adams 1
1998 When You're Gone Bryan Adams feat. Melanie C 2 3

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