Bryan Adams – Canadian Musician

Bryan Adams Record Sales

Bryan’s record sales have topped 75 million (albums) and 30 million (singles).  Bryan was the FIRST Canadian artist to sell 1 million albums in Canada (major accomplishment in a country with a population of 30 million). He did this twice – with “Waking Up the Neighbours” and “Reckless”.

Bryan has one of the biggest hits of all time – “Everything I Do, I Do It For You” (longest running No. 1 song in UK singles chart history).

“Summer of ’69”, “Run To You”, “Reckless” are landmark recordings of the 80’s. Other hits include “When You’re Gone”, “It’s only Love”….

Bryan Adams Junos

Bryan Adams has 60 Juno nominations and 19 Juno Awards.

Bryan’s Junos include Best Male Artist in 2000 – Male Vocalist of the Year in 1997 and every year from 1983 to 1987 – Producer, Composer, and Songwriter of the Year.

Bryan has won MTV and American Music awards, was nominated for several Golden Globes and Academy Awards for songwriting, has 15 Grammy nominations. He won Best Song Written Specifically for a Motion Picture or Television for “Everything I Do, I Do It for You”.

Bryan Adams Awards

Bryan Adams received the Allan Waters Humanitarian Award at the 2010 Juno Awards for his ongoing involvement with many fundraising and social betterment groups – including Amnesty International, Live Aid, “Tears Are Not Enough” (Canada’s song to help raise funds for famine relief in Ethiopia) and many more.

Bryan was inducted into Canada’s Walk of Fame in 1998 and into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame in 2006.

In 1990 Bryan was awarded the Order of Canada and the Order of British Columbia for his many contributions to popular music and philanthropic work.

In 2006 he started The Bryan Adams Foundation “…to improve the quality of people’s lives around the world by providing financial grants to support specific projects that are committed to bettering the lives of other people.”

Brian is also  a well known photographer.**


One of the best concerts I’ve been to was in Toronto about 10 years ago. It was a benefit concert for a local hospital.

The line-up was amazing – Jann Arden, Sarah McLachlan, Josh Grobin, Bryan Adams and others !!! Every performer was outstanding. Jann Arden was hilarious!

Bryan really rocked the place that night. He performed for at least 30 minutes at a very high level taking us through many of his hits.

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