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Bryan Adams
Background information
Birth name Bryan Guy Adams
Born November 5, 1959 (1959-11-05) (age 59)
Kingston, Ontario, Canada
Genres Rock
Occupations Singer-songwriter, musician, photographer
Instruments Vocals, guitar, bass guitar, keyboards, piano, harmonica
Years active 1977 – present
Labels A&M, Universal Music
Associated acts Sweeney Todd, Tina Turner, Roger Waters, Sting, Rod Stewart, Bonnie Raitt, Melanie C

Bryan Adams OC OBC (November 9, 1959) is a Canadian rock musician. He is known for the songs Summer of '69 and (Everything I Do) I Do It For You. He has performed with many other musical artists such as Def Leppard, Tina Turner, Sting, Rod Stewart, Bonnie Raitt, Barbra Streisand and Melanie C. His best-selling albums are Reckless, Waking Up the Neighbours and 18 til I Die.

Adams was inducted into the Hollywood Walk of Fame in March 2011 and Canada's Walk of Fame, Canadian Broadcast Hall 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, Adams was ranked 38th on the list of all-time top artists in 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. He has sold more than 75 million records, making him one of the world's best-selling music artists..

In January 2019, Adams released 'Shine a Light' the planned single from his upcoming album of the same name to celebrate his pending 60th birthday with a 'Shine a Light' tour planned for later in the year. It's his first single released in almost 5 years.

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