Bryan Adams, OC, OBC is a Canadian rock singer-songwriter, guitarist, producer, and photographer.
Adams has won dozens of awards and nominations, including 18 Juno Awards among 56 nominations, including wins for Best Male Artist in 2000 and Male Vocalist of the Year in 1997 and every year from 1983 to 1987, as well as Junos for Producer, Composer, and Songwriter of the Year. He has also had 15 Grammy Award nominations including a win for Best Song Written Specifically for a Motion Picture or Television for "(Everything I Do) I Do It for You" in 1992. He has also won MTV, ASCAP, and American Music awards. In addition, he has won two Ivor Novello Awards and has been nominated for several Golden Globe Awards and Academy Awards for songwriting.
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 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. At the 2010 Juno Awards in Newfoundland, he will be on hand to recieve a humanitarian award.
His fourth album, Reckless, is the best-selling Canadian album of all time. He received the Diamond Sales Award for the album, a first for a Canadian.
Has been nominated for 17 Grammys.
He was awarded the C.M. (Member of the Order of Canada) on April 20, 1998 and the C.O. (Officer of the Order of Canada) on May 6, 1998 for his services to music.
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