Born in Ontario to British parents on November 5, 1959 Bryan Guy Adams is a songwriter, singer, musician, actor, social activist, producer and photographer. He is one of the most popular music artists on the Canadian rock lists. He is known for his husky voice and energetic performances.
Adams became famous with Cuts Like a Knife and he turned up his stardom with Reckless. In 1991 he released Waking Up the Neighbours which includes the single Everything I Do I do It for You. Adams has 20 Juno Awards, 15 Grammies nominations and has won MTV, American Music and ASCAP awards. He has received two Ivor Novello Awards for composition and been selected five times for Golden Globe Awards and at least three periods for an Oscar for songwriting. He was awarded the Order of Canada and the Order of British Columbia for is contributions to music and his philanthropic work.
In 1993 Adams worked together with Rod Stewart and Sting on the single All for Love written for the movie The Three Musketeers. He wrote another song have Your Ever Really Loved a woman? for Don Juan DeMarco, the movie in 1995. He wrote and sang Never Let Go for the movie The Guardian and co-wrote the song Never Gonna Break My Faith for the film Bobby. He wrote and sang Bang the Drum with Nelly Furtado in 2010 for the opening ceremony for the 2010 Winter Olympics Games in Vancouver. He continues to tour, write songs, and sing and in 2013 he wrote and sang After All with Michael Buble from his album To Be Loved.
Alicia Grimaldi and Adams have two daughters. Adams is a vegan and took up the use of health reasons and as an advocate for animal rights.