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Bryan Adams's Biography

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Bryan Adams was born in Kingston, Ontario on 5 November 1959. His parents were emigrants from Britain.

In 1983 Bryan Adams had his first major hit: "Straight From The Heart". His third album, "Cuts Like A Knife", brought greater success. It included the hits "Straight", "Cuts Like A Knife" and "This Time."

In 1984 "Reckless" became a No. 1 album. It contained six top 20 singles, including Adams's first-ever No. 1 single, "Heaven".

However, it was in 1991 that the astonishingly successful music from the film Prince Of Thieves propelled Bryan Adams to yet another level. "(Everything I Do) I Do It For You" was a No. 1 for seven weeks in the US, and an amazing 16 weeks at No. 1 in the U.K. It was the biggest-selling single in the history of A&M Records.

In August 2005, Adams recorded a duet with Pamela Anderson of When You're Gone, whom he had photographed wearing a Canadian flag (and nothing else) for his book Made In Canada to raise money to fight breast cancer.

Adams has been involved in several charity initiatives and in January 2006 Bryan Adams performed in Pakistan to raise money for survivors of the previous year's earthquake. It was the first concert by a Western pop star in Pakistan since 9/11.

In May 2011, Bryan Adams and his partner Alicia Grimaldi had a baby girl Mirabella Bunny Grimaldi Adams.

In 2013, he released the book of photographs Wounded – The Legacy of War. He has also had numerous exhibitions of his photographs held around the world.

In spite of actively perusing his photography, Bryan Adams's music career continued unabated with albums like Tracks of My Years and Get Up.

In 2022, he released his fifteenth album, entitled So Happy It Hurts.

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