Bryan Adams discography

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Bryan Adams discography

Adams (left) and his guitarist, Keith Scott (right) on March 13, 2009 in Peterborough, Canada
Releases
Studio albums 11
Live albums 5
Compilation albums 5
Singles 69
Soundtracks 2

Canadian singer Bryan Adams has released eleven studio albums, five compilation albums, two soundtrack albums, four live albums, and sixty-seven singles. After the success of his debut single, "Let Me Take You Dancing" (1979), Adams signed a recording contract with A&M Records. Bryan Adams (1980), his debut album, peaked at number 69 on the Canadian RPM Albums Chart. Adams followed this with You Want It You Got It (1981), which peaked at number 118 on the Billboard 200 and was certified gold in Canada. Cuts Like a Knife, his third release, became his first successful work outside Canada. The album charted within the top ten in Canada and the United States and was certified three-times platinum by the Canadian Recording Industry Association (CRIA) and platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). Reckless (1984), his fourth studio album, selling over 12 million copies worldwide[1] copies worldwide and featured the hit singles "Run to You", "Heaven" and "Summer of '69".[2] In 1987, he released Into the Fire, which reached platinum status in the United States and triple-platinum in Canada.

Adams entered the 1990s with the release of Waking Up the Neighbours (1991), which contained "(Everything I Do) I Do It for You", the theme song for the film Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves. The album has sold over 10 million copies worldwide. He also released his first greatest hits compilation, So Far So Good, in 1993. This album topped the charts in nine countries and was certified six-time platinum and five-time platinum by the RIAA and CRIA respectively. His seventh studio album, 18 til I Die, was released in 1996. It sold five million copies worldwide and was certified platinum in the United States.[3] MTV Unplugged, an acoustic live album released in 1997, reached the top ten in four countries while selling two million copies in Europe. Adams' eighth studio album, On a Day Like Today (1998), was certified double-platinum by the CRIA and platinum by the IFPI Platinum Europe Awards. His second compilation album, The Best of Me (1999), sold two million copies in Europe and went three-times platinum in Canada.

Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron (2002) was certified gold by the RIAA and included the hit single "Here I Am". Room Service (2004), his ninth studio album, peaked at number 134 on the Billboard 200 and sold only 44,000 copies in the United States.[4] However, it topped the album charts in Germany and Switzerland. Adams' third greatest hits compilation, Anthology, was released in 2005. 11 (2008), Adams' tenth studio album, peaked at number 80 on the Billboard 200 and became his third number-one album in Canada. Although it did not receive any certifications in Canada or the United Kingdom, the album sold over half-a-million units worldwide.[5] According to the RIAA, Adams' album sales have been certified at 17 million copies[6] while internationally he has sold between 65[7] and 100 million records and singles worldwide.[8]

Albums[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

List of albums, with selected chart positions and certifications
Title Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
CAN
[9][10]
AUS
[11][12]
AUT
[13]
GER
[14]
NLD
[15]
NOR
[16]
SWE
[17]
SWI
[18]
UK
[19]
US
[20]
Bryan Adams 69
You Want It You Got It
  • Released: July 21, 1981
  • Label: A&M
  • Formats: LP, cassette
50 78 118
Cuts Like a Knife
  • Released: January 18, 1983
  • Label: A&M
  • Formats: CD, LP, cassette
8 52 24 22 21 8
Reckless
  • Released: November 5, 1984
  • Label: A&M
  • Formats: CD, LP, cassette
1 2 19 11 2 5 10 7 1
Into the Fire
  • Released: March 30, 1987
  • Label: A&M
  • Formats: CD, LP, cassette
2 14 13 7 18 4 3 4 10 7
Waking Up the Neighbours
  • Released: September 24, 1991
  • Label: A&M
  • Formats: CD, LP, cassette
1 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 6
18 til I Die
  • Released: June 4, 1996
  • Label: A&M
  • Formats: CD, LP, cassette
4 2 2 4 9 7 5 2 1 31
On a Day Like Today
  • Released: October 27, 1998
  • Label: A&M
  • Formats: CD, LP, cassette
3 38 4 5 24 34 27 2 11 103
Room Service 2 15 3 1 3 18 19 1 4 134
11
  • Released: March 17, 2008
  • Label: Polydor
  • Formats: CD, digital download
1 35 2 2 8 39 30 1 6 80
Tracks of My Years
  • Released: September 30, 2014
  • Label: Verve
  • Formats: CD, digital download
1 5 5 41 6 11 89
"—" denotes album that did not chart or was not released

Live albums[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
CAN
[9][10]
AUS
[11][12]
AUT
[13]
GER
[14]
NLD
[15]
NOR
[16]
SWE
[17]
SWI
[18]
UK
[19]
US
[20]
Live! Live! Live!
  • Released: 1994
  • Label: A&M
  • Formats: CD, LP, cassette
17 26 57 22 21 17
MTV Unplugged
  • Released: December 9, 1997
  • Label: MTV
  • Formats: CD, LP, cassette
10 28 7 8 15 22 54 3 19 88
Live at the Budokan
  • Released: June 17, 2003
  • Label: A&M
  • Formats: CD, digital download
Bare Bones
  • Released: October 29, 2010
  • Label: Polydor
  • Formats: CD, digital download
18 38 19 28 52 20 35
Live At Sydney Opera House
  • Released: September 2, 2013
  • Label: Polydor
  • Formats: CD, digital download
"—" denotes album that did not chart or was not released

Compilation albums[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
CAN
[9][10]
AUS
[11][12]
AUT
[13]
GER
[14]
NLD
[15]
NOR
[16]
SWE
[17]
SWI
[18]
UK
[19]
US
[20]
Hits On Fire
  • Released: 1988
  • Label: A&M
  • Formats: CD, LP, CS [cassette]
So Far So Good
  • Released: November 2, 1993
  • Label: A&M
  • Formats: CD, LP, CS
1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 6
  • CAN: 6× Platinum[21]
  • AUT: 2× Platinum[26]
  • GER: 2× Platinum[27]
  • NLD: 2× Platinum[28]
  • NOR: 3× Platinum[30]
  • SWI: 4× Platinum[23]
  • UK: 3× Platinum[24]
  • US: 5× Platinum[25]
The Best of Me
  • Released: November 15, 1999
  • Label: A&M
  • Formats: CD, LP, CS
7 18 4 7 13 2 20 3 12
Anthology
  • Released: October 18, 2005
  • Label: A&M
  • Formats: CD, DD [digital download]
4 55 [32] 28 30 5 39 29 65
  • CAN: 2× Platinum[21]
  • UK: Platinum[24]
Icon
  • Released: August 31, 2010
  • Label: Universal
  • Formats: CD, DD
"—" denotes album that did not chart or was not released

Soundtrack albums[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
AUS
[12]
AUT
[13]
GER
[14]
NLD
[15]
NOR
[16]
SWE
[17]
SWI
[18]
UK
[19]
US
[20]
Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron
  • Released: May 14, 2002
  • Label: A&M
  • Formats: CD, cassette
94 [33] 6 7 22 19 24 6 8 40
Colour Me Kubrick
  • Released: 2005
  • Label: Universal
  • Formats: CD, digital download
"—" denotes album that did not chart or was not released

Singles[edit]

1978-1987[edit]

List of singles, with selected chart positions and certifications, showing year released and album name
Single Year Peak chart positions Certifications Album
CAN
[9]
AUS
[11][12]
AUT
[13]
GER
[34]
IRE
[35]
NLD
[15]
SWE
[17]
SWI
[18]
UK
[19]
US
[36]
US Rock
[11][12]
"Let Me Take You Dancing" 1978 90 Non-album single
"Give Me Your Love" 1980 Bryan Adams
"Remember"
"Hidin' from Love" 64
"Coming Home" 1981 You Want It You Got It
"Fits Ya Good" 30 15
"Lonely Night" 1982 84 3
"Straight from the Heart" 1983 20 98 51 10 32 Cuts Like a Knife
"Cuts Like a Knife" 12 55 15 6
"This Time" 32 28 41 24 21
"Take Me Back" 21
"I'm Ready" 26
"The Only One" 44
"Run to You" 1984 4 24 8 14 11 6 1 Reckless
"Kids Wanna Rock" 42
"Somebody" 1985 13 76 20 35 11 1
"Heaven" 11 12 28 11 28 8 14 38 1 9
"Summer of '69" 11 14 17 62 18 4 13 42 5 40
"One Night Love Affair" 19 85 13 7
"It's Only Love"
(with Tina Turner)
14 52 30 44 16 20 5 16 29 15 7
"Diana" 21 Non-album singles
"Christmas Time" 39 64 70 67 26 33 19 18 55 31
"Heat of the Night" 1987 7 25 33 21 7 17 50 6 2 Into the Fire
"Hearts on Fire" 25 89 57 26 3
"Victim of Love" 49 92 68 32 10
"Only the Strong Survive"
"Into the Fire" 6
"Another Day" 33
"—" denotes single that did not chart or was not released

1990s[edit]

List of singles, with selected chart positions and certifications, showing year released and album name
Single Year Peak chart positions Certifications Album
CAN
[37]
AUS
[11][12]
AUT
[13]
GER
[34]
IRE
[35]
NLD
[15]
SWE
[17]
SWI
[18]
UK
[19]
US
[36]
US Rock
US AC
"Young Lust" 1990 7 The Wall: Live in Berlin
"(Everything I Do) I Do It for You" 1991 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 10 1 Waking Up the Neighbours
"Can't Stop This Thing We Started" 1 9 14 14 4 2 3 8 12 2 2
  • CAN: Gold[21]
  • USA: Gold
"There Will Never Be Another Tonight" 2 30 55 11 27 33 32 31 6
"Thought I'd Died and Gone to Heaven" 1992 1 13 47 11 43 8 13 14
"All I Want Is You" 31 20 22
"Do I Have to Say the Words?" 2 61 75 34 30 11 5
"Touch the Hand" 37 13
"Please Forgive Me" 1993 1 1 2 3 1 3 2 2 2 7 2 So Far So Good
"All for Love"
(with Rod Stewart & Sting)
1 1 1 1 1 3 1 1 2 1 4 The Three Musketeers
"Have You Ever Really Loved a Woman?" 1995 1 1 1 3 3 2 6 1 4 1 1 Don Juan DeMarco
"Rock Steady"
(with Bonnie Raitt)
17 50 73 Road Tested
"The Only Thing That Looks Good on Me Is You" 1996 1 19 17 44 26 21 24 5 6 52 18 til I Die
"Let's Make a Night to Remember" 1 7 34 57 25 39 41 10 24 6
"Star" 76 13
"I Finally Found Someone"
(with Barbra Streisand)
18 2 23 53 1 16 9 17 10 8 2 The Mirror Has Two Faces /
18 til I Die
"18 til I Die" 21 85 86 22 18 til I Die
"Do to You" 1997 6
"I'll Always Be Right There" 14 3
"Back to You" 1 38 62 77 56 18 38 14 MTV Unplugged
"I'm Ready" 1998 11 66 24 20
"On a Day Like Today"[C] 1 60 32 53 66 32 13 On a Day Like Today
"When You're Gone"
(with Melanie C)
13 4 14 14 3 6 8 11 3
"Cloud Number Nine" 1999 7 67 13 33 16 62 43 26 6
"The Best of Me" 10 37 65 67 31 47 The Best of Me
"—" denotes single that did not chart or was not released

2000s and 2010s[edit]

List of singles, with selected chart positions and certifications, showing year released and album name
Single Year Peak chart positions Certifications Album
CAN
[37]
AUS
[11][12]
AUT
[13]
GER
[34]
IRE
[35][41]
NLD
[15]
SWE
[17]
SWI
[18]
UK
[19][42]
US
[36]
US AC
"Don't Give Up"
(Chicane feat. Bryan Adams) [D]
2000 6 24 11 14 51 42 1 Behind the Sun /
The Best of Me
"Inside Out" 17 66 91 53 The Best of Me
"Here I Am" 2002 86 12 17 15 30 15 24 5 5 Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron
"Open Road" 2004 1 35 23 50 28 17 21 Room Service
"Flying" 68 86 51 37
"Room Service" 2005 74
"This Side of Paradise" 20
"Why Do You Have to Be So Hard to Love?"
"So Far So Good" 2006 Anthology
"When You're Gone"
(with Pamela Anderson)
"I Thought I'd Seen Everything" 2008 47 41 55 52 146 21 11
"Tonight We Have the Stars"
"She's Got a Way"
"You've Been a Friend to Me" 2009 Old Dogs
"One World, One Flame" 2010 70 44 Non-album single
"I Still Miss You...A Little Bit" Bare Bones
"Alberta Bound" 2011 100 Non-album singles
"Merry Christmas"[43]
"Tonight in Babylon"
(Loverush UK feat. Bryan Adams) [44]
2012
"After All"
(Michael Bublé feat. Bryan Adams) [45]
2013 99 To Be Loved
"She Knows Me" 2014 Tracks of My Years
"—" denotes single that did not chart or was not released
Notes

See also[edit]

References[edit]

General
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