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Bryan Adams, OC, OBC (born Bryan Guy Adams on November 5, 1959) is a Canadian rock singer-songwriter, guitarist, producer, and photographer. He 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.[1][2] 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.[3][4]

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Bryan Adam awards article listing his 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.[4] Adams 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" at the Grammy Awards in 1992. Adams has also received awards and nominations at the American Music Awards, MTV Video Music Awards, and Golden Globe Awards. In 1995, he collaborated with Sting and Rod Stewart for the single "All for Love", which received a Grammy nomination that same year.

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Waking Up the Neighbours is an album released in 1991 and Adams sixth studio album. The album was recorded at Battery Studios in England, and at The Warehouse Studio in Vancouver, mixed at Mayfair Studios in England, and mastered by Bob Ludwig at Masterdisk in New York City. "(Everything I Do) I Do It for You" was number one on the British charts for a record-breaking sixteen weeks.[5] After this success, the album was propelled to the #1 spot on the UK album chart, however only for one week.[6] The album has sold 15 million copies worldwide becoming Adams'best-selling album.[7]

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Bryan Adams star on Canada's Walk of Fame.
Bryan Adams in Guadalajara, Mexico October, 2006
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"Summer of '69" is a song written by Bryan Adams and Jim Vallance originally for Adams' fourth studio album Reckless (1984). It was the fourth single released from the album. It is one of Adams' most recognizable and popular songs. The song peaked at #5 on the Billboard Hot 100 and #40 on the Mainstream Rock Tracks chart. The song has appeared on all of Adams' compilation albums. In Canada "Summer of '69" was officially released to radio on November, 1984.[8] The song reached the top twenty on the Canadian Singles Chart and remained in the top twenty for another month. "Summer of '69" was the highest charting single from Reckless with Heaven.[9]

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