Singer Bryan Adams has released fourteen studio albums , six compilation albums , two soundtrack albums , four live albums , and sixty-nine singles. Cuts Like a Knife , his third release, became his first successful work outside Canada. Reckless , his fourth studio album, selling over 12 million copies worldwide  and featured the hit singles " Run to You ", " Heaven " and " Summer of '69 ". The album has sold over 10 million copies worldwide. He also released his first greatest hits compilation, So Far So Good , in His seventh studio album, 18 til I Die , was released in
His album Reckless made him a global star and yielded some of his best-known songs, including " Run to You ", " Summer of '69 ", and the U. Other U. For his contributions to music, Adams has garnered many awards and nominations, including 20 Juno Awards among 56 nominations and 15 Grammy Award nominations, including a win for Best Song Written Specifically for a Motion Picture or Television in Adams has been nominated for five Golden Globe Awards and three Academy Awards for his songwriting for films. Adams,  who emigrated to Canada from Plymouth , England in the s. Adams started working in the Vancouver music scene with bands and as a studio session singer, which paid the rent. At the age of 15, he became the vocalist for a pub band Sweeney Todd. An earlier incarnation of the band had a number one hit on the Canadian charts with a song called "Roxy Roller". Adams recorded a re-make of the song for the US which came in at No.
In Adams first met Jim Vallance , starting a song writing partnership which exists to this day. His fourth album Reckless peaked at number one on the US album chart. If Cuts Like a Knife was his breakthrough album then it was Reckless who cemented his success, featuring many of the songs he is best remembered for today. At the time, the Canadian broadcasting authority insisted that a certain percentage of music aired must be suitably Canadian, though this controversy led to the rule being somewhat relaxed.
It's easy to forget just how many awesome songs Bryan released, particularly at his s peak. Here are our favourite Bryan Adams tunes that we always love hearing, in no particular order Let's get the obvious one out of the way. This rock ballad still holds the UK record for most consecutive weeks at number one. While we might have got bored of it back in , it remains one of the greatest love songs of all time.