On Friday morning (July 22, 2016) the Canadian Sun-Times reported Bryan Adams and girlfriend, to be shopping for engagement rings.
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.
Adams' father, a Sandhurst officer in the British Army, joined the Canadian Army and later spent time as a United Nations peacekeeping observer for Canada, which led to him becoming a Canadian foreign service diplomat.) and Vienna, Austria, during the 1960s, and to Israel during the early 1970s. By 17, Adams had started working in the Vancouver studio scene, working as a background vocalist for the CBC and backing local artists and with Motown keyboardist Robbie King, whom Adams attributes as having given him his first salaried session.
Adams also fronted the band Sweeney Todd during this time, taking over for Nick Gilder for the album "If Wishes Were Horses." In 1978, at 18, Adams met Jim Vallance through a mutual friend in a Vancouver music store.
Vallance was the former drummer and principal songwriter for Vancouver-based rock band Prism and had recently quit that band to focus on a career as a studio musician and songwriter.
They agreed to meet at Vallance's home studio a few days later, which proved to be the beginning of a partnership which still exists in 2016.
Later in 1978, Adams signed to A&M records for one dollar.Some of the first demos written in 1978 have surfaced over the years, most notably "I'm Ready" (recorded for both the album Cuts Like a Knife and later his release for MTV Unplugged) and "Remember," which was recorded on his first album.is a Canadian singer, songwriter, photographer, and activist.One of the world's best-selling artists of all time, Adams in his more than thirty five-year career has sold 100 million records and singles worldwide.Adams rose to fame in North America with his 1983 album Cuts Like a Knife and turned into a global star with his 1984 album Reckless which produced some of his best known songs including "Run to You" and "Summer of '69". Billboard Hot 100 number-one singles "Heaven", "All for Love" and "Have You Ever Really Loved a Woman? For his contributions to music, Adams has garnered many awards and nominations, including 20 Juno Awards among 56 nominations, 15 Grammy Award nominations including a win for Best Song Written Specifically for a Motion Picture or Television in 1992.In 1991, he released "(Everything I Do) I Do It for You", one of the best-selling singles of all time. He has also won MTV, ASCAP, American Music awards, three Ivor Novello Awards for song composition and has been nominated five times for Golden Globe Awards and three times for Academy Awards for his songwriting for films.