Bryan's first record contract was with A&M Records.
In 2008 Bryan wrote a song for Amy Winehouse in a bit to help her overcome her drug habit. The song titled "Flower Grown Wild," is about the dangers of drug-taking.
Bryan Adams rose to popularity in 1983 with the release of his third album, "Cuts Like A Knife".
Bryan sang majority of the songs in the motion picture Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron
When recording a song, Bryan's voice has to be speeded up so it doesn't sound so raspy.
His song "(Everything I Do) I Do It For You" has sold more than 8 million copies.
Bryan originally wanted to call his album "You Want It, You Got It" "Hasn't Heard of You Either" due to the disappointing sales of his first album.
Bryan was nearly killed during a parachute jump when his instructor and his parachute got stuck between their legs.
Bryan played a gas station attendent in Pink Cadillac.
Bryan was arrested for pot as a teenager.
Bryan recorded his song "(Everthing I Do) I Do It For You" in Spanish in 1992.
Bryan was nominated for Best Movie Song at the MTV Movie Awards for his song "All For Love" from the movie The Three Musketeers.
Bryan was nominated for Best Original Song-Motion Picture at the 1991 Golden Globe Awards for his song "(Everything I Do) I Do It For You" in the film Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves.
Bryan was nominated for Best Original Song-Motion Picture at the 1995 Golden Globe Awards for his song "Have You Ever Really Loved A Woman" from the film Don Juan Demarco
Bryan was nominated for Best Original Song-Motion Picture at the 1996 Golden Globe Awards for his song "I've Finally Found Someone" from the movie The Mirror Has Two Faces.
Bryan was nominated for Best Original Song-Motion Picture at the 2002 Golden Globes Awards for his song "Here I Am" from Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron.
Trademark: Raspy Voice
In 2003, Bryan was shot with an air rifle while in the middle of a European tour.
Bryan once performed in Pakistan's port city of Karachi to raise money to raise money for earthquake survivors.
Bryan's girlfriend can be seen in at least two of his videos-"Have You Ever Really Loved A Woman?" and "Let's Make A Night To Remember".
Bryan is dating Cecilie Thomsen.
Cuts Like A Knife;
Waking up the Neighbors;
So Far So Good;
The Best of Me;
18 Til I Die;
Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron;
On A Day Like Today;
Live! Live! Live!;
This Side of Paradise;
Blessing In Disguise;
You Want It, You Got It.
His song "(Everything I Do) I Do It For You" was the number one single for 16 weeks in Britain.
Of all his #1 Hits, "Please Forgive Me" is the only one not written for a motion picture.
Bryan's first job was washing dishes at a local restaurant.
Bryan has a studio in Canada.
Bryan is one of Canada's most successful pop/rock singers, even though his parents and himself are British citizens.
Bryan has been nominated for 13 Grammy Awards.
Bryan refused to allow his song "Only the Strong Survive" to be used for the film "Top Gun", because he felt that the movie glorified war.
Bryan, RJ Lange, and Micheal Kamen wrote a song for the 1996 film, 101 Dalmations. The song was not used in the film, however, it is available on Bryan's album "18 Til I Die"
Bryan is a vegetarian.
Bryan is 5'8"
Bryan is Canadian
Bryan's song "Run To You" is on Grand Theft Auto: Vice City
Bryan: I'm not completely vegan, I will accept tiny amounts of butter and I normally scrape off cheese when it's on top of pasta or something ... I completely stopped eating dead creatures in 1989.
Bryan: He wants it to be great. He phoned me every day just to check in, to see if there's anything I need. It's great to have someone with that kind of enthusiasm. It makes you work harder
Bryan: I've been probably one of the most boot-legged artists ever. It's just another way of getting music that is wanted by the people to the people and now you can just download from the internet, so it might be different times now for musicians.
Bryan: I didn't have a manager, I didn't have a band, I was just a songwriter. But I needed to get my foot in the door, so I took the dollar.
Bryan: I got in trouble with the police, and that was a rude awakening. That was it. I'd seen the bottom of the pit, and it was time to scrape myself out of it
Bryan: Thoughts are things; they have tremendous power. Thoughts of doubt and fear are pathways to failure. When you conquer negative attitudes of doubt and fear you conquer failure. Thoughts crystallize into habit and habit solidifies into circumstances