Bryan Guy Adams, OC OBC (born 5 November 1959) is a Canadian singer-songwriter, musician, producer, actor, social activist, and photographer.
Adams has been one of the most successful figures of the world of rock music during last three decades. He’s known for his strong husky vocals and energetic live performances, and he has sold more than 100 million records, making him one of the world’s best-selling music artists and the best-selling Canadian rock artist of all time.
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. He has also won MTV, ASCAP, American Music awards, two 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.
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 was inducted into the Hollywood Walk of Fame in March 2011 and 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. In 2008, Bryan was ranked 38 on the list of All-Time top artists by the Billboard Hot 100 50th Anniversary Charts. On 13 January 2010, he received the Allan Waters Humanitarian Award for his part in numerous charitable concerts and campaigns during his career, and on 1 May 2010 was given the Governor General’s Performing Arts Award for his 30 years of contributions to the arts.
With a naturally raspy tone not dissimilar to Bryan Adams and similar facial features Craig was the perfect choice to take on the powerhouse energy of Bryan Adams. Craig’s dedication to his art began when he was 13 years old learning the rock rhythms of Bryan Adams classics like ‘Please forgive me’ and ‘Summer of 69’.
Fast forward 20 years Craig is thrilled to perform the Bryan Adams tribute show and along with his band of brothers ensures that this show packs a punch whilst maintains the accuracy of great songs penned for listeners from all ages who view and hear the amazing talent that is Bryan Adams!