The Almanac

UPI almanac for Sunday, Nov. 5, 2006.
By United Press International

Clay Aiken takes covers route on new album

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 19 (UPI) -- Clay Aiken took some convincing to record mostly covers for his new album, "A Thousand Different Ways."

Billy Joel impresses at Roman Coliseum

ROME, Aug. 1 (UPI) -- A half-million Italians packed the Roman Coliseum for a concert by New York rocker Billy Joel and Canadian Bryan Adams, ANSA reported Tuesday.

Canada grapples with radio and new music

TORONTO, May 15 (UPI) -- The Canadian Association of Broadcasters says radio stations should be rewarded for playing the music of new artists.

Pamela Anderson tapped as Juno host

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- Canadian actress and star of Fox TV's "Stacked," Pamela Anderson, Monday was named host of the 2006 JUNO Awards ceremony in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Bryan Adams plays Pakistan

KARACHI, Pakistan, Jan. 29 (UPI) -- Canadian rocker Bryan Adams was in Karachi, Pakistan, Sunday to perform a charity concert for survivors of the devastating October earthquake.

Bryan Adams to play Karachi benefit

KARACHI, Pakistan, Jan. 9 (UPI) -- Canadian rocker Bryan Adams has agreed to perform a benefit concert in Karachi, Pakistan to help victims of the devastating October earthquake. The Oct. 8 quake killed nearly 74,000 people and left 3.5 million others homeless.

Countdown begins to Elton John's wedding

LONDON, Dec. 20 (UPI) -- The London pre-wedding bash for Elton John and David Furnish was described as a rowdy cross between a bachelor and bachelorette party.

The Almanac

Today is Saturday, Nov. 5, the 309th day of 2005 with 56 to follow.
By United Press International

Def Leppard takes it out to the ballpark

DETROIT, June 9 (UPI) -- British rockers Def Leppard are not the most likely candidates to be playing baseball stadiums.

Bryan Adams' took to hotels for new album

DETROIT, May 20 (UPI) -- As the title of his new album, "Room Service," implies, Canadian rocker Bryan Adams did a bit of the recording in hotels.

Berlin film fest kicks off

BERLIN, Feb. 10 (UPI) -- Stars lined up Thursday for the Berlin Film Festival, which begins with the premiere of "Man to Man," with Joseph Fiennes and Kristin Scott Thomas. "Man to Man," based on Regis Wargnier's tale of 19th-century anthropologists searching for the missing link

The Almanac

Today is Friday, Nov. 5, the 310th day of 2004 with 56 to follow.
By United Press International

Elton John won't miss soccer match

LONDON, June 24 (UPI) -- Elton John monitored Britain's Euro 2004 quarter final soccer game via a small radio ear piece during his formal charity bash Thursday.

Interest in Bono low at convention

TORONTO, Nov. 14 (UPI) -- Canada's ruling Liberal party has booked U2 lead singer Bono to perform Friday night at their Toronto convention, but young politicos are calling it a yawner.
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Bryan Adams
Bryan Adams appears in concert at the ipayOne Center, San Diego, CA, November 4, 2005. (UPI Photo/Roger Williams)

Bryan Guy Adams, OC, OBC (born 5 November 1959) is a Canadian rock singer-songwriter, guitarist, bassist, producer, and photographer. Adams has won dozens of awards and nominations, including 20 Juno Awards among 56 nominations. He has also had 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, and American Music awards. In addition, he has won two Ivor Novello Awards for song composition and has been nominated for several 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 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.In over 30 years Bryan Adams sales are estimated over 100 million around the world, including album and single.

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