LONDON: The popular singer of global hits such as "Summer of 69," "Cuts Like a Knife" and "(Everything I Do) I Do It for You", Bryan Adams, is all set to perform in Kathmandu.
In a YouTube video for JPR Events, an event and performance management company, the 51-year-old Canadian rock singer-songwriter, confirms it, saying, "Hi, this is Bryan Adams. We’re coming to Nepal in February. Looking forward to seeing you there."
The JPR Events also confirmed that Adams´ gig is scheduled for February 19, 2011, at the Dasharath Stadium in the capital city.
Following the spread of the news of Adams’ performance in Nepal through various websites, and particularly in the social website facebook, his fans and music lovers have been elated.
Adams is also guitarist, bassist, producer, and photographer. He has won dozens of awards and nominations, including 18 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 for "(Everything I Do) I Do It for You" 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.
His sales number has remained as high as 100 million copies worldwide.