Canadian Grammy award winner now a citizen of SVG
September 2, 2014

Canadian Grammy award winner now a citizen of SVG

Grammy award winning singer, songwriter and guitarist Bryan Adams is now a proud Vincentian.

Yesterday, just before his press conference, Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves introduced Adams to the local media, as he announced that the Canadian born musician is now a citizen {{more}}of St Vincent and the Grenadines.

Gonsalves told SEARCHLIGHT following the introduction, that Adams had been interviewed and awarded citizenship earlier that day. He pointed out that Adams had been around for a while and has made an important contribution to the country.

The 54 year old singer, also a producer, actor, social activist and photographer, is known internationally for his raspy voice and energetic stage performances.

Adams is well known for his hit songs, which include “(Everything I do) I do it for you,” which earned him one of his two Grammy awards.

He also won a Grammy award for Best Pop Instrumental Performance in Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves in 1992.

He is also known for his other hits which include “Heaven,” “Please forgive me,” “Have you ever really loved a woman,” among others.

Also a professional award winning photographer, Adams has been awarded the Order of Canada, as well as the Order of British Columbia, and along with his Grammy, has received accolades from MTV, ASCAP, American Music Awards, to name a few.

Adams owns a property on the Grenadine island of Mustique, and also spends time at his homes in Chelsea, London and Paris, France.