Adam Ant is an English singer, composer, and actor who has achieved international fame since the early 1980s with his music and stage performances. He has been a constant presence in the pop and rock music scenes in the United Kingdom and the United States, as well as other countries, for nearly four decades. Born in London, England in 1954, Adam Ant has released a string of hit singles and several successful albums throughout his career, crafting a unique and captivating blend of glam rock, dance-punk, and new wave.
Adam Ant's first single, "Ant Music", was released in 1980 and was an instant success, reaching #2 on the British music charts and receiving positive critical reviews. He continued to release hit singles like “Goody Two Shoes” and “Stand and Deliver”, as well as the multi-platinum album, Kings of the Wild Frontier. The album was an immediate success, topping the British charts and producing yet another set of hit singles.
Adam Ant's success didn't end there, however. He released four UK top 10 albums over the following decade, including Vive Le Rock and Manners and Physique, which featured his most famous song: "Strip". Adam Ant continued to release albums and tour throughout the 1990s, though in recent years he has focused more on acting and producing.
Over his career, Adam Ant has received several awards, including an Ivor Novello Award for "Goody Two Shoes" in 1983, an American Music Award for "Vive Le Rock" in 1985, as well as numerous nominations for his albums, singles, and stage performances. He was also voted one of the "100 Greatest Britons" in a 2004 poll conducted by the BBC.
In addition to his success within the music industry, Adam Ant has also been active in the business world, owning his own recording company, and a collectables store in London, as well as participating in charity work for numerous causes.
Adam Ant fans can find out more about the artist and his music at his official website, Adam-Ant.net, as well as some fan sites. Here, they’ll find detailed information on his past, present and future projects, as well as news, photographs, tour dates, and more. For a more in-depth look at the artist, fans should consider reading one of the many books written about Adam Ant or listening to his vast collection of audio and video recordings.