Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Adam Lambert Dishes on Debut Album (Video)

Adam Lambert discusses the style and vibe of the debut CD, and the producers he's working with.

Kris Allen & Adam Lambert Talk About Life After Idol

American Idol is ready to hit the road! Season 8 winner Kris Allen and runner-up Adam Lambert were on hand at a press day in Los Angeles on Thursday to talk about the Idols Live Tour, which kicks off in Portland, Ore., on July 5, and will take the top 10 — which also includes Allison Iraheta, Anoop Desai, Danny Gokey, Lil Rounds, Matt Giraud, Megan Joy, Michael Sarver and Scott MacIntyre — to 50 cities in North America. PEOPLE spoke separately with Allen and Lambert about their upcoming albums, the tour and how their life has changed.

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Monday, June 29, 2009

Adam Lambert performs "Crazy" from Gnarls Barkley at Art4Life

Adam Lambert singing Gnarls Barkley's Crazy at Art4Life 2. Watch Adam at his sexiest. American Idol? That was tame, this here is FIERCE!


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Adam Lambert, Kris Allen bromance interview with TV Guide Magazine

Adam Lambert and Chris Allen discuss the Idols Live Tour, obsessive fans, and their man crushes for each other.

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Adam Lambert performing Michael Jackson's "Black Or White"

Tune in to FOX tonight at 8pm EST to see American Idol's encore performance of Michael Jackson night, featuring Adam Lambert's performance of "Black or White."

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Kris Allen Singing Michael Jackson's "Remember The Time"

Tune in to FOX tonight at 8pm EST to see American Idol's encore performance of Michael Jackson night, featuring Kris Allen's performance of "Remember the Time."

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Sunday, June 28, 2009

Adam Lambert sings 4 Non Blondes' "What's Going On"

Here's Adam Lambert performing 4 Non Blondes' "What's Going On" at the Upright Cabaret on New Year's Eve. 4 Non Blondes of course were fronted by Linda Perry, the singer, songwriter, and acclaimed music producer who Adam is working with on some songs for his new album.

Kris Allen, Adam Lambert Reveal Plans Behind “American Idol” Tour

What can fans expect of Season Eight’s Top 10 on an arena stage? Adam Lambert promises a “post-apocalyptic-rocked-out-space-disco-funk” look to his ensemble, while Matt Giraud is gearing up for dance lessons courtesy of tour choreographer JaQuel Knight, who was the creative brain behind Beyoncé’s “Single Ladies” video.

“To not have to worry about where the camera’s gonna be or where you’re standing is so liberating,” says Anoop Desai, who’ll be reprising “My Prerogative” as one of his show numbers. Allen is also adjusting to a new Idol world, and the idea of building his own set list. “People want to see you do songs from the show, but it’s nice to be able to throw in something that you want to do and really mold your time onstage,” he says.

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Adam Lambert performs Mad World live on the Regis & Kelly Show

Adam Lambert performs Mad World live on the Regis & Kelly Show on May 27, 2009.

Adam Lambert & Kris Allen: They Want to Record Together!

For the next three months or so, Adam Lambert and Kris Allen will be spending a lot of time with each other crisscrossing the country on the American Idol tour.

It's no wonder that the two say we shouldn't be surprised if, in the end, they decide to record a song together.

"It could happen," Lambert told me Friday during my exclusive sitdown with him and Allen. "Maybe we'll write a song on the road."

Allen smiled, "We have to figure it out, but yeah, we should do it."

No surprise, but the American Idol winner and runner-up have become as tight as any two best friends could be. So, just how close are they?

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Saturday, June 27, 2009

Kris Allen & Adam Lambert talk about Michael Jackson

"His voice was just one of a kind," Adam Lambert said. "No one else sounds like him. Furthermore, the visual stuff he brought to the table was so groundbreaking and edgy and ahead of its time, in a way. There wasn't anyone else really going out there like that."

Lambert added that the King of Pop broke barriers. "He defied sexuality and race in a way that no one else has," he said. "He wasn't openly masculine or feminine. He was kind of somewhere in the middle in this androgynous space and at some point he was like, 'Black or white, it doesn't matter.' There were a lot of things he straddled the line of, and I think that was really cool."

"He was the most influential musical person that I had in my life," Kris Allen said. "On the artist side of things, everything that he did was just so right." "Every album that he did, it hit you in a way that just made you feel good. It made you feel him and feel his music. He was a genius, a complete genius."

from Marc Malkin, EOnline.com

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Adam Lambert Talks New Moon and Glee Rumors, Bowie Medley and New CD

Rumor of the week: Adam Lambert will appear on Fox's new musical show Glee. "That's the first I'm hearing of it," he tells us. "I love rumors. They're really good these days, and they're getting better."

Next rumor to address is that that he's going to contribute a song to the next movie in the Twilight franchise, New Moon. "That's just another rumor. That would be really cool. I should [do it]." Hmmm. Hello New Moon music supervisor, are you reading this?

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Kris Allen and Adam Lambert post American Idol finale interview (Video)

In case you missed it, here's the Us Magazine interview with Adam Lambert and Kris Allen from about a month ago, talking about the American Idol finale and the upcoming Idols Live Tour.



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Friday, June 26, 2009

American Idols rehearsing Journey's Don't Stop Believing (Video)

At press day for the American Idol Tour, the Idols are seen here rehearsing Journey's Don't Stop Believing with Matt Giraud and Scott MacIntyre on piano.


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Adam Lambert working with Linda Perry, Sam Sparro, Kara DioGuardi, Ryan Tedder; responds to Hi Fi statements

A source close to Adam Lambert revealed to Entertainment Weekly that American Idol's season 8 runner-up recently met with acclaimed producer Linda Perry (Christina Aguilera, Pink, James Blunt); had writing sessions with American Idol judge and songwriter Kara DioGuardi and Grammy nominated Sam Sparro ("Black and Gold"); and hit the studio with One Republic's Ryan Tedder, the white-hot tunesmith behind Leona Lewis' "Bleeding Love," Beyonce's "Halo," and Jordin Sparks' latest single "Battlefield." It was previously reported that Lambert laid down some tracks with Lady Gaga producer RedOne.

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Kris Allen and Allison Iraheta talk with Access Hollywood

Access Hollywood's Laura Saltman talks with Kris Allen and Allsion Iraheta backstage on the American Idol Tour.

Adam Lambert on Dish of Salt/Access Hollywood together with Idol Top 10

Laura Saltman interviews Adam Lambert, Megan Joy, Anoop Desai and Matt Giraud backstage on the American Idol Tour. Adam discusses his new album and what songs he'll be singing on tour.

Thursday, June 25, 2009

American Idol Live! 2009 Summer Tour Dates

Did you get your tickets yet for the 2009 American Idols Live Summer Tour?!

All top 10 finalists: Adam Lambert, Kris Allen, Danny Gokey, Allison Iraheta, Matt Giraud, Anoop Desai, Lil Rounds, Scott MacIntyre, Megan Joy & Michael Sarver will perform on a 50 city tour beginning July 5th.

Check the Banner down on the right side for Tour dates and to Purchase your Tickets! It contains the first couple shows, but you can click it for the full schedule.

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Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Kris Allen interviews Adam Lambert

Video of Kris Allen interviewing Adam Lambert while backstage at rehearsals for the Idols Live tour.



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Adam Lambert interviews Kris Allen

Video of Adam Lambert interviewing Kris Allen while backstage at rehearsals for the Idols Live tour.



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Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Adam Lambert discusses his American Idol performances and experiences, the Tour & his New Album (Video)

Adam Lambert will be performing "Starlight" by Muse on the American Idol Tour. Watch the video for lots of other revealing info...



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Adam Lambert Being Advised by Madonna on Dealing With Fame

Making no attempt to hide his admiration for pop superstar Madonna, Adam Lambert says he's been given advice by the female singer on how to handle his new found fame post winning "American Idol" runner-up title. "She gave me some advice on how to deal with the fame and the craziness. She said, 'You know, just keep your eye on the prize. Remember what it is that you want to accomplish. And try to ignore all the other crap'."

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Monday, June 22, 2009

American Idol Season 9 Auditions announced

The schedule for auditions for Season 9 of American Idol have been announced and will include Boston, Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, Orlando and Denver. Click below for dates...

American Idol Auditions schedule

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Kris Allen Working With Fray Frontman, “Idol” Vets On Debut

Shout Out to Kris...

Kris Allen is talking with Billboard.com about the producers and songwriters he’s recruiting for his debut disc, due out in the fall. So far, Allen has nailed down collaborations with songwriter Claude Kelly (Kelly Clarkson’s “My Life Would Suck Without You,” Britney Spears’ “Circus”), producer Salaam Remi (Amy Winehouse, Nas) and former Evanescence keyboardist David Hodges, who previously worked with Idol alumni Kelly Clarkson, Daughtry and David Archuleta.

“I’ve been writing a lot with a lot of different people, and it’s going well,” Allen told Billboard. “Each writing session has been a learning experience. I think that we are trying to figure it out and that it’s going the right way and I’m really excited about it. I can’t wait.”

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Adam Lambert Addresses “On With the Show” as “Want” Heads to iTunes

On With The Show, which is due out later this summer — before Adam Lambert’s official debut on 19 Recordings via RCA — features 11 tracks recorded during his three-year partnership with producer Malcolm Welsford and Wilshire Records, who will release the disc.

“Back in 2005, when I was a struggling artist, I was hired as a studio singer to lend my vocals to tracks written by someone else. I was broke at the time and this was my chance to make a few bucks, so I jumped at the opportunity to record for my first time in a professional studio,” Adam Lambert said in the statement.

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Adam Lambert, the Perfect Babysitter

Found this adorable video of a 15 month old named Paisley who's a huge Adam Lambert fan. Enjoying the Born to be Wild performance from American Idol on the iPhone.



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Sunday, June 21, 2009

Adam Lambert Dating Interior Designer

Adam Lambert, the American Idol runner-up and Drake LaBry — who met while on vacation in Lake Tahoe two years ago — enjoyed a getaway as a couple on the weekend of May 29 to the Bacara Resort and Spa in Santa Barbara, Calif.

“Adam is walking on air, he’s so happy!” an insider told American tabloid the National Enquirer. “Not only has he found fame on Idol, but he’s got someone to share all his success with.

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Friday, June 19, 2009

Adam Lambert working on six songs with RedOne on his debut album

RedOne is the producer behind three of Lady Gaga’s biggest hits — “Poker Face,” “LoveGame” and the Grammy-winning “Just Dance.”

“I want to go rock — David Bowie and Queen, but make it more easy for people to get,” RedOne said of his plans for Adam Lambert. “It has to be rock, but with an interesting dance angle to it, you know? You’ll like it.”

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Thursday, June 18, 2009

Adam Lambert "I'm Not Hot"

Adam Lambert can’t believe he’s scored himself a spot on People magazine’s Hottest Bachelor’s list.

“I’m not hot!” “That’s pretty cool. That’s really cool.”

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Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Adam Lambert American Idol Season 8 Favorite Performances

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Adam Lambert Starstruck by Meeting Madonna

Adam Lambert has been meting a lot of celebrities that he looks up to, artists that he respects. "That’s been crazy. Just last night I met Usher, Enrique Iglesias and My Chemical Romance at the studio.”

The one artist who made Lambert the most starstruck: Madonna, and that was pretty wild.

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Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Adam Lambert sings at Mt Carmel High School 2000 Graduation Ceremony

Adam Lambert performing Boys II Men's "It’s So Hard to Say Goodbye to Yesterday" at the 2000 graduation for Mt. Carmel High School in San Diego, California.



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