Adam Lambert is a well-known American singer, songwriter and actor. He rose to fame as the runner-up in the eighth season of the immensely popular singing competition show, American Idol. His debut studio album came out the same year (2009) and earned him a Grammy nomination. Today the young music artist has sold over three million albums and five million singles around the world.
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Adam Lambert was born in Indianapolis, Indiana, on January 29, 1982. Soon after, his family relocated to San Diego, California. Lambert was ten years old when he was casted in the Lyceum theater’s production of the musical comedy You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown. He played the role of Linus which was highly praised by the audience. Lambert enjoyed the stage experience tremendously and began taking private voice lessons to improve his vocal skills. He appeared in numerous musicals thereafter. These include Grease and Chess and Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor. His mentors during this time were the artistic director of the Children’s Theatre Network Alex Urban and his voice coach, Lynne Broyles.
Adam Lambert went to the Mount Carmel High School in San Diego. There he took part in choir and theater and also became a member of a jazz band. After high school, Lambert relocated to Orange County to attend college. He attended the California State University for five weeks but then changed his mind and quit studying to pursue a career in the entertainment industry. In one of his interviews he stated, “I just decided that what I really wanted to do was try to work in the real entertainment world. Life is all about taking risks to get what you want.”
The young aspiring artist relocated to Los Angeles where he worked odd jobs to make ends meet while at the same time trying to make it in theater. He also did some studio session work and performed as part of a rock music band.
By the year 2004, Lambert had become a well-known name in Los Angeles. He played a small part in The Ten Commandments alongside Val Kilmer at the Kodak Theatre. He also began regular gigs in the live music revue, The Zodiac Show. During his stint with Zodiac, Lambert impressed many with his vocal range. He also started writing his own songs with the revue. These include Crawl Through Fire which was written in collaboration with guitarist, Monte Pittman.
In the year 2005, Adam Lambert had the chance to play Fiyero in the play Wicked. He first performed with the touring cast and later with the Los Angeles cast of the production.
In 2009, Adam Lambert auditioned for American Idol Season 8 in San Francisco. By covering hit songs such as I Can’t Get No Satisfaction, Some Kind of Wonderful, Rock With You and Believe, he easily made it to the thirteen final contestants.
In the later stages of the show, he stunned the audience and the judges by performing singles by legendary music artists such as Michael Jackson, Led Zeppelin, Aerosmith and U2. His rendition of the song If I Can’t Have You was named by one of the judges as his ‘most memorable performance.’
His performance of the three solo tracks A Change is Gonna Come, Mad World and No Boundaries earned immense praise from the judges. However, he lost the crown to Kris Allen who also admired Lambert’s performances a great deal.
In July of 2009, Adam Lambert hit the road with the American Idols LIVE! Tour. The same year he won the Teen Choice Award for Male Reality/Variety star and the Young Hollywood Award in the category of Artist of the Year.
Having gained a lot of fan following via American Idol, Adam Lambert joined hands with a number of renowned singers, songwriters and producers to make his debut music album, For Your Entertainment. The record released in November, 2009 and hit the third spot on the Billboard 200. It received positive reviews from the critics and its second single, Whataya Want From Me scored its way to the tenth spot on the Billboard Hot 100. The song reached the top ten on the music charts in fourteen countries.
In June of 2010, Adam Lambert kicked off his first global music tour to support his debut studio album. Titled Glam National Tour, it had the singer perform a total of 113 concerts in Asia, America and Europe.
Adam Lambert treated the fans with his second studio record Trespassing in May of 2012. The record received both commercial success and critical acclaim. It debuted at the number one spot on the Billboard 200.
In 2013, the singer made his debut on television by portraying Elliot ‘Starchild’ Gilbert in the fifth season of the series Glee. The same year he was voted the joint third highest earning American Idol by Forbes magazine.
Adam Lambert’s third studio album The Original High came out in June of 2015. The record debuted at the third spot on the Billboard 200 and sold more than 42,000 copies within its first week of release. It is also Lambert’s first record to reach the top 10 in the UK.
Adam Lambert Tour Tickets
In the year 2015 Adam Lambert became the first former American Idol contestant to feature as a judge on the show. His live performances are a treat to watch and every time he hits the road, Adam Lambert tour tickets sell out in a matter of days. Now that they are available, make sure you avail the best deals early.