Lambert's single 'Want' released on iTunes

Lambert's single 'Want' released on iTunes

NEW YORK, June 23 (UPI) -- "Want," the new single by "American Idol" runner-up Adam Lambert, went on sale Tuesday on iTunes, Hi Fi Recordings said.

Sources: 'Idol' star Lambert issuing album

NEW YORK, June 20 (UPI) -- Adam Lambert, who earned a fan base with his singing on the U.S. TV series "American Idol," will release an album this summer, sources tell Billboard magazine.
Expert: Lambert breaking new ground

Expert: Lambert breaking new ground

BOSTON, June 14 (UPI) -- An academic from New York University says "American Idol" runner-up Adam Lambert broke new ground confirming he's gay at the start of his career.

Lambert inks CD deal; confirms he's gay

NEW YORK, June 9 (UPI) -- "American Idol" Season 8 runner-up Adam Lambert has been signed to 19 Recordings and licensed to RCA Records, the labels said Tuesday.

Allen: Lambert among best of 'Idol' stars

LOS ANGELES, May 24 (UPI) -- Singer Kris Allen, who defeated Adam Lambert to win the eighth season of "American Idol," says Lambert was one of the U.S. TV series' best contestants ever.

Queen interested in Lambert of 'Idol'

LOS ANGELES, May 23 (UPI) -- Guitarist Brian May says his British rock group, Queen, is interested in having "American Idol" star Adam Lambert as its lead singer.

Allen, Lambert's 'Boundaries' downloadable

LOS ANGELES, May 21 (UPI) -- "American Idol" Season 8 winner Kris Allen and runner-up Adam Lambert's versions of their debut single "No Boundaries" are available as digital downloads.
Kris Allen named new 'American Idol'

Kris Allen named new 'American Idol'

LOS ANGELES, May 20 (UPI) -- Kris Allen was declared the winner of the singing competition show "American Idol" in Los Angeles Wednesday night.
Foxx says Allen of 'Idol' no pushover

Foxx says Allen of 'Idol' no pushover

LOS ANGELES, May 16 (UPI) -- Actor Jamie Foxx says amateur singer Kris Allen should hold his own in the final round of the U.S. TV series "American Idol."

Danny Gokey voted off 'Idol'

LOS ANGELES, May 13 (UPI) -- Danny Gokey was voted off TV's "American Idol" in Los Angeles Wednesday night.

'Idols Live' tour dates set

LOS ANGELES, April 16 (UPI) -- The top 10 contestants from "American Idol" Season 8 are expected to begin their North American summer tour in July, 19 Entertainment Ltd. said.
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Adam Lambert
Singer Adam Lambert attends the premiere of "This Is It", at NokiaTheatre in Los Angles on October 27, 2009. The film is a compilation of interviews, rehearsals and backstage footage of Michael Jackson as he prepared for his series of sold-out shows in London. UPI/Jonathan Alcorn

Adam Mitchel Lambert (born January 29, 1982) is an American singer, songwriter, and actor from San Diego, California. In May 2009, he finished as the runner-up on the eighth season of American Idol. The Times identified Lambert as one of the few openly gay mainstream pop artists to launch a career on a major label in the United States.

Lambert released his debut album, For Your Entertainment, in November 2009, via RCA Records/19 Recordings. The album debuted at number three on the Billboard 200 in December 2009, selling 198,000 copies in the United States in the first week. In 2010, Lambert was nominated for the Grammy Award for Best Male Pop Vocal Performance for "Whataya Want from Me".

Adam Lambert was born in Indianapolis, Indiana. He is the son of Leila, an interior designer, and Eber Lambert, a program manager for Novatel Wireless. He has a younger brother, Neil.

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