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Adam Lambert 101- An Introduction

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I have put together this introduction to Adam Lambert to help new fans and anyone interested,  learn about his awesomeness.

 Hopefully by the time you work through this page, you will understand why so many of us adore Adam and believe that he is well on his way to Global Superstardom.

Feel free to share  this post with some of your friends who do not yet understand the incredible talent, style and heart of this man!

                                                                                   From photoshoot by Robert Sebree

Adam Mitchel Lambert was born January 29, 1982 in Indianapolis, Indiana.  His mother Leila worked as a  dental hygienist and interior decorator and his Father, Ebert is a program manager for Novatel Wireless.

 He has a younger brother Neil who plays the piano and writes.

Adam’s  family moved to California shortly after his birth and he was raised in Rancho Peñasquitos in northeastern San Diego. He has ginger coloured hair naturally and is covered with freckles.

Adam Performing at His Graduation at Carmel High:

Adam Lambert has been acting since he was about ten years old.  He performed in many different musical shows including Fiddler on the Roof, Hair (European tour), Brigadoon and The Ten Commandments.

 From December 2006 to May 2007,  Lambert was lead singer for rock band The Citizen Vein along with his present guitarist, Monte Pittman.

 From 2004 until American Idol, Adam was a frequent performer at the Upright Cabaret and the Zodiac Show.

Adam singing in Brigadoon:

Adam Performing New Year’s Eve 2009 at Upright Cabaret

From 2005-2008 and up until he auditioned for American Idol, Adam performed  as the understudy for the role of Fiyero, in the national tour and Los Angeles productions of Wicked.

Adam was a contestant on  the eighth season of American Idol (2009)  and auditioned in San Francisco.   It was his final year to try out because of his age and he took a calculated risk,  quitting  his steady job performing in Wicked in order to be considered.

On May 20, 2009, Adam came in second as  the runner-up on American Idol. 

Memorable performances include Adam singing  with Kiss and also with Queen on the finale.

Some of My Favorite Idol Performances

Black and White

 Tracks of My Tears with Judges Comments

Feeling Good

Change is Gonna Come

All of Adam’s American Idol performances can be accessed here:

Adam at the CBS Early Show

Adam is extremely articulate, intelligent and lovable.  His fans adore hearing him speak in his many interviews which are always interesting because Adam loves to talk.

He  manages to entertain with his quick wit,  insight and big heart.

An Early Interview during the Idol tour where we learn a bit about Adam’s past and his dreams:

Mother’s Day Interview:

Adam performed with the top 10 American Idol finalists on the Idol Tour during the summer of 2009.

 His set of five songs included  Whole Lotta Love, Starlight, Mad World, Slow Ride (a duet with Allison Iraheta) and a Bowie Medley

Idol Tour Enhanced Videos via @lambosessed

Adam recorded the song ” Time for Miracles”  for the disaster movie ” 2012″.  It was his first post Idol release.

With respect to Adam’s performance, Brian May of the legendary Rock Group” Queen” said:

“I have to say I was completely blown away … it’s truly sensational. In fact it’s so obviously a number one smash, any bookie would be mad to take bets on it.

 I am not kidding. I’m not easily moved to jelly by male vocalists … but Adam’s voice reaches out with sensitivity, depth, maturity, and awesome range and power which will make jaws drop all around the world.

 Its an awesome performance. No doubt about it. The world of Rock has a bright new star.”

 The song is included on Adam’s  album.

Adam’s first Album, For Your Entertainment, was released in November 2009, the day after his controversial closing performance at the American Music Awards show.

 His performance was over the top and  may have alienated some of his American Idol audience but he was certainly noticed around the world as a result .

His first single was the song For Your Entertainment .  Here is Adam’s music video:

Adam’s biggest hit from his first album is the song Whataya Want from Me, written by Pink.  Here is the music video for this song:

After the release of his album, Adam performed his songs at several venues in the US and Canada.

 A memorable performance was the encore at Fantasy Springs in February 2010, Acoustic Whole Lotta Love.

Adam also created an amazing music video including many of his friends for his third American single,  If I Had You


Adam’s first solo tour, the GlamNation tour,  began in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania  on June 4, 2010.

It included more than 100 mostly sold-out dates in the US, Canada with an international leg including Australia, New Zealand, Malaysia, Japan and Europe.  Here are three of the songs from his GlamNation tour set:



If I Had You

On December 6, 2010 Lambert released an acoustic EP, titled “Acoustic Live”  This is an incredible recording which allows the listener to appreciate the true beauty of Adam’s voice.

This performance of Aftermath, written by Adam and friends, was included on the EP:

  Adam has announced that he is will be starting work soon on his second album which is expected to be released in the fall of 2011.

  Adam attended the Grammy Awards and was nominated for Best Performance Male for his song Whataya Want From Me.

Onward and upward Adam. There are no limits on your future success!

Here is a radio show hosted by musical expert, Angela Kalahari.  She adores Adam!


Thanks to Ovationimpact for suggesting I add this to the page

Thanks to @alreference ( and Wikipedia ( for some of the details


This post is dedicated to my good friend EK and husband CS. Thanks for arranging our amazing Foxwood’s experience and for your help (WOW) and  your favorite pictures!  XO


Important Information

Adam’s Website:

Adam’s Fansite:

Follow Adam on twitter (he tweets himself) :   @adamlambert

Follow Adam on Facebook (this is maintained by his people):

Fanmail address:

Adam Lambert

c/o Ground Ctrl

808 R Street Suite 201

Sacramento, CA 95811


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  1. This is Fabulous !!! Thank You Sweetie.
    It WILL be bookmarked, then sent around to the few people who are still on the fence about the fabulousness of AML.

    If tis doesn’t work then they can go back to watching Jersey Shore 😉

    Comment by EllenKate — January 19, 2011 @ 1:52 pm

  2. AWESOME Gloria! I have a few newbies who may benefit from Adam Lambert 101….they need some encouragement…and as for me…THIS NEVER GETS OLD!
    Love you to pieces!!

    Comment by Lisa Harrington — January 19, 2011 @ 11:57 pm

  3. He’s such a genius, and special person. He DESERVES a web-site like this, dedicated to him. I live in a small town and I will make it my mission to spread this around-c’mon, we get AI here- Canadians KNOW Adam! (Just not here-lol)

    Comment by Vilia Haggard — January 20, 2011 @ 12:12 am

  4. Good job! I have always wondered how to reeel new fans of Adam’s and this is perfect!!

    Comment by lisa — January 20, 2011 @ 11:31 am

  5. Thank You So Much!! This is really Awesome to have all this together in one place. This is definitely a keeper.

    Comment by Christine — January 20, 2011 @ 6:21 pm

  6. YES YES THANK-YOU FOR THIS GREAT COMPILATION! I am enjoying all your choices, one at a time. just watched his interview with his Mom. They are great together, naturally. What a fabulous family and role model to others.

    Comment by patricia-lynn — January 20, 2011 @ 9:36 pm

  7. Thanks AB for the summing up the wonderful journey of being a Glambertina!!

    Comment by pumpkit101 — January 22, 2011 @ 8:10 am

  8. Had alot of fun going through this. You did a great job! Can’t wait to see what Adam brings to us in 2011.

    Comment by AdamsBonBon — January 27, 2011 @ 9:51 pm

  9. I think this is among the most vital info for me. And i am glad reading your article. But want to remark on few general things, The web site style is wonderful, the articles is really excellent : D. Good job, cheers

    Comment by טיולים — February 1, 2011 @ 5:06 pm

  10. There is NOTHING more awesome , than the friends and connections that you make thru ADAM.. that, is his real power… his fabulousness. has brought us all together.. love on !!

    Comment by finewinebaby — March 6, 2011 @ 11:02 pm

  11. I saw this site some weeks ago, and lost it! I’VE FOUND IT AGAIN! YAY!

    Comment by Kim — April 3, 2011 @ 8:08 am

  12. Thank you, Gloria, for this wonderful primer on amazing Adam! I love introducing new people to his work, and this is a wonderful way to do that! The “Brigadoon” recording just knocks me out every time I listen to it…WOW, can that man sing!!

    Comment by Flamingo Lady — April 5, 2011 @ 10:56 am

  13. This is a wonderful article!

    Comment by ovationimpact — May 19, 2011 @ 11:21 am

  14. long journy and big star and sweet gay what we need from the world just someone like u adam adore uuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuu

    Comment by soufianelambert — July 4, 2011 @ 4:10 pm

  15. And want to love you you you you you

    Comment by Fan — July 29, 2011 @ 9:40 am

  16. I LOVE YOU

    Comment by prettygirlXDXD — October 29, 2011 @ 2:56 pm

  17. Now I just have to get my cousin to read this, *sigh* if only. But great page, Adam was SOOO cute when he was younger, he looks adorable with freckles. 🙂

    Comment by Elysia — March 28, 2012 @ 9:29 am

  18. Really enjoyed reading and learning more about Adam , its great that you have put this together . I thank you very much Hope we get to chat on Twitter 🙂 xxxx

    Comment by Sarah Jane Lambert — June 22, 2012 @ 11:51 pm

  19. is very beautifullllllllllllllll

    Comment by nancy.smag — October 4, 2012 @ 6:25 am

  20. i’m from algeria i love adam lambert so much …he is the most beautiful man in this world i love him

    Comment by algerian glambert — December 7, 2012 @ 4:59 pm

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