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DEC
18
1 week

Queen's Brian May on Adam Lambert: "He Can Sing Higher Than Freddie"

Queen's Brian May on Adam Lambert: "He Can Sing Higher Than Freddie"

Adam Lambert always maintained that in his role as touring frontman for Queen, he wasn't emulating the late Freddie Mercury. But when it comes to vocal skills, the American Idol season-eight star can more than hold his own, said Queen guitarist Brian May in a recent interview, noting that there are some things Lambert brings that even Mercury couldn’t do live.

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DEC
13
2 WKS

Ryan Seacrest: 'American Idol' to Be Reduced to One Night

Ryan Seacrest: 'American Idol' to Be Reduced to One Night

American Idol fans are going to find out who’s going home in a whole new way.

Walking the red carpet at the Z100 Jingle Ball in New York on Friday night, Ryan Seacrest revealed that the show’s infamous results show will now be a thing of the past.

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DEC
11
2 WKS

'American Idol' Judge Keith Urban Talks Season 14: "They've Brought Something Fresh"

'American Idol' Judge Keith Urban Talks Season 14: "They've Brought Something Fresh"

Keith Urban often refers to his American Idol co-stars as a family. And in a conference call with reporters on Wednesday, the country star said that his fellow judges came through for him in his time of need — the death of his father-in-law, Antony Kidman, dad to Urban's wife, Nicole Kidman.

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DEC
1
4 WKS

Adam Lambert Makes New Year's Plans, Cameo in Latest 'American Idol' Commercial

Adam Lambert Makes New Year's Plans, Cameo in Latest 'American Idol' Commercial

Adam Lambert will kick off 2015 in a big way. The American Idol season eight runner-up will join Queen in London for an exclusive concert airing live on BBC One.

The intimate show will take place at Central Hall Westminster (capacity: 2,000) near the iconic Big Ben clocktower and serve as a warm-up act to a fireworks display along the Thames at midnight.

"Words can't describe how excited I am," said Lambert in a release announcing the concert. "We are going to kick off 2015 in style."

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NOV
12
1 month

The Case for Adam Lambert as New 'American Idol' Mentor

The Case for Adam Lambert as New 'American Idol' Mentor

American Idol fans probably never imagined a day when Randy Jackson would no longer be "in it to win it," but so it seems for season-14 of the Fox show, the first that won't feature the former judge-turned-mentor. 

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NOV
11
2 MOS

'American Idol' Alum Angie Miller on her Debut EP: "It's 100 Percent Me"

'American Idol' Alum Angie Miller on her Debut EP: "It's 100 Percent Me"

It’s one week before the release of Angie Miller’s debut EP, Weathered, and the American Idol season-12 alum is busy with a very important task: mailing out envelopes of goodies to her fans. “I have 1,400 packages that I am sending out today,” she says. “It’s crazy.”

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OCT
17
2 MOS

'American Idol' Is Allowing Fans to Award a Golden Ticket to Hollywood

'American Idol' Is Allowing Fans to Award a Golden Ticket to Hollywood

For the first time ever, American Idol fans will have the chance to tell a hopeful "you’re going to Hollywood!"

Producers of the Fox singing series have added a new wrinkle, allowing viewers to have a say in which contestant will receive a coveted golden ticket to the show's Hollywood rounds, which begin the week of Oct. 25 (and air in the spring).

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SEP
15
3 MOS

Adam Lambert to Judge 'American Idol' New York Auditions

Adam Lambert to Judge 'American Idol' New York Auditions

It wasn't all that long ago — the American Idol season-12 finale in 2013 to be exact — when Adam Lambert told The Hollywood Reporter how he would love to serve as a judge one day.

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AUG
27
4 MOS

Watch Lady Gaga Join Adam Lambert Onstage in Homage to the Queen "Mothership"

Watch Lady Gaga Join Adam Lambert Onstage in Homage to the Queen "Mothership"

Lady Gaga joined Adam Lambert and Queen, the band that inspired her stage name, for a rocking rendition of the classic hit "Another One Bites The Dust" onstage in Sydney, Australia on Wednesday.

She joined the group decked out in a giant afro wig. Following her surprise appearance, the singer tweeted, "I just played with Queen I'm the happiest girl alive," then Instagrammed several pictures of herself along with guitarist Brian May and Lambert.

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AUG
12
5 MOS

'American Idol' Champ Kris Allen Opens Up About New Album; Remembers Michael Johns

'American Idol' Champ Kris Allen Opens Up About New Album; Remembers Michael Johns

It’s less than a week before the release date of his new album, Horizons, and American Idol season eight winner Kris Allen is like a kid on Christmas Eve.

The 29-year old singer had just released a live stream of the collection on YouTube, and stayed up into the wee hours reading fan reaction on the Internet. While he excitedly waited to see which songs were emerging as fan favorites, he was most amused by one question about who the mysterious vocalist on one song was hitting an extraordinarily low note.

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JUL
31
5 MOS

'American Idol' Alum Constantine Maroulis Returns to 'Rock of Ages'

'American Idol' Alum Constantine Maroulis Returns to 'Rock of Ages'

It’s mid-July, and Constantine Maroulis is getting ready to return to Broadway in one of his most beloved roles — Drew, the rock and roll dreamer in Rock of Ages.

There is just one problem — he has recently trimmed his long, luscious locks of hair.

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JUL
18
5 MOS

Queen + Adam Lambert Create Magic at Madison Square Garden (Video)

Queen + Adam Lambert Create Magic at Madison Square Garden (Video)

Back in March, when the Queen + Adam Lambert tour was first announced, Adam Lambert sat in the front lobby of Madison Square Garden and told reporters that playing the famed arena was a dream of his.

On July 17, Lambert's dream came true as he stood in front of a packed house (which included View host Whoopi Goldberg), stepping in for the late Freddie Mercury on a summer night that Queen guitarist Brian May said was filled with "magic."

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JUN
16
6 MOS

Queen + Adam Lambert Preview Summer Tour With iHeartRadio Concert

Queen + Adam Lambert Preview Summer Tour With iHeartRadio Concert

"I’m a huge Queen fan,” Adam Lambert said shortly after he completed his run on season eight of American Idol. "Freddie’s the man. He's the voice. Just the musicianship required to sing that kind of music is really high. It's very melodic and rangy and dramatic and I appreciate all that."

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JUN
6
7 MOS

'American Idol' on the Charts: Adam Lambert's 'Very Best' Debuts

'American Idol' on the Charts: Adam Lambert's 'Very Best' Debuts

FOR YOUR ENTERTAINMENT: A collection of greatest hits, including the singles "Whataya Want from Me" and "If I Had You," sends Adam Lambert back to the Billboard charts. Playlist enters the Top Internet Albums chart at No. 14 and Top Current Albums at No. 187.

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