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DEC
13
1 years

'American Idol' on the Charts: For Carrie Underwood, the Sound of Music Is Ka-Ching!

'American Idol' on the Charts: For Carrie Underwood, the Sound of Music Is Ka-Ching!

DOWN NONNBERG ABBEY ROAD: Combine hit recording artist Carrie Underwood and a Richard Rodgers/Oscar Hammerstein score and there’s no way you can miss the Billboard charts. The cast recording of NBC’s The Sound of Music makes its debut just one week after the live broadcast, entering The Billboard 200 at No. 17, the Top Soundtracks tally at No. 2 (unable to dislodge Disney’s Frozen) and Top Digital Albums at No. 17.

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DEC
10
1 years

Jane Lynch, Adam Lambert Celebrate LGBTQ Youth at TrevorLIVE Event

Jane Lynch, Adam Lambert Celebrate LGBTQ Youth at TrevorLIVE Event

The Hollywood Palladium was bustling with stars on Sunday, Dec. 8. The occasion: TrevorLIVE, an all-star show to raise funds for the Trevor Project, a national organization that provides crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning youth.

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DEC
2
1 years

It Was an Adam Lambert Thanksgiving at Miami's Fontainebleau (Video)

It Was an Adam Lambert Thanksgiving at Miami's Fontainebleau (Video)

Miami Adam Lambert fans had plenty to be thankful for this Saturday night, as the American Idol season-eight favorite took the stage at Fontainebleau Miami Beach’s world-renowned LIV nightclub.

“Did you stuff yourself full of stuffing and turkey?” the singer playfully asked the crowd. “Who’s having Chanukah?”

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NOV
27
1 years

'American Idol': New Promo Highlights Show Alums, Track Record (Exclusive Video)

'American Idol': New Promo Highlights Show Alums, Track Record (Exclusive Video)

American Idol's die-hard fans -- diminishing but still proud -- will appreciate the effort Fox and the show's new executive producers are putting into highlighting the series' past to amp up its future.

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NOV
21
1 years

'American Idol': Rickey Minor Returning as Musical Director (Exclusive)

'American Idol': Rickey Minor Returning as Musical Director (Exclusive)

After a two-year break from American Idol, Rickey Minor will return to take on the role of musical director. The accomplished arranger and producer left the Fox show after season nine in 2010 to lead The Tonight Show band. With NBC relinquishing Jay Leno's late-night throne to Jimmy Fallon, the door was open for an Idol return.

Naturally, that means Ray Chew and his Ray Chew Live band will not be back when season 13 launches in January. 

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NOV
21
1 years

Adam Lambert, Stars of 'Glee' to Perform at Trevor Project Gala Fundraiser

Adam Lambert, Stars of 'Glee' to Perform at Trevor Project Gala Fundraiser

American Idol alum Adam Lambert will join Glee stars Jane Lynch, Darren Criss, Amber Riley, Naya Rivera and Chris Colfer at the Trevor Project’s gala annual fundraiser, TrevorLIVE, on Dec. 8 at the Hollywood Palladium.

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NOV
18
1 years

'American Idol' on the Charts: Adam Lambert Returns With a Lady Gaga Song

'American Idol' on the Charts: Adam Lambert Returns With a Lady Gaga Song

‘NIGHT’ TIME: Adam Lambert doesn’t have a new album out yet but he does return to the Billboard charts this week, thanks to his cover of Lady Gaga’s “Marry the Night,” the song he performed on last week’s “Glee,” which featured songs by Lady Gaga as well as Katy Perry in the episode, “A Katy or a Gaga.”

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NOV
7
1 years

Adam Lambert's 'Glee' Debut Sets Twitter Ablaze

Adam Lambert's 'Glee' Debut Sets Twitter Ablaze

Not even ten minutes into his Glee debut, Glambert nation took to the Twitterverse with high praise for Adam Lambert.

The adjectives to describe the American Idol season 8 favorite were overwhelmingly positive. "Perfection," "sassy" and "fabulous" were just a few of the accolades bestowed upon the star's guest turn as the character, Elliott "Starchild" Gilbert mere moments after his performance of Lady Gaga's "Marry the Night."

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OCT
30
1 years

'American Idol's' Todrick Hall Unveils Disney-'Chicago' Halloween Mashup (Video)

'American Idol's' Todrick Hall Unveils Disney-'Chicago' Halloween Mashup (Video)

In the spirit of Halloween, American Idol season 9 alum Todrick Hall has made a brilliant mashup of Disney villains cast in the Broadway play Chicago starring Adam Lambert (see photo below), Glee's Amber Riley, Shoshanna Bean and Pia Toscano, among others.

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OCT
24
1 years

'American Idol' on the Charts: Scotty McCreery Notches Another No. 1 Country Album

'American Idol' on the Charts: Scotty McCreery Notches Another No. 1 Country Album

TONIGHT'S ALRIGHT: Two years and two weeks after scoring his first No. 1 on Top Country Albums, Scotty McCreery returns to pole position with his latest release, See You Tonight. This is his third album to chart, counting his seasonal Christmas with Scotty McCreery, which debuted and peaked at No. 2 in 2012.

The new album makes multiple top 10 debuts, bowing at No. 6 on The Billboard 200, No. 3 on Top Internet Albums and No. 10 on Top Digital Albums.

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SEP
21
1 years

Adam Lambert, Queen Bring the iHeartRadio House Down

Adam Lambert, Queen Bring the iHeartRadio House Down

Not many artists can say that Elton John was their opening act, but American Idol alum Adam Lambert is one inducted member of this exclusive club.

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SEP
16
1 years

Avicii, Adam Lambert Release New Song

Avicii, Adam Lambert Release New Song

Avicii's new CD, True, is ready to drop on Tuesday, and it includes a treat for Adam Lambert fans.

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AUG
26
1 years

Adam Lambert Defends Miley Cyrus' Racy VMAs Performance

Adam Lambert Defends Miley Cyrus' Racy VMAs Performance

Miley Cyrus took more than her share of hits on Twitter and from the media for her controversial performance of “Blurred Lines” with Robin Thicke, but the former Disney star has an American Idol in her corner: Adam Lambert.

“Listen if it wasn't ur cup of tea -- all good but why is everyone spazzing?” the season eight runner-up tweeted in Cyrus' defense. “Hey -- she's doin something right. We all talkin.”

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AUG
14
1 years

New 'American Idol' Producers Vow to 'Freshen Things Up' (Q&A)

New 'American Idol' Producers Vow to 'Freshen Things Up' (Q&A)

This story first appeared in the Aug. 23 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine.

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