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MAY
23
3 YEARS

Adam Lambert's 'Trespassing' Debuts at No. 1

The "American Idol" runner-up adds another major milestone to his list of achievements: a chart-topping album on the Billboard 200.

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Adam Lambert has seen more monumental moments than most -- chief among them: coming in second on American Idol -- and this week, the glam rocker adds another to his long list of achievements: his first No. 1 album.

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Trespassing, which was released on May 15, moved 77,181 copies in its first week out, says a rep for the singer citing Nielsen SoundScan data. That's good for the much coveted top spot on the Billboard 200, besting the likes of Adele, Carrie Underwood and Norah Jones.  

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To promote the album, Lambert has appeared on Idol, where he performed his new single, "Never Close Our Eyes," as well as Jimmy Kimmel Live! and scores of radio station-sponsored concerts.

Last week, The Hollywood Reporter asked Lambert what a No. 1 album would mean to him. Hear his response below: