June 22, 2011 12:41am PT by Jethro Nededog
'The Voice': Adam Lambert Says 'It's All Good' Between Him and Adam Levine
American Idol’s Adam Lambert soothed the angry masses Tuesday after fans began tweeting him about something Adam Levine said on The Voice's semifinals show.
It all started after semifinalist Nakia performed a spirited version of Lambert’s hit, “Whatya Want From Me,” and an impressed Levine said a couple things that some apparently took as insults against Lambert.
“I’m not familiar with that song, but you just forced me to like it,” the Maroon 5 front man tells the performer.
“I’m pretty sure, although I’ve never heard that song before,” he then adds, “That you probably sang it better than the person that sang it originally. So, good job.”
In response to the performance and Levine’s comments, Lambert tweeted, “Yeah Nakia! Saaaang boy!! Great performance. I think Adam might know who I am after this next album. Get ready for me Levine. Hahah”
Apparently, that lighthearted response wasn’t enough for his fans who began tweeting the singer about how angry they were about Levine’s comments.
“But for the record, Im def a Maroon 5 fan,” he writes. “Fans: there is NO reason to be angry. Thanks for being protective but it's all good. :)”
Levine can now apparently sleep soundly tonight.
[Update June 22, 7:22 a.m. Levine tweeted the following response to the rancor: "I had honestly never heard that song before. I thought that @nakia made me like a song that would have otherwise fallen flat. I'm NOT sorry."]
Watch the performance that started all this crazy below.
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