Idol Backtrack: Adam Lambert Gets Us Feeling Good For Top 5!

Jump back to April 28, 2009 when the Top 5 on American Idol’s Season 8 gave us Rat Pack Standards and as usual, Adam Lambert brought the house down, this time with Nina Simone’s Feeling Good. I’ll never forget Simon Cowell claiming it as the best entrance they had all year and he forbade Ryan […]

Idol Backtrack: Adam Lambert & Top 7 – Disco – If I Can’t Have You

We traveled back to Disco for American Idol’s Top 7 Part 2. “Last week” Matt Giraud got the first-ever “save” so this week they had to lose 2 contestants. This is the best performance video I could find that contains the judges’ remarks. As a little bonus, maybe you’ll pick up some Brasilian?! YouTube Video […]

Adam Lambert Working With Bonnie McKee on 4th Album

According to news blog Hamada Mania, Adam Lambert is working again with Bonnie McKee and adding Tommy English on his fourth album. This is backed up by tweets from McKee and video from Adam. The best news is we can look for this album later this year! Glam bop @adamlambert @iamtommyenglish #glambert #pop #popmusic #queen […]

Idol Backtrack: Top 7 – Adam Lambert Is Born To Be Wild – He Walks the Walk and Talks the Talk!

We’ve reached Top 7 and the media was on fire the previous week from Adam Lambert’s masterful delivery of Mad World. I don’t know what they were raving about more – Adam’s singing, the fact that Simon Cowell was on his feet, or that the show ran over and many people missed Adam’s song because […]

Adam Lambert – About to Jump on the Tightrope Again!

Brian May just revealed that Queen + Adam Lambert will be continuing their touring past the summer North American tour! According to Brian, “probably Europe in October, probably the UK in December, but shh!” Photo courtesy brianmay.com Oh we won’t tell anyone Brian! This revelation came from Brian’s gem about his new book, Queen in […]

Idol Backtrack Top 9: Adam Lambert Gets Funky

Let’s step back to the first week of April 2009. It was Top Downloads week on American Idol and Adam Lambert gave us Play That Funky Music by Wild Cherry. Where were you in the fandom? Were you checking out the Idol Blogs yet? Were you chatting with any other Glamberts online? Heck, I don’t […]

Idol Backtrack: Top 10 – Adam Lambert Reveals His Playbook During Motown Week

Top 10 Week was when Adam Lambert started showing us his playbook for the Game of American Idol. Surviving a magnificent “indulgent rubbish” performance of Ring of Fire the week before, Adam introduced us to his laid-back style with his version of Tracks of My Tears. We didn’t have enough weeks under our glittery belts […]

Idol Backtrack: Top 11 – Adam Lambert Goes Country With the Tale of the Cat!

From the glowing responses to last week’s introduction to Idol Backtrack, I can see that this series is a hit. Thank you for your encouragement! Nine years ago, after Jasmine Murray and Jorge Núñez went home, we were in the Top 11. While every week was cementing in our minds what a world superstar Adam […]

“Idol Backtrack” Debuts – Reviewing Adam Lambert’s Fan Introduction

Adam Lambert was spectacular on 2009’s American Idol. A real game changer! Since this week is the 8th anniversary of the beginning of the Live Shows from Season 8, how about we take a look back? Let’s start this epic season with Top 13 – Michael Jackson Week. I bet you’ll remember where you were […]

Just Found: Full Adam Lambert Interview with Zach Sang

Here’s an interview that Adam Lambert did with Zach Sang. It was done a few months after The Original High release (almost 2 years ago?!), but it is still a great way to spend 26 minutes. I loved Adam’s honest comments about himself as a songwriter. Thanks @glitzylady for the screenshot! This interview is really […]