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 […]

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 […]

Idol Backtrack: Top 8 – Adam Lambert Gives A Career Defining Moment

The theme to this week’s Top 8 was Year They Were Born. Who could ever forget Mad World? We remember and so does the world. It was Simon Cowell’s first time on his feet and taught America to set their DVRs to run 5 minutes overtime from now on! YouTube Video Courtesy of LexieeLambert Group […]

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 […]

Another Ironic Adam Lambert Moment Catches Up To Him!

So we’re all waiting for tonight. I just came across this brilliant piece from Cocoo Y. Stick around until the Simon comment at the end. I love the irony!

Dear Adam Lambert: Why your fans insist on celebrating every May 8th as Adam Lambert Day!

Dear Adam, We’ve heard you say Adam Lambert Day was only an actual day on May 8, 2009 and that it’s not supposed to be recognized every year. In fact, Lila and I were there when you said that at the May 5, 2015 San Diego Secret Happy Hour Meet ‘n Greet at Bali Hai. […]