Adam Mitchel Lambert born January 29, is an American singer, songwriter and actor. Since , he has sold over 3 million albums and 5 million singles worldwide. Lambert rose to fame in after finishing as runner-up on the eighth season of American Idol. Billboard In , Lambert released his second studio album, Trespassing. The album premiered at number one on the U.
Adam Lambert: 'Coming out is an act of defiance'
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The fuss over his sexuality in highlights how attitudes have moved on in a decade. Ahead of a European tour with Queen, the singer looks back on prejudice and how he helped change pop. We talk about getting older. Lambert is 36, having started his pop journey in on season eight of American Idol.
Adam Lambert on Freddie Mercury's Sexuality: 'I Don't Know How In the Closet He Actually Was'
It's four years since Adam Lambert last released an album - but it wasn't touring with Queen that put the brakes on his solo career. He was "second-guessing" his music and feeling "detached in my personal life," so he hunkered down and asked himself the tough questions: "Am I doing this for money? Am I doing this for attention? Am I doing this because I love music? A few things became clear: Making and playing music were still his passions, but the business side of the industry was "making me sad".
Speculation about the "American Idol" season 8 runner-up's sexuality swirled throughout the competition. Now, he candidly says that he doesn't "think twice" about it. I just chose to avoid it. I didn't I don't feel closeted.