American Idol

News and views from the stateside Pop Idol spinoff, American Idol and it’s judges Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul and Randy Jackson

Adam Lambert is a ‘sponge’ for Queen star Brian May & why is he excited?

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Adam Lambert has admitted that he’s found a new level of friendship with Queen, since he performed with them last September.

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Adam hooked up with the legendary British rock group at the iHeart Radio festival almost seven months ago and something about that gig changed things for the band, even though they’ve been collaborating since 2009.

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OMG Adam Lambert promises to ‘blow your mind!’ But how?

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Adam Lambert has got us all in a tizzy this afternoon!

The American Idol star has had a very busy month and after announcing a brand new tour with Queen, the hunk also revealed that he’s working hard on his new album too.

Lambert is keen to get the new record out this year, after parting ways with his former label last summer due to artistic differences.

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Queen’s Brian May defends poor ‘daunted’ Adam Lambert

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Brian May has insisted that he doesn’t care about detractors and has no time for critics of his new BFF Adam Lambert.

The legendary Queen guitarist announced last week that the American Idol star would be fronting his band for a full North American tour, which starts this summer.

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Yes! Adam Lambert teases new album! Here’s what we think…

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Roger Taylor, Adam Lambert and Brian May on ‘Good Morning America’

Adam Lambert made a massive announcement last week and while we were delighted to hear that the star would be hitting the road with Queen, we were also, like many fans, a little disappointed that we weren’t getting details of a new album.

The American Idol star teased his big announcement for days and while in our heart of hearts we knew he was once again joining forces with Brian May, we had hoped beyond hope that Lambert would also announce the release date of his new record.

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Adam Lambert is back on American Idol! Watch Majesty Rose, Marrialle Sellars, Emily Piriz masterclass!

Adam Lambert returned to American Idol last night, to deliver the benefits of all his industry experience to this year’s hopeful singers.

Adam Lambert & Chris Daughtry returning to American Idol! Here’s why they’ll make GREAT mentors!

The star of course shot to fame on the 2009 series of the reality TV show, where
he finished as runner up behind Kris Allen and this week he joined fellow alumni Chris Daughtry as a guest mentor on the new series.

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American Idol: Mariah Carey says the “brutality” on the show was “too visceral!” Was it?

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We reported recently that American Idol could be set to go the way of X Factor USA – that is to say t**s up given XF USA has been cancelled – in the wake of declining viewing figures…

However, whether it continues or not, judge Mariah Carey reckons it’s just not the show for her, and has stated that she’d rather have been a mentor than a judge because she wasn’t a big fan of “the visceral brutality” of eliminating acts. Read more & comment »

Adam Lambert in BEST Chris Colfer Glee pic & is he there until April? SPOILERS

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Adam Lambert has shared the best picture on his Instagram page. It made our day!

The American Idol star – who will also be returning to the talent show this week for a spot of mentoring….check out why we think that’s a GREAT idea – teased the Glee’s return after it’s recent mid-season hiatus, by sharing a photo of himself posing with Chris Colfer and it seems the pair are really rocking out!

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Adam Lambert & Chris Daughtry returning to American Idol! Here’s why they’ll make GREAT mentors!

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It’s been confirmed that former American Idol contestants Adam Lambert and Chris Daughtry will be returning to the shows that started their careers this week.

Lambert was runner up in season eight of the reality TV show, while Chris finished in fourth place back in season five.

While former wannabes often turn up to perform on the hit Fox programme, it’s been revealed that Adam and Daughtry will be back to pass on the benefit of their experience to new contestants and will be mentoring the hopefuls as they near the live shows.

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Is American Idol to be axed as well as X Factor USA?!

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Hot on the heels of the news that Simon Cowell is returning to X Factor UK and that the American version of the show is to be “rested”, for which read ‘cancelled’, it’s been reported today that American Idol may also be axed.

And that’s apparently due to increasingly poor viewer ratings with Click Music stating, “American Idol faces an uncertain future after season 13 if its ratings don’t stabilise soon.” Read more & comment »

American Idol 2014: Harry Connick Jr. & Tiquila Wilson walk off & Briana Oakley shines!

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American Idol returned to US screens last night and it was tense instalment, that’s for sure.

The initial auditions are over, the best of the bunch have been chosen and now the hopefuls are asked to sing in groups for the judges.

We never really understood this section of the competition, especially for solo singers, but hey, maybe bosses just like the drama!

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