DistractTV’s @GitaCellei meets Adam Mitchel Lambert at New York Fashion Week. Lambert’s second studio album Trespassing premiered at number one on the U.S. Billboard 200, he was awarded best album of the year at Rolling Stone and also acted and performed two songs from Trespassing in the Halloween special of the television series Pretty Little Liars
(born January 29, 1982) is an American singer, songwriter and stage actor. Since 2009, he has sold over 3 million albums and 5 million singles worldwide.
In 2012, Lambert released his second studio album, Trespassing. The album premiered at number one on the U.S. Billboard 200, making him the first openly gay artist to top the album charts. In 2015, Lambert released his third album, The Original High, which debuted at number three on the U.S. Billboard 200.
Alongside his solo career, Lambert has collaborated with rock band Queen as lead vocalist for Queen + Adam Lambert since 2011, culminating in a successful world-wide tour from 2014 to 2016.
Lambert acted and performed two songs from Trespassing in the Halloween special of the television series Pretty Little Liars.
The album Trespassing was rewarded in year end lists and polls, among them best album of the year at Rolling Stone, number three at Billboard for “Favorite 200 No.1” albums, and number eight on People magazine’s list of “Top Ten Music” in its year end issue. Queen + Adam Lambert was named best live act of 2012 at Gigwise, and one of Classic Rock magazine’s top events of the year.
Lambert received several year end accolades, among them a number one in Forbes yearly earnings ranking of American Idol contestants; and the top spot in Rolling Stone’s “The Ten Best Albums of 2015” readers’ poll, with the publication noting his “vocals are as massive as his performances.” In January, 2016, twenty-three US dates were added to “The Original High Tour”, bringing it to 56 dates worldwide.In mid-January, Lambert partnered with Oreo to launch a diversity focused global ad campaign, “Open Up”, featuring his vocals in an animated spot. In February, he featured in the finale tribute to David Bowie at Clive Davis and The Recording Academy‘s pre-Grammy event. In March, he debuted “Welcome to the Show” in the final fifteenth season of American Idol. The next week, the DJ produced Steve Aoki and Felix Jaehn track “Can’t Go Home” debuted, with Lambert as the featured vocalist.