Adam Lambert

  • Voice Choices

    April 24, 2013
  • Blogs

    January 2, 2013

    Adam Lambert Slams Les Miserables

    American Idol personality Adam Lambert feels the movie of Les Miserables is more than a near Mis. It made him crazy! Lambert tweeted: "Visually impressive with great Emotional performances. But the score suffered massively with great actors PRETENDING to be singers. It's an opera. Hollywood's mov ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 29, 2012

    Lesbian Movie Poster For Marie Antoinette Film

    I recently told you about Farewell, My Queen, the movie about the time Adam Lambert was booted off American Idol. Kidding. It's an excellent, imminent drama involving the turbulent reign of Marie Antoinette, with a heavy, historically accurate focus on her love relationship with a ducky Duchess.

  • Blogs

    May 25, 2012

    100 & Single: Answering Questions On Adam Lambert's Historic Chart-Topping Album

    I've never been happier to be wrong about something. Two weeks ago, the last line of my column read: "Probably won't happen. But wouldn't it be fun if it did?" The event I didn't think could happen was Adam Lambert scoring a No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 album chart with his second disc, Trespas ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 23, 2012

    12 For '12: A Dozen Songs From This Year That You Should Hear Right Now

    In this week's Voice I offered up a midseason report of sorts, listing 12 particularly outstanding tracks from this year. Here, for your listening pleasure, are the 12 songs in streamable form (via a combination of YouTube and Soundcloud so as to not lock anyone—or any songs—out). Happy ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 15, 2012

    Q&A: Adam Lambert On Trespassing, Stankface, Tracking Nile Rodgers On Twitter, And Being An Out Pop Star In 2012

    When Adam Lambert was on American Idol in 2009, he grabbed viewers' attention with his octave-leaping voice and startling reworkings of talent-show standbys—while he came in second that season, he was certainly that year's most rock-star-like contestant, and he made even more headlines when he ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2012

    100 & Single: Buy An Adam Lambert Album, Strike A Tiny Blow For Gay Rights

    About a year ago, the movie Bridesmaids opened in the U.S. and was the subject of a rather unusual awareness campaign. Female movie fans, largely independently of the film's producers, compelled women to go see the film in its opening weekend and defy common Hollywood wisdom that non-rom-com movies ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2012

    Lil' Kim Walks All Over Me At The Blonds Show

    And I loved it! The Blonds -- a/k/a Phillipe Blond (illustration below) and David Blond -- put on a dazzling show last night at Milk, full of biker chic updated to three centuries from now. It started with three hunky guys storming out in helmets and silver-tassle-sleeved black leather jackets, co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2011

    American Idol, Season 10, "Idols Week" Elimination: Someone Teach Adam Lambert How To Dougie

    You've befouled Diana Ross' good name for the last time, Ashthon. Credit: Ray Mickshaw/FOX.​Ashthon Jones got sent home from American Idol tonight. I am perfectly OK with this! She was not very good on this show! In her final performance, she once again bleated her way through a Diana Ross son ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2011

    Adam Lambert's New Boyfriend: Approve?

    ​Glam singer Adam Lambert has stepped out with his new man, a Finnish reality show star named Sauli Koskinen. Socialitelife got the photos, so now we can pore over them and try to figure if the guy is good enough for our Adam. Not lookswise, because that's only superficial, after all. But s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2010

    We Have a New #1 La Daily Musto Post For All Time

    ​The public has spoken in response to my post about "People Who Work Your Last Gay Nerve." Loudly. So many of them, in fact, that it's officially become my most commented-on blog of all time, leaving poor Diana Ross and Adam Lambert in the glittery dust somewhere on Route 13.

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2010

    Diana Ross Comes Out Way on Top!

    ​My recent blog post called "Remembering Diana Ross's Appalling Behavior at Flo Ballard's Funeral" has long left the runner-up, "Adam Lambert vs. Clay Aiken: A Tale of Two Coming Outs," in the dust as it's soared to the revered position of my most commented blog of all time. Partly thanks to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 20, 2010

    Diana Ross Is Catching Up With Adam Lambert

    Adam Lambert reacts to his own reflection. ​My two most commented posts of all time are in a down-to-the-wire race, as singing legend Diana Ross breathes down the lovely neck of new star Adam Lambert. This contest is even tighter than Bush vs. Gore, and I feel like someone can swoop in and st ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2010

    I'm Dying To See Adam Lambert In Full Drag

    ​I know about the old photos that surfaced last year of Adam Lambert fully done up as a woman, but I'm jonesing to see him NOW in drag, rather than just hinting around with tons of makeup and accessories all the time. Paging Dr. Freud, but I'm constantly craving the sight of Adam with titties ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2010

    My 10 Most Commented Posts of All Time

    ​Not the most trafficked, necessarily, but the ones that made you leap to your fingers and tap out your thoughts in the largest anonymous gangs. These topics clearly spoke to you and you talked back at the top of your mental lungs. Try to deduce some telling trends from this list of the most ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2010

    Adam Lambert vs. Clay Aiken: A Tale of Two Coming Outs

    via Wikipedia​Adam Lambert is all over the place with his hit record, so I honestly don't think coming out got in the way of his making a huge splash at all.

  • Music

    May 25, 2010

    Summer Guide: Kelis Tries For A Rebound

    With her new album Flesh Tone, the "Milkshake" singer tries on some club-pop

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2010

    New Cast For When Joey Married Bobby

    ​ Lady Clover Honey is now playing Charity Divine in the frenetic off-Broadway farce When Joey Married Bobby (not to be confused with My Big Gay Italian Wedding starring that Reichen hottie from Amazing Race). As Clover tells me: "So there's a former stuntwoman, a former pro baseball pitcher ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2010

    American Idol Season 9, Elvis Week: Was Ryan Seacrest Drunk?

    "In the Ghetto"? Really? Photo by Frank Micelotta / FOX. ​There's a lot to talk about in this week's Idol, but first off, the one burning question: Was Ryan Seacrest maybe slightly drunk? I mean, the funny voices! The constant and inexplicable wassups! The willingness to display his weird and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2010

    American Idol Season 9: Top 9 Results--Redux: Andrew Garcia and Katie Stevens Say Goodnight

    Bye, KatieMichael Becker / FOX​ "Carmina Burana" is supposed to signal just how intense they wish the show would be tonight. Yes, there are two people getting kicked off, but otherwise there's a performance from Season 7's serial false-starting nanny Brooke White, and Adam Lambert--who was ne ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2010

    Gogo Over to "Gogo Idol" at the Monster

    ​The problem with American Idol is that the world has no real use for people who can belt out a song, especially when they do it really well. A far more important talent to use as a salve for the planet's ills is gogo dancing! Nothing soothes the savage beast more than another savage beast p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2010

    Drag Queens Need To Update Their Acts

    ​I love drag queens more than life itself, and I appreciate the timeless appeal of their Bette Davis, Marilyn Monroe, and Eartha Kitt impressions. It's important to keep those amazing legends alive! But if these impersonators don't mix it up and start updating their acts a little, they're goi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 31, 2009

    The 1000TimesYes Top 100: The Top 100 2009 Records Of A Guy Who Listened To More Records Than You

    You know, we actually have other shots of Chris, he just won't let us use them. Photo by Rebecca Smeyne.​As a guy who plausibly could claim he listened to more music than anyone in the last year short of Robert Christgau, 1000TimesYes's Christopher R. Weingarten seemed like the ideal guy to as ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 4, 2009

    GLAAD Backs GMA For Dropping Adam Lambert

    ​Let's do a quick recap: Adam Lambert indulged in gay shenanigans on his now legendary American Music Awards performance. Everyone I knew was loving it, but not Good Morning America, which promptly canceled Lambert's scheduled appearance. Gay activists were furious, especially since the show w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2009

    Adam Lambert Got Peed on in Public!

    ​He's already been crapped on (by this very blog, in fact--though I did it with love) and yesterday it was reported on various sites that Adam Lambert was urinated on in front of a paying audience! The controversial singer was sitting in the front row at the downtown club the Box when a trann ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 25, 2009

    Need a Musto fix? Here's something to tide you over

    ​Michael may be on vacation, but he wasn't too busy to give ABC News a soundbite for their breathless story on Adam Lambert's "racy" AMA performance. Go here to see what words of Musto wisdom were included in the story. (And just ignore the helmet-haired morons who pop up automatically in the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 25, 2009

    The French Meryl Streep Speaks!

    ​Bonjour, kiddies. CLICK HERE and read my Thanksgiving week column giving praises to film star Isabelle Huppert, who swept into town to do a play, promote a movie, and act all Frenchy, in between talking to me about her life choices. I aso journeyed to Harlem for a rousing production of Dream ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 24, 2009

    Adam Lambert Outrage Strategy Working, Gets Him Bounced from GMA

    ​That Adam Lambert AMA phoney-baloney outrage thing is working! Good Morning America has cancelled the free Hudson Theatre performance they were going to sponsor. "Given his controversial American Music Awards performance," says a GMA spokesperson (referring, we assume, to the rather perfunc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 23, 2009

    Bondage Lambert, Dead Michael Jackson Enliven American Music Awards

    In entertainment news, American Idol runner-up Adam Lambert performed simulated bondage sex, including fellatio and reverse buttsecks ("This was not family entertainment"), and engaged in lascivious melisma during the American Music Awards, which gave four prizes (Favorite Pop/Rock Male Artist, Fa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 16, 2009

    The Semi-Closety Marketing of Adam Lambert

    ​Ever since American Idol's mascara-wearing runner-up Adam Lambert came out, it seems his people can't wait to get him back in a little. In the new Out 100 issue of Out--which I write for--editor Aaron Hicklin pens a sharp letter criticizing Lambert's management for their namby-pambiness in t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2009

    Live from Michael Jackson's This Is It Premiere

    ​The New York premiere, anyway. Out in LA, the red carpet was besieged by what looked to be the Santa Ana winds, in mourning--gales of dust, lots of celebrities frantically attending to their own disheveled hair, and one noble but helplessly overmatched red carpet interviewer, whose stammering ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2009

    American Idol Tour: Anoop Desai, Adam Lambert, and That Guy Who Won Show Jersey Some Love

    "American Idols Live!" Prudential Center in Newark Saturday, August 8 The Top 10 American Idol contestants of Season 8 came to Newark, New Jersey on Saturday night. That meant lots of "Whattup New-ARK!"s and "I've always dreamed of performing in Jersey" announcements from the oh-so-sincere singer ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    July 22, 2009
  • Blogs

    June 15, 2009


    There's an old game that pervs play called "Fuck-Marry-Kill," where someone comes up with three names of either celebs or people you know, and you decide which one of the three you'd like to fuck, which one you'd marry, and which one you'd kill. Well, we don't believe in actual violence here at LDM ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 12, 2009

    Week in Review: Get Ready #Bonnaroo You're Gonna Be My Bitch For the Weekend

    Rebecca Smeyne In the week we didn't go to the mud-soaked hobbit/hippie fest that is Bonnaroo (well, except for the top secret one of us who did, and is even now Twittering about it), all three members of SOTC did go to Prospect Park, where we wandered the green green grass 27,000 parents and thei ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2009

    Adam Lambert Gay? We're Shocked. Just Shocked.

    Adam Lambert knocked Clay Aiken off his throne as America's Favorite Homosexual Runner-Up today when Rolling Stone teased Lambert's obvious confession in this week's issue, "I'm gay." "I don't think it should be a surprise for anyone to hear that I'm gay," says Lambert. Right you are! The article ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 26, 2009

    Gay American Idol Stars Brawl!

    Was it really good for the gay cause last week when Clay Aiken--himself a rouged runner up on American Idol--blogged that the latest second-placer, Adam Lambert, sounded "contrived, awful, and frightening" in a clip he saw of Lambert singing "Ring of Fire"? Didn't that highlight the worst kind of ga ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 22, 2009

    Week in Review: "I Am the Best Filmmaker in the World."

    Nate "Igor" SmithFun times at Roxy Cottontail's party. This is what Zach's birthday dinner looked like too. In the week that both Zach and Roxy Cottontail celebrated their birthdays, Rob posted a great moment in Wu-based subway-ad vandalism that became a whole shitload of peoples' Facebook profile ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2009

    American Idol Finale Results: The Live-Blog

    Ray Mickshaw/FOX The only intrigue raised by last night's uneventful competition night of the finale was how in the world Cathy Dennis, who wrote the wonderful "Toxic" and "Can't Get You Out of My Head," collaborated with Kara DioGuardi on the awful new Idol winner's anthem, "No Boundaries." Winner ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 19, 2009

    American Idol Finale: The Live-Blog

    Everybody excited for tonight's preview premiere of Glee? I know I am. But first we have to get through this bullshit. Show of shows! Part one of the end of a long Idol season, marked by an abundance of bad dancing, unmemorable white boys, baseless support of the untalented, pity for the disabled an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2009

    American Idol Top 3: Hometown Heroes Adam Lambert, Kris Allen, Danny Gokey Choose Their Own Adventures

    Michael Becker/ FOXAdam Lambert has his own parade in San Diego "Let's rock!" says Ryan Seacrest, as he ushers in the 300th episode of American Idol. He then explains how this week, we are privy to footage of the Top 3 boys returning to their hometowns to have underwear thrown at them by teen girls ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2009

    American Idol Top 3 Results: The Live-Blog

    CR: Ray Mickshaw / FOXL-R: Danny Gokey, Adam Lambert, Kris Allen. The exhilarating moment of truth (for this week, anyway) has finally come. Will Douchebag Gokey's backroom-of-a-bar performances last night earn him the well-deserved boot? Will Kris Allen's Beautiful Bubble finally burst? Will Adam ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2009

    American Idol: Slash Piddles While Idol Burns, Musings From a 60-Year-Old Fan, Allison and Adam are Getting Married

    Kris Allen is the real-life Dr. Drew Baird, the Jon Hamm character that Tina Fey dated on 30 Rock. He lives in a Beautiful Bubble. Michael Becker / FOX.Slash, Classic Rock week mentor After spending the weekend with my 60-year-old Idol-watching dad, I've gained some new insights into the show. A b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2009

    American Idol Top 5: Jamie Foxx Plays Honorary Rat Pack Mentor, Adam Lambert Is Totally Gonna Win

    Frank Micelotta / FOXAllison and Adam on Rat Pack night There are only five contestants left, meaning that by the time the show starts, it's almost over! Since we already know Adam Lambert is going to win, this is really all just a formality, but let's take a stroll through it together, shall we? ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2009

    Broadway Beauties Battle For Cutie Crown

    Unlike Miss USA, the Broadway Beauty Pageant--a benefit for the Ali Forney Center, hosted by Tovah Feldshuh--didn't attract anyone who felt gay marriage was a bad idea. Even the token straight contestant--a hottie from Billy Elliot--said he's always supported the gays and added that the longest gay ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2009

    American Idol's Top 7 Do Disco Week; Status Ain't Hood Rides Again

    It's me, bitches! So much to talk about with Idol this year. For one thing, it looks for all the world like this season's winner will be an openly and obviously gay dude, which feels like a transformative Obama moment in the show's history even if a closeted but obviously gay dude almost won seas ... More >>

  • Columns

    April 15, 2009

    Fallen American Idol Star at Gay Bar!

    Much wood in B'way's Desire Under the Elms revival.

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2009

    American Idol Top 7: Adam Lambert Still Gay, Deja Vu as Quentin Tarantino Re-Visits Karaoke Idol

    Ray Mickshaw / Fox Something is oddly familiar this week, with a special appearance by that highest musicological expert in all the land, film director Quentin Tarantino. He's the guest for Movie Music theme night, something that also happened five years ago. I am not an obsessive cataloger of Amer ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 7, 2009

    Bill O'Reilly Just Realized Adam Lambert is the New Liberace

    On last night's O'Reilly Factor, Bill alerted us that there are "embarrassing" pictures of American Idol flamer Adam Lambert on the Internet. Those would be the photos that have been circulating for months now of Adam, be-glittered and purple-haired, smooching with another one of his lot. Note how O ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2009

    American Idol Top 11 Results: The Live-Blog

    Sharyn Jackson is your American Idol host for season eight. This week: the Top 11! Ray Mickshaw / FOXAdam Lambert: Last night's "Ring of Fire" might've been a little too weird for America Like American Idol itself, I'm coming to you live! It's insanely difficult to pull myself away from the tragic ... More >>

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