Adam Lambert Critiques Grammy Performers

Adam Lambert

Adam Lambert checked in with his Twitter followers (@adamlambert) following Sunday’s Grammy Awards, offering his thoughts on performers at the Staples Center event in Los Angeles. The ‘American Idol’ alum even sounded a bit like Simon Cowell after offering some “just being honest” critiques. Adam writes:

Loving the Grammys!

Despite it being similar to some other tunes, Born This Way has an incredible message and has been stuck in my head for two days!! Get it GAGA. Can’t wait for the album.

My other Grammy favorite moments were: Janelle/Bruno/B.o.B, the Aretha tribute, (vocals!!) Katy P and Muse.

CeeLo was great too but I don’t know what the hell Gweneth was doing up there. Usher and Bieber’s dancing was sick- but their vocals? Eh. Just being honest.

These opinions come from being in the live audience- MAY have sounded different on TV (always does)

But hey- last time I did an award show performance I was a mess so… Haha sh** happens.

Adam Lambert Agrees To Tone Down Concert In Malaysia

Adam Lambert

Adam Lambert checked in with his Twitter followers (@adamlambert) on Monday (October 11), talking about how he’s agreed to tone down his concert at the Putra Indoor Stadium in Bukit Jalil, Malaysia on Thursday. The Central Agency for Application for Filming and Performance by Foreign Artistes (Puspal) principal assistant secretary Mohd Dian Nais said among the ‘American Idol’ runner-up should dress appropriately and refrain from performing indecent acts, such as removing his clothes. Lambert writes:

While I don’t believe that my Glamnation tour is in any way offensive I have agreed to make a few minor adjustments out of respect for the Malaysian government. Looking forward to a fun show.

Does my show “promote the gay lifestyle”? It promotes living ANY lifestyle that includes the freedom to seek love and intimacy. Gay, straight, bi, young or old. It’s all inclusive.

plus, what’s THE gay lifestyle? There isn’t just one. There are so many different kinds of gay people. We have a variety of different lifestyles. There’s not only one lifestyle lived by straight folks. Generalizing….

How Long Does Adam Lambert’s Hair & Makeup Take?

Adam Lambert hands

Vevo did an “Ask:Reply” with Adam Lambert, where fans asked the ‘American Idol’ season eight runner-up about how long it takes him to prepare for a performance and who is responsible for his style. “I guess it depends on the performance,” Adam said of his prep time. “If we’re doing lots of glam and crazy makeup and hair, we like to take our time. Maybe an hour and a half, tops. Sometimes it’s a little more simple, and sometimes it only takes a half hour, 45 minutes.” Watch the video below.

Adam Lambert Disputes Paparazzo’s Battery Allegation

Adam Lambert

Adam Lambert checked in with his Twitter followers (@adamlambert) on Friday (September 17), reacting to news that a paparazzo filed a report accusing the ‘American Idol’ alum of misdemeanor battery while on a beach in Miami on Thursday. Lambert writes:

Eeew paparazzi killed my peaceful afternoon on the beach! #howisthisok?

They’re real good at provoking, but there ain’t any pics or video of the b.s. they spew out… Haha well… I lost my temper for a sec but wow it felt great lol MIAMI!!!

Hahha the photos are hilarious !! Lol please everyone forgive me for that hat. – I was attempting a disguise- clearly failed. Hahah

Battery? Nope. I attempted to grab a camera, no punches were thrown and no one was on the ground…. It was literally harmless. If embarrassment is a crime- thats all I’m guilty of.

Anyway, everyone should check out the beautiful Raleigh Hotel in South Beach! Had a great stay. Excited for the show in Melbourne, FL tonight!!

Katy Perry Witnesses Jake Shears And Adam Lambert’s Make-Out Session

Katy Perry Scissor Sisters News

Scissor Sisters News host Lester Zizmore has the latest news on the band, including an update on the American leg of the band’s tour and footage of frontman Jake Shears making out with ‘American Idol’ alum Adam Lambert backstage after their New York City gig, captured on video by Katy Perry. Despite the video evidence, Lambert was quick to deny any kissing and any sex acts. Watch it via YouTube below.

Adam Lambert: No One Is Copying Anyone Because Everything’s Been Done

Adam Lambert checked in with his Twitter followers (@adamlambert) earlier this evening, commenting on how In Touch had a photo spread suggesting Willow Smith was copying his style. That led the ‘American Idol’ alum into a discussion about the copying topic, mentioning Tokio Hotel singer Bill Kaulitz, who people accuse Adam of copying, and how Christina Aguilera and Lady Gaga were inspired by Madonna, who in turn was inspired by Marilyn Monroe and others. He writes:

Willow’s a little badass lady but I don’t think we have much in common! Lol. C’mon InTouch! This is a stretch… :)

Didn’t you hear? I’m copying Bill Kaulitz. So… In a round about way, so is she. Right? And he’s copying Rihanna.

In truth ladies and gentlemen… No one is copying anyone. Following trends is a stylist’s job and part of ours is to appear fashionable. Leave the copy cat bull to the school playground.

For example: the Xtina/Gaga Conspiracy? Lets look just look at Madonna. Seems they were BOTH inspired by her. And she borrowed a page from Marilyn. (amongst others) it’s the Post Modern age – everything’s been done. Pop stars acknowledging something and editorializing on it is an art.

K I’m done ranting. Lol

And to clarify before any media takes my rant out of context: I am a fan of all the artists I just mentioned! I love you Madonna, Marilyn, Gaga, XTina, Rihanna, Bill, and little Willow (for inspiring this rant and inTouch to begin with) btw girl- you fierce. :)

*also anyone that took me too seriously just now needs to…. NOT!

Pop Stars Cheer Judge Walker Overturning California’s Gay Marriage Ban

Adam Lambert

Several artists are weighing in on the news that U.S. District Chief Judge Vaughn R. Walker overturned Proposition 8 earlier today, saying that the California ballot initiative that banned same-sex marriage in the state was based on moral disapproval of gay marriage and ordered the enforcement the ban to stop. Among the universally supportive comments on the ruling on Twitter:

Tamar Kaprelian (@TamarKaprelian): #prop8 overturned! Good day today.

Lenka (@LenkaMusic): Go California! Gays allowed to marry now because Prop 8 just got overturned. Woohooo equality! … Oh boo, not quite yet for same-sex marriage… An appeal was made. But come ON! Australia too. We need LOVE equality.

Ricky Martin (@ricky_martin): YEAHHHHH!!!!! #PROP8UNCONSTITUTIONAL MOVING FORWARD!!!!!!!! RT please

Sara Bareilles (@SaraBareilles): Hell yeah!!! Prop 8 is overturned!!

Pink (@Pink): Its a good day!RT @cnnbrk: California Proposition 8 ruled unconstitutional by federal judge; Same-sex marriage ban

Kimberley Locke (@KimberleyLocke): Prop. 8 ban on same-sex marriage ruled unconstitutional by a federal judge today. Finally, a step in the right direction! … One day we will join our Canadian brothers and sisters in equality for all! Today is one step closer to that day! #noh8 #prop8 #fb

A Fine Frenzy (@AFineFrenzy): #PROP8UNCONSTITUTIONAL Wonderful news!!! Congratulations to all the happy couples who can finally get married in California!

Adam Levine (@adamlevine): Yeah!!! Prop 8 can suck it ! And by “it” I mean our collective Californian schlong! … The fact that there ever was a prop 8 is out of control. It’s archaic and backwards and stupid. And it’s hopefully gone forever.

Tristan Prettyman (@tprettyman): yessssssss!!!!!!! RT @LOLison_SD: @tprettyman Equality won today! Prop 8 held to be unconstitutional under due process and equal protection.

Paris Hilton (@ParisHilton): What a huge historical day for equal rights in this country! They finally overturned Prop 8! There shouldn’t be a law on true love. :)

Darren Hayes (@darrenhayes): What kind of person votes *against* two people getting married? How miserable must your life be to deny happiness to others?

Sky Ferreira (@skyferreira): Yaaaaay #GayMarriage in california :) #AboutTime

Adam Lambert (@adamlambert): Prop 8 Overturned! I’m glad California has restored the right for ALL of its citizens to marry whoever they please! Equal rights are very Glam!

Britney Spears (@britneyspears): So happy! Today is a great day for love and equality. Congrats California! #Equality -Britney

Katy Perry (@katyperry): FINALLY! Amazing! cnnbrk: California Proposition 8 ruled unconstitutional by federal judge; Same-sex marriage ban

Michelle Branch (@michellebranch): Prop 8 overturned!! It’s about damn time. … The gays are gonna be extra rowdy at The Newsies tonight :) Yay! Now I better be invited to some kick ass weddings! #NOH8 #equalityforall

Moby (@thelittleidiot): congratulations california on prop8 being overturned.

Kelly Sweet (@kellysweet): Amazing that Prop 8 was overturned today. :-)

Lady Gaga (@ladygaga): At the moments notice of PROP 8 DEATH … REJOICE and CELEBRATE gay communities and straight all over the world. Our voices are being heard! Loud! SCREAM LOUD AMERICANOS!

Tina Parol (@TinaParol): Yellow tail! Celebrating californias victory and celebrating writing songs and life in general. Raise your cups!

Mandy Moore (@TheMandyMoore): celebrating today’s victory in the overturn of prop 8!! a step in the right direction for sure….. :)

Adam Lambert 97 BHT Meet And Greet

Adam Lambert did a meet and greet with 97 BHT listeners earlier this month before his first tour date at the Kirby Center in Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania. 100 lucky winners got to meet the ‘American Idol’ alum at the Steamtown Mall in Scranton, Pennsylvania and have a CD cover signed. Watch a couple brief videos of the event via YouTube below.

Adam Lambert Backstage At Toronto’s Wham Bam 2010 Concert

Adam Lambert shaved head

Adam Lambert, the headliner at the Kiss 92.5 Wham Bam 2010 concert in Toronto on June 19th, sat down with Roz & Mocha to talk about how his life has changed since ‘American Idol’, how he loves Toronto, shaving the side of his head fans concerned he shaved it all off after a photo he Tweeted in a hat (above), the infamous AMA kiss, being surprised at the cross section of people attending his shows, and finding his own way to have the gay rights flag by being comfortable in his own skin and “just being me”. Adam then applied some eyeliner to Mocha before explaining what fans can expect at his live show. Watch it via YouTube below the cut. (more…)

Adam Lambert ‘If I Had You’ Video

Adam Lambert 'If I Had You' single cover

Adam Lambert is out with the music video to his new single ‘If I Had You’, the third release off the ‘American Idol’ season eight runner-up’s debut album ‘For Your Entertainment’, out now on RCA Records.

“Basically, what it’s saying is no matter what color your skin is, no matter what religion you are, no matter what your sexuality is … we can all party together,” Lambert told MTV News about the song’s meaning. “And all this other stuff – money, success, fortune, fashion, glam – it’s all great, but it doesn’t mean anything if you’re not connecting.”

Watch the Bryan Barber directed video below.