1. Adam Lambert on Bonding With Sam Smith, His New Sound and His 'Dark Side'

    June 12, 2015 11:46 AM EDT 31.717 k 775 126 Adam Lambert looks like he's ready to kick some ass. Sauntering through a penthouse at the Hollywood landmark Chateau Marmont, the 6-foot-1 singer towers over a cadre of assistants in a pair of throwback club-kid platform boots that ...

  2. Chart Highlights: Taylor Swift Blasts Onto Pop Songs With 'Bad Blood'

    May 25, 2015 3:00 PM EDT 15.382 k 535 945 The song just misses the record - which she holds - for highest debut. Plus, new No. 1s for Jason Derulo, Wiz Khalifa, Billy Currington, Of Monsters and Men & more. Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard c ...

  3. Adam Lambert Teases New Tracks Off 'The Original High'

    May 22, 2015 6:49 AM EDT 0 0 0 As Adam Lambert grows nearer and nearer to the June 16 release of his forthcoming The Original High album, he's giving fans a listen to two tracks. Pop Shop Podcast: Adam Lambert on 'Ghost Town,' New Album & Why He Rejected a Cove ...

  4. Adam Lambert, Wiz Khalifa, Jordin Sparks and More Share Their Best (and Worst) Prom Memories

    May 18, 2015 2:50 PM EDT With tux-and-corsage season in full swing, music stars recount that special night -- binge drinking, blue suits and all. Adam Lambert "I went with a friend of mine who had this amazing body. She wore this really low-cut red dress, and I wo ...

  5. Song of the Summer: Taylor Swift, Britney Spears & Iggy Azalea, Maroon 5 and Other Early Contenders

    May 15, 2015 12:15 PM EDT 2.998 k 456 56 Which track has the early edge to be this year's hottest song of the hottest season? Here's your guide to all the potential top summer hits. It's never too early to look toward summer, and with it, the potential top songs of ...

  6. Chart Highlights: The Weeknd Earns First No. 1 on Pop Songs Chart

    May 11, 2015 7:20 PM EDT His coronation marks a pair of chart feats not accomplished for more than a decade. Plus, new No. 1s for Walk the Moon, Nick Jonas, Fetty Wap, Muse, Keith Urban & more. Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard chart ...

  7. Exclusive: Adam Lambert Premieres Blood Diamonds' Remix of 'Ghost Town'

    May 07, 2015 12:51 PM EDT 0 0 0 Reinventing a strong pop record is never an easy task, but Blood Diamonds has come through for Adam Lambert . The Los Angeles producer transforms the singer's single, "Ghost Town," into a shuddering synthscape populated by whistling m ...

  8. Best and Worst Singles of the Week: From Adam Lambert to Jessie J

    May 01, 2015 5:09 PM EDT 0 0 0   Adam Lambert ​"Ghost Town" Warner Bros. Adam Lambert's comeback bid -- "Ghost Town," his first single since 2012's underrated  Trespassing  LP -- starts not with a bang but with a Wild West whistle, which laces togeth ...

  9. Adam Lambert & Tove Lo Chatted About Dating Over Wine Writing For 'The Original High'

    April 23, 2015 8:23 AM EDT 0 0 0 When Adam Lambert headed to Sweden last year to work on his upcoming album release, The Original High , he didn't know a lot of people. But there was one Swede who was able to show him a good time. That person was "Habits" singer Tove ...

  10. Adam Lambert Premieres Trippy 'Ghost Town' Lyric Video

    April 21, 2015 8:39 AM EDT 0 0 0 Let the The Original High era officially begin. Adam Lambert is taking fans on a visual trip in his lyric video for his single "Ghost Town." The video is fully of trippy, spacey images as the lyrics for the track flash across the screen. A ...

  11. Adam Lambert Reveals Cover Art to New Album 'The Original High'

    April 19, 2015 8:58 PM EDT 0 0 0 Anticipation for the "American Idol" alum's collaboration with Max Martin is building, with first single "Ghost Town" slated to go to radio on April 21. The wait is almost over for Glamberts everywhere as the new Adam Lamber ...

  12. Hear a New Teaser of Adam Lambert's 'Ghost Town'

    April 07, 2015 7:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 There's a real battle going down in pop's Ghost Town. Just as Madonna is prepping the release of her visual for her current single titled "Ghosttown" (one word), Adam Lambert is readying the release of his single of the same name ...

  13. One Direction, Rihanna, Madonna & Adam Lambert: Real-Time Twitter Chart Rewind Ep. 43

    April 03, 2015 2:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 Welcome back to Billboard's weekly video show "Real-Time Rewind," which recaps the past week's hottest action on the Billboard Real-Time Twitter Charts --Trending 140 and Emerging Artists -- and the news that's driving the a ...

  14. One Direction, Rihanna, Madonna & Adam Lambert: Real-Time Twitter Chart Rewind Ep. 43

    One Direction, Rihanna, Madonna & Adam Lambert: Real-Time Twitter Chart Rewind Ep. 43

    April 03, 2015 1:01 PM EDT 0 0 0 One Direction, Rihanna, Madonna & Adam Lambert Real-Time Twitter Chart Rewind Ep. 43, April 3, 2015. chartroundup , Adam Lambert , Rihanna , Madonna Videos Adam Lambert Rihanna Madonna ...

  15. 'American Idol' Recap: Top 8 Guys Compete for Motown Supremacy

    March 05, 2015 1:06 AM EST The first performer to take the stage on American Idol tonight gets a standing ovation from judges Jennifer Lopez , Keith Urban , and Harry Connick Jr . But it isn't one of the season 14 contestants who lights up the Fillmore in Detroit. It ...

  16. In Defense of Adam Lambert's 'Trespassing': Why His Last Album Should Be Rediscovered

    January 30, 2015 7:15 PM EST 16.183 k 1.147 k 66 0 Ostensibly, Adam Lambert 's sophomore album, Trespassing , was not a success. Upon its May 2012 release, the album did become Lambert's first No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart , selling 77,000 copies and making the for ...

  17. Happy Birthday, Adam Lambert: 5 Great Performances

    January 29, 2015 10:00 AM EST Happy Birthday,  Adam Lambert ! The  American Idol runner-up-turned- Queen frontman is 33 today. His next year has plenty for fans to be excited about: His next solo album , produced by Max Martin and Shellback, is expected to be released this sum ...

  18. Warner Bros. CEO Cameron Strang on Why He Signed Adam Lambert

    January 15, 2015 5:34 PM EST "The potential is 'worldwide superstar,'" says the veteran executive of signing the 'American Idol' star. When Direct Management Group first started talking to Warner Bros. Records CEO Cameron Strang about possibly si ...

  19. Exclusive: Adam Lambert Signs New Major Label Deal, Max Martin to Executive Produce Album

    January 15, 2015 4:30 PM EST The 'American Idol' alum teams up with Swedish hitmakers Max Martin and Shellback for an album due out in summer 2015. It's said that you can't keep a good man down, but in the case of Adam Lambert , he was down barely 24 hours ...

  20. Harry Connick Jr. Says Reinvented 'American Idol' Has 'Ridiculous Amount of Talent'

    January 08, 2015 4:19 AM EST Has American Idol found its next superstar? Judge Harry Connick Jr. said based on what he has seen in auditions, the 14th season of the Fox singing competition is in good shape. "We are trying to find someone who can sell records and become ...

  21. Queen's Brian May on Adam Lambert: 'He Can Sing Higher Than Freddie'

    December 22, 2014 3:06 AM EST Adam Lambert always maintained that in his role as touring frontman for Queen , he wasn't emulating the late Freddie Mercury . But when it comes to vocal skills, the American Idol season-eight star can more than hold his own, said Queen guita ...

  22. Watch Katy Perry, Will.i.am, Adam Lambert, Others Sing 'Imagine' for UNICEF

    November 21, 2014 8:23 PM EST To celebrate the 25th anniversary of United Nations' Convention on the Rights of the Child, UNICEF has teamed up with Yoko Ono and David Guetta to assemble a star cast to cover John Lennon 's beloved "Imagine" for what they ...

  23. The Case for Adam Lambert as New 'American Idol' Mentor

    November 12, 2014 3:59 PM EST Who should replace Randy Jackson next year? The season 8 runner-up. American Idol fans probably never imagined a day when Randy Jackson would no longer be "in it to win it," but so it seems for season 14 of the Fox show, the first that w ...

  24. Queen's Roger Taylor Talks Solo Work, Hopes Band Will Record With Adam Lambert

    October 27, 2014 9:47 PM EDT Roger Taylor is taking a minute to shine a spotlight on his work outside Queen . The drummer has two collections of his solo work coming. Best , due out Oct. 27, features 18 selected tracks ranging from his 1977 rendition of Parliament 's &qu ...

  25. Nicole Kidman, Keith Urban 'Heartbroken' Over Dad's Death

    September 30, 2014 11:08 PM EDT Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban released a joint statement on the death of Kidman's father, beloved psychologist Antony Kidman . "We would just like to thank everyone for their love and prayers over these past couple of weeks. We are all h ...

  26. Adam Lambert to Judge 'American Idol' New York Auditions

    September 15, 2014 11:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 It wasn't all that long ago -- the American Idol season-12 finale in 2013 to be exact -- when Adam Lambert told The Hollywood Reporter how he would love to serve as a judge one day. "Where do I sign?" he cracked on the red carpet. Now ...

  27. Watch Lady Gaga Join Adam Lambert & Queen Onstage for 'Another One Bites the Dust'

    August 28, 2014 3:38 AM EDT 0 0 0 Lady Gaga joined Adam Lambert and Queen , the band that inspired her stage name, for a rocking rendition of the classic hit, "Another One Bites The Dust," onstage in Sydney, Australia on Wednesday. She joined the group decked out in a gian ...

  28. William Orbit Working on Queen Project

    August 05, 2014 4:08 AM EDT For his next project, William Orbit is working with musical royalty -- Queen.   Though the British producer is keeping mum on details, the recording project is expected to involve an album with previously unheard tracks featuring the vocals of late ...

  29. Jennifer Fowler Appointed Sony Music SVP Marketing & Revenue Generation

    June 20, 2014 4:05 AM EDT Jennifer Fowler has been named senior vice president, U.S. marketing & revenue generation, Sony Music Entertainment. In this newly created role, Fowler will develop and lead strategies for deriving revenue and artist exposure from Sony Music’s ...

  30. Adam Lambert Moving to the Hollywood Hills

    May 28, 2014 4:59 AM EDT 0 0 0 It's official: Adam Lambert is definitely going Hollywood -- to live, that is. The American Idol season eight star has plunked down $2.995 million for a home in the Hollywood Hills, according to latimes.com . Built in 1947, the modern-style hou ...

  31. Queen & Adam Lambert Announce Australia Tour

    May 21, 2014 4:31 AM EDT 0 0 0 Queen and Adam Lambert will hit Australia for an arena trek this August and September. The tour will visit the country's four biggest cities, and it'll mark the band’s first in Australia since 1985. Promoter Paul Dainty said of the upcomin ...

  32. Adam Lambert's 'Very Best' Compilation Gets May Release

    April 29, 2014 5:21 AM EDT While Adam Lambert fans patiently wait for new music, Sony Legacy will issue a collection of the singer's greatest hits for those who want to complete their collection of official releases by the 'American Idol" season eight runner- ...

  33. Publishing Briefs: Zooey Deschanel Signs With Spirit, Tommy James Teams with Sony/ATV, BMG Chrysalis U.S. Buys Rights To 'Khumba'

    March 11, 2014 6:32 AM EDT Spirit Music Group has signed a multi-year North American publishing administration deal with Zooey Deschanel which includes her back catalog and future works.  In addition to her songwriting contributions as one half of the duo She & Him, she ...

  34. Ask Billboard: Shakira's Biggest Hot 100 Hits

    March 07, 2014 6:35 PM EST This week's mailbag looks at the top chart hits by ths week's Billboard cover act, Pharrell's rapid-fire rise to No. 1 on Radio Songs and Demi Lovato's career song and album sales As always, submit your questions about Billboa ...

  35. 'Glee' Recap: 'Trio' Avoids Post-Hiatus Blues as an All-NYC Episode Inches Closer

    March 05, 2014 3:38 AM EST After such a solid return from hiatus last week, it’s the usual Glee MO to fall into a lull and drop all the interesting points from the week previous. With luck, “Trio” mostly avoids this fate -- Rachel and Santana are still feuding and nowhere ...

  36. Carrie Underwood Tops Forbes List of Top-Earning 'American Idol' Alums

    January 14, 2014 5:15 PM EST 0 0 0 And the winner is... Carrie Underwood, for being "American Idol"'s top-earning alum, according to Forbes' annual list . The country singer raked in approximately $31 million between June 2012 through June 2013, playing 100 shows ...

  37. Carrie Underwood Is Top-Earning 'American Idol' Alum

    January 14, 2014 4:43 PM EST Kelly Clarkson, Jennifer Hudson, Phillip Phillips and Adam Lambert also made Forbes' annual list. And the winner is... Carrie Underwood, for being the top-earning alum of "American Idol," according to Forbes' annual list. The c ...

  38. Britney Spears' Hits-Filled 'Piece of Me' Show Opens In Las Vegas: Live Review

    December 28, 2013 5:47 AM EST 4.458 k 676 729 Miley Cyrus, Katy Perry, Selena Gomez and more attend. It was a non-stop hits bonanza at the opening night of Britney Spears' "Britney: Piece of Me" show in Las Vegas on Friday night (Dec. 27). Spears' 24-song concert w ...

  39. MTV Video Music Awards 2013: 10 Things You Didn’t See On TV

    August 26, 2013 2:40 PM EDT The VMAs descended upon Brooklyn New York, bringing legions of folks from the surrounding neighborhood to the corners surrounding Flatbush and Atlantic Avenues hopeful to catch a glimpse of some of music’s biggest stars. 

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  40. Nile Rodgers Teams With David Guetta, Says Daft Punk Live Shows 'Might Happen'

    August 26, 2013 11:45 AM EDT Is Nile Rodgers the hardest working man in dance music? To hear the Chic icon tell it on the MTV Video Music Awards red carpet on Sunday, he's got the rest of his year -- and some of next -- lined up with smokin' releases. Rodgers appe ...

  41. Nile Rodgers Talks Working With David Guetta, Avicii, Adam Lambert & Daft Punk on MTV VMAs Red Carpet 2013

    Nile Rodgers Talks Working With David Guetta, Avicii, Adam Lambert & Daft Punk on MTV VMAs Red Carpet 2013

    August 26, 2013 10:30 AM EDT 1 1 0 Nile Rodgers Talks Working With Adam Lambert, Avicii, David Guetta & Daft Punk on the red carpet at the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards on August 25, 2013 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY. mtv , nile rodgers , 2013 , Brooklyn , MTV Video Music Awa ...

  42. Adam Lambert, LeAnn Rimes Flick Off Bullies

    June 04, 2013 2:30 PM EDT Today, images of LeAnn Rimes and Adam Lambert giving cameras the middle finger began circulating around the internet in support of an anti-bullying campaign that embraces a new "F" word -- friendship. Originating in Los Angeles, the F ...

  43. Jennifer Hudson in Talks to Judge 'American Idol'

    May 27, 2013 5:22 PM EDT The American Idol season 13 judges panel is starting to come together. A source close to the dealings tells The Hollywood Reporter that former finalist Jennifer Hudson is in negotiations to fill one of the three seats. Vulture had previously repor ...

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