1. Adam Lambert Arrested in Finland Bar Brawl

    December 22, 2011 9:50 AM EST 0 0 0 Singer & Boyfriend Briefly Detained Following Fight at Helsinki Gay Bar Adam Lambert spent several hours in a Finnish jail Thursday after being arrested outside a Helsinki gay bar following a brawl with his Finnish boyfriend, local reality star ...

  2. The Darkness' Hawkins on Reunion: 'We Understand Each Other Now'

    December 20, 2011 3:20 PM EST 0 0 0 The Darkness is well into its third album, although plans for its eventual release are "pretty vague" according to guitarist Dan Hawkins. Still, the British rockers have "nine of the required songs done, all finished, all sounding shi ...

  3. Adam Lambert Sets 'Trespassing' Release Date, Announces First Single

    December 15, 2011 12:10 PM EST 0 0 0 Adam Lambert has set a March 20, 2012 release date for his sophomore album, "Trespassing," on RCA/19 Entertainment. The disc's first single, "Better Than I Know Myself," hits all digital retailers on Tuesday (Dec. 20). For t ...

  4. Queen + Adam Lambert? Roger Taylor Talks Possible Live Dates

    December 06, 2011 10:40 PM EST 0 0 0 While Queen drummer Roger Taylor is at the finish line in creating a band-authorized Queen tribute band, he and his bandmates have begun discussions with Adam Lambert to front Queen in concert. The former "American Idol" star sang with Tay ...

  5. Adam Lambert Announces New Album

    November 18, 2011 7:11 PM EST 0 0 0 Adam Lambert took to his Twitter page to announce the release of his next album. The "American Idol" alumni says his next release will be "Trespassing," due next spring. The album includes a title track he co-wrote with Pharrell ...

  6. 'American Idol' Alum Danny Gokey Parts Ways With RCA Nashville

    November 18, 2011 12:21 PM EST American Idol season 8 finalist Danny Gokey is the latest show alum to find himself without a major label deal. A spokesperson for the country singer's label confirms to the Hollywood Reporter that, "Danny Gokey and RCA Nashville have mu ...

  7. Lawsuit Alleges Adam Lambert Broke 'American Idol' Rules

    November 04, 2011 8:11 PM EDT 0 0 0 A new lawsuit suggests that Adam Lambert may have violated the rules of "American Idol" when he agreed to appear on the eighth season of the hit reality competition show. The singer is now facing a lawsuit that alleges that he's still ...

  8. Lawsuit Suggests Adam Lambert Should Have Been Banned From 'American Idol'

    November 04, 2011 7:33 PM EDT A new lawsuit suggests that Adam Lambert may have violated the rules of "American Idol" when he agreed to appear on the eighth season of the hit reality competition show. The singer is now facing a lawsuit that alleges that he's sti ...

  9. Robyn Wows MTV O Music Awards; Bjork & Marilyn Manson's Butt Win Big

    November 01, 2011 7:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Last night, the MTV O Music Awards 2 took over The Roxy in West Hollywood to celebrate "the best in digital music"--for the second time this year. The O Music Awards had their inaugural ceremony this past April in Las Vegas, where fans got ...

  10. Bjork, Adam Lambert, Marilyn Manson's Butt Win Big at MTV's O Music Awards

    November 01, 2011 12:02 PM EDT Wackadoos: The Flaming Lips covered The Beatles' classic "Revolution" at MTV's O Music Awards 2 in a tribute to late-Apple co-founder Steve Jobs. Frontman Wayne Coyne was clad in tin foil and various band members played iPads. ...

  11. 'American Idol' Producer Responds to Adam Levine's Anti-Gay Accusations

    August 18, 2011 12:40 PM EDT 0 0 0 In a recent interview with Out Magazine , "The Voice" coach Adam Levine criticized "American Idol" for not promoting openly gay and lesbian contestants. "What's always pissed me off about 'Idol' is wanting to ...

  12. Adam Lambert Splits With 'Idol' Manager 19 Entertainment

    August 05, 2011 10:44 PM EDT Adam Lambert is parting ways with 19 Entertainment, the Hollywood Reporter has learned. The "American Idol" runner-up from season 8 is signing with Direct Management Group, whose client roster includes Katy Perry, K.D. Lang and The Go-Go ...

  13. Adam Lambert Talks 'Tricky Career Path' and (Not) Getting Married

    August 02, 2011 6:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 "American Idol" runner-up Adam Lambert (season 8) has an episode of VH1's "Behind The Music" premiering on Sunday (Aug. 7) and he talked to US Weekly about the episode, his upcoming album, and how he doesn't plan to tie ...

  14. Adam Lambert and Avril Lavigne to Mentor Kids on 'Major and Minors'

    July 29, 2011 8:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 Adam Lambert, Colbie Caillat, Avril Lavigne and Claude Kelly are joining the list of recording artists who will mentor the dozen youngsters competing on Hub TV's fall show "Majors and Minors." including Brandy, Leona Lewis, Jordin Spa ...

  15. Video: Andy Grammer Earns His 'Keep' At Adult, Pop Radio

    July 19, 2011 4:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 Andy Grammer is getting "Up" in the world of Billboard charts. The 27-year-old singer/songwriter, christened a Billboard Artist to Watch in January, this week becomes the first solo male to send a career-opening single into the Nielsen BDS ...

  16. Weekly Chart Notes: Scotty McCreery, Lauren Alaina, Beyonce

    June 02, 2011 6:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 THE START OF SOMETHING 'BIG': After a one-year break, the annual "American Idol" coronation single returns to the Billboard Hot 100 's top 15. Newly-crowned "Idol" champion Scotty McCreery's "I Love You T ...

  17. Lady Gaga Tops Billboard 200, Brad Paisley Arrives at No. 2

    June 01, 2011 11:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A s previously reported , Lady Gaga comes in at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart as her "Born This Way" set sold 1,108,000 copies in its first week according to Nielsen SoundScan. That marks the largest sales week for any album sinc ...

  18. 'American Idol': Lee DeWyze, Nigel Lythgoe Feud Heats Up

    May 27, 2011 1:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 It seems there was actually more drama happening off the stage at the "American Idol" finale Wednesday (May 25) night. 'American Idol' Finale: 10 Best Performances (Video) After the taping of the show -- which saw Scotty McCreery ...

  19. Adam Lambert Calls 'Idol' Hopeful Haley Reinhart 'Top-Notch'

    April 28, 2011 2:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 "American Idol" Season 8 runner-up Adam Lambert was never one to soft-pedal -- not when it came to his performances on the show or his opinions on everything from drugs to sexuality to Lady Gaga . It's one of the many reasons we love ...

  20. Rod Stewart Honored at ASCAP Pop Awards

    April 28, 2011 1:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 While known more as an interpreter, Rod Stewart is a mean songwriter when he puts his mind to it, and he was honored Wednesday at the 28th annual ASCAP Pop Awards in Los Angeles, particularly for the string of hits he wrote in the 1970s. Stewart tol ...

  21. Dr. Luke, Max Martin Win Songwriters of the Year at ASCAP Pop Music Awards

    April 28, 2011 8:31 AM EDT 0 0 0 Hitmakers and frequent collaborators Lukasz "Dr. Luke" Gottwald and Max Martin shared the ASCAP Songwriter of the Year award, presented at the American Society of Composers Authors and Publishers annual award ceremony held Wednesday night ...

  22. Locks That Rock Music Hairstyle Contest

    April 22, 2011 12:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Chart Article From Gwen Stefani's styled blonde cut to Adam Lambert's severe black 'do to precocious Willow Smith's "Whip"-ready tresses -- a musician's hair can become just as famous as they are. We asked stylists ...

  23. Ryan Tedder 'Admires and Respects' Kelly Clarkson After Falling-Out

    April 07, 2011 2:36 PM EDT 0 0 0 Although OneRepublic is making the TV rounds supporting "Good Life," the latest single from sophomore album "Waking Up," frontman Ryan Tedder is already looking ahead to a busy schedule of studio sessions. The producer/songwriter ...

  24. MTV's Dermot McCormack Talks O Music Awards

    April 05, 2011 1:03 PM EDT MTV today revealed the full list of categories and nominees for its inaugural O Music Awards , a Web-based awards show dedicated to all things digital that will take place April 28. Nominees -- selected by MTV's internal committee following d ...

  25. 'Idol' Creator Simon Fuller to Manage Season 10 Winner

    March 29, 2011 11:10 AM EDT 0 0 0 "American Idol" creator and executive producer Simon Fuller, in partnership with 19 Entertainment and CKX, Inc., will manage season 10's winner and runner-up, according to a statement being released today by XIX Entertainment. Over th ...

  26. Adam Lambert Promises 'Less Campy, More Primal' New Album

    March 11, 2011 2:15 PM EST 0 0 0 A dam Lambert made his "American Idol" return on Thursday with several purposes: to promote his latest anthem, "Aftermath," recently released as a dance remix; to help the Trevor Project, which provides a life-line to LGBTQ kids ...

  27. Ashton Jones Voted Off 'American Idol,' Top 12 Remain

    March 10, 2011 9:30 PM EST 0 0 0 Ashton Jones -- the contestant Steven Tyler once praised for having "the confidence of a queen" -- was voted off during tonight's (Mar. 10) "American Idol" results show. Photos: 'American Idol' Top 12 Jones weather ...

  28. 'American Idol' Top 24 Revealed

    February 24, 2011 11:56 PM EST 0 0 0 "American Idol" season 10 finally has its top 24. After weeks of auditions and a drama-filled Hollywood round, judges Steven Tyler , Jennifer Lopez and Randy Jackson unveiled the two dozen finalists who will face off for fans' votes s ...

  29. Steven Tyler Loses His Cool on 'Idol,' the Judges Find 'The One' at San Fran Auditions

    February 10, 2011 9:05 AM EST 0 0 0 "Just because somebody farts, you let them finish singing." And so began "American Idol" auditions in San Francisco last night (Feb. 9), as a disgruntled Southern blonde stormed away from the judges in tears, disparaging their ap ...

  30. Billboard Bits: Adam Lambert's New Album Might Be 'Dark,' Madonna & Prince End Feud

    January 21, 2011 4:52 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Adam Lambert's New Album Might Be 'Dark' Adam Lambert says he's taking his time to avoid a sophomore slump on his follow-up to debut "For Your En ...

  31. Adam Lambert Signs Admin Deal With Kobalt

    January 21, 2011 12:00 AM EST The Kobalt Music Group has signed Adam Lambert to a worldwide administration deal, a rep for the company told Billboard today. The "American Idol" runner-up co-wrote a number of songs on his most recent album, including "Pick You Up ...

  32. American Idol's Top 10 Wackiest Auditions

    January 19, 2011 3:25 PM EST 0 0 0 Over the span of nine seasons, "American Idol" has become a full-on cultural phenomenon and gifted the world with such music stars as Kelly Clarkson, Carrie Underwood and Adam Lambert. But we all know there's a flip side to that coin: ...

  33. Bieber Shop: 10 New Hairstyles for Justin Bieber

    January 13, 2011 11:30 AM EST 0 0 0 J ustin Bieber takes his hair very seriously. Considering his signature swoop style has been discussed almost as much as his music, we don't blame him. But look out, Beliebers -- the times, they are a-changin'. On upcoming covers of both V ...

  34. Ask Billboard: Readers' 2010 Top Picks, Continued

    January 07, 2011 5:15 PM EST 0 0 0 Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, sales and airplay, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and co ...

  35. New Study Shows Popular Musicians' Tweets Have Increasing Impact On Current Events

    January 07, 2011 12:00 AM EST News organizations had the most influence on the top Twitter topics in 2010 but some celebrities were not far behind, according to new research. Alok Choudhary, the chair of the electrical engineering and computer science department at Northwester ...

  36. 'American Idol' Rival Launching on NBC

    December 14, 2010 11:53 AM EST 0 0 0 NBC is teaming with Mark Burnett and John de Mol to launch a new singing competition program that takes aim at Fox's "American Idol" and its upcoming series "The X Factor." The broadcaster has acquired the rights to "Th ...

  37. Adam Lambert On His Grammy Nomination: 'I Earned My Success'

    December 06, 2010 11:32 AM EST 0 0 0 If there was any question as to whether "American Idol" is capable of spawning credible, Grammy-worthy artists, Adam Lambert is out to prove the naysayers wrong. The Season 8 runner-up, who joins past 'Idol' alum nominees Kelly C ...

  38. 5 Must-See Moments at the 2010 AMAs

    November 22, 2010 11:13 AM EST 0 0 0 After last year's American Music Awards, which included much talked-about performances from Adam Lambert and Lady Gaga , we were gearing up for anything. But 2010's AMAs, which aired last night (Nov. 22) on ABC, brought performances from a ...

  39. Ask Billboard: 'Dream' Week For 'Glee'

    November 19, 2010 6:25 PM EST 0 0 0 Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, sales and airplay, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and co ...

  40. Brandy Rules 'Dancing With the Stars' For Second Week

    October 26, 2010 12:58 PM EDT 0 0 0 After weeks of playing tip-toe around the top of the leader board, Brandy is finally showing she can own the top spot. The R&B singer took the top spot during "Rock Week" this week, getting the highest score not only in her individual ...

  41. Adam Lambert To Play It Safe For Malaysia Concert

    October 12, 2010 7:24 AM EDT 0 0 0 Adam Lambert has pledged to obey Malaysian government rules that forbid the flamboyant, openly gay glam rocker from kissing anyone onstage and wearing revealing clothes for a concert this week, a show organizer said Tuesday (Oct. 12). The "Amer ...

  42. Adam Lambert To Play It Safe For Malaysia Concert

    October 12, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Adam Lambert has pledged to obey Malaysian government rules that forbid the flamboyant, openly gay glam rocker from kissing anyone onstage and wearing revealing clothes for a concert this week, a show organizer said Tuesday (Oct. 12). The "Am ...

  43. Malaysian Islamists Object to Adam Lambert Concert

    October 11, 2010 5:14 PM EDT 0 0 0 Malaysia's Islamist opposition party on Monday demanded that authorities cancel a planned concert by Adam Lambert that they say is promoting "gay culture" in the mainly Muslim country. The Pan Malaysian Islamic Party (PAS) has also th ...

  44. POTW: Lady Gaga, Yoko Ono, Nick Jonas, Paul McCartney

    October 08, 2010 2:17 PM EDT 0 0 0 Lady Gaga and Yoko Ono shared a hug, Nick Jonas went on a health kick with Michelle Obama, Sir Paul McCartney snapped a pic with his mobile device, Rihanna hit the racks, Adam Lambert planted one on a friend, Kanye West and model Selita Ebanks held ...

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