Whether you know Adam Lambert from his stint on the eighth season of American Idol or his larger-than-life performances with Queen , who opened the Oscars with a bang, you may think you've heard everything there is to know about the singer. But Lambert's story goes far beyond reality TV and sold-out stadium tours with an iconic rock band. From growing up as a self-professed "outsider" with no friends to finding solace in the theater, landing in the center of several headline-making controversies did you know he was once arrested in Finland?! This is the untold truth of Adam Lambert.
The eighth season of American Idol premiered on Tuesday, January 13, , and concluded on May 20, The season introduced Kara DioGuardi as the fourth judge on the Idol panel. This was the second season where both of the final two contestants had been in the bottom three or two at least once before the finale, with the first being season three. The eighth season saw numerous changes to the format of the show. There were 36 semi-finalists instead of 24, and thirteen finalists instead of twelve, nine contestants chosen by the public and four by the judges in a wild card round. Another addition was the "save," which was used on the top seven results show to veto Matt Giraud 's elimination.
Adam Mitchel Lambert born January 29, is an American singer, songwriter and actor. Since , he has sold over 3 million albums and 5 million singles worldwide. Lambert rose to fame in after finishing as runner-up on the eighth season of American Idol. Billboard