Adam Lambert, American Idol

- Full name: Adam Mitchel Lambert

- Age: 34

- Born: January 29, 1982

- Hometown: Indianapolis, IN

- Occupation: Singer, songwriter and stage actor

- Graduated high school in 2000

- Attended California State University, Fullerton, but left after five weeks to move to Los Angeles

- Heavily involved in theater, musical theater and choirs before becoming famous

- Finished as the runner-up on Season 8 of American Idol

- Sold over 3 million albums and 5 million singles worldwide since 2009

- Debut album was titled For Your Entertainment
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- Received a Grammy nomination for Best Male Pop Vocal Performance for the hit "Whataya Want from Me"

- Second studio album was Trespassing, third album was The Original High

- Collaborated with rock band Queen as lead vocalist since 2011, culminating in a successful world-wide tour from 2014 to 2016

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