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Sunday, January 03, 2010


January 3, 2010.
Today you can celebrate New Year's Eve with Adam Lambert via our awesome YouTube videos at the base of this post, but first we have a little news about the glam-tastic gay icon.

One of many pictures we have today of Adam Lambert's New Year's Eve Gridlock gig at Paramount Pictures Studios in Hollywood, California. January 1, 2010 photo

Be sure to watch the People’s Choice Awards on CBS Wednesday, January 6, 2010 9/8C. Adam Lambert is up for Favorite Breakout Music Artist, along with Lady Gaga, Susan Boyle, Kris Allen, and Demi Lavato. Unfortunately, the voting has closed, so we can no longer vote over and over and over again like we’ve been doing for the last few weeks! They do have another poll going on now that includes Adam, although there is no award for it. Click here to vote for your Favorite Phenomenon of 2009. The choices are Lady Gaga, Adam Lambert, and Susan Boyle!

2010 People's Choice picture poster showing Adam Lambert as a candidate for Favorite Breakout Music Artist. Promotional photo

As we’ve posted before, Adam has been named Rolling Stone’s Artist of the Year, Visibility Award's Musician of the Year, LOGO’s Next Gay Icon 2009, MTV’s #3 Man of the Year, and one of Barbara Walters’ Most Fascinating People of 2009. Now it was just announced that Adam Lambert’s For Your Entertainment CD came in fourth in Billboard's Reader Poll for Top Albums of 2009 and sixth in their Top Albums of the Decade, an amazing feat considering it was released a little over a month ago, on November 23rd!

Picture of Adam Lambert taken during a photoshoot for VEVO, a new alliance of record labels, YouTube, and recording artists. It was formed to help singers make more money from their videos but it has gone sour. Since it was formed, a grass-roots movement to boycott VEVO has begun to gain momentum. Not only is the new behemoth company taking over YouTube, they are systematically blocking official videos (already posted on -line) from artists' own official YouTube channels, totally screwing up 1000's of fan websites with reckless disregard. Plus their own videos are slow and jerky. Please join the boycott and tell your favorite singers that this is not the proper way to treat fans! 12-8-09 photo

Be sure to watch Adam Lambert on Billboard’s FUSE TV channel January 11, 2010 at 8:00 p.m./7c. For more information go the the FUSE website. Check FUSE’s channel finder here if you’re not sure where to find the program in your area. You can also watch FUSE on DirecTV channel 339 and DISH Network channel 158.

Photo/poster featuring Adam Lambert, Kris Allen, and Allison Iraheta of American Idol. They will soon be giving a free concert to New Yorkers, who won the "Ryan, Rock My Town" contest. For more information, visit Ryan Seacrest's website. Promotional photo

Congratulations again to New York City for winning the "Ryan, Rock My Town" contest for a free concert from American Idol's Adam Lambert, Kris Allen and Allison Iraheta! New York City beat out Kris Allen's hometown of Little Rock, Arkansas for this once in a lifetime concert event! Originally scheduled to take place February 14, 2010 from 8am to 10am, the final venue has been withdrawn and a new date and time has not yet been announced. NYC residents, keep checking ryanseacrest.com for new details. Follow Ryan on Twitter for information on how YOU can get tickets to the show! They will reportedly be picking 300 random names from the people who voted for New York who live within 50 miles of the winning zip code, for 600 FREE tickets. They say they’ll be announcing the correct concert date and venue soon!

Picture of Lady Gaga and Adam Lambert. The National Enquirer reports Gaga recently defended her friendship with Adam when a drunk called him a faggot in a Canadian bar. Read the whole story below. Montage photo

Lady Gaga was recently confronted by a fan in an Ottawa club for being friends with Adam Lambert.

Picture of Adam Lambert looking good on the red carpet for his New Year's Eve GRIDLOCK show. He stopped to pose for photos and gave numerous interviews, several of which are included in today's videos. 12-31-09 photo

According to the National Enquirer Lady Gaga was partying with acquaintances when a drunken man confronted her saying; “I saw you and Adam Lambert on the AMA show, and the guy’s a flaming faggot—and I also think that you’re actually a man!”

Closeup picture of Adam Lambert before his New Year's Eve gig, illustrating the hot studded detail of his suit coat. 12-31-09 photo

Gaga quickly retorted, “Well, that’s your opinion, isn’t it? And I’m not about to waste my time trying to change it.”

Another nice close-up picture of Adam Lambert on the red carpet just before the GRIDLOCK New Year's Eve gig, showing off his guyliner and face glitter. 12-31-09 photo

“Well, don’t you care that you’re both going to hell?” the man asked.

Lady Gaga stared the inebriated “Christian” in the face and said, “No—not as long as I don’t have to see your face there!”

Picture of Adam Lambert reaching out to help Pamela Anderson when her boobs fall out of her dress. Nothing like a little wardrobe malfunction to get the party started and help generate some publicity! 12-31-09 photo

“Well You’re a freak and so is he!” the fool told Lady Gaga.

“Okay, that’s it!” Gaga said. “Call me anything you want, but when you start calling my friends names, it’s over! It’s war!” Lady Gaga proceeded to pour a glass of wine on the drunken man and then left the club. Go, Gaga!

Picture of Adam Lambert coaxing Pamela Anderson's breasts back into her dress at the beginning of the GRIDLOCK New Year's Eve show in Hollywood Thursday night. 12-31-09 photo

Now for a review of Adam Lambert’s New Year's Eve performance at Paramount Studios for GRIDLOCK's big show.

The Los Angeles Times reports Adam began the evening by asking the rhetorical question, “Do I look like a firework?” He gestured toward the sparkling glitter and shiny studs on his face and suit. “That was indeed my motivation!"

Photo of Pamela Anderson smiling lovingly at Adam Lambert after he helped her with her "wardrobe malfunction" at GRIDLOCK's New Year's Eve bash. 12-31-09 picture

Sporting his signature finger-less gloves and going a little heavier than usual on the glitter and guyliner, Adam sang all ten songs from his debut album, For Your Entertainment, in front of 4,500 fans, each of whom had paid at least $150 to get in.

Picture of Adam Lambert singing "Strut" at the GRIDLOCK New Year's Eve show on the lot of Paramount Pictures in Hollywood Friday morning. 12-31-09 photo

Amidst a fountain of fireworks, Lambert delivered, a little subdued compared to the AMAs but with the occasional crotch grab and pelvic thrust. In between the song “For Your Entertainment” and “Sleepwalker, he took a swig from a flask and said, “I’m not promoting alcoholism by any means . . . but long live rock ‘n’ roll!”

Photo of Adam Lambert belting out "Music Again" at GRIDLOCK's NYE bash. 1-10-10 picture

Gridlock reportedly had a small budget ($50,000) and Adam explained to reporters earlier in the night that "The show was thrown together last minute . . . kind of fly-by-the-seat-of-our-pants." The LA Times said, “Indeed, his 40-minute performance lacked the sophisticated stage direction of Idol but felt more like a club gig, and Lambert, ever the showman, seemed happier for it.”

Picture of Adam Lambert singing "If I Had You" at the hottest Hollywood show of the night. 1-10-10 photo

“Clearly relishing his headlining slot,” the LA Times continued, “Lambert hit his groove with dance-floor-ready songs such as ‘For Your Entertainment,’ the title track off his debut album, and ‘Fever,’ which, he explained to the crowd, was also recorded under the influence (Lady Gaga was to blame).”

Photo of Adam Lambert doing "Whataya Want From Me" during his New Year's Eve show at Paramount Studios. 1-10-10 picture

The LA Times said, “Adam’s best moment was undoubtedly the grand finale: wailing Led Zeppelin's ‘Whole Lotta Love’ with the same conviction that carried him through four months of competition on American Idol.

Picture of Adam Lambert performing "Sure Fire Winners" at the GRIDLOCK New Year's Eve Show in Hollywood California. 1-10-10 photo

“So was it as good for the crowd as it was for him?” the reviewer asked and then answered with, “The attendees seemed pleasantly surprised!”

Photo of Adam Lambert belting out "Soaked" during his NYE gig in Hollywood Friday morning. January 1, 2010 picture

The party itself spanned six studio-sized streets with multiple DJs and a second stage hosted by reality star Shayne Lamas.

Picture of Adam Lambert sitting down for a second to sing "Sleepwalker" during his GRIDLOCK New Year's Eve performance. 1-10-10 photo

One recent transplant from New York City, dancer Kumari Suraj of North Hollywood, marveled at how stress-free an L.A. New Year's can be. "This is like our fake New York on a smaller scale so we can tolerate it," she said. "It's nice."

Photo of Adam Lambert pointing to the heavens as he prepares to sing his signature song "For Your Entertainment" Friday morning during his New Year's Eve gig in Hollywood. 1-10-10 picture

Naturally, the person taking most stock of the environment was Lambert himself, who revealed earlier in the night that last year on New Year's Eve he was performing, at a cabaret just down the road on La Cienega Boulevard.

Picture of Adam Lambert on New Year's morning performing "Fever" at his Hollywood GRIDLOCK bash. 1-10-10 photo

"I sang at midnight like I'm doing tonight," he reminisced. "Only there's a couple more people at this venue."

“Make that the last understatement of his fairy tale year,” the review noted. Click
here for the complete LA Times review.

Photo of Adam Lambert pointing to a fan as he sings "Down the Rabbit Hole" during his Friday morning GRIDLOCK NYE show. 1-10-10 picture

We also have videos of Adam Lambert on Gridlock’s red carpet, where he was interviewed multiple times. "I had no idea what was in store for me in 2009," Lambert said during one of the video interviews. "It was the most incredible year of my life and hopefully 2010 will be even more.”

Picture of Adam Lambert taking a swig of liquor from a flask at the GRIDLOCK's Hollywood New Year's Eve show. This image was in black and white so I added the purple! 1-10-10 photo

Adam Lambert is now one of the most talked about celebrities on the planet. His stint on American Idol made him so popular that even he can't believe it sometimes. And his raucous performance on the American Music Awards cemented his fame even more, regardless of what his detractors (mostly the Far Right) say. Adam Lambert now has fan clubs around the world. He has so many fan websites in the United States we can’t keep track of them all.

Photo of Adam Lambert smiling and singing "Whole Lotta Love" during his New Year's Eve Show for GRIDLOCK in Hollywood California Friday morning. 1-10-10 picture

Adam Lambert also told one of the reporters during a GRIDLOCK interview that he has been "hibernating the last few weeks and eating a lot of food.”

Picture of Adam Lambert letting his guitarist Monte take the spotlight at the GRIDLOCK New Year's Eve Show at Paramount Studios. 1-10-10 photo

Adam also talked about the suit he was wearing for the GRIDLOCK event. "I told them to make it shiny and fabulous and they did that."

Image of the "sun" rising/setting on Adam Lambert's fabulous New Year's Eve GRIDLOCK gig on the Paramount Studios lot in Hollywood, California Friday morning. What a great way to start the new year! January 1, 2010 photo

Adam Lambert says he hopes to watch American Idol this season. Much like many of the past American Idol alums, he appears to still be a huge fan of the show. He offered this advice to future contestants on the show during the GRIDLOCK interview. "Have fun, pick something that stands out and be yourself."

Photos we never tire of posting, these pictures of Adam Lambert kissing and having fun with guys during his fantastic American Music Awards (AMAs) performance are among Billboard’s Top Photos of 2009. I suspect they are included in a hell of a lotta year-end lists, as they are still being “heard” ‘round the world! 11-22-09 pictures

When asked about what he is planning to do next with his career during the interview, Adam Lambert offered this response, "I don't know what's next. I am just trying to take it one day at a time. It's more fun."

Picture of Adam Lambert with his friend Danielle on a recent excursion to the Ole Henriksen Skin Care Spa in Los Angeles. 12-27-09 photo

Adam just tweeted this message to his fans: " @adamlambert Happy New Year Everyone!!! The Gridlocked event was amazing This year is gonna be crazy!!"

Photo of Adam Lambert when he was on The View last month. Click here to watch the performance and interview, as well as his appearance on Barbara Walters Most Fascinating People of 2009. 12-8-09 picture

For more fan-tastic photos and videos of Adam Lambert go to our last most recent post: ADAM LAMBERT MUSICIAN OF THE YEAR, LOGO GAY ICON AWARD! NEW intact VIDEOS: LENO, CONAN, Vh1, MTV, E, iTUNES, GRIDLOCK NEW YEAR'S EVE INFO! 25 PHOTOS 14 VIDEOS!

Another great picture of Adam Lambert from The View. This one shows him smiling after performing "Whataya Want From Me." 12-8-09 photo

Visit Adam Lambert’s official website, MySpace, Facebook, or Twitter pages. To check out our previous photos and videos of Adam, click here and here and here. (The pages are too large to load all at once.)

Recently surfaced picture of a red-headed Adam Lambert with his brother Neil. Vintage photo

If you’re really into Adam, we recommend you join the best fansite on the ‘net, Adam Lambert Network.

Enjoy all the Adam Lambert Videos! It’s a frickin’ free concert! We have searched and found the YouTube videos with the best sound and visuals so you don’t have to! Happy 2010, everyone!

Before we begin the show, watch this PROMO for Adam Lambert’s upcoming appearance on FUSE: The Daily Noise with Bill Werde. “In this episode of The Daily Noise, brought to you by Fuse and Billboard.com, we sit down with American Idol runner-up Adam Lambert, who released his debut album For Your Entertainment on November 23, 2009. Lambert talks about combining his throwback vocal style and classic rock influences with his love for contemporary pop and dance music, as well as the inspiration of working with Lady Gaga. He also reflects on the AMA controversy and the meaning of glam.” You can catch the full interview on Adam Lambert: On the Record with FUSE, premiering Monday, January 11 2009 at 8 p.m./7 p.m. Central on Fuse TV. Click here to find a channel in your area:
Find more videos like this on Adam Lambert Network

First off, watch this video PROMO for the New Year's Eve show: “Rich Media Design for Gridlock NYE 2010 with Adam Lambert performing LIVE and hosted by Pamela Anderson”:

Check out this video: “Adam Lambert New Year's Eve, Then & Now - Reality Rocks Interview at Gridlock”:
Find more videos like this on Adam Lambert Network

Watch this MyFoxLA video: “Adam Lambert Interviewed at 4th Annual Gridlock New Year's Eve Bash”:

Check out this MaximoTV video: “ADAM LAMBERT Interview at GRIDLOCK 2010 New Year's Eve Bash at Paramount Studios.” Adam Lambert (American Idol) soundbytes at GRIDLOCK New Year's Eve 2010 Paramount Studios in Hollywood,Ca USA December 31, 2009 as filmed by MaximoTV:

Watch this MaximoTV video: “ADAM LAMBERT 'Glitters' at GRIDLOCK 2010 New Year's Eve Bash at Paramount Studios.” ADAM LAMBERT (American Idol) arriving at GRIDLOCK New Year's Eve 2010 at Paramount Studios in Hollywood, Ca USA December 31,2009 and posing for photos as filmed by MaximoTV:

Check out the first video of the show: Introduction of Band Tweet and Adam Lambert singing "Strut" at the Gridlock New Year's Eve (NYE) event at Paramount Studios in Hollywood on January 1st, 2010:

Watch this video: “Countdown to 2010 Adam Lambert kissing Pamela Anderson.” No way to make Pamela more clear with the lighting but here is the countdown and kiss just prior to Adam Lambert singing “Music Again” at the Gridlock New Year's Eve (NYE) 2009 show in LA:

Check out this video: Happy New Year Intro and Adam Lambert singing "Music Again" at the Gridlock New Year's Eve (NYE) event at Paramount Studios in Hollywood on January 1st, 2010:

Watch this video: Adam Lambert singing "Music Again" and "If I Had You" at the Gridlock New Year's Eve (NYE) event at Paramount Studios in Hollywood on January 1st, 2010:

Check out this video: Adam Lambert singing "Whataya Want From Me" at the Gridlock New Year's Eve (NYE) event at Paramount Studios in Hollywood on January 1st, 2010:

Watch this video: Adam Lambert singing "Sure Fire Winners" at the Gridlock New Year's Eve (NYE) event at Paramount Studios in Hollywood on January 1st, 2010:

Check out this video: Adam Lambert singing "Soaked" at the Gridlock New Year's Eve (NYE) event at Paramount Studios in Hollywood on January 1st, 2010:

Watch this video of Adam Lambert singing "For Your Entertainment” and “Sleepwalker" at the Gridlock New Year's Eve (NYE) event at Paramount Studios in Hollywood on January 1st, 2010. (This is the video that shows him taking a swig from a flask in between songs and saying, “I’m not promoting alcoholism by any means, but long live rock and roll!”:

Check out this cute video with Adam Lambert taking a swig from a flask at the beginning of the video at the Gridlock New Year's Eve (NYE) event at Paramount Studios in Hollywood on January 1st, 2010. (Shot in mp3 portrait format) before singing “Sleepwalker” and part of “Fever”:

Watch this video of Adam Lambert singing "Fever" at the Gridlock New Year's Eve (NYE) event at Paramount Studios in Hollywood on January 1st, 2010:

Check out this video of Adam Lambert singing "Down the Rabbit Hole" at the Gridlock New Year's Eve (NYE) event at Paramount Studios in Hollywood on January 1st, 2010. According to the reviews I read, this song is best enjoyed under the influence!

Watch this video of Adam Lambert singing "Whole Lotta Love " at the Gridlock New Year's Eve (NYE) event at Paramount Studios in Hollywood on January 1st, 2010:

Check out this video which recently surfaced. Filmed 11-17-09, Adam Lambert auditions dancers for the American Music Awards (AMAs):

Watch this video of Access Hollywood’s Top 9 of 2009: Adam Lambert comes in at #5!
Find more videos like this on Adam Lambert Network

Check out this charming Bonus Video by Kradam - “You Make Me Smile'”- Kris Allen and Adam Lambert Tribute:
Find more videos like this on Adam Lambert Network

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