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Adam Lambert: I Don't Watch the 'American Idol' Auditions

Adam Lambert: I Don't Watch the 'American Idol' Auditions

Adam Lambert chats with Ellen DeGeneres while making an appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, which airs on Thursday (February 10).

The 29-year-old singer told Ellen that he has not started watching the new season of American Idol.

“I usually tune in when they get to Top 12,” Adam said. “I heard that it’s good. I’m going to miss you. I don’t know how I feel about that.”

Adam added that he thinks Jennifer Lopez is a good addition to the show. “She’s been working in this industry forever. She really knows, I think,” he said.

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  • Jiminy

    He’s looking really terrific.

  • Lora

    Who is Adam Lambert?

  • 157

    kill fag

  • 157

    I love kim kardashian

  • http://justjared adamluv1000

    Love Adam!!!! If you don’t know who he is, watch Ellen tomorrow.

  • DD

    I love his hair!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! He’s so sexy!!!

  • JustinBoner

    Every time he pops up i feel like is his last, i don’t see anything about him that makes him stand out. He is more interested in grabbing attention than actually singing BUT then again the “industry” isn’t about talent

  • babyblur


    where r you when he is singing?, cause their is a lot of that going on…jingle balls? concerts? tv performances..
    and i do not follow him closely as some

    the media prefers 2 showcase what they want..they ignore what they want and latch on what gets clicks

    i wish they covered more his normal low profile deeds ,,ie charity, and his singing, u have 2 dig 4 that stuff
    but let him do something outside the box, they r all over that..

    strange post ..

  • http://Tja Sligo lambert ^__^ cute

    Thanks jared for posting .i love adam he my faves adam so o o cute and sweet

  • http://NilooAdamLover Niloo

    Adam Lambert is the most genuine and talented spirit in today’s music! You want to know him? It’s so easy. Go and buy his amazing album, search him on google… p.s. he will release an live DVD of his hugely successful world tour on 22 March. Go Adam, I love you!

  • robyn

    He is perfection.

  • bangbang


  • Lucas D.

    @JustinBoner:Lol. It’s always ironic when [people like you] only remember the few —seconds— of someone’s career you are uncomfortable with over anything else. It says a LOT about YOU.

  • Sacha, 22

    I love his personality even more than his voice, I think

  • ha ha ha ha ha

    @Lora: lol! nice try pressed stan of another idol or should i say flopidol

  • Jermaine

    He is dope but I’m always waiting for him to do something

    He needs a breakout global single, Im aware WWFM did well but you never see the MV being played as much as other less talented or pure sh*t artists like Jason Durulo

  • miami2ibiza

    @Jermaine: It’s mainly about radio plays altho music channels play a huge part. Some stations still have internal issues about playing artists like Adam and the Scissor Sisters, mainly American ones :3

  • She stinks!

    JHO doesn’t know anything. She’s an untalented mess. The only thing she knows how to do is pick the right man to service so she can get a record contract, movie deal, whatever.

  • Annie

    Yeah, no. Tweeted by Ellen’s stage manager after Adam’s performance:
    ProfessorOM Christopher Hines:
    “Just watched Adam Lambert DECIMATE 85% of the singers that ever stepd on this stage..acapella. Ridiculous. Who won Idol his year? …I’ll w8″

    Don’t like him, that’s your prerogative, but to suggest he isn’t talented is totally ignorant. Boy can sing his face off.

    Oh, and @Lora? You want to know who Adam is? He’s the subject of the article you deliberately clicked on, read, and bothered to respond to. He is also, undoubtedly, the person overshadowing your own personal favorite Idol.

  • Londoner

    Despite his name coming up every so often over here in the UK, for the most part on daytime and late night shows, the last time his music was played on the radio or on the television was when he was doing promotion here.

    Most people know who he is (hell, our national treasure Steven Fry is fond of him) and I often see him in magazines and newspapers but he is not a household name yet. I’d like to think our country is a lot more accepting……we do play SS and similar artists on the radio very regularly, however, I think it has more to do with not knowing enough about him. I also think his label spend too much time on their more disposable artists ie. Ke$ha. P!nk whose music I and many others can not stand these days gets more than enough radio play. I can’t my my head around it all to be honest.

  • http://www. V

    Steven Tyler is the only flawless judge on Idol. I never knew he was so charming and funny.

  • http://www. V

    PS. Adam needs to run far far away from RCA.

  • imogennnn

    I’ll wait for the video :D
    Love seeing him interviewed & singing acapella <3

    JLO’s kinda annoying and self-aware but she is gorgeous…

  • lol

    The rumor he was dismissing was Perez’s scummy team claiming he was dating his dancer Taylor, which btw I read as I haven’t been on his rank site in years. Thank you for not making up BS like some do, Jared. It makes me want to continue coming to your site.

  • Sayeed

    I find everything about him fascinating and yet he seems so normal.

  • uch

    Adam’s tweet was directed at all the tabloids inventing sh%t up, not just Perez Hilton.

    One blog alleged that he was was dating a mystery man from MAC — who he was actually at a business dinner with. These people have so much time on their hands.

  • BeeZie

    Lambert is one of the best vocalists our generation will ever get to hear live. See him if you can ’cause you won’t be disappointed. That quote by Ellen’s stage manager was right on target. No one can remember the winner the year Adam lost AI. I can’t remember because I didn’t even watch the show. But seriously who cares? The winner is no where to be seen and Lambert is everywhere. Grammy nom, TV interview, concert DVD.

    Anyone who denies this guy has talent is messed up, jealous, ignorant or deaf.

  • boston61

    He has a nasty blackhead on his earlobe. Gross.

  • SETH

    @boston61: It’s called an ear gauge, grandpa.

  • scc

    his hair is glorious

    american idol sucks now.

  • Kay

    The rocker looks beautiful as usual. Hope he wins the Grammy!

  • Jory


  • reggie

    Like I said Haters gonna Hate!!! But I aint no hater I love this dude . He is so original and a real fresh of breath air. I wish him all the success and best in the world . Love, peace, and happiness. KiLL IT, B**CH!

  • Fake It

    Pompus Prick!!!

  • To @Fake It

    You’re referring to @bosoton61,right??

    Still…..not nice!

  • To @Fake It

    You’re referring to @boston61…right?

    Still… not nice!!

  • boston61


    Original! LOL. You must be very young.

  • same

    “I don’t watch the auditions. I feel bad for the contestants that are laughed at. It takes nerve. I usually tune in when they get to Top 12.”

  • Zoe Moon

    Love him! He is a fantastic performer.

  • tess4ADAM

    Why don’t you Haters go away? Your comments are getting boring .. redundant .. superfluous .. and childish … really really ridiculous!!
    Go toot your horn somewhere else … your OWN fave artist … for a change. Go lie to them & tell them how GREAT they are.

  • Deb

    Loved Adam on Ellen, many don’t watch these first shows, and he is a busy man. I have liked AI thus far, S. Tyler is great, funny and kind for the most part, J-Lo is refreshing, and I have always liked Randy. And…there was a young man, the very last shown in San. Fran. who has already dealt with and overcome so much diversity for one so young, who was absolutely fantastic, the only one in two years who in my humble opinion comes close to Adam in level of talent, He has continued to Hollywood week and made it through the first elimination…he is one to watch, and I am hoping he continues,,can’t remember his name, but good luck to him, and to Adam, congrats, and love you.

  • Deb

    @She stinks!: Wow, what did she ever do to you? Obviously she is not your favorite celebrety, we all have those we like and those we don’t, but attacks on such a personal level are vicious and hateful.

  • tory burch

    I am happy to find your distinguished way of writing the post. Now you make it easy for me to understand and implement the concept. Thank you for the post.

  • Evelyn

    Lambert is one of the best vocalists our generation will ever get to hear live. See him if you can ’cause you won’t be disappointed.