Adam Lambert - Pre-Idol Performances
Adam has been working hard to build a singing career for quite a while.
Prior to appearing on American Idol, he performed as an understudy (Fiyero) in the LA cast of Wicked.
He performed one major solo as "Joshua" in the 2006 film
The Ten Commandments: the Musical with Val Kilmer. Adam frequently performed in LA venues and a number of YouTube videos demonstrate
his great vocal skills. He hoped that Idol would move his career to the next level - and he sure was right.
Adam's San Francisco audition for American Idol was aired on January 20, 2009. After he received four "Yes" votes from the judges, Kara said
"you'll kill them in Hollywood" and Paula stated "he's the best we've seen in every city."
Adam sang the Rolling Stones hit "Satisfaction" as the last performer in the Top 36 Group 2.
Paula said "you're in a league of your own."
Simon hated the beginning but "parts were brilliant."
Randy "loved it... You're one of the most current artists we've ever had on the show."
Kara said "your vocal technique and ability is outrageous... Who has a range like that?"
America agreed and Adam went on to place second in the competition..
We now provide a separate page for full videos (not just audio) of many of
Adam Lambert's Idol Performances.
We also provide separate pages of performances by many of the other
American Idol 2009 Top 13 performers.
This page features some of our favorite videos of Adam's from the past several years...
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- Adam Lambert at 22 - Brigadoon - 04:15
- 4.93 stars / 2665
- 853101 Views
- Gay Marriage - A Change is Gonna Come - Adam Lambert, MLK, Obama - 02:24
- 4.82 stars / 468
- 35858 Views
- American Idol 2009 - Adam Lambert Demo Reel 2 - quiet side - 07:04
- 4.93 stars / 733
- 628334 Views
- American Idol 2009 - Adam Lambert Demo Reel - 06:22
- 4.83 stars / 3659
- 3353502 Views
- Adam Lambert at Upright Cabaret, New Year's Eve (What's Up) - 04:13
- 0 stars / 0
- 903201 Views
- Adam Lambert: "How Come You Don't Call Me Anymore" at Upright Cabaret - 05:09
- 4.98 stars / 1325
- 204724 Views
- Adam Lambert : Kiss From a Rose at Upright Cabaret - 03:09
- 4.89 stars / 1850
- 442919 Views
- Adam Lambert at Upright Cabaret: I Can't Make You Love Me - 05:08
- 4.89 stars / 2245
- 569817 Views
- Adam Lambert Singing at the Upright Cabaret 3/28/08 - 03:11
- 4.92 stars / 1680
- 530802 Views
- Adam Lambert - The Zodiac Show - Crawl Thru Fire - 04:30
- 4.87 stars / 2967
- 939410 Views
- Is Anybody Listening? (Adam Lambert) - 04:11
- 4.92 stars / 7038
- 1939400 Views
- Adam Lambert - Dust in the Wind - Upright Cabaret - 03:21
- 4.86 stars / 4059
- 1700023 Views
- Adam Lambert- Quiet Desperation - 04:01
- 4.91 stars / 1202
- 539159 Views
- Adam Lambert & Noa Dori singing 'The Prayer'-David Foster - 04:36
- 4.87 stars / 2265
- 659565 Views
- Adam Lambert - Come Home - Upright Cabaret - 04:34
- 4.94 stars / 2534
- 608599 Views
- WICKED Wednesdays 2 (4 of 5) - 05:04
- 4.93 stars / 544
- 218154 Views
- Adam Lambert , Allan Louis, Ali Porter, Ty Taylor, Scarlett Cherry, Rebel-Black Dog - 06:17
- 4.92 stars / 295
- 41542 Views
- As Long as You're Mine-Wicked LA Adam Lambert - 02:15
- 4.82 stars / 381
- 466445 Views
- Adam Lambert, Maya Haddi, Noa Dori sing SHIR LASHALOM (Song for Peace) Arranged by Sharon Farber - 05:42
- 4.86 stars / 1141
- 350802 Views
- AI S8 Adam Lambert Top 36 - 02:38
- 4.96 stars / 377
- 118817 Views
- Play That Funky Music (Studio Recording) - Adam Lambert [Download] - 03:29
- 4.66 stars / 709
- 228446 Views
- Adam Lambert at Upright Cabaret: Gotta Get Through This - 02:24
- 4.72 stars / 481
- 78962 Views
- Adam Lambert at Mt Carmel graduation 2000 - 03:21
- 4.79 stars / 3867
- 1174687 Views
- Adam Lambert American Idol National Anthem Live Miramar Airbase 05/08/09 recorded by Korey Castillo - 01:45
- 4.91 stars / 875
- 204400 Views
- Adam Lambert at Upright Cabaret's New Year's Eve celebration: Crazy - 03:21
- 4.95 stars / 584
- 84807 Views
- Adam Lambert & Illysia Pierce - "The Prayer" (audio) - 04:36
- 4.93 stars / 268
- 35729 Views
- Adam Lambert - Bowie Medley - Kansas City, MO (8/30/09) - 04:54
- 4.87 stars / 123
- 37222 Views
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