Adam Lambert Week in Review – February 20-26, 2011
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New Glam Nation DVD preview video released and it’s “Sleepwalker”
Cool milestone!! Adam’s Twitter followers reaches 888,888
UhHuhHer announces tour – Check their Facebook page for dates We love Glam Nation keyboard player Cam Grey’s band with Leisha Hailey. Looking forward to the release of their EP!
Examiner Matt Carter – Adam Lambert one week away from projected 800,000 mark “Over the course of 2011, Adam Lambert has managed to continue to sell albums for his debut “For Your Entertainment” at a pretty steady rate — which is even more impressive once you consider that the guy has not had a new single on the radio in America at any point this year.”
MTV’s 10 on Top – Saturday, February 19, at 11:30AM ET, this weekly show offers a countdown of “the Top 10 most texted and talked about young celebs at the moment. Their ranking will be influenced by the audience – based on the chatter they elicit, and the headlines they create each week, as well as the amount of buzz about their upcoming projects and events.” Adam came in at #4. Watch:
Give the Glam Nation Tour video previews some hits!
FAN STRATEGY KIT
- Top 10 Things to Know About Adam Lambert
- Adam Lambert Best of 2010
- Adam Lambert Gold and Platinum Sales
PRESS AND BLOG PICKS
IS-Tutka – Video (in Finnish) interview with Sauli. We now know how to say “Bora Bora” in Finnish. Rinnuninnu’s blog has translated some highlights. “In the video Sauli also mentions that they will keep their fingers crossed for some special person to win an Emma.”
On Top – Adam Lambert’s Bass Guitarist Tommy Joe Ratliff Plans More Gay Advocacy “I was very excited to do it. I’m amazed with how it turned out and I was floored by the reaction…I have a lot of respect for what they’re doing and will do whatever I can to help out.””
GQ Japan – LGBT movers and shakers (scan) – Adam is #22 in their list of “Power Gay 33” (Thanks to J_Lambs: GQ JAPAN 2011年4月号「特集：LGBTが世界を動かす THE POWER OF LGBT」記事中のTHE MOST INFLUENTAL GAY 33（世界をリードする最強パワーゲイ33人！）にADAMさん♪
The Hollywood Reporter – Boy George Talks Culture Club Reunion, Lady Gaga, Adam Lambert “He came to a party I had in London and was lovely. I think he has a great voice and an incredible range. It’s phenomenal. It’s special. And I think the glam thing adds to that. It gives him an edge…”
Byron Cooke – The Posner tongue dive inspired by Adam Lambert? “Aside from his super tight band, the highlight of Mike’s Melbourne Good Vibes performance was his very “special” brand of audience interaction…and the minute I saw it play out in front of me I thought….IT’S THE FAMOUS ADAM LAMBERT TONGUE DIVE! I’d seen it personally in Sydney at the Glam Nation Show & YOU can see it here…”
Bay Windows – So they say: Adam Lambert, John Slattery, Nicki Minaj New England’s largest GLBT newspaper takes note of Adam’s recent interview on Canada’s ET: “”[It’s] an amazing opportunity to be able to help people.” – Openly gay “American Idol” alum Adam Lambert said that his fame is a good opportunity to be a gay role model.”
Queerty – Is Adam Lambert Finally Ready To Represent The Gays? More snark and a firestorm of commentary…
Yahoo – Should Adam Lambert Tone it Down for Next Album? “Despite his being one of the most popular “American Idol” contestants in recent history, Adam Lambert‘s post “Idol” success hasn’t been what the record company, critics, or fans expected. While “For Your Entertainment” has slowly climbed to 782,000 domestic sales and over a million worldwide, it’s not the explosive multi-million sales success of “AI” alums Kelly Clarkson or Carrie Underwood. With all the controversy over Adam Lambert‘s outspokenness (on a variety of subjects) and bold displays of glam eroticism, does he need to take a step back? With a new album planned for 2011, should Adam make different choices than the ones he made with “For Your Entertainment?””
Adam in April 2011 issue of Japan’s Moviestar magazine (thanks bani)
ADAM OUT AND ABOUT
@adamlambert: Bora Bora was paradise! The St Regis was top notch! I’ve never seen water sooo blue. A great escape. :)
ADAM LAMBERT FAN CLUB NEWS
1. What kind of music do you like to listen to?
2. Who are your fashion influences?
3. Whats your favorite type of food?
4. If you could visit anywhere in the world, where would it be?
5. If you could have a soundtrack song for your life, what would it be?
Glam-over contest winners picked!! Congrats to anjaHBIC, Michael and sweetonpeace. Cruise on over the the Adam Lambert Fan Club to check out the photos. They look gorgeous. We’re inspired for our next Adam Lambert concert (if we can wait that long…!!)
Adam Official Glam Nation Photos – Behind-the-scenes and on-stage photos from the Glam Nation tour (displayed, we must say, in the worst online photo gallery interface ever devised by a marketing group. Sony should be ashamed…)
From the Fan Club: “In honor of Adam’s Grammy nomination for best male pop vocal performance for “Whataya Want From Me,” we’re offering the chance to win a private 5 minute twitter conversation with the man himself and 250 points!
In return, we’re asking you guys to make your own Glammy award!
It should resemble the actual Grammy award but you can make it out of whatever you want – clay, popsicle sticks, rhinestones, dreams etc.
Submit a photo of your masterpiece to us and Team AdamLambertFans.com will pick a winner. We’ll then notify said winner and set up a time for the chat to take place.”
For further details, visit the Adam Lambert Fan Club
Contest runs from now until February 27th 2011 at midnight pacific.
DEPARTMENT OF SHAMELESS SELF-PROMOTION
“Reading my on the meaning of adam lambert book at WORK..theres fantasies in it….the kids think i’m crazy with my giggling :p“
LA-Story – Juneau & Xena Talk to Monte!! “Holy cow.. last week on Wednesday night, I was working late (hmm, wonder when I am not?) and realizing that Juneau and Xena were talking to Monte Pittman , Creative Director for Adam Lambert’s Glamnation tour…”
Our book On the Meaning of Adam Lambert is available here. Order with 10-pack of Eye of Horus or Infinity faux tattoos and/or Eye of Horus bumper oval for extra savings!! What if all of Adam’s fans put one on their cars? Would be like a secret visual handshake for the coolest secret society…
DEPARTMENT OF EYE CANDY
Monte Pittman’s Kickstarter campaign Help fund Monte’s new CD project!! Here’s a group of fans in the Midwest who are pooling resources for a Monte concert. The more fans donate, the more awesome and rocked-out he’ll be able to make it. He talks about it in this excerpt from our interview with him last week:
After Elton – The Gay-List: Your Favorite Gay and Bisexual Male Celebrities Hop over and vote for the gay entertainers, public figures and others who you love and admire.
The Grammy Foundation is auctioning Adam’s Fever shirt Auction ended Feb 24, 201114:40:01 PST. Winning bid was $9,200. We sure hope the shirt was not laundered!
Glam Nation Tour DVD Previews Released!! Fever and WWFM are now up on Adam’s VEVO Channel. Cruise on over and give it hits!! Sleepwalker is up on AOL Music at the moment.
Adam’s charity:water campaign has raised over $293,000. The campaign is running for another 7 weeks. How about getting it to a cool $300,000 this week?
From our friend in Argentina
“Adam was mentioned on TELEFE, one of the most important national TV networks in Argentina. They talked about the release of his DVD in our country. Thanks @vanglam for the link. See at 23.30 min
Here’s a home-made video:
There is a poll on their website too. This would be real IMPORTANT PROMOTION for Adam here. Could you please help us? The poll is at the bottom right and you can vote as often and as many times as you like! THANKS IN ADVANCE
Love and light from Argentina
AUDIO AND VIDEO FAVES
“Crazy for You” performed by Monte Pittman and Allison Iraheta at Molly Malone’s 022111 (Suz526)
Scarlett Cherry dancing with Riff Cherry
Adam Lambert – No One Else – by Jesha84 with music by Allison Iraheta
Stars on Ice Japan Tour 2011 “Rock the Runway” (featuring ‘Strut’ by Adam Lambert) – Hmm, could use some choreographic inspiration from Brooke Wendel!
Adam Lambert’s Grammy makeup – how-to video!
Eurythmics – I Need A Man – Just cuz Annie Lenox is one of the superstar women who can show drag queens how it’s done!
Pennyroyal is releasing a new Infinity Ring!
March 22, the Glam Nation Live DVD will be released. Pre-order through Adam Official as well as through Amazon and other retailers.
The Sleepwalker single can now be pre-ordered at U.S. Amazon
And check out our Adam Lambert boutique listings!
_ninni: Scroll down this one ;) – http://bit.ly/i076Aq
adamlambert @TommyJoeRatliff let’s go get some tattoo work done this week!!! #timeforasleeve
adamlambert It’s come to my attention fans are givin’ Tommy shit. Why?? He’s my friend!
adamlambert Onstage kissing antics were ‘for your entertainment’ nothing more.
adamlambert And “fans” please refrain from judging my personal life negatively. A few of u #needtogetoneofyourown