American idol season 8 second place Adam Lambert returns to the small screen as a judge on E‘s new series Collision of the tire straps, premiere on October 13 at 21.30. Since departure American Idol, Adam has had a successful solo career and a superstar tournament as lead singer for the rock band Queen. Adam’s experience of performing both on a reality competition show and on tour in the real world will be great assets for him in this new effort.
Adam first won the heart of America in 2009 American idol, where he established himself as a glam rocker with a voice that rose to heights never before heard on the show. Although he finished second to winner Kris Allen, his career took off as soon as the show ended. His loyal faction of fans, “Glamberts”, are some of the most passionate around. They followed his career from his debut album in 2009 For your entertainment, which included the hit single, “Whataya Want from Me,” for which he earned a Grammy nomination, for his collaboration with Queen. In 2019, he founded the non-profit Feel Something Foundation to support LGBTQ + and human rights activism. This year, Adam has an upcoming two-weekend stay at the Venetian in Las Vegas with an additional livestream special on Friday, October 29th.
In an interview with E! News, Adam discussed his latest project, Collision of the tire straps, where he will mentor coverband participants along with singers, Meghan Trainor and Ester Dean. The winning band will receive a $ 25,000 prize and the opportunity to perform further The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon. The bands will cover a wide range of artists this season, including Blink-182, Bon Jovi, Coldplay, U2 and Elton John. They will also sing the songs of female artists such as Aretha Franklin, Carrie Underwood and Lady Gaga. Adam confessed that he is “kind of partly to the divas. I think that’s a bit of my soft spot. We had a Britney, a J.Lo. We had a Céline Dion. We had Tina Turner. We had Dolly Parton. These are iconic women. “
This was also a moment in full circle for Adam because the show is filmed on the same stage and studio as American idol. Adam explained, “So going backstage into the studio every day was just so surreal. That was what 12 years ago? This is where it all started for me. “It also helped remind him how difficult it can be to appear before the judges. He said,”It made me remember that when you get up on stage and you perform and you give your all and you put yourself out there to be commented on by three people at a desk in front of you, it’s not always the easiest thing. “He knows it’s it “difficult and takes a lot of bravery“to get up on that stage and he had all that in mind when he talked to the artists. He tried to be”constructive and yet sensitive to the journey. “
Adam’s way from American idol participates in Collision of the tire straps judge shows his growth over the years. He is now qualified to help a new generation of singers make it big. These bands are fortunate to have a mentor like him to help them start their careers. Adam has it all covered.
Source: E! News