Adam Lambert was born January 29, 1982 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Lambert rose to fame through the Fox television show, American Idol. Lambert claimed runner-up in the eighth season of American Idol, which lead to his record contract with RCA Records. Some of Lambert’s hit songs include, Whataya Want from Me and If I Had You.
Lambert confirmed he is gay in a 2009 Rolling Stone cover story interview. Also, Lambert was recognized, by The Times, as the first openly gay mainstream pop artist to sign with a major record label in the United States.