Win tickets to see Adam Lambert this Friday

American Idol alumni and superstar Adam Lambert is in South Africa. The star kicked off his first tour to the country in Cape Town last night and from what I can tell, Jozi is in for a treat. Now I know a lot of you Glambert fans have your tickets already but a few might not, so here’s something that might make you happy.
I have two double tickets up for grabs for Friday’s show. No frills, no fuss… just two double tickets. Drop me a line in the comment box below or hit me up on Twitter and we’ll go from there. Happiness!

Toya Delazy to open for Adam Lambert

Attention Glamberts! The star is heading to SA in just over three weeks time and if you’re wondering who is opening for him, well then you’ve come to the right place. SA star Toya Delazy will support Adam Lambert  as part of his first tour to the country.
I like Toya’s energy and she’s a great performer. Her vocals could be better on stage, but she always gives it her best shot. I think she’ll be a great opener for Adam. I’m expecting lots of energy and even more fun on the tour, so this should be good. Full details below:

Big Concerts confirmed today that Toya Delazy will be supporting Adam Lambert when he performs live in South Africa on the 13th of November 2012 at the Grand Arena, Grand West Cape Town and the 16th of November 2012 at the Coca- Cola Dome, Johannesburg. The tour is presented by 94.5 KFM, 94.7 Highveld Stereo and M-Net.

Hailing from Kwa-Zulu Natal, Toya’s musical career started with classical piano at age nine and developed into her enrolling in the Jazz program at Howard College UKZN in 2009. After being discovered by Sony Music she released her debut album ‘Due Drop’ in April 2012. Her first single ‘Pump It On’ was playlisted on 94.7 Highveld Stereo followed by her second single ‘Love Is In The Air’ which charted at number one on the Kia Take 40 SA chart on both Highveld and 94.5 KFM. Toya Delazy recently performed at 94.7 Highveld Stereo’s Joburg Day.

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Adam Lambert to tour SA in November

Earlier this year I had the privilege of chatting to Adam Lambert. The star was doing promo for his new album, Trespassing. Now obviously he has a lot of fans in South Africa, so naturally one of my questions to the former American Idol star was when could we expect him in South Africa. Well the update on that question is…. in November!!

The star will be heading out for a couple of shows in just two months time. This will be his first visit and tour to SA. He’ll be in Cape Town on the 13th of November at the Grand West Casino and he’ll follow that up with a gig at the

Big Concerts announce that global superstar Adam Lambert will be touring South Africa for the first time this November, with performances scheduled in Cape Town on Tuesday 13th November 2012 at the Grand Arena, GrandWest and then on Friday 16th November 2012 at the Coca-Cola Dome Johannesburg. The tour is presented by 94.7 Highveld Stereo, 94.5 KFM and M-Net. Tickets go on sale Friday 14th September at 9am from Computicket.

Adam Lambert came to prominence following his appearance on the eighth season of American Idol. Although he was runner-up, Lambert launched a succesful music career with the release of his first studio album ‘For Your Entertainment which debuted at number three on the Billboard 200, selling 198,000 copies in the U.S. in its first week, and reaching the top 10 in several countries worldwide. The album achieved international success with its singles “For Your Entertainment“, “Whataya Want from Me” and “If I Had You“.

Since the release of his debut album Lambert has accrued numerous awards and nominations, including a Grammy nomination for Best Male Pop Vocal Performance and is the first American Idol finalist to tour the world in support of a debut album in the year following their season. He has sold over 2 million albums and 4.2 million singles worldwide. In November 2011 Adam took to the stage in the finale of the MTV European Music Awards to sing lead vocals with Queen, who were being honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award, Roger Taylor commented after that Adam is “a really great performer with an astonishing voice.” He later joined Queen on tour and performed with them on their London UK date as well in Russia, Ukraine and Poland.

His latest album ’Trespassing’ (2012) entered at number one on the Billboard 200 album chart.  Lambert collaborated with an all star list of award winning artists, producers and songwriters including Pharrell Williams, Dr. Luke, Claude Kelly, Benny Blanco, Bonnie McKee, Nile Rogers, Sam Sparro, Bruno Mars, Nikka Costa and BC Jean.

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Tour Itinerary

Cape Town – presented by 94.5KFM and M-Net

13th November 2012

Grand Arena, GrandWest

Tickets from R340 – R490

Johannesburg – presented by 94.7 Highveld Stereo and M-Net

16th November

Coca-Cola Dome

Tickets from R315 – R515

Tickets go on sale Friday 14th September at 9am from:

www.computicket.com or from Computicket Call Centres 0861.915.8000 or any Shoprite/Checkers outlet

Adam Lambert interview

Last week I got the opportunity to chat to Adam Lambert. The star is currently in London promoting his new album called Trespassing. It has already hit the number one spot in the USA and when you listen to the album, you’ll understand why it hit number one! I’ll have more on the album soon but for now have a listen to my interview below:

Watch Mika Stefano’s #TwitterDance music video

My colleague and friend Mika Stefano has finally released his music video for his song #TwitterDance. Mad respect to GP’s Gossip Gangster for making his dream a reality. Awesome stuff.

Scissor Sisters TV scoop exclusive on Adam Lambert/Katy Perry

Turning our attention to the ‘big, breaking news story’ of the day. Katy Perry catches Adam Lambert making out with Scissor Sisters lead Jake Shears. Adam has since denied the allegations, but the video proves otherwise. Watch the Scissor Sisters News for this exclusive….

BAHAHAHAHAHA. This is brilliant. I love it. Well funny and a clever marketing tool to sell more albums! Nice one Scissor Sisters and big up to Adam Lambert and Katy Perry for their involvement..

A big congrats must also go out to Perry, who is number one in both the US and the UK. Her new album, ‘Teenage Dream’ shifted over 190 000 copies in its first week in the US. Big up. Can’t wait to hear the full album!

Adam Lambert says kiss happened "In the moment"

American Idol runner-up, Adam Lambert gave fans a rather sexual performance at the American Music Awards on Sunday of his song “For Your Entertainment”. He tells CNN that kiss he shared with one of his dancers wasn’t planned, but rather happened “In the moment”. He also tweeted saying, “All hail freedom of expression and artistic integrity. 🙂 fans: I adore u.”

So he says when two guys kiss on stage, it’s an issue but if two female performers do the same thing, it isn’t. True story. So I guess it boils down to this, who dunnit better? Britney/Madge or Adam and friend? You be the judge!

OR Adam and friend?