Adam Lambert constitutes one of the 13 American Idol finalists in the 8th season of the popular show. Many people believe that Adam Lambert possesses all the qualities of a real American idol. Simon Cowell initially criticized Adam Lambert as being far too theatrical in his auditioning performance. However, with some recent performances, Adam Lambert’s popularity has become apparent. His appearance alone on the show is believed to have skyrocketed American Idol viewership. Adam Lambert allegedly had dinner with Idol judge Randy Jackson prior to his semi-final performance, however, Jackson has denied that any meeting took place. Adam Lambert has yet to make a comment on these allegations. Lambert has a background in theatrical productions, having started in popular productions including “Wicked.” Lambert is apparently enjoying American Idol far more than he did his days in theatrical productions. However, he has admitted that theater has trained him to be ready for anything. We will be watching closely as Adam Lambert makes his way through American Idol and will be updating this page as any new information presents itself.