Adam Lambert sold 198,000 copies of his debut album his first week, coming in No. 3 behind Susan Boyle (a whopping 701,000–yes older folks still buy CDs) and Andrea Bocelli at No. 2 (218,000). He outsold Rihanna and a Lady Gaga EP.
My prediction last week was right on the mark.
Naturally how Adam sustains his sales numbers will depend on the success of his second single “Whataya Want From Me.”
Barbara Walters has also named him one of the most fascinating people of 2009, along with Kate Gosselin, Tyler Perry, Glenn Beck and Michael Jackson’s kids, to name a few.
-And Simon Cowell told E! that he anticipates Ellen DeGeneres to be nervous in the hot seat next year.
“She’s going to be very different than Paula,” he says. “I think she’s probably quite nervous… She’s smart, but make no mistakes: this will be a very different kind of show than what you’re used to.”
- Kellie Pickler recently did a video for “Santa Baby” for CMT with her red hair: