Adam Lambert
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[mixvisor artists=”Adam Lambert” id=”5799f6d16076285a4827a062″ ]Openly gay American singer, songwriter and stage actor, Adam Lambert has been announced as the latest judge to join The X Factor Australia.

The American Idol runner up, who has since sold over 2.5 million albums and 5 million singles worldwide, will now join Iggy Azalea and Guy Sebastian on the judging panel to help Australia in finding its next singing sensation.

“I am very excited to join X Factor in Australia as a judge and am looking forward to helping people shine their brightest,” explained the singer in a statement.


Adam Lambert X Factor“Australia has always been one of my favorite places to tour. The Aussies I’ve met are so kind and good-humoured. So the thought of getting to live in Sydney is very exciting.”

Despite previously appearing as a guest judge for roject Runway, RuPaul’s Drag Race, and also at American Idol Season 14’s New York auditions, The X Factor Australia will be Lambert’s first gig as a full-time judge.

Channel Seven’s Director of Production, Brad Lyons says, “Adam is truly a world class artist, performing on some of the biggest stages in the world. He knows first-hand how hard that first break can be. His experience and passion will be invaluable for our contestants.”

Along with judging on X Factor, Lambert will also starring as Eddie in Fox’s Rocky Horror Picture Show remake, which will be touring Europe and Asia with British band Queen.

Adam Lambert
Adam Lambert

Last Updated on Jul 29, 2016

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