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Glamberts rejoice! Adam Lambert will be the headline performer at the Fifth Annual Miami Beach Gay Pride Parade and Festival, Sunday, April 14, 2013. He will perform for Pride-goers from the Main Stage in Lummus Park just off Ocean Drive between 11 th and 12 th Streets. His performance is scheduled to begin at 8 p.m.
A finalist on the eighth season of the immensely popular American Idol, Lambert's 2009 album For Your Entertainment debuted at #3on the Billboard Top 200,Top 10 in numerous countries worldwide and featured the singles"For Your Entertainment," "Whataya Want from Me" and "If I Had You." The album has gone on to sell more than two million copies and nearly five million singles worldwide.Soon after the album release, Lambert headlined a worldwide concert tour, Glam Nation, becoming the firstAmerican Idolcontestant to immediately tour worldwide. Lambert's 2012 albumTrespassingbettered his first album by debuting at #1 on the Billboard Top 200 chart - makingLambert the first openly gay artist with an album at the top of the charts.
Lambert has an over-the-top, theatrical performance Style and a powerful, technically skilled tenor voice with a three-octave range.He has received numerous awards and nominations, including a Grammy Award nomination in 2011 for Best Male Pop Vocal Performance. Lambert joined forces as lead vocalist with the legendary band Queen for a sold-out 2012 tour across Europe and the United Kingdom. Lambert has also established himself as one of the few high-profile Western acts across Asia with recent TV performances on the finale of "The Voice of China" and the MNET Music awards, reaching more than three billion viewers. Most recently, Lambert was the host and headline performer of the 2012 VH1 "Divas,"which was broadcast live from Los Angeles.
As one of the first Pride events of the year, Miami Beach Gay Pride is extremely excited to have Lambert as part of the fifth annual celebration, said Babak Movahedi, chair of the Pride board of directors. "In five short years, Miami Beach Gay Pride has gone from a neighborhood event to an event on the global stage. The fact that someone of Adam Lambert's caliber is enthusiastic about performing at Miami Beach Gay Pride speaks volumes about the significance of our events," he said.