It's a "Mad World" for Adam Lambert. All other American Idol competitors just live in it.

The singer put on maybe his best audition last night. We know that's saying a lot, but here's all you need to know about Lambert's rendition of "Mad World" by Tears for Fears: Simon Cowell gave him a standing ovation!

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Talk about a tough act to follow.

Single father Jason Mesnick's starring turn on The Bachelor was already the reality show's best-rated in years before he chose Melissa Rycroft on the finale, then dumped her for runner-up Molly Malaney on the "After the Final Rose" special.

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Is American Idol already a two-man race?

Last season, it wasn't too far into the finals when it became clear that David Cook and David Archuleta would be the pair to beat.

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Over the course of American Idol's eighth season, Adam Lambert has been referred to as "theatrical" more times than we can count.

We knew that the newly-named finalist had starred in a production of Wicked, but weren't entirely clear on where this description originated from... until we discovered the photos below.

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Allison Iraheta, Adam Lambert and Kris Allen are officially household names.

This trio of aspiring singers were named to the finals on season eight of American Idol last week. Let's get to know each crooner a bit better.

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The official identities of the top 36 contestants on season eight of American Idol will be announced tonight.

For now, we wanted to highlight the second most controversial contestant on the show (sorry, Joanna Pacitti, you still hold the top honor).

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Adam Lambert Biography

Absolutely the Best Adam Lambert was a contestant on the eighth season of American Idol. He made it to the final two on the show, only to lose out to Kris... More »
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