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Adam Lambert has made history.
The former American Idol runner-up shot past another famous series alumnus this week and claimed the number-one spot on the Billboard 200 for his latest album, “Trespassing.” In doing so, Lambert became the first openly gay man to sit atop the chart.
Yes, Clay Aiken achieved the same status with his 2003 CD, but he did not come out of the closet until five years later.
Of course, the important thing is not Lambert’s sexuality; it’s his success. The eccentric crooner sold 77,000 units of “Trespassing” in the seven days since its release. Well done,More >
Brian Williams, Katie Couric and Diane Sawyer are teaming up to Stand Up to Cancer for the second time in three years.
The charitable telecast, which raised $100 million in the fall of 2008, will air on September 10.
The inaugural broadcast’s lineup featured such A-list stars as Beyonce, Miley Cyrus, Jennifer Aniston, Ellen DeGeneres and Jennifer Garner.
“Stand Up To Cancer is a populist movement,” said Couric. “People of all ages are getting involved… Not only people who have cancer or who are dealing with it, but young people who want a cancer-free world in their future – we reallyMore >