Mt. Carmel High School
Joined fellow Top 10 finalists for the "American Idols Live"
Released his debut album For Your Entertainment, featuring the hit single "Whataya Want from Me"
Released his debut single "No Boundaries" on iTunes
Competed on the eighth season of the Fox reality series "American Idol"; was the runner-up, losing out to Kris Allen; performed with Queen during finale show
Nominated for the 2009 Teen Choice Award for Choice TV: Male Reality/Variety Star
Was a chorus member and the understudy for the part of Fiyero in the Los Angeles production of "Wicked"
Acted opposite Val Kilmer's Moses in "The Ten Commandments: The Musical"
Appeared alongside Val Kilmer in "The Ten Commandments: The Musical" at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, CA
Regularly performed as a glam rock soul alter ego in "The Zodiac Show" at The Henry Fonda Music Box; show was co-created by Carmit Bachar of the Pussycat Dolls
Performed in a European tour of "Hair"
First stage role at age 10, playing Linus in a San Diego production of "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown"
Known for such albums as "For Your Entertainment" and "Trespassing"
Began performing with the Children's Theatre Network at the age of nine (currently known as the Metropolitan Educational Theatre network)
Lambert revealed on the June 2009 cover issue of Rolling Stone magazine that he was gay.