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Adam Lambert's #1 debut makes history

Tue 29 May 2012 In: International News

"Music doesn’t have an orientation" - Adam Lambert Adam Lambert has made history as the first-ever openly gay male artist whose album has debuted at number one on the Billboard Top 200. Lambert's sophomore effort, “Trespassing,” sold over 77,000 copies during its first week of release, passing Carrie Underwood and Adele. says other gay performers such as Elton John and George Michael have hit number one on the Billboard chart, but only before they came out, and never since. “Music doesn’t have an orientation, music doesn’t have a preference,” Lambert told Canadian TV show New.Music.Live, in an appearance today. “Music is universal, we all love to dance, we all love to feel, and we all love to sing along to stuff. Doesn’t matter if you’re gay, straight, black, white, girl or boy.”    

Credit: Daily News staff

First published: Tuesday, 29th May 2012 - 5:45pm

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