Adam Lambert Says No to Judging 'American Idol'

April 27, 2010 02:04:06 GMT

Rather than fitting into Simon Cowell's old seat, the runner up of season 8 prefers to be on the road to meet fans and be in the studio to record his albums.


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Adam Lambert is not taking Simon Cowell's job. The "American Idol" alum has cleared up reports that say he's going to replace Simon as a judge on the singing competition show, branding the reports as "rumor".

In a live web chat with MySpace Music, Lambert said, "I keep hearing the rumor too, unfortunately it's just a rumor. I would be honored to be asked." And then he added, "but I think at this point I'm just focusing on my career as a recording artist."

The talk about Lambert being a judge began when he was invited to be a mentor in Elvis week this season. His honesty in giving opinions for the contestants leads to speculation that he was included in the "possible" list of candidates.

"Idol" is one month away from wrapping up the ninth season but FOX has not announced a replacement for Cowell who will depart from the show to concentrate on the U.S. version of "The X Factor".

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posted by Steve on Apr 29, 2010
Adam Lambert have you ever thought of making a song with Siobhan Magnus
posted by AIsucks/witoutADAM on Apr 27, 2010
Mey@ its true.i watch season 9 at the beginning and was shocked to hear the contestants 'alex LAMBERT' name. But yea alex voice is soo. Lolx. I dunno wat to say. I dunt like him at all.I juz luv his last name. Hee..
posted by AIsucks/witoutADAM on Apr 27, 2010
Gudbyesimon@ dunt forget dat simon used to give standing '0' idol to adam b4.Well i hope u dunt forget bout dat.
posted by -whyiluvadam?- on Apr 27, 2010
Its true adam. U make a very brilliant choice. Even it juz A rumour. Never leave ur fans to be an American Idol judges. Dunt leave us! Dunt leave me.. XD
posted by gUdBYEsimon on Apr 27, 2010
He's a down to earth guy. It impossible for him to replace SIMON COWELL place. He's to adorable to be bad as Simon Lolx
posted by Mey on Apr 27, 2010
Wow it be great if Adam judges the A.I. . I'll be watching A.I again. Im not watching A.I anymore coz theres no Adam. . X(

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