- American Idol, Season 8, begins
- Adam Lambert's audition for American Idol in San Francisco, California, is televised
- The list of the Top 36 American Idol's Season 8 contestants is leaked on Joe's Place Blog and Adam's name is on it
January 20, 2009: Adam is on his way to Hollywood!
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“I'm going to Hollywood. I'm going back home to Hollywood. I made it!”
--Adam Lambert, American Idol, January 20, 2009
January 20, 2009: Adam Lambert auditions for American Idol in San Francisco, CA.
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