American singer, songwriter, actor and Queen front man Adam Lambert has been secured as a judge on Channel Seven’s The X Factor.
Adam is no stranger to success on Australian shores. Releasing a string of hit singles, including his most recent, Ghost Town which achieved platinum status in Australia. Lambert has also toured globally both as a solo artist, and as the lead singer with one the most iconic and revered bands of all time, Queen.
“I am very excited to join X Factor in Australia as a judge and am looking forward to helping people shine their brightest,” says Adam. He added: “Australia has always been one of my favourite places to tour. The Aussies I've met are so kind and good humoured- so the thought of getting to Live in Sydney is very exciting.”
Channel Seven’s Director of Production, Brad Lyons says:
“Adam is truly a world class artist, performing on some of the biggest stages in the world. He knows first-hand how hard that first break can be. His experience and passion will be invaluable for our contestants.”
Lambert will join Guy Sebastian, Iggy Azalea and one more yet to be announced judge on The X Factor in 2016.
2016 will mark Sebastian’s fifth time at the judges’ desk, taking Reece Mastin and Samantha Jade to victory in 2011 and 2012 respectively.
“It’s really an honour to be in this role I just love what this show is about, it’s about prepping an artist for the industry.” said Sabastian.
The X Factor will premiere after the Olympics on Seven