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Queen Helps Adam Lambert Become Top Earning American Idol of 2015

01/08/2016
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(Radio.com) Ryan Seacrest may have called Carrie Underwood the biggest star to emerge from American Idol's lengthy run, but it looks like Adam Lambert may be the most hard working. At least from an earnings perspective.

Forbes released their list of Top Earning American Idols of 2015, and Lambert came in first, ahead of other big stars from the show like Kelly Clarkson, Carrie Underwood and Chris Daughtry.

In 2015, Lambert raked in over $10 million, while Underwood came in second with $8 million. It helps that Lambert played numerous arena rock shows as the frontman of Queen, who brought him on board for their first tour in six years. Read more here.

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