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Adam Lambert: 'I Want To Sing It Big'

An American Idol runner-up and its first openly gay contender, Lambert has transitioned neatly into the role of a pop star.

Behind The Shades: Slash Tries To 'Figure This Thing Out'

The former lead guitarist of the legendary band Guns N' Roses is a musician with a sound and look all his own. After all the success — and vice — Slash says he's still a work in progress.

John Mayer: Restoring An Image, And An Instrument

Two years after a media controversy that sent him retreating from the spotlight, Mayer has a new album and is beginning to resurface. But a new obstacle has arisen in the meantime — a health condition that may keep him from performing for months to come.

Idina Menzel: From Broadway To The Symphony

The star of Rent and Wicked is making standards and pop songs her own — with the help of symphonies around the country.

JD McPherson: When A Punk Goes Vintage

A set of Buddy Holly recordings scratched an itch for McPherson, as a kid raised on a cattle ranch.