He’ll be in Los Angeles, and she’ll be in Miami, but he’ll be thinking of her on New Year’s Eve. Adam Lambert, who was dropped from Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve, but got a pretty big gig anyway, playing the annual Gridlock New Year’s Eve concert in L.A. Since he’s the headliner, he’ll be performing at the very moment partygoers ring in the new year. Held at the Paramount studio backlot, the theme for the party is “New York,” and Lambert will be playing on the Times Square stage. But if you don’t have a ticket, you’re out of luck: Lambert’s gig won’t be televised or streamed.
On the opposite coast, Ms. Gaga will play at the Fontainebleau in Miami Beach, which is considered the hottest ticket in America for New Year’s Eve. As long as you have the $425 to $25,000 necessary to get in, that is. So far over $1 million in tickets have been sold. She was recently presented with a plaque when her album The Fame sold 8 million copies.