Rocker Adam Lambert is back with his first project of original music in four years, “Velvet: Side A.” The former American Idol contestant reveals why it took him so long to release new music, and what he’s learned from touring the world with Queen. He also touches on understanding why Lil Nas X revealed he was gay as “Old Town Road” topped the charts, as well as moving beyond his “I'm trying to be a singer, not a civil rights leader” comments a decade ago to a public figure LGBT youth can look up to. (Oct. 18)

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