Twin Cities gig
Kris: Fine Line Music Cafe, capacity 759
Adam: Mystic Lake Showroom, capacity 2,100 (sold out)
Allen: "Kris Allen," 310,000
Lambert: "For Your Entertainment," 685,000
Album chart peak
Allen: No. 11
Lambert: No. 3
Allen: 2.6 million
Lambert: 2.2 million
Singles chart peak
Allen: "No Boundaries," No. 11
Lambert: "Whataya Want from Me," No. 10
Allen: Writing most of the songs himself, he delivered an undistinctive singer/songwriter disc with generic lyrics and tuneful melodies.
Lambert: Working with the likes of Pink, Dr. Luke and Kara DioGuardi, he crafted his own Queen-influenced, modern glam-rock with occasional radio finesse.
Allen: Sang the national anthem at the NFL's NFC Championship Game (the Vikings lost).
Lambert: Became the first former "Idol" contestant to be a mentor on the show.
Allen: Inviting Train's Pat Monahan for a duet on the new single "The Truth."
Lambert: Kissing a male keyboardist on the lips while performing on "American Music Awards."