Adam Lambert And Record Label 'Part Ways' Despite Chart Success

But conversations about the singer's third album have already begun...

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Adam Lambert has 'parted ways' from record label 19 Recordings, despite the singer's constant success, it's been revealed.

The eccentric star was the first openly gay man to top the charts with latest album Trespassing in the US, but has now reportedly parted ways with his label, 19 Recordings, but is still on the roster at RCA Records, which is owned by Sony.

"It's good for both sides," says an insider.

"Adam can move forward with his plans and 19 isn't stuck in the middle."

A rep for Lambert says the two parties leave "amicably and with the utmost respect for each other," adding that the decision is but one part of the singer's "evolution," which began when he joined Direct Management Group, home to Katy Perry among other clients, according to

Conversations with RCA about his 3rd album have already begun.

Adam has parted ways from 19 Recordings (Photo: WENN)

Meanwhile, the former American Idol contestant, who finished second in the eighth series of the show in 2009, took to Twitter this week to voice his opinion on the band and said he enjoyed their work during a question and answer session with his followers.

When he asked what he thought of former X Factor contestants One Direction, Adam wrote: “They look like they're having a great time. High, playful energy. Well produced music.”

Who doesn't love a bit of 1D?