Sales of Adam Lambert's Acoustic
Live! EP skyrocketed after his return appearance on Fox's
American Idol season 8
runner-up returned to the show that helped launch his career last
Thursday to perform a reworked version of Aftermath.
Lambert earlier announced that he'll donate the proceeds from the
song to The Trevor Project, the California-based non-profit that runs
the nation's only 24-hour confidential suicide hotline for gay and
appeared on Lambert's debut studio album For Your
Entertainment, which he featured
in his just-completed world tour Glam Nation.
to USA Today, sales of
skyrocketed after the performance, selling more than 3,000 units last
week, returning the EP to The Billboard
In October, Lambert
released a video for the It Gets Better campaign, in which he told
troubled gay teens to stay strong and proud. The It
Gets Better Project, a collection of videos urging troubled LGBT
teens to hang in there, because life gets better, raises awareness
and funds for The Trevor Project.