But while Lambert had the audience in the palm of her hand, the singer herself seemed distracted. After yelling “Really?” and raising her arms in disbelief, it became clear that something was on her mind.
And as Lambert walked closer towards the audience, it became obvious that something was actually someone. One fan had managed to grab her attention. And, as the tears welled in her eyes, he had succeeded in hitting a nerve.
Fans were used to seeing Lambert break down on stage; her current tour had already proved a particularly emotional experience for her. In fact, just one month previously the star was barely able to finish a rendition of her hit “Over You” during a concert in Tinley Park, Illinois.