Adam Lambert, Wiz Khalifa, Jordin Sparks and more share their best (and worst) prom memories

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With tux-and-corsage season in full swing, music stars recount that special night -- binge drinking, blue suits and all.

Adam Lambert

"I went with a friend of mine who had this amazing body. She wore this really low-cut red dress, and I wore a black suit with a big red rose. I thought to myself, 'OK, I'm going to show these boys how it's done. This is how you wear a suit!' "

Wiz Khalifa
"I showed up super late in a pink tux, just being cool. Me and my date were there for about five minutes, then we jetted."

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St. Vincent
"My prom was casino-themed, like James Bond blackjack. I had the worst ­stomachache from binge-drinking ­margaritas in the car, which you're wont to do in Texas. I'm not sure what I wore but it was ­probably hideous."

Bret Michaels
"I wore a powder-blue tux that I thought looked good. They were flood pants, with platform boots -- that's all I'm going to say. Then I tried to throw the biggest-ever ­kegger hotel party, which didn't take long to get ­busted. That was my first real ­encounter with the law. A keg party at a hotel always goes bad -- at any age."

Jordin Sparks
"My senior year was after I won American Idol.; I was being homeschooled. But my brother was a freshman at my old high school, so they made an exception and let me ask him to prom. It was so fun!"

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Erik Ratensperger (of the band Junior Prom)
"This girl Tiffany and I were friends, but I really liked her and hoped that if I showed up to her prom, we'd hook up. At one point, the DJ played Marky Mark's 'Wild Side' and people started to slow dance, but I couldn't bring myself to ask her to dance to that ... It's too dark of a song. I invited Tiffany to my parent's house to hang in the hot tub afterward. She accepted my invite, but ended up making out with my friend instead."

Joey Badass
"I wore a suit, and it was fly: This nice gray blazer with a black skinny tie, black slim pants and black-and-white tennis shoes. It was elegant. Aside from that, my memories from prom sucked -- but my memories after prom were the greatest. Let's put it like that."

Kacey Musgraves
"I found my dress -- it was Betsy ­Johnson -- on sale, and I was so excited about it. It was pink and ruffly."

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JPatt (of The Knocks)
"After prom I woke up on the floor of my date's room and started ­guzzling what I thought was water from an ­unmarked plastic bottle laying next to me. It was vodka. I then proceeded to die."

Billy Corgan
"Here's my prom memory: I didn't go to prom. I didn't want to go to prom; I told anybody who asked me to prom to f-- off."

Reporting by Shirley ­Halperin, Andrew Hampp, Jewly Hight, Steven J. Horowitz, Brooke Mazurek and Deborah Evans Price.

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