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Clay Aiken ready to light fuse on holiday concert, tour

LOS ANGELES -- For Clay Aiken, performing at what he considers the nation's...going to write "'American Idol" alumnus Clay Aiken.' Both of us want to be known as Clay Aiken or Kelly Clarkson," he said. It might just...
Clay Aiken clone croons with idol producers had offered him what he always wanted - Clay Aiken, the man whom Mr. Sandecki was impersonating, was...first auditioned, I said my dream was to do a duet with Clay Aiken. They let me live my dream." Even though the spotlight...
Review: Clay Aiken makes insipid love songs tolerable on debut album

NEW YORK -- "Measure of a Man," Clay Aiken's collection of utterly forgettable love songs, should be packaged along with a copy of Lisa Simpson's favorite magazine...
Ramblin' Rhodes: 'Weird kid' McCreery turns out to be an 'American Idol' star

...take a picture with me," he said with a laugh. "It got pretty wild."If you think that Raleigh, N.C. native Clay Aiken, who placed second in the second season of American Idol, gave McCreery any performing tips during that season you...
CD Releases: Clay Aiken, Brazilian Girls, Elton John

Kenny Chesney: One of the nation's top touring acts releases his first concert recording culled from tapes over the years.
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Selected audio reviews: Ruben Studdard, "Soulful" (J Records) Clay Aiken appeared on the cover of Rolling Stone magazine first. Aiken's debut album, "Measure of a Man," came out first. But Aiken...
Concert calendar

...childers: Tonight , Smith's Olde Bar, Atlanta Shinedown, Silvertide: Friday , Coca-Cola Roxy Theatre, Atlanta clay aiken: Friday-Saturday, Symphony Hall, Atlanta dierks bentley: Friday , Variety Playhouse, Atlanta gwar: Monday , The...
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Clay bests Ruben on the charts with No. 1 single

NEW YORK -- Ruben's the "American Idol," but Clay has the bigger hit. Clay Aiken's first single debuted on the singles charts at No. 1 Wednesday, selling nearly 393,000 copies. Aiken, the runner-up...
Weekend hackers, here's your chance to make it big

...latest, freshest reality TV series? First, a heads up to all you 300-pound Ruben Stoddard wannabes and pixieish Clay Aiken clones: This ain't the show for you. We're talking about golf meets American Idol, as The Golf Channel is set...
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Fox: 'American Idol' host was given faulty numbers

...announced incorrect numbers in describing how close the final vote was between winner Ruben Studdard and runner-up Clay Aiken. "It wasn't his fault," Fox spokesman Scott Grogin said Friday. The first incorrect figure - 13,000 - was displayed...