CDD's Christmas tour blog
- Washington Post - coming in second place isn't all that bad -
Which brings us to Clay Aiken, as most good conversations should. He came in second to Ruben Studdard on "American Idol," but he became more popular and successful in the long run. He loved his seconddom, and his seconddom loved him back.
"I think people like an underdog sometimes," Aiken once told Larry King.
- Lake County News Sun - Clay returns to Waukegan for Christmas concert -
American Idol favorite Clay Aiken will be celebrating the holidays in style at the Genesee Theatre Nov. 29 at 7:30 p.m.
The multi-platinum recording artist emerged from his 2003 American Idol experience with a recording contract, Rolling Stone and Entertainment Weekly magazine covers, and legions of loyal fans. Those fans voted him the Fan's Choice winner at the 2003 American Music Awards as well as TV Guide's Fan's Favorite Reality Star that same year. His first single, "This is the Night/Bridge Over Troubled Water" won the Billboard Music Award for best-selling single of 2003, and that was just the beginning.
- Chexxxy's has a Clay Aiken Christmas sampler, containing several YouTube videos for you to enjoy, including the one above of Clay performing "Christmastime" during JNT2005.
- Clay - The Man - new blends and goodies are up