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Clay Aiken
Name : Clay Aiken
Gender : Male
Date of Birth : 1978-11-30
Place of Birth : Raleigh, North Carolina
Country Of Nationality : United States
TNN Categories : Celebrity,Musician,Reality TV Stars,TV Personalities
Brief Bio : Clay Aiken (born Clayton Holmes Grissom on November 30, 1978) is an American pop singer who began his rise to fame on the second season of the television program American Idol in 2003. Based on album sales... - More...
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Clay Aiken: How ‘American Idol’ Gave Him The Courage To Come Out
Access Hollywood - USA - Clay Aiken told the world, “Yes, I’m Gay,” on the cover of People magazine this week, in a portrait with his son, Parker Foster Aiken. But his coming out journey has been five years in the making.

In his first television interview since opening up about his sexuality, Clay sat down with Diane Sawyer on “Good Morning America” on Thursday, where he said being selected for “American Idol” helped him find the courage to open up about his personal life.

“I grew up never caring what people thought about me. I got picked on relentlessly for everything — not just the obvious
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Categories : Reality shows, Musician News, Celebrity News
Posted 9/25/2008 12:09:16 AM | Permalink
Raleigh's Clay Aiken Wins Big On Game Show
The Raleigh Telegram - Raleigh,NC,USA - RALEIGH - Well known singer Clay Aiken of Raleigh appeared on a national game show, winning $300,000 for his charity, the Bubel-Aiken Foundation on Friday night.

The special celebrity edition of the "Are You Smarter Than A Fifth Grader" game show, hosted by comedian Jeff Foxworthy, aired on the Fox network on Friday night, August 29th.

On the show, adult contestants are paired with fifth graders in an effort to answer grade school-type questions about math, history, science, literature, and more.
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Categories : Musician News, Celebrity Causes, Celebrity News
Posted 8/30/2008 12:08:19 AM | Permalink
Is Kellie Pickler Smarter Than a Fifth Grader?
Great American Country - Nashville, TN, USA - Although Kellie Pickler endured some ribbing about her lack of sophistication during "American Idol," her subsequent career moves proved her intelligence. Now she's going to school on national TV to show just how smart she really is.

Kellie is one of several celebrity contestants scheduled to compete on Fox-TV's "Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?" during the November sweeps period. Others set to appear include fellow "American Idol" alum Clay Aiken, talk-show host Regis Philbin, skateboarding legend Tony Hawk, Miss America Lauren Nelson and Billie Bush of "Access Hollywood."

The all-stars, who will compete for a potential million dollar prize for
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Celebrities : Kellie Pickler, Lauren Nelson, Billie Bush, Clay Aiken, Tony Hawk, Regis Philbin, Jeff Foxworthy
Categories : Musician News, Reality TV Stars, TV Personalities, Celebrity News
Posted 8/30/2007 12:08:30 AM | Permalink
'American Idol'-inspired 'Idol: The Musical' closes after just one night
Reality TV World - Mansfield, MA, USA - An American Idol-inspired musical apparently had far less success than the Fox mega-hit it's based on.

Idol: The Musical -- "a satirical musical comedy" that followed a delusional Clay Aiken fan base consisting of soon-to-be high-school graduates -- closed on Monday after only one regular performance, Reuters reported Tuesday.

"[Production closed] due to a lack of advance ticket sales, a lack of positive feedback from audience members and critics and a lack of sustainable financial resources," producer Todd Ellis said in a statement, according to Reuters.

Idol: The Musical first debuted in Syracuse, NY earlier this year with a 10-person cast before it
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Categories : Musician News, Reality TV Stars, American Idol
Posted 8/15/2007 12:08:18 AM | Permalink
Fans Can Watch and Wear 'American Idol' Next Year
BuddyTV - USA - Die-hard fans of American Idol will be delighted to know that their favorite show is about to make waves in the fashion industry. Recently, FremantleMedia, the show’s producer and licensor, made a licensing agreement with Lyric Jeans, Inc. in order to create a “lyric-inspired” American Idol clothing line.

For those who are unfamiliar with the company, Lyric Jeans, Inc. specializes on designing clothes to reflect a particular song. Their unique designs allow wearers “to express themselves through the words of their favorite song.” The company is currently affiliated with a number of recording companies, including Warner Chappell, EMI,Universal,
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Celebrities : Kelly Clarkson, Ruben Studdard, Carrie Underwood, Clay Aiken, Fantasia Barrino
Categories : American Idol
Posted 7/13/2007 12:07:56 AM | Permalink
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'Madison Swings': Gala concert to benefit new Madison Arts Center, Sept. 21  Morristown Green

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Clay Aiken breaks free of Simon Cowell's dire Broadway warnings  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

“American Idol” judge Simon Cowell hurled the word “Broadway” as a weapon at contestants who harbored pop-star dreams. Clay Aiken, who finished second in ...

Terrifyingly bipartisan guest list revealed for this year's Politicon  The Week

This political convention just looks like a melee waiting to happen. Former White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, *fresh* off the job. Former ...

Your first look at breathtaking ‘The Masked Singer’ Season 2 costumes: Butterfly, Eagle, Egg, Flamingo, Fox, Ice Cream, Leopard, Skeleton  Gold Derby

Season 2 of Fox's wickedly enchanting reality TV series “The Masked Singer” debuts September 25, 2019. The network just released several photos of the ...


Ruben Studdard and Luther Vandross. An American Idol winner and Grammy Award nominee meets an eight time Grammy Award winner who's sold more than ...

‘American Idol’ Alum Haley Smith Dead At 26 From Motorcycle Crash

Former American Idol contestant, Haley Smith, has passed away. According to TMZ on Tuesday, the reality TV singer died early Saturday morning following a ...

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