Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
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Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
|"When you look in my eyes there's a part of me that's still afraid". Which song is this line from?||Clay Aiken Lyrics Mania
When You Say You Love Me. Clay attended Leesville Road Middle School and Leesville Road High in Raleigh, North Carolina.
Touch. Clay didn't plan on auditioning for "American Idol" but decided to give it a shot just to please the mother of a boy he was working with.
I Survived You. Clay Aiken has been reported to say HIS biggest idol is his mother. Isn't he just the cutest?
Measure of a Man. Clay Aiken's original last name was Grissom, but he changed it to his mother's maiden name, Aiken, when he was about 20.
|"Switch off, switch on I'm letting you know you turned out the light". Which song is this line from?||Clay Aiken Lyrics Mania
Perfect Day. Clay Aiken used to work with the Community Alternatives Program for Persons with Mental Retardation/Developmental Disabilities in North Carolina. Clay Aiken was also a Special Education major at UNC-Charlotte.
Invisible. This song was Clay's debut song for his album "Measure of a Man". "Measure of a Man" was reported to have sold over 700,000 copies in its first week.
|"In the mirror of your soul, I know that you know, You are not forsaken". Which song is this line from?||Clay Aiken Lyrics Mania
Shine. Clayton Holmes Aiken is from Raleigh, North Carolina and was born on November 30, 1978.
|In the album "Measure of A Man", which song mentions all the "sun", "moon", and "stars"?||Clay Aiken
Shine. Here are where explicitly they appear:
"shadows fall across the SUN sometimes",
"Baby let's go run to those shooting STARS",
"Watch the crescent MOON smile to your heart".
|In the album "Measure of A Man", which song has the lyrics "So don't ask me to describe, I get all CHOKED up inside"?||Clay Aiken
The Way. Even if you don't get this one, you would remember hearing "all CHOKED up inside" in one of the songs. Just didn't know which one.
|This should be no problem to a real fan as you've been waiting this for a long time already. When was the CD "Measure of A Man" released in the USA?||Clay Aiken
Oct 14, 2003. "Measure of A Man" was a SOLD-OUT at a lot of places around North America during the first week! For friends in UK, you needed to wait till Nov10,03 to hear his voice.
|This could be a bit tough. Clay sang "Always and Forever" in the Atlanta audition. However, there was audition in Charlotte prior to that, which was "an audition that guarantees an audition in Atlanta". What did Clay sing in that Charlotte audition?||Clay Aiken
Somewhere Over the Rainbow. In fact, Clay didn't win in the Charlotte audition. The comment from the judge panel was that he had the voice, but not the look for an idol. At that time, Clay still wore glasses and had red hair, a bit too "regular" compared to the stylish look on stage later on in the competition. Clay eventually went to the Atlanta audition himself and advanced on.
|Clay had a second CD single released after the American Idol with only ONE song. What is the name of that song?||Clay Aiken
"Invisible". Clay's first single, "Bridge Over Troubled Water" b/w "This Is the Night", went platinum - the first single to do so in the period of its release since Elton John's "Candle in the Wind 1997" (dedicated to the late Princess Diana).
"Miss Independent", by the way, is the title of a single released by Kelly Clarkson, the former American Idol.
|When Clay chose "Unchained Melody" as the favourite song to sing, he said it's the favourite song of someone special of his. Who is that someone?||Clay Aiken
his mom. You bet!
Clay doesn't have a girlfriend now according to himself (2003). And he hasn't been involved in a serious relationship. So good news for the lady fans out there?
|By the way, we've been talking about Clay for a bit. What is his "actual" name?||Clay Aiken
Clayton. His full name is Clayton Holmes Aiken.
By the way, his official site is www.ClayAiken.com. And another big site dedicated to him is www.ClaytonAiken.com. So there, Clay = Clayton.
|Which three songs did he sing on the final night of the competition, the final battle with Reuben? ||Clay Aiken
"This is the Night", "Here, There and Everywhere", "Bridge over troubled water". "Vincent", "Mack the Knife", and "Unchained Melody" were sung on the night with the top three.
|Alright to all Clayniacs, good luck! Let's start slow. What place did Clay get on the "American Idol" (season 2)?||Clay Aiken
2nd. Alas! But out of the 24 million votes, Clay got 49.72% of them.
black with blue stripes. The shirt is black, he's sitting on a grey chair!
be all he can. From "Measure Of A Man", this lyric is right from the chorus.
God. First, he thanks God, then his mom.
defection. Numer 5 on the CD. "No More Sad Songs" was written by Desmond Child, Gary Burr and Chris Braide.
|What line completes this lyric? "When your world breaks down and the voices tell you to turn around, when your dreams give out______"?||Clay Aiken - 'Measure of a Man'
I will carry you. Number 2 on the album.
|What was Clay's solo song on the 2003 "American Idol-The Great Holiday Classics" CD?||Clay Aiken
The First Noel. Clay sang "The First Noel", Ruben Studdard and Tamyra Gray sang "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas" as a duet. "O Come, All Ye Feithful" was one of the two group songs (all of the artists who worked on the album sang in it) and "White Christmas" wasn't even on the CD. The question is referring to the CD, not the TV special. Hope you enjoyed my quiz and maybe learned a thing or two!
|What was the B-side on Clay's single, "The Way"?||Clay Aiken
Solitaire. Clay had performed "Solitaire" on "American Idol". It got such great comments from the fans that they decided to record the full version of the song in the studio.
|Clay and a friend started up a foundation for special needs children. What is the name of this foundation?||Clay Aiken
The Bubel/Aiken Foundation. Clay had worked with the woman's child, who was autistic, and they decided that they wanted to make a difference in the world. Now they're using the foundation as their way to help. You can go to thebubelaikenfoundation.com for more information.
|What Disney DVD did Clay sing a song for?||Clay Aiken
Aladdin. The song is called "Proud of Your Boy" and is on the special edition "Aladdin" DVD that came out on October 5th, 2004.
|Who did Clay go on tour with in the year 2003?||Clay Aiken
Ruben Studdard. This was a tricky one. In the summer of 2003, the top 10 contestants from "American Idol 2" went on tour and Ruben was the only one out of these four who was on Season 2. He went on tour with Kelly in 2004 (the Independent Tour).
|How old was Clay when he auditioned for "American Idol"?||Clay Aiken
23. Although he was 24 on the show, the auditions took place the summer before that. He was 23 at the time and turned 24 in November.
|Which song did Clay sing as a performance on "American Idol"?||Clay Aiken
This is the Night. All four songs are on "Measure of a Man" but "This is the Night" was his first single. He sang it in the last round of the competition when he and Ruben were the only ones left.
Kenny. The episode was called "My Life in Four Cameras".