Clay Aiken – Practice Makes Perfect!


Some official news finally was posted on Thursday about the 2013 American Idol judges.  The information was posted on all the entertainment sites.

Laurel Brown at ZAP2it wrote the following:

Nicki Minaj will not return to judge ‘American Idol’ Season 13

 Nicki Minaj is the latest “American Idol” Season 12 judge to officially announce that she will not return for another season of the singing competition. Following the leads of Randy Jackson and — earlier on the same day — Mariah Carey, Minaj has announced that she is out the door and heading for more music.

Minaj announced the news on her Twitter account Thursday (May 30). She didn’t give a lot of details, but the singer’s style was definitely present:

“Thank you American Idol for a life changing experience! Wouldn’t trade it for the world! Time to focus on the Music!!! Mmmuuuaahhh!!!”…

…Rumors indicate that a “american Idol” Season 13 will feature an all-new, three-person panel of judges composed of former “Idol” stars…

So…the first step in the process has started.  But…the idea that all the judges will be returning Idols is still just a rumor.  Who knows when it will be confirmed or denied.

The funny thing about all of this is by the time you read this, there might be more news…All I can do is report what I read and try to keep up!

Clay Aiken has been a judge on many different occasions.  Some times he was playing a scripted role, but more often, he was actually on the judging panel.  Do you remember Judge Aiken?

Americas Top Model

Americas Top Model

David Foster Star Search

David Foster Star Search

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Nico Castel International Master Singer Competition – Carnegie Hall

The Office

The Office

OK, American Idol…Here’s your new Judge!!!



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13 thoughts on “Clay Aiken – Practice Makes Perfect!

  1. I am anxiously awaiting AI News – If Clay wants it then I hope it happens – I will be very happy for him.

    He has had great experience and I have no doubts all know he is intelligent and would be a great
    asset – the question is does he want it?? He looks like the perfect judge on every one of those pics.
    He does magnificent work on whatever he undertakes – so we shall see – soon, I hope!!!

    Thank you for everything you post, and if it changes in a few hours and you post that, I appreciate that!!!! This is the first time in 10 Years that I have been able to know what is going on with
    Clay Aiken!!!! THANK YOU THANK YOU!!!!!!!!!!!! 🙂 🙂 YOU DID AN EXCELLENT JOB!!!!!!!!!!!
    I did watch the America's Next Top Model, and Clay was, as I hoped he would be TRUTHFULL AND ON THE MONEY!!!!!! EXCEPTIONAL TALENTS!!! Thank You FAYE!!!!!! 🙂
    I didn't know about what Clay did, with David Foster!!! Thank You musicfan123!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 🙂

    Love You Clay, 🙂

  3. I don't watch the show anymore…but DEFINITELY WILL, if Clay is on it. He would be absolutely perfect for judging. As mentioned above, all the places he has judged. Recently he did a "Master Class" for kids. Having been a teacher, it just seems like such a perfect fit. I sure hope it all works out. I know he'd be wonderful.

    • I would also watch the show again, if OMC is a judge!!!! But I think since the original panel of judges is no longer there, the show has REALLY gone down the tubes!!!!!! Now Ryan is the ONLY one left! Scary!!!! I will NOT watch it if OMC isn't a judge, but if he IS a judge, then there's a DEFINITE possibility!!!! Praying that we'll hear some news SOON!!!!

  4. Wow, so only Keith Urban is left at the moment. I wonder if they will keep him. Clay and Keith as judges would be so awesome. I wonder if Clay wants it also or does he not want to join a possibly sinking ship. Whatever he chooses I’m on his side!

  5. Clay was also in another semi-judging position when he gave Ryan his critique of Fantasia, Diana, and Jasmine about their performances. This was after they sang Fantasy with him during the AI 3 season. Simon was non too happy about Clay not agreeing with his unfavorable assessment of each one of the group's previous performances. Clay's remarks were firm, astute, and positive without being excessively gushy at the same time. He said it the way he saw it! Now we all can hope that American Idol will see Clay as a prime choice to be one of their show's judges.

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