Clay Aiken – Exciting And Wonderful To See

What was Clay Aiken doing twelve years ago on October 15th?

It was one day after Clay Aiken’s new CD, Measure Of A Man hit the stores. As part of the promotional tour for the CD, Clay visited Good Morning America which is taped in New York City.

Diane Sawyer interviewed Clay and they talked about the sales numbers and expectations for the album. Clay told Diane that he went out the day before and bought his CD at the store on the advice of Randy Jackson. Randy said that it was tradition to do that in the music business for good luck.

It was announced on the show that morning that Clay would be singing the National Anthem at Game 1 of the World Series. Both Diane and Clay seemed excited about that honor.

The audience was filled with Clay fans that arrived early to be sure they could get into the studio to see and hear Clay perform. The enthusiastic group was supportive of Clay and his band and seemed bored with the 50 Hunks from Cosmo Magazine that were introduced to the audience.

The fans on TV saw Clay sing two songs from his album. He performed both Invisible and The Way. But the fans in the studio got a bonus as Clay pre-recorded The First Noel that morning to be shown on Christmas Day.

“When Clay came back out to do TFN, the first thing he did was walk right over to the group of very young children….kneel right down and sign things for them and talk to them. It was absolutely adorable.” This statement was written on-line from a fan that was lucky enough to be at the taping. She also stated that she got the feeling Clay wasn’t 100% awake yet!

The visit and performance at GMA was exciting and wonderful to see. Clay had to be tired, but his performance was fabulous.

What an exciting time this must have been for Clay…

but I bet he was very tired too!!

Were you a “fan” of Clay Aiken in October of 2003?

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7 thoughts on “Clay Aiken – Exciting And Wonderful To See

  1. Oh yes I also was wishing I was in NYC to watching him live on GMA!! Alas, I was living in the South at the time. *sigh*!! Good times, good memories!!!

  2. Love all those songs sung by Clay, still listen to them, I only found out about Clay when I came across him 5 years ago when he sang botw. on utube, I was smitten with him and his voice and have listened to his songs ever since. Thanks Martha…xo

  3. Fan from the beginning and a fan now and for always! Love him and have much respect for "The Way" he has stayed humble about his career! Now he has been "Invisible" with his concerts! His love for politics has taken center stage recently, but I am hopeful an opportunity is in the works for Clay in the future with his beautiful voice!
    Thank you for the memories! I enjoy them every morning!

  4. I wasn't at GMA, but I've been a fan since "Day One"!! Reading all of these memories is so awesome. Reminds me what it's been like to be a Clay fan!!!

  5. i wasent at gma but i watched it on tv and iloved it im sure clay was tired but he did an amazing job singing the songs that clay sang i have been a fan of clay aiken since manny moons ago ik am a clay fan im staying a clay fan

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