American Idol is moving along through Season 15. On Wednesday night, the judges revealed the four people they decided to put in the Top 10. The remaining spots in the top ten will be determined by the voters. Tonight, the results of the voting will be revealed, and four contestants will be sent home. Then the final Top 10 will all perform.
According to American Idol’s Website, Kelly Clarkson will be visiting tonights show as a guest judge and performer. I am sure her appearance will bring some needed excitement to the show.
USA Today published a new article on Wednesday:
The most famous ‘American Idol’ finalists who didn’t win
by Bill Keveney
As American Idol‘s last Top 10 group begins competing Thursday (Fox, 8 p.m. live ET/delayed PT), it’s a good time to look back at finalists who didn’t win but made a mark, either on the show or afterward.
Take a look at memorable Idol non-winners from the 14 previous seasons. Why so much concentration on the early years? To paraphrase a quote attributed to bank robber Willie Sutton, that’s where the viewers were…
The following is the part about Clay Aiken.
Clay Aiken, Runner-up, Season 2 (2003)
Aiken and champion Ruben Studdard were involved in Idol‘s most riveting final matchup, with a finale that drew a jaw-dropping 38 million viewers. Although Studdard narrowly won, Aiken, who enjoyed a fervent following of self-described Claymates, sold more copies of his first post-Idol single.
Aiken went on to release a number of albums and appear on TV shows (Drop Dead Diva, 30 Rock) and Broadway (Spamalot). He switched gears in 2014, winning the Democratic primary for a congressional seat in his native North Carolina before losing the general election.
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Do you remember when Clay sang Tell Her About It on American Idol? It was in the Top 7 week…
Did you watch American Idol last night?