Clay Aiken – Two Young Singers Take The Stage

It was Monday, February 15, 2004 and the crowd was growing at the corner of Hollywood and Highland in Hollywood, California.  The shopping complex was filled to the brim and the usual traffic flow was at a stand-still. All of this excitement was because two young singers were about to take the stage and show off their wonderful singing talent and amazing entertaining skills.

Clay Aiken and Kelly Clarkson joined Ryan Seacrest on his short-lived show, On Air.  It was a week before the two performers started out on their Independent Tour. The concert was short, but the huge crowd was lucky to be able to watch the entire sound-check before the concert started.

Clay performed his hit, The Way and the crowd showed their support with lots of applause, cheering and many creative, printed signs.

Even if you have seen this performance before, the video below is a great way to remember this exciting performance.

Did this video make you smile?

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  1. Yes, it did make me smile and it has been a long time since seeing this particular video and it was exciting. Loved the enthusiasm of the fans – We

    love our Clay!! I remember watching it on TV all those years ago. I did get to one of the shows in Detroit and it was fabulous!

    Thank you!

  2. You bet, this made me smile! I love “The Way”! The audience went ballistic! Good Morning All! Thank you, CANN!

  3. Thank you for the pictures and the video. I do not remember the show Ryan Seacrest had. The video did make me smile. It was so long ago. Thank you again.

  4. Loved watching Clay's face when the fans screamed. He was so shocked at the attention he was getting and didn't understand it. He felt like a gift to us from Heaven!!! Loved the video!

  5. Even though Ryan's show didn't last long, it was a big hit on the day that Clay & Kelly were there. What a crowd! I remember watching it on TV and then attending the concert when the Independent Tour came to Columbus, OH. My ears were still ringing the next day from all the screaming at the concert that night.

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