Clay Aiken – A Spectacular Show

On April 30, 2008, Tyra Banks celebrated the 500th episode of her TV show.  Called the 500th Episode Spectacular, Tyra used the show to give back to New York, the city that welcomed her when her talk show moved there.

Tyra did many things on this special show.  She helped Mayor Bloomberg plant a tree for his “Million Tree NYC” and gave out free Metro cards and fashion advice to commuters in Union Square.  Tyra gave out Yankee tickets and received surprise messages from Hilary Clinton, Barack Obama, Jimmy Kimmel and Debra Messing.  Mayor Bloomberg proclaimed April 30 as “The Tyra Banks Show” Day.

But, for Clay Aiken fans, the highlight of the show was the 16 year old girl who won the opportunity to meet Clay at the stage door of the Spamalot.  The teen was told that she was one of five finalists to see a wax figure of Clay. She was super surprised when she actually met Clay.  The only disappointment about the show was that the meeting with Clay was too short.

The following is a video of Clay’s part of this fun show.

Do you remember this show?

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3 thoughts on “Clay Aiken – A Spectacular Show

  1. I do remember seeing this show and was so excited for the young girl who got to meet Clay – a dream come true. It was for me, too, when at the 2017 Gala I had a very special meeting with Clay!! Loved the video and all of the photos.

    Thank you, CANN!

  2. Thank you for all the pictures and the video. The video is great. I do remember this show. I am very happy for the girl that saw Clay, if only for a short time. Thank you CANN.

  3. Thank you CANN! I enjoyed the video & pictures. Very Lucky girl!! I did see Clay in Spamalot.He and the entire cast was Awesome!!

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