Reuters spoke with Clay Aiken in a Q&A, asking the ‘American Idol’ season two runner-up if he still watches the hit FOX singing competition. “No, I haven’t watched it in years,” Aiken confessed. “I stopped watching it in the third season because it stressed me out too much. They were getting kicked off the show and my palms would start sweating. I cut the show out of my life to relieve some of the stress and found I was doing fine without it.” Check out the entire interview here.
Clay Aiken Always Wanted To Work With Ruben Studdard
June 6, 2010 – Clay spoke with CBS News’ Shira Lazar on how he chose the songs for his latest album ‘Tried and True’, collaborations on the CD, and what to expect from his upcoming tour with fellow ‘American Idol’ season two alum Ruben Studdard. “He’s one of my favorite people in the world and I’ve always wanted to work with him,” Clay said of Ruben. “I love watching him perform, he’s one of the best performers I know, and we have a great time together.” Watch the interview via cnet.com below.
Clay Aiken Discusses ‘Tried And True’, Tour With Ruben Studdard
June 5, 2010 – In a interview with Washington DC’s FOX 5, Clay promoted his new CD ‘Tried and True’ and upcoming ‘Timeless’ tour which kicks off this summer. The ‘American Idol’ alum talked about teaming up with Ruben Studdard on the tour, which Clay said was “something we always wanted to do”, adding that it will be more of a collaborative show a la Sonny and Cher. Clay added that the new album tackling the hits from the fifties and sixties was “really sort of where I wanted to be from the beginning. These are songs that I’m far more connected to.” Watch the interview via myfoxdc.com below.