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Although this crooner was the runner-up on the second edition of American Idol, he went on to become one of the show's most famous stars. With his geeky appearance, his Southern charm and his powerful renditions of ballads such as "Bridge Over Troubled Wat… (more)

Birth Name: Clayton Holmes Grissom

Birth Place: Raleigh, NC

Birthday: November 30, 1978, Sagittarius

Profession: Singer

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Clay Aiken Disses American Idol Judges: "I've Watched Root Canals More Entertaining"

Clay Aiken watched American Idol for the first time in a long time Wednesday night, and he doesn't like how the show's changed since he was on. He took to Twitter to maybe burn bridges and theorize about why Fox is ending the show this season: The j… Read more

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Clay Aiken Endorses Hillary Clinton
04:56 — After the firing of aide Corey Lewandowski, "Celebrity Apprentice" star Clay Aiken explains how Donald Trump relies on his kids as advisors. Plus, Aik (more…)
Idols Return
01:40 — Clay Aiken, Kris Allen, and Taylor Hicks talk about returning to AMERICAN IDOL.
Clay Aiken leading tight primary race in North Carolina
00:27 — Norah O'Donnell reports on Republican and Democratic primary results in North Carolina.
Clay Aiken On Prince's Death
03:03 — American Idol runner-up Clay Aiken discusses Prince's life and the timeless nature of his music.

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Always a Bridesmaid: Clay Aiken Loses Congressional Race

Clay Aiken came in second yet again. The American Idol and Celebrity Apprentice runner-up was defeat…

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Clay Aiken Wins Democratic Congressional Nomination After Opponent Dies

Former American Idol contestant Clay Aiken has won the Democratic nomination for a Congressional sea…

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MK Nobilette on Being First Openly Gay Idol Finalist: "I Never Intended It to Be a Big Deal"

Before the live shows even began on American Idol, MK Nobilette had already made headlines for being…

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VIDEO: Clay Aiken Officially Announces Run for Congress

Former American Idol runner-up Clay Aiken officially announced his candidacy for Congress Wednesday.…

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Report: Clay Aiken Considering Run for Congress

Clay Aiken is "actively considering" a run for Congress in North Carolina's 2nd congressional distri…

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12 American Idol Alums Who Would Make Good Judges

As part of American Idol's complete overhaul for its upcoming 13th season, the show is considering h…

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  • Birth Name: Clayton Holmes Grissom
  • Birth Place: Raleigh, NC
  • Birthday: November 30, 1978, Sagittarius
  • Profession: Singer