The clip of the judges' surprise during this audition performance was replayed many times over the course of the competition. Aiken was supported by local orchestras, which also opened the concerts with a program of seasonal music. After several years of public speculation, Aiken came out as gay in a September interview with People magazine. New York, October 2, Hearing the Music in Your Life "pp.
The result was controversial, as some hypothesized that Idol' s voting system was incapable of handling the number of attempted calls.
Special Victims Unit along with Taylor Hicks and Ashantiplaying themselves as judges for a singing contest on the episode called "Dissonant Voices. The clip of the judges' surprise during this audition performance was replayed many times over the course of the competition. On March 27, Aiken released Steadfasta new album of previous recordings and songs only sung in concerts. Lewis compared Aiken with Frank Sinatra and marveled at the dedication of Aiken's fan base:. Hearing the Music in Your Life "pp. A Day In The Life!
Most active discussions votes comments. The Very Best of Clay Aiken. Archived from the original on December 27, When he worked as a camp counselor at the YMCAhe challenged other camp faculty by insisting that singing "overtly Christian songs" was inappropriate, as some of the kids were Jewish. His main opponent, Keith Criscodied days after the primary vote but before the votes could be certified.