2006 Year at a Glance

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2006 Year at a Glance


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January 27, 2006 The Raleigh News and Observer had a section in the newspaper with suggestions for potential locations where Clay could build his home. News and Observer 2006 News   
February 1, 2006 Clay was featured in the Sensational Alumni of North Carolina issue of the Collegiate Standard in the Winter 2006 Issue. Collegiate Standard 2006 News   
February 1, 2006 UNICEF included a profile of Clay in their February magazine. It was called Bridging two passions for the World's Children. UNICEF Magazine 2006 News   
February 28, 2006 In February Clay's name or picture appeared in various places like Mad Magazine, a Jeopardy question, a People magazine poll and in a People Yearbook edition for his work in Banda Aceh after the tsunami.  2006 News People   
March 1, 2006 Clay was featured in a story about American Idol success stories in Teen People.  Teen People 2006 News   
March 1, 2006 My School Rocks Rockin Reporters Chatted with Clay for this cover story and interview. My School Rocks 2006 News   
March 26, 2006 Clay's name came up during an episode of Cheerleader Nation. Ashley included Clay in her bio.  Lifetime Network    
April 1, 2006 Clay was featured in a story in Popstar Magazine.  Popstar! Magazine 2006 News   
April 1, 2006 US Airways Magazine had a story about revitalization projects and included Raleigh, NC. Clay was mentioned as one of the famous locals.  US Airways 2006 News   
May 10, 2006 Clay went to Middlesex Middle School in Darien, CT for UNICEF.  Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF/School Visits Events - UNICEF   
May 20, 2006 TBAF sponsored it's first book, Our Friend Mikayla. Our Friend Mikayla Events - Bubel Aiken Foundation   
May 24, 2006 Clay appeared on the AI5 finale giving Clay fans a surprise and providing a magic moment for television. Other American Idol appearances Television Show List   
June 1, 2006 The talk in the media about Clay was all about his 'do'.  2006 News    
June 14, 2006 Clay and a friend took in game five of the 2006 Stanley cup Finals between the Edmonton Oilers and the Carolina Hurricanes at the RBC Center in Raleigh. The Canes went on to win the Stanley Cup in 2006. Out and about list    
June 14, 2006 Quiana Parler welcomed Chamberlin into the world.  Out and about list Quiana Parler   
June 21, 2006 Rita Crosby talked about how Clay still had the top selling single from AI. MSNBC    
July 1, 2006 Clay's hair was still the rage in the media...US Magazine and Parade both featured him. Clay kept busy visiting the YMCA at home in Raleigh.  2006 News US Weekly Magazine   
July 3, 2006 Clay and Ruben and some friends showed up at Kelly Clarkson's Concert in Raleigh.  Out and about list    
August 1, 2006 We started getting news about A thousand different ways which was to come out in September. American Idol Magazine featured Michael Sandecki, and InStyle had another poll.  2006 News American Idol Magazine   
August 2, 2006 ET gave fans a sneak peek at the photo shoot for the new cd. Miranda Penn Turin worked her magic at a beautiful house in California.  Entertainment Tonight Television Show List   
August 22, 2006 The Insider gave viewers a look at the photoshoot for Clay's upcoming cd.  The Insider Television Show List   
August 30, 2006 Matt Sayles posted a series of pictures of Clay on his website. Photo Shoots    
August 31, 2006 We started getting news about A thousand different ways that was to come out in September. 2006 News    
September 1, 2006 A thousand different ways promotion...  Promotion    
September 1, 2006 Clay had some new pictures taken that showed up on various radio stations and tour venues. Photo Shoots    
September 5, 2006 Clay was named to the President's Committee for People with Intellectual Disabilities.  President's Committee For People With Intellectual Disabilities (PCPID) Other Charities, Committees and Foundations   
September 9, 2006 Clay helped out with David Foster's Star Search in Canada. This is a fund raising initiative to help families who need organ donations. Clay served as one of the judges for the competition.  The David Foster Foundation Other Charities, Committees and Foundations   
September 10, 2006  Clay performed with David during the Star Search gala. He sang "Right Here Waiting", "Without You", and "Unchained Melody" The David Foster Foundation Other Charities, Committees and Foundations   
September 14, 2006 Clay's Official Fan Club opened for year two. Promotion    
September 14, 2006 The department of Health and Human Resources put out a press release about Clay's appointment to the Presidential Committee. President's Committee For People With Intellectual Disabilities (PCPID) 2006 News   
September 15, 2006 Clay was profiled in the Entertainment Weekly magazine along with the other American Idols. Entertainment Weekly 2006 News   
September 15, 2006 Clay went on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno. He shared some of his travel tales and performed "Without You". The Tonight Show Television Show List   
September 18, 2006 Clay fans around the US and Canada and even some in Singapore gathered together at midnight to celebrate the release of Clay's cd, A thousand different ways. Out and about list Promotion   
September 18, 2006 From 9/18/06 - 9/22/06 Clay appeared on The Insider. Clay week included him singing "Without You" and also included a series of short interviews with Lara Spencer. There was also a more in-depth on-line interview.  The Insider Television Show List   
September 18, 2006 RCA sent Without You to AC radio for addition to their playlists.  Music Milestones    
September 19, 2006 A thousand different ways debuted at #2 and sold 211,234 copies its first week. It was second only to Justin Timberlake.  Music Milestones    
September 19, 2006 Clay did a series of interviews and performed "Without you" and "A thousand days" on GMA. Good Morning America Singing Performances   
September 19, 2006 There were Wal-mart soundcheck videos made for Clay for release on 9/19/06. They were available online. Some stores even played them too. Wal-Mart Soundcheck Videos and Webisodes   
September 22, 2006 Clay made an appearance on The View.  The View Television Show List   
September 22, 2006 People Magazine He spoke candidly about how celebrity had influenced his life. People 2006 News   
September 26, 2006 Clay appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live Jimmy Kimmel Live Television Show List   
September 26, 2006 Clay appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live and performed a mini concert at the Pontiac Garage.  Jimmy Kimmel Live Television Show List   
September 26, 2006 There was a record signing event at the Virgin record megastore in Hollywood California. Jimmy Kimmel stopped by to record a bit for his show later that night. Promotion    
September 27, 2006 Clay appeared on KTLA Morning News.  Other Local News Shows Television Show List   
September 27, 2006 Clay appeared on Larry King Live for an in-depth interview.  CNN Television Show List   
September 27, 2006 Quiana Parler posted some pictures of the band on her myspace page that were taken at some events during September.  Quiana Parler Out and about list   
October 3, 2006 Clay went to see Hairspray on Broadway and visited with Diana DeGarmo backstage. He also ran into Hillary and Haley Duff.  Out and about list    
October 5, 2006 Live at Yahoo Music presented In the Studio with Clay Aiken...an exclusive performance of "Without You" Videos and Webisodes Yahoo Music   
October 6, 2006 Clay appeared on the Martha Stewart show to promote his album A thousand different ways. He brought his grandma with him to make one of his favorite dishes, Hot pineapple salad. He sang "A thousand days." Martha Stewart    
October 26, 2006 'Ultimate Christmas 2006' Compilation CD Released Oct. 26, 2006 Sony/BMG Includes "Don't Save It All For Christmas Day" Discography Compilations and Duets   
October 28, 2006  TV Guide Channel had a special dedicated to Clay. TV Guide Channel    
October 31, 2006 In October, The University of North Carolina at Charlotte's Niner Online did a cd review, another magazine mentioned his upcoming soap opera role, Image magazine did an interview with Michael Orland with a mention of Clay, and Hello magazine featured an article about David Foster including a picture of Clay.  2006 News Hello   
October 31, 2006 Platinum Christmas III Compilation CD Released Oct. 31, 2010 Sony/BMG Music Includes Clay's version of "The Christmas Song". Discography Compilations and Duets   
October 31, 2006 Promotional Odds and Ends Promotion    
November 1, 2006  Clay appeared in Galaxie Magazine in Singapore. Galaxie    
November 1, 2006 In November "The Insider" used the American Music Awards spoof on their website report of the event. Entertainment Tonight posted the AMA Awards in their Star Sightings, the UNICEF Snowflake lighting and a Happy Birthday wish. The Insider    
November 1, 2006 In November there were a number of Clay mentions in the Media. People magazine, TV Guide, and a couple of newspaper mentions including one in Singapore. 2006 News    
November 2, 2006 Clay appeared on the Megan Mullally Show. He performed "A thousand days" and also sang a duet with Megan for her Christmas show. Megan Mullally Show Television Show List   
November 11, 2006 UNC CHARLOTTE ALUMNI AWARDS GALA Clay receive outstanding Young Alumnus Award list    
November 14, 2006 Days of our Lives taping Days of our lives    
November 14, 2006 Ryan Seacrest KIIS 102.7 Interview pt. 2   KIIS 102.7 Ryan Seacrest, pt. 2  
November 14, 2006 Ryan Seacrest radio show...interview   KIIS 102.7 Ryan Seacrest, pt. 1  
November 17, 2006 Clay appeared on The Regis and Kelly Show as a cohost. He sang, he danced, he tried to interview the guests and he put his hand over Kelly's mouth.... Regis and Kelly Television Show List   
November 17, 2006 WTVD RALEIGH NEWS INTERVIEW     
November 18, 2006 Clay Aiken and Darryl Dawkins joined UNICEF for the lighting of the UNICEF snowflake.  Snowflake Lighting Events - UNICEF   
November 21, 2006 Clay appeared on the American Music Awards show with Tori Spelling. They made fun of the ongoing saga with Kelly Ripa by doing a skit about where Tori's hand has been... American Music Awards Television Show List   
November 22, 2006 Clay and Tori's spoof of the Ripa hand incident was received well in reviews of the AMA show.  American Music Awards 2006 News   
November 22, 2006 Clay appeared on Tyra. It was a great show. They laughed, sang, interviewed each other, danced, kissed...you almost wonder how either one of them could have called it work.  The Tyra Banks Show Television Show List   
November 24, 2006 A clip from the 2004 "A Clay Aiken Christmas" of Clay and Quiana Parler singing "Silver Bells" was used on a Direct TV special called "Songs of Praise for Christmas".  DirecTV Songs of Praise Television Show List   
November 26, 2006 Clay sang Emmanuel on Good Morning America. This song was coming out on the limited exclusive EP available only from Wal-mart. Good Morning America Singing Performances   
November 27, 2006 Access Hollywood took a behind the scenes look at Clay's appearance on "Days of our lives". The episode would air on December 26th, 2006 Access Hollywood Days of our lives   
November 28, 2006 All is Well was released as a Wal-Mart exclusive. There were very limited quantities available.  Singles and EP's Music Milestones   
November 29, 2006 On 11/29/06 and 11/30/06 Clay gave Lynda Loveland of WRAL a tour of his house in Raleigh.  WRAL News Television Show List   
November 29, 2006 The Insider showed a video of Clay singing "Without You" that he had taped during the week he was there after the cd was released.  The Insider Television Show List   
December 1, 2006 Christmas Symphony Tour - 2006 - Waukegan, IL 2006 Christmas Symphony Tour Singing Performances   
December 1, 2006 Clay did a series of Christmas appearances with symphonies. Over the 18 dates Clay sang and bantered and fought a horrible case of vertigo that left him so dizzy he could barely move at times.  2006 Christmas Symphony Tour    
December 2, 2006 Christmas Symphony Tour - 2006 - Merrilville, IN 2006 Christmas Symphony Tour Singing Performances   
December 4, 2006 Christmas Symphony Tour - 2006 - Verona, NY 2006 Christmas Symphony Tour Singing Performances   
December 4, 2006 People magazine put out a special edition called Before They Were Stars. Clay was included. People 2006 News   
December 5, 2006 Christmas Symphony Tour - 2006 - Bergen, NJ 2006 Christmas Symphony Tour Singing Performances   
December 5, 2006 HARTFORD WTIC 1080 AM RADIO INTERVIEW concert promo   WTIC Newstalk 1080  
December 6, 2006 Christmas Symphony Tour - 2006 - Baltimore, MD 2006 Christmas Symphony Tour Singing Performances   
December 6, 2006 On 12/06/06 Entertainment Tonight and The Insider both ran clips of Lynda Loveland's tour of Clay's house. On 12/29/06 The Insider ran their clip again.  The Insider Entertainment Tonight   
December 7, 2006 Christmas Symphony Tour - 2006 - Norfolk, VA 2006 Christmas Symphony Tour Singing Performances   
December 9, 2006 Christmas Symphony Tour - 2006 - Willamsport, PA 2006 Christmas Symphony Tour Singing Performances   
December 10, 2006 Christmas Symphony Tour - 2006 - Wilkes Barre, PA 2006 Christmas Symphony Tour Singing Performances   
December 11, 2006 Christmas Symphony Tour - 2006 - Easton, PA 2006 Christmas Symphony Tour Singing Performances   
December 11, 2006 Clay visited Lower Nazareth Elementary school to read "Our Friend Mikayla" to the students who wrote it. He also arranged for the students to ride in a limousine.  Our Friend Mikayla Events - Bubel Aiken Foundation   
December 12, 2006 Christmas Symphony Tour - 2006 - Hartford, CT 2006 Christmas Symphony Tour Singing Performances   
December 13, 2006 KJOY-LI radio Interview   KJoy 98.3  
December 14, 2006 Christmas Symphony Tour - 2006 - Long Island, NY 2006 Christmas Symphony Tour Singing Performances   
December 15, 2006 Christmas Symphony Tour - 2006 - West Point, NY 2006 Christmas Symphony Tour Singing Performances   
December 15, 2006 Clay appeared on Live with Regis and Kelly singing "Mary, Did You Know". He recorded this clip in November when he co-hosted the show.  Regis and Kelly Television Show List   
December 16, 2006 Christmas Symphony Tour - 2006 - Red Bank, NJ 2006 Christmas Symphony Tour Singing Performances   
December 18, 2006 Christmas Symphony Tour - 2006 - Detroit, MI 2006 Christmas Symphony Tour Singing Performances   
December 18, 2006 Clay appeared on the Tyra Christmas show to sing Mary did you know. He recorded this segment during his appearance in November. The Tyra Banks Show Television Show List   
December 19, 2006 Christmas Symphony Tour - 2006 - Grand Rapids, MI 2006 Christmas Symphony Tour Singing Performances   
December 19, 2006 WMAG 99.5 (Greensboro) Interview     
December 21, 2006 Christmas Symphony Tour - 2006 - Jacksonville, FL 2006 Christmas Symphony Tour Singing Performances   
December 22, 2006 Christmas Symphony Tour - 2006 - Charlotte, NC 2006 Christmas Symphony Tour Singing Performances   
December 22, 2006 Clay sang Silver Bells with Megan on her Christmas special. This segment was recorded in November when Clay appeared on Megan's show. Megan Mullally Show Television Show List   
December 22, 2006 VH1's best week ever took a look back at the year in Pop Culture in a one hour special. They highlighted Clay's appearance on AI and they mentioned the Ripa nonsense. VH1 Television Show List   
December 23, 2006 Christmas Symphony Tour - 2006 - Greensboro, NC 2006 Christmas Symphony Tour Singing Performances   
December 26, 2006 Clay appeared on Days of our Lives. Days of our lives Television Show List   
December 26, 2006 "Invisible" was included on an import compilation CD from Japan called "hearful lovesongs to you" Compilations and Duets Music Milestones   
December 29, 2006 Inside Edition included the AI finale surprise appearance among the Unforgettable TV Moments of 2006. Inside Edition    
December 31, 2006 Clay's name appeared in a variety of media. He was featured in a horoscope, Newsweek had a caption contest, his allergies were highlighted, his penchant for Paul Smith and they even asked him about a movie. 2006 News    
December 31, 2006 Fountaindawg's Year in Review collage     
December 31, 2006 In December 2006 a magazine in Singapore carried a great interview with Clay.  2006 News Other Magazines   
December 31, 2006 In December there were a number of Soap magazine mentions about his appearance on Days of our lives. There was even an Australian soap magazine that featured an article. 2006 News Days of our lives   
December 31, 2006 There were a few odds and ends we missed along the way. In April Clay took in The Color Purple on Broadway. In May he was featured on Fox's American Idol Hall of Fame. In September he took a picture with Per Magnusson and David Kreuger and in December he was on NBC's page for Days of our lives.  Out and about list 2006 News   
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