A Clay Aiken Christmas DVD, A Clay Aiken Christmas on NBC at 8/7 pm - Wednesday, December 8, Clay Aiken: The Joyful Noise Tour. Clay Aiken welcomes guest stars Barry Manilow, Megan Mullally and gospel singer Yolanda Adams for his first solo television special! The holiday hour is filled with intimate performances set against a traditional Christmas backdrop, and includes songs off of Clay Aiken's new holiday CD: "Merry Christmas With Love". Featured performances include "Santa Claus is Coming to Town," "Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas," and "Happy Holidays." Four-time Emmy Award winner Louis J. Horvitz executive produces and directs.
Clay Aiken's holiday CD made history by selling 270,10 units in its first week, making it the biggest debut week sales figure for a Christmas album in the SoundScan era. The CD debuts at No. 4 on The Billboard 200, the highest debut for a holiday album in six years since Celine Dion.
In addition, "Merry Christmas With Love" is Clay Aiken's first Christmas CD. The follow-up to his triple-platinum album "Measure of a Man," the holiday set features classic Christmas songs like "Silent Night," "Winter Wonderland," "The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting On An Open Fire)," and "Sleigh Ride," as well as some of Clay Aiken's personal favorite tunes of the season, like "Don't Save It All for Christmas Day" and "Mary, Did You Know?" He also covers Sandi Patty "Merry Christmas With Love." Clay Aiken's holiday album was produced by Walter Afanasieff and Phil Ramone.
The Clay Aiken Christmas DVD is in Stores December 14 (on RCA Records). Featuring all the showstopping performances from his December 8 NBC Special: "A Clay Aiken Christmas on NBC", plus never before seen exclusive footage from behind the scenes! Includes songs from his new CD: "Merry Christmas With Love".
Tour Dates: Clay Aiken: The Joyful Noise Tour:
Nov. 29th :: Salt Lake City, UT - Abravenal Hall (www.arttix.net)
Dec. 2nd :: Sewell, NJ - Commerce Bank Arts Center (SOLD OUT)
Dec. 3rd :: Providence, RI - Providence Performing Arts Center (www.ticketmaster.com)
Dec. 4th :: Baltimore, MD - Myserhoff Symphony Hall (SOLD OUT)
Dec. 8th :: Lowell, MA - Lowell Memorial Auditorium (www.ticketmaster.com)
Dec. 9th :: New York, NY - The Theater at Madison Square Garden (SOLD OUT)
Dec. 10th :: Wallingford, CT - Careerbuilder.com Oakdale (www.ctnow.com)
Dec. 12th :: Raleigh, NC - Meymandi Concert Hall (SOLD OUT)
Dec. 13th :: Raleigh, NC - Meymandi Concert Hall (SOLD OUT)
Dec. 15th :: Clearwater, FL - Ruth Eckerd Hall (SOLD OUT)
Dec. 16th :: Melboune, FL - King Center (SOLD OUT)
Dec. 17th :: Atlanta, GA - Symphony Hall - evening show (SOLD OUT)
Dec. 18th :: Atlanta, GA - Symphony Hall - afternoon show (SOLD OUT)
Dec. 20th :: Chicago, IL - Chicago Theater (on sale 11/20 - www.ticketmaster.com)
Dec. 21st :: Cleveland, OH - Playhouse Square (SOLD OUT)
Dec. 22nd :: Pittsburgh, PA - Heintz Hall (www.pittsburghsymphony.org)
Dec. 23rd :: Detroit, MI - Masonic Temple (www.ticketmaster.com)
Dec. 28th :: Pasadena, Ca - The Pasadena Civic (www.ticketmaster.com)
Dec. 29th :: Phoenix, AZ - Dodge Theater (www.ticketmaster.com)
Dec. 30th :: El Cajon, CA - East County Performing Arts Center (SOLD OUT)
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