Aiken Sentence Examples
Augusta is served by the Southern, the Augusta Southern (controlled by the Southern), the Atlantic Coast Line, the Charleston & Western Carolina (controlled by the Atlantic Coast Line), the Georgia and the Central of Georgia railways, by an electric line to Aiken, South Carolina, and by a line of steamers to Savannah.
Aiken is a fashionable winter resort, chiefly frequented by Northerners, and is pleasantly situated about Soo ft.
Aiken was settled in the early part of the 19th century, but was not incorporated until 1835, when it was named in honour of William Aiken, Sr. (1779-1831), first president of the South Carolina Railroad and Canal Co.
A South Armagh man from a strongly republican village, Aiken showed " no compunction about shooting unarmed Protestants " .
A South Armagh man from a strongly republican village, Aiken showed " no compunction about shooting unarmed Protestants ".Advertisement
While these numbers are impressive, they don't come close to the 396,000 copies of Clay Aiken's debut single.Katharine McPhee has revealed that at the same time she was auditioning for "American Idol", she was also suffering from bulimia.
In November 2006, she reportedly blasted pop crooner Clay Aiken for what she said was "disrespectful and rude behavior" during his appearance as guest host on Live with Regis and Kelly.
At one point during an interview with Dancing with the Stars season three winners Emmitt Smith and Cheryl Burke, Aiken covered Ripa's mouth with his hand in what was interpreted as a gesture for her to stop talking.
Ripa, upset with Aiken's action, reportedly said, "I don't know where that hand has been."
Rumors circulated that Ripa's remark was "homophobic," since Aiken has in the past refused to answer questions regarding his sexual orientation.Advertisement
Or check with Clay Aiken, who sold almost 400,000 copies of his debut single, Invisible.
Kelly Ripa was called "homophobic" by O'Donnell for Ripa's comments to singer Clay Aiken.
While Ruben Studdard won the second season of American Idol, he seemed to fade from the spotlight after his record sales were eclipsed by the season's runner-up, Clay Aiken.
Aiken, who placed second that same season, had much larger record sales and has a strong following of fans, known as "Claymates," which keep his career afloat.
To be honest, most people already knew Aiken was gay…or at least suspected.Advertisement
Aiken did state that he came out to his mom over four years ago, describing the moment as "dark."
In August 2008, Aiken and Jaymes Foster (sister of David Foster) welcomed a baby boy.
Foster and Aiken had worked together on several albums and had been close friends for quite some time before deciding to have a baby together.
The announcement of the pregnancy and subsequent birth of Parker Foster Aiken caused the media to focus its attention, once again, on whether or not Aiken was gay.
Putting the rumors to rest for good, Clay Aiken has finally announced to the public and his droves of "Claynation" fans that, "Yes, I'm gay."Advertisement
According to various surveys, the majority of Aiken's fan base ranges in age from 40-59.
Hopefully for Aiken, his fans are mature enough to love him and his music, no matter what his sexuality, because to stop loving his music that they've loved for so many years would be completely archaic.
Though Studdard won the competition, after the show, it was runner-up Clay Aiken who found the most success.
Aiken has a legion of fans who maintain a tight Internet community dedicated to keeping Aiken in the spotlight as much as possible.
Aiken also has started a charity foundation called Bubel/Aiken Foundation, and works as a UNICEF ambassador.Advertisement
The American Idol winner sold fewer copies of his debut album than Aiken.
Former Idol runner-up, Clay Aiken, performed a duet with an Idol contestant hopeful, who didn't make it past the auditions, but was remembered for channeling Aiken during his try-out.
Having debuted in 2002, the show is a ratings phenomenon that has jump started the careers of Kelly Clarkson, Clay Aiken, Carrie Underwood and more, and shows no signs of losing steam.
Ruben Studdard won the season, but first runner-up Clay Aiken received equal media coverage.
Clay Aiken, Kimberley Locke and Josh Gracin all released popular albums thanks to their performances in the second season.
In Season seven, the war of the Davids - Cook and Archuleta featured the high intensity of the second season's Studdard versus Aiken in the final weeks of the competition.