Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Aiken Fans on Decade Countdown

New Year graphic by AmazingCA ushers in a season that holds much promise for Clay Aiken, his new label, and his fans.

Fans Celebrate Decca Decade

Clay Nation Greets New Year

As the hours and minutes of 2009 wind down, Clay Aiken fans are at once in a retrospective mode, as well as greatly anticipating the singer's new label and a new 10 years already tagged the Decca Decade!

New Year's Eve gatherings are planned throughout the many niches of Clay Cyberspace. Some are elaborate with "engraved" invitites, while others will consist of informal gatherings. All will include sharing favorite music, photos, and performances by Singer Man.

A New Year Celebration is scheduled for 9 p.m. EST Thursday in the public thread at Chexxxy's Place, and all fans are welcome. As the invitation states, a 2003-09 rewind of Clay's albums, songs, interviews, TV/radio appearances is planned.

Graphic by fivegoldens, photo by zippy888

Participants should be prepared to share photos, blends, montages, and videos from the past six years. An example of this New Year's Eve shindig can be viewed in SueReu's montage Clay Aiken - A Retrospective - Part 1, The Music in the player below.

This is just the beginning, as she is preparing three more segments and plans to premiere the second, Clay Aiken - A Retrospective - Part 2, TV Appearances, at the New Year's gathering. To download Retrospective Part 1, here is the Sendspace link.

Clay Aiken - A Retrospective - Part 1,The Music
Montage by SueReu

Clay Cyberspace will be hopping on New Year's Eve. I hope to add information about other site parties planned for members and non-members, so do check back.

Still celebrating Clay's debut blog from Wednesday's Huffington Post, CA fandom sleuths have noted that the UNICEF Ambassador's initial post -- Progress in Somalia Despite Difficult Circumstances -- still leads the Impact section and is listed under various headings, including "Don't Miss HuffPost Bloggers."

Clay in Somalia
Clickable by Fountaindawg

Clay's blog about Somalia is also posted at the UNICEF Fieldnotes site.

Below are clickables by Cotton and AmazingCA celebrating the season, the end of one era and the bright beginning of another:

Wishing you and yours a very Happy New Year!

Greeting by A Beautiful Mind


katy said...

Caro, thank you for adding the montage retrospective of Clay Aiken. It is wonderful.

SueReu said...

Thanks for adding my video Caro!! It was fun to make, going through all those Clay Aiken memories (although it's REALLY TOUGH to limit it to just 10 minutes)

I'll be at the Chexxxy's Place NYE celebration - cannot WAIT!!!

MissSally said...

I'll be sure to drop by Chexxxy's for the NYE celebration. It will be good to chat with old friends, and to see the debut of SueReu's next installment.

Thanks for all of 2009's blogs, Caro, what would we ever do without you.

musicfan said...

Happy New Years!!

I love seeing all the videos and graphics.. and I love thinking about Clay Aiken!!

Thank you for this fun blog!!

anaturegirl said...

I am so looking forward to all the NYE celebrations. A time to look back at Clay's career so far, but eagerly looking forward to the Decca Decade. Love the 1st installment of Sue's retrospective and definitely looking forward to the 2nd one NYE at Chexxxy's.

Anonymous said...

Hi Caro,

First, I must Thank You for ALL YOU HAVE DONE for all of us here in the ClayNation in 2009 and before. You are The Best!!!

Sure wish I could be at some of the New Years Rve Party's tomorrow night.....I just may be late!

Another Awesome blo....I love the graphic's, the photo's, just everything.

2010...."The Best Is Yet To Come."



ImGranny said...

The New Year's Eve celebration at Chexxxy's sounds great. The rewind of Clay Aiken's albums, songs, interviews, TV/radio appearances will be fun.

Anonymous said...

Caro, Happy New Yr. to you and yours. Always enjoy the work U do and look forward to reading your blogs. Thanks, Donna in Wi.

CCOL4HIM said...

Love the video.It's hard to believe it's been 6 years since Clay first became a household name. We used the same opening graphic. I have it on my applaUSE4acauseblog;

Anonymous said...

Great montage commemorating the 00's decade. Thank you, SueRue. Thank you, Caro, for your always excellent blog.

Bring on 2010 indeed!!!!!!!


Anonymous said...

I'm having a bit of trouble getting back into the groove of things, after being away for the Holidays. Thank goodness for you. I always know where to go for the newest updates. We need you now more than ever. Lois

LovesClaysVoice said...

I won't be able to attend the NYE party at Chexxxy's, but I will catch up in the morning! Great retrospective video Sue! Happy New Year Caro and to all the Clay fans! I have a very good feeling about 2010!!!!!!


Caro. ¡Happy new year!.
Thanks for the wonderful blog.
I hope next year is full of blessings for you and your whole family

Sandy said...

What a decade it was! One I will never forget as Clay has given us seven years of some of the greatest memories and friendships that I will cherish always. I can only dream of what is ahead of us in the next decade. One thing is for sure and that is retirement is just a short 2 years away. This will give me much more time to travel to concert after concert...LOL!

If by chance I am home early from the casino, I hope to catch some of the excitement that will be going on in right here in cyberspace!

Happy New Years and best wishes in 2010!



anaturegirl said...

Bring on 2010! I am so excited that the new year is fast approaching and we will be hearing from Clay Aiken again.

T said...

Happy New Year Caro! All the best for 2010. Thanks so much for your great blog. The montage is amazing and looking forward to Part 2. All the graphics are beautiful.

Again, our sincerest appreciation for what you do in bringing informative blogs about Clay. Here's to 2010 for more. Cheers to you Caro!