Clay Aiken is coming to Atlanta again but on his own solo tour, not the goofier Ruben Studdard combo deal he did last summer.
He’ll be at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Center on Feb. 16. Tickets go on sale Friday, December 17, at 10 a.m. at Ticketmaster.com.
- Carrie Underwood’s “Mama’s Song” has seen a burst of airplay growth, possibly fueled by her massive American Country Awards victory Monday night. It jumps into the top 5 on the Mediabase 24/7 country chart, a bonafide hit and not a “radio failure” as I thought might happen a couple months ago when the song was stalling out at around 19.
The song jumped 644 spins week over week, its biggest leap since I started tracking it. At 6,972 spins, it has jumped ahead of Tim McGraw and George Strait singles, which are still climbing and past Brad Paisley’s recent No. 1 hit “Anything Like Me.” It still needs at least another 1,000 spins to make it top 2 but that’s actually within reach.
-Funny Conan O’Brien joke last night about Jennifer Lopez:
“Jennifer Lopez’s ex husband is trying to release a sex tape he made of the two of them. She’s upset because he wants to release this. Jennifer Lopez says she plans to keep people from seeing it by promoting it heavily.”
- “A whole new season with a whole new attitude,” the voiceover says with this Steven Tyler-focused promo:
Here’s a solo promo with Randy Jackson: