NEW YORK (Billboard) - Just as his stint starring in the
Broadway hit "Spamalot" concludes, "American Idol" veteran Clay
Aiken will return with his first album of entirely new material
since 2003's "Measure of a Man."
"On My Way Here," due May 6 via 19 Recordings/RCA, will
likely include the title track and a song called "Ashes," but
no other details about the project have yet been made
Aiken is expected to tour the United States this summer,
beginning in July.
"Measure of Man" debuted at No. 1 on The Billboard 200,
five months after Aiken came in second to second-season "Idol"
champ Ruben Studdard. Aiken has since released 2004's "Merry
Christmas With Love" and 2006's all-covers "A Thousand