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Aiken, Barrino among N.C. Music Hall of Fame inductees

KANNAPOLIS — Clay Aiken and Fantasia Barrino, two North Carolina singers who found fame on the TV show “American Idol,” will be inducted into the N.C. Music Hall of Fame this fall in Kannapolis.
Chairman Bill Kopald said he does not know yet which inductees will attend the ceremony on Oct. 16 at the Gem Theater or who will perform.
Aiken recently set aside his singing career to launch a bid for a North Carolina congressional seat. He’s running as a Democrat for the chance to take on Rep. Renee Ellmers, chairwoman of the Republican Women’s Policy Committee, in North Carolina’s 2nd Congressional District, which is based in the central part of the state and Fayetteville,
Read more details and see the complete list of inductees in Thursday’s Post.

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