David Archuleta

David Archuleta



David James Archuleta (born December 28, 1990) is an American singer-songwriter, musician, and actor. At ten years old, he won the children's division of the Utah Talent Competition leading to other television singing appearances.[6] When he was twelve years old, Archuleta became the Junior Vocal Champion on Star Search 2.[6] In 2007, at sixteen years old, he became one of the youngest contestants on the seventh season of American Idol.[7] In May 2008 he finished as the runner-up, receiving 44 percent of over 97 million votes.

In August 2008 Archuleta released "Crush", the first single from his self-titled debut album.[6][8][9][10] The album, released three months later, debuted at number two on the Billboard 200 chart; it has sold over 750,000 copies in the U.S., and over 900,000 worldwide.[11][12][13] In October 2010 he released a third album, The Other Side of Down, featuring lead single "Something 'Bout Love". On March 28, 2012, Archuleta left on a two-year hiatus to be a missionary of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Chile, but stated that he will continue his music career after that.[14][15] As of February 2012, Archuleta has sold 1,108,000 albums and 3,327,000 tracks in the United States.[16]

In March 2012, Archuleta released his fourth album, Forevermore, exclusively in the Philippines. This was his first Original Pilipino Music album, composed of several covers of Filipino songs. The album was certified gold in the Philippines (10,000 units) as of June 2012.[17] Archuleta's fifth album, Begin, was released on August 7, 2012, in the United States. His sixth album, No Matter How Far, was released on March 26, 2013.[18]



Mormon Tabernacle Choir
"Crush" is the debut single by American Idol season seven runner-up David Archuleta.
Meet the Mormons
Meet the Mormons is a 2014 American documentary film directed by Blair Treu and produced by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church).
David Archuleta
David Archuleta is the self-titled debut album from American Idol season seven runner-up David Archuleta.

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Full Version of David Archuleta’s Chinese Song
archuletavenue.wordpress.com  –  August 13, 2016
Is there any genre of music you can’t sing, David Archuleta?? In fact, is there anything you can’t do?? Hat off to you for mastering all the Chinese lyrics so well. Seriously, it’s not the easiest of languages to learn. BRAVO, David!
Big Budah’s blog: ‘Workin’ with James the Mormon, David Archuleta and Tony Finau
Fox 13 Now - Salt Lake City  –  August 12, 2016
What a busy week! And, it felt so good to get back to the gym after a four-week layoff due to injury. I have enjoyed some notoriety from some of my nieces and nephews because of my involvement in the James the Mormon and David Archuleta music video for the ...
VIDEO: IDOL's David Archuleta Teams with Jamesthemormon on New Song 'Workin'
Broadway World  –  August 9, 2016
AMERICAN IDOL Season 7 runner up, David Archuleta joins forces with with Jamesthemormon (aka James Curran) on a new rap song titled "Workin'". The song is from Curran's new EP 'PMG' and is now available for download here. Watch the video, directed by ...
Jamesthemormon and David Archuleta release new single
UWIRE  –  August 9, 2016
Jamesthemormon and David Archuleta released their new single “Workin” on August 8. The song has already made an appearance on the iTunes Hip Hop charts, and the artists are calling out to their fans to take the single to number one.
Watch 'American Idol' Alum David Archuleta and Jamesthemormon 'Workin'
Billboard  –  August 9, 2016
American Idol season 7 alum David Archuleta teamed up with Jamesthemormon on a new rap track, "Workin'". The tune -- which features Archuleta singing the hook, "We out here grinding/we working"-- is from the rapper's missionary inspired EP, PMG. Archuleta ...
James the Mormon, David Archuleta join forces to create anthem for missionary work
Deseret News  –  August 8, 2016
James Curran, or James the Mormon, has spent the last year producing rap songs that uplift listeners and teach the gospel. He's released an EP titled "PMG" and also a new video featuring David Archuleta in a song titled "Workin'." Provo musician James ...
James the Mormon, David Archuleta Combine Hip-Hop and Pop for New Song About Missionary Work
ldsdaily.com  –  August 8, 2016
Who ever would have thought Preach My Gospel, the Church’s official handbook for missionary service, would provide inspiration for an entire album? James Curran, better known by his moniker JamestheMormon, did. In fact, Curran has a lot of thoughts that ...
‘American Idol’ Star David Archuleta Releases Summer Mormon Anthem ‘Workin’ (VIDEO)
rickey.org  –  August 8, 2016
“American Idol” star David Archuleta has released a new song titled “Workin'” with rapper Jamesthemormon. I am so happy! The music video was directed and edited by Cameron Gade. Press play to watch the video below.

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