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David Archuleta

David James Archuleta (born December 28, 1990) is an American singer-songwriter and actor. At ten years old he won the children's division of the Utah Talent Competition leading to other television singing appearances. When he was twelve years old, Archuleta became the Junior Vocal Champion on Star Search 2. In 2007, at sixteen years old, he became one of the youngest contestants on the seventh season of American Idol. 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. 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. 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 2 year hiatus to be a missionary of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Chile. As of February 2012, Archuleta has sold 1,108,000 albums and 3,327,000 tracks in the United States. In addition, Archuleta first gained his acting career in 2009 by appearing on iCarly

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David Archuleta -- The Emotional Announcement We All Saw Coming ...

David Archuleta
The Emotional Announcement We All Saw Coming ...

David Archuleta made a pretty big announcement about his personal life at a concert in Utah last night ... but to people who know the guy, it probably wasn't that shocking. The former "American… READ MORE >

David Archuleta Dropped By Record Label

David Archuleta Dropped By Record Label

David Archuleta's dad is gonna be piiiiiiiissed ... seems the former "American Idol" sensation has been given the heave-ho by his record label. A rep for Jive Records told The Hollywood Reporter… READ MORE >

- 1306 days ago
David Archuleta Gets Malled

David Archuleta Gets Malled

David Archuleta is enjoying the spoils of having not won "American Idol" ... by performing in the parking lot of a mall. Tiffany would be so proud!Somewhere there's a local balloon festival,… READ MORE >

- 2049 days ago
Archuleta's Pitchy Performance Busts Up No-Hitter

Archuleta's Pitchy Performance Busts Up No-Hitter

David Archuleta almost became a legend to the fans of Tampa Bay last night.During last night's ALCS game between the Boston Red Sox and the Tampa Bay Rays -- Red Sox ace Daisuke Matsuzaka was on… READ MORE >

- 2166 days ago
"Idol" Fans Prefer No Talent Dad to Wannabe Son

"Idol" Fans Prefer No Talent Dad to Wannabe Son

Since when are people fans of verbally abusive stage dads?insertBCSinglePlayer(1731271991);The "American Idol" tour rolled through D.C. today and it was actually Jeff Archuleta that signed the… READ MORE >

- 2224 days ago
Even the Jonas Bros. Forget Archuleta Exists

Even the Jonas Bros. Forget Archuleta Exists

It's hard to tell the Jonas Brothers apart sometimes, but here's a hint: David Archuleta isn't one of them.Kevin, Joe and Nick were so happy about their Teen Choice Awards victories, they blogged… READ MORE >

- 2231 days ago
David Archuleta: But, I'm a Real Boy!

David Archuleta: But, I'm a Real Boy!

Might as well call Jeff Archuleta "Geppetto," because it's clear he's still the puppet master behind the scenes of his son's career. Yesterday at LAX, David echoed Daddy's every… READ MORE >

- 2251 days ago
Jeff Archuleta: I'm No Daddy Dearest!

Jeff Archuleta: I'm No Daddy Dearest!

The yentas at "The View" -- on a road trip to Vegas -- muzzled David Archuleta when he started defending his stage-dad from hell -- so they could question Jeff himself from the… READ MORE >

- 2275 days ago
Archuleta's Daddy Day Care

Archuleta's Daddy Day Care

Guess David Archuleta won't have to worry too much about that prom next year -- because he won't be going to Murray High! David withdrew from school during his run through "American Idol." School… READ MORE >

- 2281 days ago
David Archuleta's Shrill Sergeant

David Archuleta's Shrill Sergeant

The rules for getting a picture with David Archuleta are stricter than Nazi Germany.insertBCSinglePlayer(1578616263);Before the "Idol" loser could leave "Regis & Kelly" yesterday, a… READ MORE >

- 2301 days ago

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