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David Archuleta

Pop Singer
Male
Born Dec 28, 1990

David James Archuleta 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.… Read More

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  • American Idol Recap: Hollywood... Or Home!
    The Hollywood Gossip - Feb 06, 2014
  • Video: David Archuleta's 'everybody Hurts'
    USA Today - Aug 27, 2012
  • 'idol' Notes: David Archuleta, Chris Sligh, Etc.
    USA Today - Aug 01, 2012
  • David Archuleta Talks About New Album, "Begin"
    USA Today - Jul 27, 2012

Timeline

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CHILDHOOD

1990 Birth Archuleta was born on December 28, 1990 in Miami, Florida, to Lupe Marie (née Mayorga), a salsa singer and dancer, and Jeff Archuleta, a jazz musician. … Read More

TEENAGE

2002 11 Years Old Archuleta made initial attempts at songwriting and arranging music after his Star Search experience and has written at least three songs. His first singles in 2002 written by his father and Sunny Hilden "Dream Sky High" and a song he had written by Yani Gileadi "Don't Tell Me".
2007 16 Years Old Archuleta received his ticket to the Hollywood auditions at the San Diego tryouts – held at Qualcomm Stadium at the end of July 2007 – with a performance of John Mayer's "Waiting on the World to Change" with judge Randy Jackson spontaneously joining in to sing the background "waiting" in the song. … Read More
…  A May 2008 Associated Press article reported that Jeff Archuleta had his son add a lyric from the Sean Kingston song "Beautiful Girls" into an interpretation of "Stand by Me" (from which "Beautiful Girls" samples its bass line), increasing the costs for licensing, and that this had resulted in Jeff Archuleta being banned from American Idol backstage rehearsals. … Read More
On April 22, 2009, Archuleta returned to the American Idol stage in its eighth season and performed the third single from his debut album, "Touch My Hand".
Archuleta came back to the American Idol stage on April 7, 2010 on the show's ninth season and performed John Lennon's "Imagine", which David had performed previously in the Top 20 Week when he was a contestant on the show. … Read More

TWENTIES

As announced at the end of 2011, Archuleta would serve a two-year mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. … Read More
In early 2012, Archuleta signed a contract with TV5 to shoot a prime-time mini series in the Philippines titled Nandito Ako, which was broadcast from February to March 2012. … Read More
2013 - 2014 2 More Events
2015 24 Years Old The said song and it's music video will debut on February 12-15, 2015 to perform at RootsTech 2015 with comedy sketch group Studio C. … Read More
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