Posts tagged "David Archuleta"

10 Flop Star Dudes Time Forgot…But We Never Will

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It was so much fun celebrating pop’s divas who clawed their way to the middle that we’re shining the spotlight on the dudes who did the same. Although they may be more likely today to upsell your fast-food order than to sell out arenas, nothing can take away their brush — however brief — with fame. Wherever you are and whoever you became, pop dudedom’s almost-wases and never-weres, we’ll never stop singing along with you! More »

Whatcha Say: Madonna, Elton John, No Doubt & Lady Gaga Got Our Readers Talking This Week

Over the past week, Elton John lashed out at Madonna (again), we caught sight of Lady Gaga on the cover of Vogue (again), we revisited Backstreet Boys debut album (again) and Drake unveiled a collaboration with late songstress Aaliyah (okay, that was a new one). Our readers chimed in with plenty of good commentary, which we’ve gathered up below. Go on — see how they sounded off! More »

David Archuleta, Niki & The Dove, Sixpence None The Richer: The Drop

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It’s Tuesday, that time in the week when we get to enjoy new album releases — and another episode of our original video series Soundbytes. Today we’re debuting a new segment called “The Drop,” where we’ll be highlighting the biggest releases in the pop universe. This week the music gods have brought us new tunes from David Archuleta (Begin.), our Popping Up-spotlighted band Niki & The Dove (Instinct) and that late-’90s teen flick soundtrack staple, Sixpence None The Richer (Lost In Transition). Find out which ones are worth your hard-earned money above.

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David Archuleta Reveals Album Cover And Tracklist For ‘Begin’

David Archuleta may had to say goodbye for a while (two years to be exact) to work on a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, but the American Idol alum is still set on releasing a new album. Begin will be a compilation of inspirational covers including “Somewhere Only We Know” by Keane and R.E.M.‘s “Everybody Hurts.” More »

David Archuleta Says Goodbye Before Embarking On Two-Year Mormon Mission

David Archuleta will be spending the next two years in Chile as part of a mission for his church. “Wow,” tweeted the singer, “Things are really beginning to hit me. Can’t believe I’ll be leaving soon.” Before his departure, the American Idol alum took the time to record an emotional video farewell for all his fans. Watch it below. We’ll miss you, Archie! More »

David Archuleta Asks Us To “Wait” In His New Video

When David Archuleta announced that he was putting his music career on hold to embark on a two-year mission with his church, we thought that was the last we’d see of our little Archie for awhile. Thankfully, we get a send-off in the form of a new video for the song “Wait”, previously unheard here in the States. Hop below to watch a solemn David in his Hong Kong-set clip.

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David Archuleta Announces He’s Putting Music On Hold For Mormon Mission

David Archuleta’s emotions overtook him last night during a Christmas concert at Salt Lake City’s Abravanel Hall while the singer made a special announcement to all his fans. “I’ve chosen to serve a full time mission,” the 2008 American Idol runner-up said, before the audience erupted into applause. He then covered his face with his hands as he tried to compose himself.
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Listen To David Archuleta’s New Song “Everything And More”

What is this, 2008 all over again? Today we were treated with the sweet sounds of American Idol Season 7 winner David Cook (his LP This Loud Morning finally dropped today), and now that season’s runner-up has some new tunes to check out, too. David Archuleta’s new song “Everything And More” premiered on a radio station in Singapore today, and the Jive-less wonder is going back to basics with some emotional balladeering. Listen to Archie’s latest offering below — and listen closely, since it’s pretty low quality.

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Kris Allen, David Archuleta And More ‘American Idol’ Alumni Reunite For ‘THR’

Though most people dread their high school reunions, the American Idol reunion hosted by The Hollywood Reporter seems like it’d be a party not to miss. The entertainment mag managed to get 29 Idol alumni, split from across all ten seasons, into one room for a class photo. Season 10 faves Pia Toscano and Casey Abrams were in attendance, as was Kris Allen, the only former winner to make it to the reunion. Jump below to watch the alumni talk about their time on the show, what they’ve been doing since, and their thoughts on the new, nice judges. More »

Adam Lambert, David Archuleta And More Attend ‘Idol’ Season Finale (PHOTOS)

Alums old and new came out last night to attend the Season 10 finale of American Idol. On hand were Adam Lambert (who has apparently gone from experimenting with the hair on his face, to experimenting with the hair on his head) and boyfriend Sauli Koskinen, David Archuleta, “Before He Cheats” performer Carrie Underwood, Kris Allen, David Cook, Pia Toscano, James Durbin, Haley Reinhart and, of course, finalists Scotty McCreery and Lauren Alaina. Check out all the excitement from the red carpet — including Jennifer Lopez who was clearly the most jazzed of everyone to be there (see the pics, you’ll see what we mean).