Real Name: David James Archuleta
Date of Birth: December 28, 1990
Place of Birth: Miami, Florida
Father: Jeff Archuleta
Mother: Lupe Marie Mayorga
David Archuleta (2008)
Christmas from the Heart (2009)
The Other Side of Down (2010)
David James Archuleta is an American pop singer-songwriter.
Archuleta was born in Miami, Florida, to Jeff Archuleta and Lupe Marie Mayorga, a salsa singer and dancer. He speaks very little Spanish. Archuleta has four siblings. Archuleta's family moved to the Salt Lake City suburb of Sandy when Archuleta was six. He currently lives in Murray where he attended Murray High School. Archuleta is a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and the Boy Scouts of America.
Archuleta started singing at the age of six, inspired by a Les Misérables video. "That musical is what started all of this", he said. He started performing publicly at age ten when he participated in the Utah Talent Competition, singing "I Will Always Love You" by Dolly Parton; he received a standing ovation and won the Child Division. 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 two 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.
- David Archuleta - A Little Too Not Over You Lyrics with Official Video
- David Archuleta - Don't Run Away Lyrics with Official Video
- David Archuleta - Everything and More Lyrics with Video
- David Archuleta - Not A Very Good Liar Music Video with Lyrics
- David Archuleta - Something 'Bout Love Music Video with Lyrics
Official Website: http://www.davidarchuleta.com/