David Archuleta (born December 28, 1990) is an American singer-songwriter. At ten years old he won the children's division of the Utah Talent Competition leading to other television singing appearances. At twelve, he became the Junior Vocal Champion on Star Search 2.
In 2007, at sixteen years old, David Archuleta became one of the youngest finalists on the seventh season of American Idol.
In May 2008 David Archuleta 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 in November 2008, debuted at number two on the Billboard 200 chart; as of March 2009, it had sold over 690,000 copies in the United States.
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