We’ve only just reached the Top 10, and already we have a bona fide frontrunner — and who will almost certainly claim this season’s top honors.
Yes, I’m talking about David Archuleta, but before you sharpen your poison pens to send me nasty notes, let me qualify that statement by saying that he’s not my personal favorite. No, that honor belongs to both David Cook and Carly Smithson — two performers who I believe will have long careers, given that they’re paired with solid songwriters and producers who are willing to allow them to stay true to their styles. But I’ve been given little David’s situation a lot of thought, and I firmly believe that he is almost impossible to beat unless he suddenly forgets how to sing.
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