David Archuleta will Visit Good Day Utah Monday

David Archuleta Arrives at Fox 13 Studios

American Idol 2007 runner-up, David Archuleta, will visit Good Day Utah on Monday, July 14th. Watch his appearance on Fox 13 or on the MyFoxUtah Live Streaming page.

Archuleta was the More Impressive of the Two Davids in ‘Idols Live!’ Concert

Thousands of young girls let loose earsplitting shrieks. Little boys tussled with teens for space on the arena floor. Moms and dads waved their arms in the air. Security guards readied themselves in case things got ugly.

And all that was for the person inside the Pop-Tart outfit and his accompanying band of mascots, who were firing T-shirts out of air guns prior to the start of the show.

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David Archuleta can Still Beat David Cook at the Grammys and Beyond

Sure, David Cook pulled off that jaw dropper over David Archuleta on “American Idol,” but David Archuleta can still beat David Cook by winning more showbiz awards in the future and by having a longer career.

Some people think David Cook has an edge right now because he’s more “cool” in that rocker way, but David Archuleta has a secret and maybe more powerful advantage: He’s a more romantic figure. Female fans ache for him. Even crazy ole Paula Abdul admitted getting “goosebumps” when he sang those I-gotta-have-you-or-I’m-gonna-die power ballads.

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Cook Won the Battle . . . Will Archuleta Win the War?

While David Cook beat out loveable, 17-year-old David Archuleta by 12 million votes, crowning him this season’s American Idol, it is speculated that the loser may win bigger in the future. Los Angeles Times reporter Tom O’Neil feels the younger David has what Cook is lacking – the ability to seduce the audience.

While Cook is ingenuitive, with a rocker edge, and musical talent, Archuleta may fair better in the age-old congeniality category. Sources continue to praise his romantic angle – the fact that he has what puts any male pop sensation on top of the charts . . . female adoration.

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David Archuleta says David Cook Deserved to Win Idol

American Idol is over and Murray’s David Archuleta is the 2008 runner-up. But the American Idol frenzy is far from over. Fox 13 talked with David Archuleta the morning after the finale.

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Nigel Lythgoe on Jeff Archuleta: It’s about taking “some pressure away here”

American Idol executive producer Nigel Lythgoe spoke with EW.com today about the recent reports that Jeff Archuleta, the father of 17-year-old Idol contestant David Archuleta, has been barred from participating in his son’s preparations for the show.

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Archuleta’s Pop Barred from Son’s ‘Idol’ Rehearsals

David Archuleta’s vocal coach confirmed Monday that the “American Idol” singer’s father, who has been accused of being “the stage dad from hell,” has been prohibited from working with his son on the show.

Coach Dean Kaelin said the move to keep Jeff Archuleta from helping with David’s songs was based on “fairness,” not about allegations that Jeff has been a distraction nor because he told his son to use additional lyrics that cost producers extra money.

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