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    David James Archuleta (born December 28, 1990) is an American singer-songwriter and actor. At ten years old, he won the children's division of the Utah Talent Competition leading to other television singing appearances.[6] When he was twelve years old, Archuleta became the Junior Vocal Champion on Star Search 2.[6] In 2007, at sixteen years old, he became one of the youngest contestants on the seventh season of American Idol.[7] In May 2008 he finished as the runner-up, receiving 44 percent of over 97 million votes.

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David Archuleta & Social Media

Posted by djafan on Tuesday, October 7, 2014

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Lots of unexpected activity these past couple of weeks, all things David Archuleta.  Here are some stats from social media.  I added winners Cook and McCreery, who is also attending college, for comparison.

David Archuleta Social Media Activity

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David Archuleta & David Cook

Considering that Cook was the winner I think David has done more than pretty good without the AI machine.

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David Archuleta & Scotty McCreery

Scotty has a label and all the backing from the country music community who are very supportive and yet you can see that David is holding his own without much effort on his part.

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All this buzz has taken me by surprise and I’m fascinated with all these numbers.  I realize it’s not a science but it’s information that the media uses for measuring popularity.

So this got me wondering as to what social media all you commenters and lurkers use in relation to David Archuleta. So, lets take a poll!  You can pick one or several.

Here are the links to the David’s social media for your convenience.







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126 Responses to “David Archuleta & Social Media”

  1. betsy said

    Social Media has become my life lately lol.
    I live on Twitter, that’s a given lol.
    But in order of importance here goes:
    and just yesterday I looked at his wiki page for some reason. (oh yeah, they misspelled Mike’s name in one spot)
    Oh no, that was the TOSOD wiki page. Each album has one.
    So all of the above.
    But I don’t use those things strictly for David, tbh. I have friends on Twitter that have nothing to do with him.
    Facebook is family and friends. I’ll like his posts if they pop up, but that isn’t why I go there at all.
    Youtube is self explanatory. Instagram – I’ve never not liked a picture of his.
    Since I’ve been off work for 2 months now, I am online more than ever. Am still friends
    with ex-archies, pretend ex-archies and the real thing. ❤


  2. MT said

    Thanks for the stats. It’s interesting to see the comparisons. Looks promising!

    I have to share something with you guys. I posted David’s Glorious MV on my facebook. I posted it in hopes that some people who didn’t really know who he was or had forgotten about him would give it a listen and maybe give him a chance. But I didn’t expect what just happened.

    My mom (who BTW voted for David Cook 😦 ) just called me. She said: “I’ve been ironing and playing David’s new song on repeat. I really like his voice. Can you post some more of his music?” LOL Yay, mom!! 😀 So naturally, I did! I shared a few more of his official Music Videos.


  3. djafan said

    Betsy, I love your list lol I couldn’t believe there is a wiki page for each album. If anyone is curious check it out.

    Loved this! lol
    “Am still friends with ex-archies, pretend ex-archies and the real thing. <3"

    MT, That is wonderful! I've shared with co-workers and every single one has loved it.

    I confess, I'm a social media junkie with twitter being my favorite for the quick, easy and far reaching. Though I do use all the rest 🙂


  4. djafan said

    David sighting and he’s shopping!

    Dallen Thomas ‏@DTR0YT 3h3 hours ago
    Look who I found in H&M. #mtcfriends


  5. betsy said

    He’s probably got to stock up on cold weather clothing. 🙂
    Oh yeah, I’m SURE you guys were best of friends hahahahahahahahahahahaha!
    For gods sake, he can’t go anywhere anymore. Doesn’t it seem worse than ever? Or is that just me.

    MT, love that your mom is listening. 🙂


  6. bluesky4home said

    mtc: probably means “Mission Training Center”. So he met him there before DA went to Chile. And… guys are pretty free with the term “friends”.


  7. bluesky4home said

    Heh, also… he is in Utah. I think it would be pretty hard for him to go anywhere in Utah and not have someone recognize him. I have actually been surprised at how few pics have shown up.

    And.. I am hoping that the new clothes mean more than just cold weather. I am hoping that they mean: “I need to look good for performances”.

    One can hope.

    Dear DA, I notice that your hair grows just as fast as ever. Can I just say that I also am glad that your schedule is so busy that you haven’t been to the barber in the last 48 hours.


  8. Abrra said

    David at the Meet The Mormons premiere. He was a most popular guy!



  9. skydancer1x said

    Hmm , looks like he may have trimmed his locks for the premiere of MTM.
    DAVID ,Mitt,Marie,Gladys… Knight (not our lovely Gladys) I don’t think anyway…….Gladys??lol
    …quite a night! Have to say that last pic is my fave.♥

    Thanks Dja, for all your hard work on the stats! You are awesome woman!♥
    Magic is in the air.


  10. Dayzee said

    Dja, you are such a scholar putting all those stats together. Thanks for keeping us in the know.

    Even if I couldn’t read, I would still come here just for the pictures. The ones up top are especially pleasing to my eye. Always enjoy the sidebars. I love those the fans share with us. Thanks to admins for posting them here.

    This is a beautiful site. or sight. either way.


  11. anodrlurker said

    Love the stats post – im a stats geek myself! Lol. Thanks for that.

    But I must say I am really loving the close up photo you used – best one of David in recent times, IMHO. That smile is glorious and I have missed it!


  12. Dayzee said

    Sky, I couldn’t decide if those locks were trimmed or just forced into behaving. I really liked the look at #4, but the sides do look trimmed in the later pictures.. Sigh. I think Abrra has a magnifying glass for checking David pics. Would like to hear her thoughts.


  13. Abrra said


    Welcome to The Voice! We love it when fans delurk and comment. 🙂


    Looks like a fresh trim for the date with Lupe. 😉

    That smile we love!

    And a selfie that should carry a warning sticker !

    27 minutes ago
    At the premiere for the new film Meet the Mormons that Glorious was recorded for. So AWESOME! I am a Mormon, and if you want to know what Mormons are like this film does a might fine job. Comes out in theaters this Friday October 10! Go check it out!



  14. jans11 said

    Thanks for all the info, Dja! It shows me (which I already knew 🙂 ) that he is doing very well!

    I can’t stay away from utube! Love watching all his videos and now that I have the new Genie from Direct TV, I can watch them on my big screen!! 🙂
    I read up on his fan sites every day, hoping for a big announcement! 🙂 All the comments from here go to my emails, so I will know when any good news comes out!
    Most of FB is family and friends, but FOD FB is on there and I share anything David to keep everyone in the know. One of my old friends fell in love with his singing on FB.
    Twitter…. I have a lot of others on there too. It is fun to WWTT! 🙂
    I have Instagram, but for some reason it has disappeared on my laptop!
    I’ve been to Wiki a few times, but don’t keep up with it.

    #4 photo…his hair is perfect!!!! Then he goes and gets it trimmed again……and we didn’t even say anything…not even a whisper….. 🙂


  15. Abrra said

    Jan You can see all the people’s pics that you follow on instagram from that link. I have a browser tab pinned so it’s always there when I launch Firefox.

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    Now he looks like himself. Some of these pictures posted to Twitter are backwards. 😯

    A few more pictures from Meet the MORMONS Facebook.

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    17 minutes ago
    I couldn’t wait to high five this guy for doing such an amazing job w/Glorious. @davidarchie



  16. bebereader said

    Some more David sightings from tonight’s movie premiere:

    44 minutes ago
    Great seeing our buddy @davidarchie tonight at the premiere of #MeetTheMormons

    David Osmond @DavidOsmond1 · 44m 44 minutes ago
    Great catching up with you tonight @davidarchie at #MeetTheMormons premiere.


  17. jans11 said

    Thanks, Abs for the Instagram link. I saved it under favorites. For some reason mine came up when I clicked on it. Now I have 2 places to get it.

    Man, I love all these photos of David! Looks like the little feller had a real busy day! 🙂 #sohappyforhimandsoproudofhim


  18. bebereader said


    So proud of him too! I just can’t get his “Glorious” song out of my head. It’s so universal that I can see it one day being used for graduations.


    Thanks for compiling the stats for us. I’m not surprised to see how successful David is without a label nor with AI backing him. I expect him to learn the business side of the music business while he’s in college. And I expect him to one day produce his own music and have his own publishing company.


    WTG to your Mom! 🙂


    Welcome to The Voice! I agree with you about the recent closeup pic of David. It’s on my desktop now and puts a smile on my face every time I sign online. #theresmagicinthatsmile


  19. Abrra said

    More !



  20. bluesky4home said

    Djafan, I just have to say how amazing you are! The time, the care, the detail, the easy to understand graphs …. Honestly, what an incredible assets you are to team David.

    Thank you so much for all you do! ((((((Hugs))))))


  21. bluesky4home said

    Oops! “Asset” Well, you really are like more than one person. ^_^


  22. djafan said

    Welcome to the voice Anodrlurker! Love numbers 🙂

    And technology. There are programs that will do these calculations and pretty them up in a flash! I’m glad you’re all enjoying the stats, it can be boring for most but when simplified I thing they are a work of art. And as you can see David does darn well in the numbers game.

    Though it doesn’t reflect all the non social media users, and I know plenty, it does give us an idea of the popularity he has. I think what is most telling are the comments, some can be harsh but all in all many new names, many non religious folk loving Glorious for the inspirational message that can be understood by all.

    Bluesky, haha Thank you and all here for continuing on this journey.

    Wow, last night was like old times. David on the red carpet and everyone wanting a picture! So many incredible pictures. I see in his face that the transition is progressing looking happy and relaxed in preparation for future things to come. 🙂


  23. Dayzee said

    Wow! David even outdoes the Osmonds in a teeth pic.


  24. djafan said

    How could I forget to include the trending parties on the poll?! Well we have one planned for this Friday! Join in!


  25. tawna21 said

    The numbers say it…. our man is coming up and will continue in that direction… imho.

    These photos are glorious to behold. Thanks to all for posting them. What would we do without you! It’s so good to see David’s smile becoming more of what it used to be. More relaxed and willing to be a part of the world that adores him. While we all, here, respect his privacy, its great to catch a glimpse of him when we can. Even if he’s caught at H&M shopping. ♥


  26. djafan said

    Glorious was shown at the premier and it just hit 901,324 views!


  27. tawna21 said

    I wonder how David felt being trapped and having to watch himself on the big screen…. oh to have been a fly on the ceiling!!


  28. bebereader said


    I was just thinking the same thing! I hope he didn’t cringe too much. I wish he could see himself the way we see him. Then he’d know why we are out of this world crazy for that voice of his.

    Everyone wanted to take a picture with David last night! From the all the pics from the premiere, it seems that David was the star of the movie and he wasn’t even in it, physically. #TheVoice


  29. bebereader said

    So you don’t have to search for this….


  30. tawna21 said

    Oh bebe….. you think we don’t have it bookmarked and favorited? Silly girl! 😀 Thanks anyway, it made this viewing quicker!! 😀 😀


  31. bebereader said


    I know you have it saved! lol
    Just wanted to save you a few keystrokes. 😉


  32. MT said

    Dja, Betsy, Bebe,
    LOL Mom’s conversion to a DA fan is coming along nicely. 😀

    And Wow! The Glorious video is up to 913,672 views!


  33. There are over 15,000,000 Mormons in the world with over 6,000,000 in the US alone and Mexico in line with the next biggest amount. I can imagine that the views will steadily rise. I have looked at it several times already. It will be interesting to watch! Then there are David’s fans too!

    SB 🍁


  34. skydancer1x said

    Thanks Bebe! wow,thats sooo much easier to have Glorious right on hand!
    sure enjoying all these goodies 🙂

    “It’s so good to see David’s smile becoming more of what it used to be.”

    I think , no I know, that I have missed David’s smile more than anything. I’m talking about that full blown smile,that lights up his whole face and lets his light shine through. We all know he has the most gorgeous smile in the world.
    IMO…his smile is as healing, and as beautiful a gift ,as his amazing voice.


  35. bluesky4home said

    Skydancer, yes, the smile!! ^_^

    I just was looking again at the “premiere” pics. Very little skin and sequins. Somehow that just makes me chuckle.


  36. Anodlurker said

    Wow, thanks for the welcome, everybody!

    Djafan – gotta say his FB and IG numbers are JUMPING. Pretty good trend! His Twitter numbers have reversed too in recent days too – so thank God the slide is done!

    Love that David was so popular at the premiere — seems like everyone wanted a photo with him, including the celebs. Glad he got to experience that again – about time he got comfy with all of that stardom because the 2015 album launch, promo and tour is going to be WOW! (I can dream and THAT is a good dream! Haha!)

    His eyes in the Marie Osmond selfie with the boys — beautiful!


  37. djafan said

    Marie Osmond ‏@marieosmond 10m10 minutes ago
    One more photo w/ @DavidArchie & #BothHisMoms Check out his new song #Glorious on YouTube now! #MeetTheMormons

    uh oh he’s been spotted!
    laur ‏@laurenmclane3 5m5 minutes ago



  38. Abrra said

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    Tara Starling

    Love seeing all the attention he is getting from so many directions.



  39. jans11 said

    Welcome Anodlurker! Good to see ya! 🙂

    924,229 views! Not to far from the million mark!!! 🙂 Have to run some errands and hope it will be close when I get back!

    Bebe, “used for graduations”…what a good idea!

    Dayzee, he sure does. He outdoes everyone in any picture, teeth and all! 🙂

    Love all the photos and David’s big smiles! He looks ecstatic in some, I know he is so happy. Mama Lupe looks great too!

    Dja, what are we supposed to tweet this Friday? I’ve missed that somehow.


  40. djafan said

    Anodrlurker, Yes the slide has reversed!

    Tawna, “The numbers say it…. our man is coming up and will continue in that direction… imho.” It’s all there in black and white 🙂

    Jans, the phrase is “David Archuleta Sings Glorious”

    “”He outdoes everyone in any picture, teeth and all! :)”


    The pictures are glorious. David being gone for two years didn’t change the reaction to him from those around him. Everyone wants to be in his space 🙂

    David, Prepare yourself for your first public appearance with fans. You will “feel” how much you’ve been missed.


  41. Abrra said

    Here is a review by a movie critic, Mormon Newsman. I am going out on a limb and say that is a pen name for his writing. It’s a rather long piece so I will just give the link.

    Movie Review: Meet the Mormons
    Mormon Newsman October 8, 2014



  42. tawna21 said

    “”He outdoes everyone in any picture, teeth and all! :)” With what those teeth cost at the ortho’s office, it better outshine anyone!! 😀

    dja – “David being gone for two years didn’t change the reaction to him from those around him. Everyone wants to be in his space” … and I’ve noticed that David seems to be willing to be closer to others in the picture with him. Maybe it’s just in my thinking (I would be a willing participant to prove my theory).


  43. djafan said

    Speaking of smiles 🙂

    David Osmond ‏@DavidOsmond1 10m10 minutes ago
    “@Osmonds1970s: @marieosmond @DavidArchie @DavidOsmond1 How many Osmond smiles can you fit in a selfie?? LOL”


    I’ll sacrifice and go back and look at each picture closely to research your theory. I’ll get back to you lol


  44. Anodlurker said

    Djafan – I was pretty RELIEVED to see the slide reverse. You have no idea! Hahaha! I almost want to have a discussion with you on analysing these numbers and the trends. Especially the twitter figures! Hahahaha!

    Also, love THIS: “The pictures are glorious. David being gone for two years didn’t change the reaction to him from those around him. Everyone wants to be in his space 🙂
    David, Prepare yourself for your first public appearance with fans. You will “feel” how much you’ve been missed.”

    Exactly what I think too. I hope the 2015 album is a smash hit to forever cement his stardom and let the world know just how fantastic he is!

    Imagine being gone for 2 years and then getting THIS kind of reaction? Bet it never even figured in David’s wildest dreams.


  45. Abrra said

    WARNING! Handsome man on board!

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    Deseret Book
    David Archuleta was on hand and Elder Holland called attention to his newly released single, “Glorious” featured in Meet the Mormons, and how the free download has gone crazy! Such a great song! — at Megaplex Theatres.

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    Deseret Book
    David Archuleta and High School Musical actress Kacey Stroh Higginson wait to visit Gail Halvorsen. — at Megaplex Theatres.

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    Gail Halvorsen sees David Archuleta and immediately gives him a hug. We love these guys! Gail you might recall is the Candybomber, and was also featured in the Mormon Tabernacle Choir’s Christmas Concert in 2012, and last year published his children’s book “Christmas From Heaven.” We love Gail, and spent some meaningful time with him and are so happy he was featured in Meet the Mormons! A great man and soul! — at Megaplex Theatres.

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    Larry Richman
    At the premier of #MeetTheMormons with David Archuleta
    18 minutes ago
    Talented & friendly @davidarchie is a class. He sings #Glorious in #meetthemormons 10/10/14



  46. Abrra said

    0o0bluedots0o0 made a video to celebrate her birthday 🙂 Fans also know her as Marcella.

    “hello everyone! hope you enjoy this short little vidlet (sorry it’s so short but I do what i can lol). just wanted to use this space to tell you that i have not disappeared and i am still alive lol. i’m just having a bit of trouble vidding david because he is a new man after his two year mission and i want that to come across in my upcoming videos! im waiting until more footage and new pics come out, since its weird to use his idol days and guitar hero commercials 6 years later. if anyone has cool new footage, feel free to send it to me via twitter (0o0bluedots0o0). again, thank you all! hope you like this video!”



  47. tawna21 said

    dja #43, 😀

    anodlurker #44, “Exactly what I think too. I hope the 2015 album is a smash hit to forever cement his stardom and let the world know just how fantastic he is!
    Imagine being gone for 2 years and then getting THIS kind of reaction? Bet it never even figured in David’s wildest dreams.” A huge YES! to all of this!!


  48. jans11 said

    Thanks, Dja for the WWTT info. When I scrolled up, I seen it then. DUH!! 🙂 I had inadvertently passed over it earlier thinking it was an ad for the movie…..

    Bluedots bd video is short but really good! Lot of good pics of our hero! 🙂

    Well, we’re closer to the one million mark….939,984!!!! Wonder if it will get there overnight since the count has slowed down. I’m sure it will be by Fri night for the WWTT.


  49. bluesky4home said

    #1 – Betsy! I meant to tell you (but somehow got distracted by a few pictures!), that I am seriously impressed by all your online experience and connections! I only come here and watch a few you tube videos. None of the other.

    You go, girl!!

    Anyone else enjoying the “pelo” in evidence?


  50. anodrlurker said

    New David video! Here he is being interviewed at the movie premiere! So nice to get a new video interview!


  51. anodrlurker said

    Sorry – here’s a clickable link for the David interview!


  52. archugeezer said

    djafan, thanks for an interesting post! I’m a confessed numbers nerd—charts, graphs stats, surveys, math, whatever—so this was geeky fun.

    And how about those GLORIOUS YouTube numbers for David? 942,731 at 11:19 pm MDT. 🙂


  53. Abrra said

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    Deseret News



  54. bluesky4home said

    I LOVE that grin!!! Oh, joy!!!!!!

    1,021,191 views …. in one week. O DA, O DA, O DA.


  55. Dayzee said

    I see Glorious is well over the million mark. As it should be.

    Bluedots certainly knows how to celebrate a birthday. That looks like my kind of party.

    That pic at #53 is so beautiful., Happy, satisfied, comfortable. Could we maybe be getting a little good kind of ego? I am going to pretend he is waving “hello” instead of “farewell”


  56. djafan said

    Anodrlurker, Thanks for the video!!! David Archuleta all grown up. Hope we get more!

    Archugeezer, Thanks! I’ve been called a geek and I embrace it 🙂

    Drum Roll!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Glorious views 1,025,323!!!!!!


  57. djafan said

    When The Son Of Man is still doing great!

    #1 in MP3 Downloads > Songs > Country > Traditional Country
    #1 in MP3 Downloads > Songs > Christian > County and Bluegrass
    #1 in MP3 Downloads > Songs > Christian > Country Gospel


  58. Anodlurker said

    That photo in 53! Looks like David from before — waving to fans calling out to him, feeling the adoration!
    Get used to it, David — time to feel comfortable with that again because it’s going to get even bigger once the new album drops! Bring on 2015!

    Hope the premiere gave him a feel of how it all used to be when he was performing and touring! He’s a star!
    Can’t wait to see him on Ellen, Jimmy Fallon (doing musical numbers too!) and the morning shows being his more mature, confident self!


  59. Abrra said


    I like seeing the other people in the background in so many of the pictures who notice him and smile.



  60. Anodlurker said

    HI Abrra! So true! Just makes me think how well-liked and popular he is!
    I mean, the number of photos with David – he was truly the most sought-after guy at that premiere!
    Also agree with Rhiminee’s tumblr insight– that so many people took photos with David and posted it online, but the only photo David posted was the one of him and his mom! Good observation right there!


  61. Abrra said

    MarthaPB posted this #TBT video on Twitter of Idol Tour Glendale, David’s first concert. He sings Angels flawlessly. The energetic bounce throughout. The smile at 1:25 and the runs at 3:23 Oh Oh Yeah Yeah Yeah! He does all the vocal gymnastics that makes it his own song. He was one confident 17 yr old 🙂 The quality isn’t that great but the audio is wonderful.




  62. djafan said

    David is retweeting others tweets!

    David Archuleta retweeted
    Pokémon @Pokemon · 33m 33 minutes ago
    It’s Throwback Thursday, Trainers! RT if you remember this classic #Pokemon episode!
    Embedded image permalink

    David Archuleta retweeted
    Shelley @Shell_eeeyyy · 2h 2 hours ago
    David Archuleta: GLORIOUS from Meet the Mormons Over a million views @DavidArchie 👍 @stephaniemabey 👏 #Sharegoodness

    And finally his own tweet!

    David Archuleta ‏@DavidArchie 18m18 minutes ago
    Awesome to see #Glorious reach a million views in these few days! High-five to @StephanieMabey for writing an amazing song! #MeetTheMormons


  63. Abrra said


  64. djafan said

    I love me some Stephany Mabey after this exchange 🙂 And I love me some Jesus music “When The Son Of Man Comes Again” on repeating alternating with Glorious.


    @stephaniemabey: @DavidArchie High five 🙂 Excited about the new one from today! (one more silent ninja high five.)

    Batya ‏@Batya11394 18m18 minutes ago
    #NoMoreJesusMusic #GiveMePop

    Batya @Batya11394 · 19m 19 minutes ago
    she just favorited my no more jesus music tweet

    Batya retweeted
    Stephanie Mabey @stephaniemabey · 19m 19 minutes ago
    @Batya11394 oh, don’t you worry. 🙂

    Batya @Batya11394 · 19m 19 minutes ago

    Batya @Batya11394 · 18m 18 minutes ago

    Batya @Batya11394 · 16m 16 minutes ago
    If David stops writing jesus music yall can thank me personally


    Stephanie Mabey @stephaniemabey · 15m 15 minutes ago
    @Batya11394 yes! and listen to the lyrics of that song without the context of that project. It’s human music 🙂

    Batya @Batya11394 · 14m 14 minutes ago
    She is cute i have to give her that

    Batya ‏@Batya11394 14m14 minutes ago
    @stephaniemabey okay. I trust you, stephanie. don’t let me down. 😘

    Stephanie Mabey ‏@stephaniemabey 13m13 minutes ago
    @Batya11394 hahaha!


  65. Anodlurker said

    Okay I gotta say that Batya chick is pretty brave and I am pleased she spoke up. Clearly a fan of David’s pop music like so many others. Glad she said it and now we know there’s pop music coming indeed! Yahoooooooooo!!! Can’t wait for the stuff from the other songwriters David is working with too (i.e. Trent Dabbs!)


  66. djafan said

    Janel Woodbury ‏@Nellie1983 2m2 minutes ago
    Cropped picture of @DavidArchie from .


  67. MT said

    66. Dja,
    Love that picture. That smile! It’s just how I like to see David. Headphones on, recording music, and looking very happy about it. 😀 Next step … the STAGE!!

    Thanks for the tweets, too. That’s great news. As much as I love Glorious, I’m also looking forward to some POP music myself. Stephanie Maybe sounds very excited about the songs they’re working on. I can’t wait to hear what they’ve done.

    BTW Glorious views now at 1,045,670!! Nice!!

    Thanks for bringing all the pics here. Love that one in #53. He looks great!


  68. Abrra said


    “That smile! It’s just how I like to see David. Headphones on, recording music, and looking very happy about it. 😀 Next step … the STAGE!!”

    A workman needs his tools to get the job done!

    I am excited at the prospect of pop music with a touch of Spanish thrown in for spice. I feel like I am on a music diet and starving for what I like most. 🙂



  69. bebereader said

    Pop music!
    Bring it on!

    #66 is my new desktop!


  70. Angelica said

    Been listening to Glorious with that tremulous quaver in his voice like he does on Waiting for Yesterday. (He does that on purpose you know.) #mamasboygotskilz


  71. MT said

    LOL @ music diet. Looks like you and I are not the only ones waiting for that POP music.

    Glorious was a very nice appetizer. But like you, I can’t wait for the main course. –> POP CD and a little Spanish thrown in for some spice. 😀

    Dessert will be even better. –> Performances!!

    ♫ We’re getting closer now, closer now … ♫


  72. MT said

    #mamasboygotskilz << Yes he does!

    Hope things are getting back to normal for you. 🙂

    #66 is a great picture. It's a great shot of David with all the tools of his trade. (haha I stole that phrase from Abrra. 😀 )


  73. bluesky4home said


    I am thinking that this is just about the gentlest, nicest, creamiest, smoothest way he could possibly have to ease back into the spotlight. Thanks, angels. Appreciate you looking after him that way.


  74. jans11 said

    Had some comp problems as Google was out around here for a spell. Glad to see the Glorious views were way over one million this morning! ♥

    #53…Hello there! You with that big beautiful smile!

    #63…those tweets are so sweet!

    #66…our man couldn’t be happier right now…so glad things are looking up!

    #70…hope things are going better, Angelica!

    Don’t want to forget the WWTT tomorrow night!


  75. angelofdja said

    I must say David’s smile warms my heart! ❤ It's like medicine for my soul! Gosh, then he sings and life can't get any better! So glad he's back… 😉


  76. djafan said

    Good Morning!

    And the views this morning are 1,065,247! And growing! I’m still blown away.


    “(He does that on purpose you know.) #mamasboygotskilz” He sure does lol

    Angelofdja, Yes, yes, yes, and yes!!!!!

    Bluesky, He’s getting ready for the world!

    Wonder what this is? And will David be there?????? Utah folk go check it out please! If you can lol

    BYU Alumni ‏@byualumni
    “@DavidArchie: #Glorious #MeetTheMormons” Don’t miss flashmob 2night Shops at Riverwoods Provo #BYUSpectacular


  77. skydancer1x said thanks for bring that pic over Dja!

    I’m right there with ya! Best smile ever!!!
    and this..” It’s like medicine for my soul! Gosh, then he sings and life can’t get any better! So glad he’s back… ;-)”

    seeing him out and about ,as the beloved celeb that he is,a big step…. is just le ~sigh!♥
    I love this that you said..
    ” am thinking that this is just about the gentlest, nicest, creamiest, smoothest way he could possibly have to ease back into the spotlight.”

    Pop music!………yes!
    Bring it on!………..yes!
    #66 is my new desktop!………yes!! mine too!

    what a wonderful David week! Thanks guys!


  78. bebereader said

    #75 Angelofdja,

    I read your comment just before I went to sleep last night! It put a smile on my face! 😀 TY

    Listening to @archieradio now.

    Just heard “Parachutes and Airplanes”, “Nandito Ako”, the piano version to “Something ‘Bout Love” and “TOSOD”. Good stuff!

    Don’t forget that we have a sticky (permanent) link to the radio on our left sidebar under Abrra’s Candy Jar.


  79. bebereader said

    Trending Party tonight!

    We’re trending the words:

    David Archuleta Sings Glorious

    Check below for the time in your area:

    Image and video hosting by TinyPic


  80. Abrra said

    Handsome? You betcha 🙂



  81. Dayzee said

    Went to Meet the Mormons this morning. Large crowd for the 11 a.m. showing here in Mormonville. I enjoyed the stories. At the end of the movie David’s voice on the large theater audio system was truly amazing. Because I had seen that video so many times, I was able to see David in all the places he was supposed to be. I was looking for the icon for repeat. Why would they not have that? I was wondering how many times I could sit through the entire movie, just for the delicious ending. Still floating on the clouds from David dust.


  82. tawna21 said

    Abrra #80, there’s that famous, genuine ‘red carpet’ smile!

    Hubby and I just got back from seeing “meet the Mormons” at the theatre. It’s really good (yes I’m Mormon). There is no preaching in it at all. It is simply to show that we are Christians that lead ordinary lives just like other Christians. David’s voice on the big screen reduced me to a puddle. There is no way to describe what his voice is like in Dolby sound coming at you from every nook and cranny in the room. The song is short, but it is not done thru the credits, it’s an actual part of the movie. If you get a chance, go see it.


  83. Abrra said

    Mormon Newsroom

    David at :36



  84. fenfan said

    This is such a Glorious thread. I keep scrolling up and down to look at all the photos. My favourite is the selfie in the cinema.
    The last one at #80 – is that top button undone?????? Who did that?????? Surely that is not acceptable #archudresscode!
    But I must say that is a very sharp suit. Looks new.


  85. Abrra said

    Fenfan Hehe You know he gets hot and might need to let in the cool air.

    Cast party!

    6 hours ago
    Cast party for Meet the Mormons celebrating opening day, along with the Candy Bomber Gail Halvorsen’s 94th birthday :). What a fine group of folks! Anyone went out to see the movie yet? What did you think? Which story stood out to you?

    Almost 4k likes in a few hours on this picture.



  86. Abrra said

    Last night’s trending party was a great success !



  87. oliveoil said

    So who is the shiniest glowiest person in that group picture ? Hmmmmm. Let me think. 🙂


  88. Dayzee said

    Give me a hint Olive……is it the cute one in the striped shirt on the second row? The focal point of the entire photo?

    If you go to the movie and sit through the credits you get to see David’s name on the big screen. 🙂


  89. clairerolfe35 said

    Oh, and Tawna,”there is no way to describe what his voice is like in Dolby sound coming at you from every nook and cranny.” I would not even attempt, but am waiting to read what Bluesky or Bebe comes up with.


  90. djafan said

    Abrra, great WWTT graphic from poco. It was so fun to see so many tweets!!!

    Hey Oliveoil! Well after being blinded by the light coming from the center…. Lol.

    I’m loving all the DA activity. Thanks all of you for hanging with us. And to think this is just the beginning 😳


  91. djafan said

    Claire, I’m planning to go tomorrow! #davidsgloriousvoice


  92. Abrra said

    From the cast party.

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    Dave Bartholomew

    Image and video hosting by TinyPic
    Whitney Zander

    Image and video hosting by TinyPic
    Milton Castro

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    From the premiere.

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    Dawn Armstrong Us with the pure hearted David Archuleta (gosh he is such a good kid!) and sweetie Marie Osmond. Yes Marie…Iets do this arranged marriage thing! (mothers of eight conspiring for wonderful inlaws…lol)

     photo 59_zps862b8439.jpg
    Dawn Armstrong



  93. Abrra said

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  94. jans11 said

    WWTT last night was so much fun! Glad we got David to trend in 9 minutes!

    Thanks Abs for posting one of my favorite song, Angels!

    Want to go to see MTM tomorrow. It’s over on the MO side and I’m not familiar with the area, but I’m going to see it one way or the other! 🙂 Gotta hear that voice in Dolby sound!!!

    Wanna be at chat tonight. See ya!


  95. lynnella said

    Saw MTM this afternoon. It was wonderful. The scenery, the stories, everything about it. You’ll leave the theater with a big grin on your face, partly because of the movie and partly because of hearing David. Just not enough of the song to suit me though. Still what there was, was GLORIOUS! Be warned, bring tissues. Some of the stories are very touching, but beautiful.



  96. bebereader said

    David singing Happy Birthday!
    (a short clip)

    17 minutes ago
    .@davidarchie singing Happy Birthday to #MeetTheMormons cast member turning 94
    1 hour ago
    #DavidArchuleta sings “Happy Birthday” to Gail Halvorsen (Part 2)!!

    1 hour ago
    #DavidArchuleta sings “Happy Birthday” to Gail Halvorsen (Part 3)!!


  97. tawna21 said

    yeppers.. that’s what I would call a short clip, bebe! 🙂 hearing just a few notes from that voice is enough to bring a smile. 😀


  98. bebereader said

    54 minutes ago
    Let me tell you about the kind of person #DavidArchuleta is. Last night as I was cleaning up and hauling decorations out to my car, @davidarchie noticed the box I was carrying was a bit too heavy for me. He politely offered to help and carried the box for me all the way out to my trunk. He is truly a humble disciple of Christ and I’m grateful for the opportunity to have seen his true character in action. #MeetTheMormons


  99. bebereader said

    Tawna #97

    Apparently it’s a three part video. I hope you played all three in the comment box. The nearly blew my socks off. LOL
    (not even kidding)


  100. tawna21 said

    Oh yes, bebe! I had turned the speakers up because the first one was a little quiet…. not so the second one. I nearly jumped out of my chair (ditto… not even kidding). Then I laughed at myself.


  101. bebereader said

    All three are up now.


  102. tawna21 said

    Rhimee spliced them together


  103. bebereader said


    Thank you!


  104. tawna21 said

    Rhiminee….. sorry about the wrong spelling


  105. skydancer1x said

    holy cowabunga!!
    a a aaaachk 0—<—–<


  106. Abrra said


  107. lynnella said

    Could his comment in the last tweet be a clue? I’m hoping he’ll be the special guest at the MoTab Christmas Concert this year. He should be, he was one of their best guests ever. They will be announcing the guests on Oct. 16th. Can’t wait to see if it’s David. Fingers crossed.



  108. djafan said

    That happy birthday made me sob, darn him!

    Lynnella, the “from……” Has me thinking somethings up!


  109. jans11 said

    Nobody sings Happy Birthday like David! Nobody!

    I really hope his tweet meant something…like maybe a Christmas concert! I’m ready to fly to Utah and see him live again! 🙂 jmo


  110. Abrra said

    Today’s Sunday puzzle!



  111. angelofdja said

    He honestly meant every word of that Happy Birthday he sang to Gail. THAT feeling he portrays through his singing is the reason I will listen/support David and his music. I just LOVE that VOICE! And, oh yeah he oozes class!


  112. angelofdja said

    My daughter’s and I are going to see Meet the Mormons tomorrow. It’s playing in a neighboring city. I’m looking forward to it. I will be sure to carry many Kleenex! ❤


  113. bluesky4home said

    I have to wait to see it until tomorrow or Tuesday myself. But one of the teenagers in my Sunday School class said that she saw it. She told me: take plenty of Kleenex!! She also said it was a great show. ^_^

    Our convo was very hurried, so I did not get a chance to ask her if she liked the DA vid. We all know she did!!


  114. tawna21 said

    Puzzle!!!! Yay!!!!! Thanks Abrra!!! 🙂 I have a major report document due, and I’m taking time out to do a puzzle? Of course I am…. it’s David Archuleta for cryin’ out loud! 😀


  115. bluesky4home said

    Ditto, Tawna. I also, am hooked on Abrra’s puzzles!


  116. lynnella said

    Bluesky – I know they showed the video before the premier in Sandy UT, but when I saw it at Tinseltown in Louisville, KY, they didn’t. I was hoping they would. Also, the version in the movie is shortened and you don’t get to hear the bridge where his voice really soars. I was a little disappointed, but happy to hear him anyway. You will definitely enjoy the movie though. The stories are so inspirational and one in particular touched my heart. The one with the Missionary in it. I could just see David’s mother as she was helping him prepare for his mission. Very touching. But, yes, take plenty of tissues. My eyes started “leaking” as soon as the movie came on, and leaked throughout the rest of the movie, sometimes more that others, but it was more because my heart was being touched than from being sad. It will definitely touch your heart in a good way.



  117. Saw Meet The Mormons today!! Very inspiring and wrapped up nicely in the End with David singing Glorious. ……….and of course I stayed for the credits to see David Archuleta’s name there.
    Had a nice experience while there at the Theatre. A fellow recognized me from working at the Treatment Center over thirty years ago. He introduced me to his wife and children and works for the City.
    It was as though I was meant to be there at that specific time. Love Holy Coincidences.

    Then I went to Mass. Quite a Holy Day.


  118. Dayzee said

    Heidi, how nice you were able to meet up with an old friend. And it’s always nice to be recognized after 30 years. Sounds like you had a lovely day. Wasn’t it fun to see David’s name for that few seconds? Looking forward to seeing you again at something David. Enjoyed spending time with you in Park City.

    Lynnella, it seems we will always be a “a little disappointed” until we see David full screen, full time. Haha.

    Tawna & Bluesky, it’s just not Sunday without solving Abrra’s David puzzle. David’s smile is always the reward. Cannot leave those crazy pieces disassembled with that reward in mind. How many smiles do you suppose David has given in his lifetime? And the best is yet to come.

    I thought we already had a perfect “Happy Birthday” song from David, but now he has outdone himself. Again


  119. lynnella said

    Dayzee, wouldn’t it be nice to see him full screen someday AND singing in a movie. Maybe the next movie the LDS Church makes will have him in it. We can always hope. From the reaction to his video and free download for Glorious, that might give them an indication of what a jewel they have there. He should be out front in anything they do. He’s the perfect representative for them. His character is above reproach, he’s humble, and so talented and dedicated to his church. What more could they want.



  120. bebereader said

    Image and video hosting by TinyPic

    David Archuleta Universe

    I met David Archuleta the other night. No biggie right?
    Credit-Austin Demik


  121. djafan said

    I wasn’t able to make it to see the movie!!!! Hopefully it will be playing next week.

    Bebe, nice picture!

    Christmas From The Heart at #22 on itunes!!!

    We can always use a couple extras for gifting!!!


  122. Dayzee, Oh yes=Look forward to the next Tour. Great Memories of that trip to Salt Lake and Park City 🙂


  123. jans11 said

    Dayzee and Heidijoy, it doesn’t seem like 3 yrs ago that we were altogether having fun and hearing David sing live! 🙂 I will never forget Park City and his “announcement! These add up to some very good memories and I hope to be able to see you all again and even meet more fans that I have met on here. 🙂 David has the best fans!

    Planning on going to see MTM on Wed. Trying to fit it in my schedule along with coming down with some stupid rash on my neck and lower face. And getting the oil changed in the car. The theatre said it will be there thru Thurs., so hoping all will work out.

    #stillhopingforachristmasconcertdavidandchristmasgoestogetheritreallydoes 🙂


  124. skydancer1x said

    ” #stillhopingforachristmasconcertdavidandchristmasgoestogetheritreallydoes 🙂 ”

    Yes,I am with all of ya’ll on that! I mean….even when he was far away in Chile, we were able to experience Christmas with David. It just would be so strange NOT to have Christmas and Holiday songs sung by the Archuleta, when he is finally back here in our midst!! Hoping we get to hear him sing from somewhere,anywhere. heck,maybe someone will catch him singing at a Christmas party! 😀 just sayin’…



  125. jans11 said

    Sky, I totally agree! Surely with him being back in the good ol’ USA, he will do something for Christmas! It’s got to be a tradition, we sure can’t break it! 🙂

    Yes, ma’am…”justwishinhopinthinkinprayinplannindreamin♫♪”


  126. bebereader said

    New post ———————->>>>>


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