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. 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.
I’m excited to have a plan to be on itunes Dec. 10th! David’s voice sounds sublime. I do get what fenfan means lol, though I’ve gotten pretty good at tuning out any voice that is not David’s. That may seem harsh but my ears only seem to want “The Voice” 🙂
I honestly think this duet will put me right under the table!! That 2 seconds of David’s voice stopped my heart! I’m like Dayzee, for the most part, and put David’s voice out front and center, but on this one I think it’s going to be a duet of two of the most sublime voices. I feel that Nathan and David have the connection to blend beautifully…. jmo. Can’t wait to find out!
Djafan…. “I’m excited to have a plan to be on itunes Dec. 10th!” Me too!!!
Thanks, DJA for this post, showcasing the new release of “The Prayer” coming our way soon. I first heard it sung by Celine Dion accompanied by Josh Groban years ago on a TV special. But there’s no comparison once David got his hands on it. (All these years I was secretly hoping he would.) Those fifteen seconds are sheer heaven!
“I pray you’ll be our eyes …. and watch us where we go” Twelve words sung in a quarter of a minute and I am once again lost in David’s magic. Don’t bother trying to extricate me from this spell. I won’t come back willingly.
Do you mean this? I posted it on the last thread.
Some more info on David’s upcoming holiday project.
Lindsey Stirling and David Archuleta Headline Mormon.org’s #ASaviorIsBorn Initiative
35 Million Global Followers to Receive 12 Days of Social Presents from YouTube Stars
December 01, 2015 01:12 PM Eastern Time
SALT LAKE CITY–(EON: Enhanced Online News)–After the success of last season’s Guinness Book of World Records largest live nativity (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PrLoWt2tfqg), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints launched a new social media campaign reuniting a variety of YouTube stars for a Christmas event called the 12 Days of Social. Each day, beginning December 1, a participating YouTube creator will release a new video on their channel sharing a message centered on the global campaign of #ASaviorIsBorn. Participating YouTube stars include:
“Each YouTube star has become personally invested in using their time, effort and influence to share this Christmas message. It’s amazing to see them band together from across genres to support this cause.”
At the conclusion of the 12 days, a music video featuring a variety of YouTube stars singing the Christmas carol, Silent Night, will be released to a global viewership on the Shaytards YouTube channel (https://www.youtube.com/user/SHAYTARDS).
“Christmas is a time for messages of peace, hope and the love of Jesus Christ to reach a world that really needs a little holiday cheer,” said Greg Droubay, Director of Media, Missionary Dept., The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. “Each YouTube star has become personally invested in using their time, effort and influence to share this Christmas message. It’s amazing to see them band together from across genres to support this cause.”
Tawna… at this link (mormon.org) you can scroll down and you will see a display like a slide show. The videos are in order – the twelve days of Christmas – so the first two videos are out. (And yesterday’s offering of Jenny Oaks Baker playing O Come, O Come Emanuel is really good!!)
As you click on the different slides you can see that DA (with Nathan Pacheco) is scheduled for his video to air on Dec. 10. So…. it looks like the duet with Nathan is his contribution to the Twelve Days of Christmas. Then on the 13th they will show a video of Christmas Carolers. The video at the top of the screen or window, is the video from the LDS church celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ.
I find this interesting. Some fans reported that they were informed that there would be a DVD of the Celebration of Christ ( from Dec ’14) concert out this year. When Kari was asked about it, she said she wasn’t aware of any DVD.
Then this shows up on Japan’s iTunes, looking all official, but not released by David’s team.
It’s now at 8,378 on facebook, 7,978 on instagram. With an overwhelming amount of comments. Many voicing my same reaction. Nooooo David can’t be down and feeling small! He’s my joy and a giant!!! I felt sad that he has feelings like the rest of his, like a normal human! But he is, he really is and the fact that he shared this personal feeling with “us” his fans tells me we’re still in a relationship with him 🙂 Not that I ever doubted it and it was all confirmed in St. George :)))))))) Love the guy.
A little clip here and a little clip there. Feels like peeking at my Christmas presents and finding them wayyyy more exciting than I had even hoped.
I was expecting the Celebration of Christ 2014 dvd to be available now. Have been looking and only found 2013 in Deseret Book’s catalogue. I would love to be able to purchase some, but don’t see anything legal.
I have an extra ticket for the Pocatello performance, row L center section. Would be happy to give it to anyone who could use it.
Question – is the Pledge order for just the music or for the video? I am a bit confused now. If it’s just music then it seems like they are actually selling three things i.e The Prayer, bonus track and wallpaper for $5, while iTunes is selling just the song (music) for $1.29. In which case, the bonus track is no bonus at all. Although anything David sings is more than a bonus! So it’s all good, I guess.
To break it down:
The Prayer (if it’s just music) = $1.29 (presuming it’s the same iTunes price)
Bonus Track (also music? although I don’t mind a video) = $1.29
Sub-Total = $2.58
This means the wallpaper costs $2.42.
Call me a scrooge, but that wallpaper is expensive! I hope it’s all David!
My conclusion – David is, at last, showing that he is thinking like a businessman. Maybe.
Looking forward to receiving this Christmas “present”.
Fenfan, I am pretty sure that it is a video, cause they are all doing vids for the 12 days of Christmas. I am not sure how “buying” it is any better than watching it on youtube. …. But I don’t really care. I am glad for them to get some $$ for their hard work.
Ray, loved your comment! Perfect description of that face.
Great day for me yesterday. My mailman brought me Snow College tickets already. I thought I would have to stand out in the cold all weekend waiting for those tickets, but no! They have arrived! Also ordered that David music we have been waiting for. Now counting the hours until Pledge and/or iTunes delivers. Yayy! ! New music!
Yes, Jan, whatever it is we will love it. 🙂
I have been thinking about the bonus live track. Does live track mean a live recording of one of the songs he sang in concert, whether recently or in days of yore? If that’s the case it probably means there is zero chance of my getting O Ven O Ven Emmanuel.