Happy 4th Anniversary!
Can it really be that 4 years have gone by since the debut of David’s very first album? Remember when we first saw the album photo shoot and the cover shot showing that David was “IT”? I still remember the excitement and anticipation as we watched him evolve from a shy, soft-spoken Idol contestant into, well, this album cover says it all!
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Dance Down Memory Lane
Uploaded on Nov 9, 2008
“FINALLY got another blog up giving an update on what went on this weekend. Sorry it took so long, I just avoid making them since I have such major issues making anything that involved me talking. I should probably find a way to take blog-making classes or something.”
New York Vlog (credit: David Archuleta)
Album Release Day in New York (credit: David Archuleta)
New Album Crush Release Fox 43 Interview (credit: wpmt)
Set to Release Debut Album Interview Fox5 LA (credit” JRforDA)
DA Fans Anticipate Debut Album (credit: JRforDA)
There was a whirlwind of album signings and tv appearances to promote the album, and we got to see a lot of David on TV! Remember the absolute giddy anticipation of waiting for David to come out for autographs and pictures? Waiting, sometimes for hours, then when David finally makes an appearance all heck breaks loose! David is one of the few artists who makes an extra effort to go out and meet his fans – if there is ANY way possible for him to meet his fans, even contrary to his security or his handler’s objections – he’ll do it! He’ll sign pictures, phones, cameras, iPods and even the back of your hand! His love and appreciation for his fans is one of the things that makes him so special!
Today Show 11-11-08 Crush (credit: iweardapants)
David Outside TRL Studios NYC (credit:songbook5)
David Premiers Debut Single @TRL (credit: JRforDA)
The album signing at the Virgin Mega Store was INSANE! Listen to all the screaming! I would have loved to be at this signing, but alas I picked up my album at midnight from the local WalMart lol.
David Up Close & Personal (credit: PopstarMagazine)
David CD Signing (credit:likewhoa)
There are so many vids on You Tube that capture all the excitement of the debut album release, but we can’t post them all here for fear of crashing the site! There are great tv appearances, interviews and performances of songs from the album. We encourage you to share your favorites in comments – just post a link!
I will however, post the AOL performances of songs from the debut album – David is singing with a live band and sounds amazing! These performances were a defining moment and a promise of all that was to come when David performs live – and we’ve celebrated 4 years of incredible music from David ever since!
AOL Sessions Crush (credit: annalisasinger84)
AOL Sessions ALTNOY (credit: annalisasinger84)
AOL Sessions Touch My Hand (credit:ArchieBR)
AOL Sessions My Hands (credit: Annalisasinger84)
AOL Sessions You Can (credit: annalisasinger84)
Next up is a series of AOL interviews where David talks about a possible tour, Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, connecting with the audience, his Idol experience, his buddy Cook and much more!
AOL Interview Part 1 (credit: tomsuzuki87)
AOL Interview Part 2 (credit: tomsuzuki87)
AOL Interview Part 3 (credit: tomsuzuki87)
AOL Interview Part 4 (credit: tomsuzuki87)
AOL Interview Part 5 (credit: tomsuzuki87)
AOL Interview Part 6 (credit: tomsuzuki87)
Stay tuned this coming week when we may feature more vids from the release of David’s debut album!
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Debut Album Photo Shoot
The awesome debut album photo shoot by photographer Jeff Riedel brought us pictures of David sporting some major smoldering looks! Very different from what we were used to seeing on Idol – but hey, no complaints from us!
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VOTE for Nandito Ako! Philippine’s Reader’s Choice Online Poll 2012
Here’s our chance to make sure everyone knows that Nandito Ako and David are #1! We can also show our support for TV5 who gave David this wonderful opportunity as well as Jasmine & Eula, his awesome co-stars! If you have time, you can also vote for Wil Time BigTime since we all got to watch people spin the big wheel & Talentadong Pinoy which also featured David!
This poll is very long so you will need patience to scroll down to each category – I’m posting screen shots so you know what the category looks like as well as where it is located in the lineup. There are 2 major Award categories – Golden Teevee for the shows, and Golden Mask for the actors & actresses.
It’s easiest if you scroll to each category and vote multiple times on that category by clicking “return to poll” and voting again, then move on to the next category – this saves time from scrolling all over the page. If you are short on time, vote for Nandito Ako & David Archuleta to keep them at #1! GO-GETTERS GOOOOOOOOOO!
1. Fave Variety & Game Show
3. Fave Reality & Talent Show
17. Fave TV Drama – Nandito Ako
Golden Mask Awards
3. Fave TV Young Rising Star
4. Fave Breakthrough TV Performance
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Debut Album GIF!
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Veteran’s Day – Honoring All Who Serve
Veteran’s Day Tribute (credit: Dustinn09)
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Wishing you all a very peaceful Celebration Sunday! Remembering and honoring all who have served and continue to serve to secure our freedom.
Enjoy the vids and pics and spend time with family and friends doing what you love! I’ll leave you with this lovely photo edit from Pabuckie – she calls it “Peaceful Thoughts” – perfect for our Sunday post!