His debut single, Crush made it to number 2 on the Billboard Hot 100
Older sibling is Claudia. Younger siblings are Daniel, Jazzy, and Amber.
Father Jeff is a jazz musician.
Song "Crush" placed number #23 on VH1`s Top 40 Songs of 2008.
Is the second oldest of five children. (imdb.com)
Touring With McFLY in 2009, in the UK (mcfly.com)
His performance of John Lennon's "Imagine" on the Feb. 26, 2008 broadcast of "American Idol" made him an early favorite to make it to the seventh season's finals. (imdb.com)
In an L.A. Times article Ann Powers pointed out that Archuleta's arrangement of the song happened to be borrowed from one recorded by the late jazz-pop singer Eva Cassidy. A YouTube clip shows him singing the same arrangement for an appearance on the morning show "Good Things Utah" when he was 13. (imdb.com)
If of Hispanic/Latino decent: Spanish-Basque (father) & Honduran (mother). (imdb.com)
In 2003, at the age of 12, Archuleta won the title of Junior Singer Star on "Star Search" with his version of the song "You're All I Need to Get By," walking away with $100,000. (imdb.com)
Suffered from vocal paralysis when he was 13 (david-archuleta.org)
Won Star Search 2 when he was 12 (david-archuleta.org)