David performed an acoustic set for the “Break the Silence” event.
David Archuleta and his Mom, Lupe Mayorga, in Chennai, India, Feb. 2011. Click HERE for more exclusive pics from AFS.
Pix credit: lifttogether, ArchieInc, and R. Gunnell.
David Archuleta and his mom were in India for 5 days. He has been a sponsor for Rising Star for a year. He even worked in the colonies. He is a delightful, talented, spiritual young man.
Sunday night he spoke at a fireside for local church members. He told his story about American Idol. His family had encouraged him to try out but he had just gotten a summer job doing lighting and sound at a local theater and didn’t want to quit that opportunity for something that he most likely wouldn’t get past the first round. He really struggled with the decision. “Who am I? I don’t even like the sound of my voice and there are lots of really talented people who will try out.” His parents had always taught them to pray about any question so he thought about praying if he should go to try out in San Diego but then why bother God with such a trivial question. “Surely Father doesn’t care if I try out for some contest.” So he decided he should go ahead and ask. The answer he got was “Ï have given you a talent. Go to the audition and I will use you for good.” He never thought he would make it thru any round but he kept getting voted in. His whole attitude now is he wants to use his singing to lift others and let the Lord do with him what ever He needs. I am very impressed by his attitude. He won’t wear the expensive clothes they try to dress him in because he doesn’t want fans spending lots of money to dress like him.
Photos of David Archuleta and his Mom, Lupe Mayorga, in his trip to Chennai, India in the early Feb., 2011.
Courtesy of @sharaniya
Dream Foundation’s 9th Annual Celebration of Dreams gala – Bacara Resort, Santa Barbara, California – 11/06/2010
Source: Just Jared Jr
Courtesy Children’s Miracle Network.
Thanks @ 327dauta_WashDC
David reading at a elementary school to kids for Read Across America on Dr. Suess’s birthday, March 3, 2010.
David Archuleta and Jordin Sparks visited the Miami Children’s Hospital to and hand out teddy bears to the children on February 4th, 2010 as a part of the “Jordin Sparks Experience”.
Photos sourced from Jordin’s FB.
Recording of the Spanish-language version Of “We Are the World 25 For Haiti” (“Somos El Mundo”), 19th Feb. 2010
David Archuleta participated with many great and talented Latinos in recording a Spanish-language version of “We are the World” in Miami. The song will be used to raise money for Haiti earthquake victims.
“Hope for Haiti Now: A Global Benefit for Earthquake Relief” telethon held to directly benefit “Hope for Haiti” charities.