American Idol alum DavidArchuleta has a message for his fans: “I’m not dead.”
The season seven runner-up, who recently returned from a mission in Chile with his church, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, posted a new vlog on YouTube to discuss his new path in the music business.
“I’m still here,” he said. “I’m still alive [and not being] lazy sitting around my house.”
A 'BAD' DEBUT: In a very newsy chart week for American Idols, Carrie Underwood makes headlines with twin debuts, including a new entry in pole position. After premiering their first-ever collaboration on the 2014 Billboard Music Awards, the season four Idol winner and Miranda Lambert see their duet, “Somethin’ Bad,” open at No. 1 on Country Digital Songs. This gives Underwood her 70th Billboard chart-topper.
Shortly after PiaToscano joined JenniferLopez, JessicaSanchez and AllisonIraheta for a performance on season 13 of AmericanIdol, the season 10 alum was offered another golden opportunity from the "I Luh Ya Papi" singer.
'FEELIN'' ALRIGHT: Last week, season 10 champion Scotty McCreery performed his latest single, "Feelin’ It," on the one-hour results show of American Idol. This week, the track with a summery vibe debuts on Hot Country Songs at No. 40.
Corey Clark, who was disqualified as a contestant on American Idol and later achieved notoriety for claiming to have had an affair with then-Idol judge Paula Abdul, has lost a $40 million defamation lawsuit against MTV and its parent company Viacom.
Week after week on American Idol, the judges always tell the contestants that their performance always comes down to song choice.
But what happens when the judges have to come up with a song choice for themselves?
“It’s hard to get four leaders of four countries together to agree on something, so that’s why I come in as a neutralizer,” said American Idol band leader Rickey Minor, the mastermind behind the judge jam on Wednesday night’s Idol finale.