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David Archuleta Interview: "American Idol" Alum Talks New Music, NSYNC and Overcoming Insecurities

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David Arhculeta

David Archuleta became a star when he was just 16 years old. In 2008, more than 30 million television viewers fell in love with his angelic voice, and their 44 million votes made him runner-up in season seven of American Idol. Soon after, the young Utahan had his first single, “Crush,” debut at No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart the week of its release, and the video has amassed over 100 million views on YouTube. The track sold 166,000 downloads that first week in the US and subsequently more than 1.92 million digital copies. Three months later, Archuleta’s self-titled album (David Archuleta) went gold, selling more than 750,000 copies in the US and more than 900,000 copies worldwide.

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Friday

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September 2019

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Steve Lukather Interview: "As of October 20, Toto Ceases to Exist in Its Current Form"

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Toto

Steve Lukather is best known as a vocalist, guitarist, songwriter, producer and founding member of the rock band Toto. A prolific session musician, Lukather has recorded guitar tracks for more than 1,500 albums representing a broad array of artists and genres. He played guitar on Boz Scaggs’ albums Down Two Then Left and Middle Man and was a prominent contributor to several studio albums by Michael Jackson, including Thriller, the second bestselling album of all time. Lukather has released seven solo albums.

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Friday

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February 2019

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Dennis Quaid Interview: Legendary Actor Talks Debut Album, Esurance Commercials and Upcoming Stint on "Goliath"

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Dennis Quaid

Dennis Quaid is known for a wide variety of dramatic and comedic roles. Notable film credits include Breaking Away, The Right Stuff, The Big Easy, Innerspace, Wyatt Earp, The Parent TrapAny Given Sunday, Traffic, The Rookie, Footloose, Far from Heaven, Yours, Mine and Ours, A Dog’s Purpose and I Can Only Imagine.

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November 2018

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David Archuleta Interview: "American Idol" Star Sets a Christmas Mood with "Winter in the Air"

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David Archuleta

David Archuleta became a star when he was just 16 years old. In 2008, more than 30 million viewers fell in love with his angelic voice, and their 44 million votes made him the runner-up in season seven of American Idol. Soon after, the young Utahan had his first single, “Crush,” debut at number two on the Billboard Hot 100 chart the week of its release. Three months later, his self-titled album, David Archuleta, went gold, selling more than 750,000 copies in the US and more than 900,000 copies worldwide.

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