Aug 072013

It’s already 1 year since David’s album BEGIN. was released! A wonderful album. Wow. Happy BEGINversary everyone!!

As a treat, Kari has posted an awesome video of David recording Everybody Hurts in the studio. Enjoy:)

From David Archuleta: “BEGIN. the album by David Archuleta was released Aug. 2012. He spent the lasts few weeks before leaving on his mission in the studio recoding the album. Here is his recording part of the REM classic “Everybody Hurts” from the album BEGIN. — available at iTunes

“Broken” from David’s album BEGIN. premieres on Hot FM 91.3 in Singapore soon! Archie fans in Singapore, make sure to listen to 91.3!! Of course you are listening :)

From @Boythunder913 :

Everyone can listen online on Hot FM 91.3 HERE! (Click on the “listen live” link on the top right corner!)

There have been many fan get-togethers going on. The Nor-Cal fans recently got together to celebrate David and BEGIN. Just have to say, WOW, what great fun that must have been! Lots of lovely souvenirs, great food and people. Here is a video of their celebration as a Thank You to D and Kari!

Credit: Robin Tuyen

Nor-Cal Archies 2nd Meetup to celebrate BEGIN. Thanks to Kalena (@jedi4life) for all the hard works to organize the lunch and many sleepless nights to make really cool Archu-souvenirs for attendees; thanks to DAVN for sharing very awesome designs for cake, T-shirt, mousepad and key chain; thanks to Elysian for the cake, signs and wonderful recap and thanks to everyone who came to make the meetup so memorable, a My Kind of Experience. Last and not least, we made a video to thank Kari for all the love and hard works for David and his fans! Balloons with messages of hope were released in honor of David.

From David’s youtube channel:

Here is David talking more about his BEGIN. album and the reason behind the meaning to the title in his words. Now available at iTunes and at Deseret Book

Great review of BEGIN. on the Charleston Gazette.

Source: OS

David performs the REM classic “Everybody Hurts” with an orchestra which includes producer Kurt Bestor. The shots of David were recorded in a studio the day before he left on his mission.

“I hope you know that I never wanted to leave you guys without music, and will continue when I get back.” – David Archuleta

BEGIN. now available at iTunes and at Deseret Book

Credit: theofficialarchuleta

Credit: gemzone2000

Credit: JR4DA2012

Local recording artist David Archuleta may be serving a mission, but his music lives on. We talk with Libbie Linton, a Utah performer who had the chance to sing a duet with him on his new CD. You’ll see how it all came together.

The “Mormon Times TV” television show airs weekly on Sundays at 10 a.m. on KSL-TV following the Mormon Tabernacle Choir broadcast. It can also be viewed online at, where you can see past episodes.

Source: Deseret News

Watch it online HERE. Thanks for the find, @AnnieDAFG!

Aug 162012

#1 on Deseret Book’s Music chart:

#5 debut on Billboard’s Independent Albums:

#28 debut on Billboard’s Top 200 Albums:


Extract from Yahoo! Music:

David Archuleta’sBegin, his third regular studio album in the U.S., bows at #28. It’s the fourth top 30 album by the singer who came in second on American Idol in Season 7.

More Buzz: The Hollywood Reporter

Deseret Book

MyMusicStore Philippines

Aug 112012

Here is the TV Ad for BEGIN. that is out now. I hope you guys will enjoy the album.

Credit: theofficialarchuleta

From @Cathy_DA2014:

@kariontour @DavidArchie IN MY NEWSPAPER! BEGIN. ~ David Archuleta

From @ramblingda:

Too funny, @davidarchie is #1 under “Electrifying Entertainment” at Deseret 

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