Latin America’s music industry unites in helping out the victims of the Haiti quake, and they take on “We Are the World”-Spanish edition.
David Archuleta, who was the top 2 in American Idol’s last competition, is scheduled to release his self-titled album next week in hopes of proving that he’s more than just a pretty face.
At 17-year-old, Archuleta has competed against professional singers and talented stars, but after over 10 years of dreaming to create his own music, he is now set to embark on a music career that will make his dreams into reality.
Archuleta told Reuters, “I think the album shows a variety of styles. One song has a reggae-ish feel to it, there are slower ones and others with a different feel. I did sing a lot of ballads on ‘American Idol’ because I felt I could connect with people most that way. But I don’t want people to think that’s all I can do. I wanted to show that I’m still young and fresh and that I listen to Top 40 radio too.”
When Archuleta’s first single, “Crush” was released in August, it grabbed the No.1 spot in iTunes just after 24 hours and debuted on the Billboard Hot 100 at No.2. Seems like his charms and singing talent still captures the hearts of people not only in the U.S., but as far as the Philippines and Malaysia.