American Idol runner-up David Archuleta is about to go on a two-year mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, The Associated Press reports.
The 20-year-old singer made the announcement Monday during a Christmas concert in downtown Salt Lake City. Coinciding with the mission, he will be taking a break from his music career.
Randy Jackson, Jennifer Lopez, Steven Tyler, Ryan Seacrest and Jimmy Iovine
Most living, breathing Americans already know American Idol is undergoing a facelift for its 10th season. Simon Cowell, Kara DioGuardi and Ellen DeGeneres are out. Steven Tyler and Jennifer Lopez are in. But new judges aren't the only major changes coming. This year will see a campaign against those McSoulful singer-songwriter types, the inclusion of younger contestants, a ban on all "dawgs." (OK, maybe just less of them.)
Before Wednesday's premiere (8/7c on Fox), TVGuide.com breaks down what's new, what's gone and how all these changes will alter the Idol universe...
Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve With Ryan Seacrest 2011
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Warm up with a prime-time hour as you hold a glass of bubbly in one hand and the remote control in the other. ...
For Nancy O'Dell, the New Year's ball drop is just the beginning of what is promising to be a banner year for her. After a decade of tucking in before midnight to cover the Tournament of Roses Parade bright and early on New Year's Day, this year the entertainment news host will ...
R&B singer and Dancing with the Stars finalist Brandy will serve as a special correspondent on Fox's New Year's Eve Live special, TVGuide.com has learned exclusively.
Jennifer Lopez? Nah. Kara DioGuardi? Over her. American Idol Season 7 runner-up David Archuleta shares with me his dream team to step in as Idol's new judging panel...
America spoke, and the judges intervened. That's right: The one-time-only judges' save was used. Ryan Seacrest promised some shocking results at the top of the show, and the promise was mostly fulfilled. So, who got a second chance? Let's find out...
David Archuleta, Demi Lovato
David Archuleta is making serious in-roads with the tween set: Besides guesting on an upcoming episode of Hannah Montana, he's going on tour with Disney Channel star Demi Lovato.
If you're going to the show without earplugs, brace yourself for plenty of shrieking.
The American Idol Season 7 runner-up announced the tour Wednesday on the Fox singing competition, to which he returned to perform his new single, "Touch My Hand." The 45-city tour kicks off ...
After reinstating would-be-eliminated crooner Matt Giraud with the "judges' save" Wednesday night, Simon Cowell announced the "bad news" that next week, the American Idol singers would be tackling the groovy tunes of disco. (Anyone else already excited/cringing at the prospect of what Adam Lambert will do with/to the Bee Gees?)
Fox also announced that Season 7 runner-up David Archuleta will perform his new single "A Little Too Not Over You," during next Wednesday's results show (9 pm/ET). And in keeping with the disco theme...
The NFL just can't get enough of American Idol alums.
A week after Jennifer Hudson delivered a stirring rendition of "The Star-Spangled Banner" at Super Bowl XLIII, Idol's Season 7 runner-up David Archuleta will perform the national anthem at the NFL Pro Bowl, according to People.
"[It'll] be my first time in Hawaii! Woot woot!" Archuleta wrote on his MySpace blog. "That means more sunshine."
Archie also wrote ...