Christmas From the Heart (2009)
David James Archuleta (born December 28, 1990) is an American singer-songwriter and actor. At ten years old, he won the children’s division of the Utah Talent Competition leading to other television singing appearances. When he was twelve years old, Archuleta became the Junior Vocal Champion on the second season of Star Search known as "Star Search 2". In 2008, he finished second on the seventh season of American Idol.In August 2008, Archuleta released "Crush," the first single from his self-titled debut album. The album, released three months later, debuted at number two on the Billboard 200 chart; it has sold over 750,000 copies in the United States and over 900,000 worldwide.In October 2010, he released a third album, The Other Side of Down, featuring lead single "Something ’Bout Love". On March 28, 2012, Archuleta left on a two-year hiatus to be a missionary of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Chile, but stated that he would continue his music career afterwards. As of February 2012, Archuleta had sold 1,108,000 albums and 3,327,000 tracks in the United States.In March 2012, Archuleta released his fourth album, "Forevermore", exclusively in the Philippines. This was his first Original Filipino Music (OPM) album, composed of several covers of Filipino songs. The album was certified gold in the Philippines (10,000 units) as of June 2012.Archuleta’s fifth album, Begin, was released on August 7, 2012, in the United States. A compilation album, No Matter How Far, was released on March 26, 2013. His sixth studio album, Postcards in the Sky, was released on October 20, 2017 and his second holiday album, Winter in the Air, was released in 2018. His eighth studio album, Therapy Sessions, was released on May 20, 2020.