His self-titled album, David Archuleta , was released in November Since the release of his debut album, Archuleta has released three new songs: And This Time It's Personal" tour. He also confirmed that month that he was working on two new albums, his sophomore pop album and a Christmas album. Archuleta's acting debut was when he appeared as himself on Nickelodeon 's show iCarly , in "iRocked the Vote". The episode aired February 7, The song was featured on the soundtrack Hannah Montana 3 and also appeared later on the compilation Best of Hannah Montana.
On June 1, , Archuleta released Chords of Strength: A Memoir of Soul, Song, and the Power of Perseverance , a memoir which refers to "the partial vocal paralysis he suffered in but has now fully recovered from". He went on a book signing tour beginning in Ridgewood, New Jersey.
After his performance, he mentioned that he was working on his third studio album. However, on June 30, , the full version of " Something 'Bout Love " became available to play on his website. Archuleta sang in performances on December 16— On February 18, , it was announced by Jive Records that David Archuleta had been released from his contract with them. It was also announced on February 17, , that Archuleta left his management Wright Entertainment Group. He stated that he would return to music upon the completion of his mission.
On February 12, , a new song called Don't Run Away, which had leaked online back in October , was released on iTunes as the lead single from Archuleta's second release while serving on his mission. A compilation album titled No Matter How Far , which consists of tracks previously only available in Asia and two newly released original songs, was released on March 26, Archuleta embarked on a Military Tribute Tour.
Meet the Mormons and Postcards in the Sky[ edit ] Archuleta has been reportedly shooting a music video in Costa Rica for an untitled track, following a tweet from his manager, Kari Sellards, attached with a picture that shows sets for shooting concluded with hashtag DA, which fans have been tweeting on his absence for 2 years.
The song and its video were to debut on February 12—15, , to perform at RootsTech with comedy sketch group Studio C. The song was used in the motion picture Meet the Mormons. He returned to his music career this with the single "Numb", which premiered on November 4, and the official video premiered on November In he released the singles "Up All Night" and "Invincible", prior to the release of his sixth studio album Postcards in the Sky, which was made available for purchase and streaming on October 20, He started his tour in the Philippines through a one-night concert at the Kia Theater       and is set to tour around the United States within the year.
Philanthropy[ edit ] Along with Do Something and the Dunkin' Brands Community Foundation,  Archuleta is involved with helping willing teenagers make a difference in others' lives with disaster relief. On January 22, , Archuleta joined other celebrities for a 2-hour fundraising telethon, where he answered phones and even stayed longer afterward to keep answering the phones. Musical influences[ edit ] Archuleta's mother is from Honduras , and much of the music he listened to as a child was Latin -influenced, including watching his mom sing at events with her sisters.
Archuleta also said he enjoys Broadway musicals.