David Archuleta: My Heart Goes Out to David Cook

David Archuleta was once David Cook’s main competitor on American Idol – but now has only kind words for his friend, who lost his brother, Adam, to brain cancer over the weekend.

David Archuleta Will Sing National Anthem at Pro Bowl

David Archuleta is the latest American Idol alum to show off his patriotic chops when he sings the National Anthem at the NFL Pro Bowl on Sunday.

“[It’ll] be my first time in Hawaii! Woot woot!” Archuleta blogs on his MySpace page. “That means more sunshine.”

David Cook and David Archuleta Announce Spring Tours

Last season’s American Idol winner David Cook and runner-up David Archuleta announced separate tours that kick off next month.

Cook, 26, will premiere his first solo tour – The Declaration Tour 2009 – on Feb. 13 in Tallahassee, Fla. His tour will continue across the country at college campuses through April 25, ending at the University of Tulsa.

David Archuleta to Make Acting Debut

David Archuleta is set to make his acting debut in an episode of Nickelodeon’s iCarly.

The American Idol Season 7 runner-up will play himself when the cameras roll on Thursday, Nickelodeon confirms. iCarly centers around a high school student, played by Miranda Cosgrove, who runs a video blog with her friends.

David Archuleta Saddened By End of Idol Tour

As the American Idol tour comes to an end, season seven runner-up David Archuleta is feeling bittersweet.

“I’m here in Tulsa for the last day of the tour and it’s pretty sad but exciting at the same time. I don’t think it’s really hit all of us that it’s the end of the whole American Idol experience together. It’s been an AMAZING year,” the singer, 17, wrote Sunday on his MySpace celebrity blog.

Brooke White Hates David Archuleta? LOL

You can’t believe everything you see – or don’t see – on MySpace, says American Idol’s Brooke White, who blames a technical glitch for the absence of David Archuleta as a “friend” on her page.

“Don’t fret, my dears, David is one of my favorite people on the planet!!!” she writes. “Rest assured, we all are all super-duper friends, like family, actually, enjoying this tour together.”

David Archuleta: End of Idol Is a 'Big Relief'

David Archuleta may not have won American Idol, but he’s still in disbelief that he made it as far as he did, he said after Wednesday s results show. The 17-year-old high school student from Murray, Utah, answered reporters’ questions backstage at L.A.’s Nokia Theatre, and talked about what he learned from Idol winner David Cook, what’s next (“School is really important,” he says), and whether he and Clive Davis cut a deal.

David Cook Wins American Idol!

More than 97 million votes were cast and the results are in: David Cook is the newest American Idol!

The 25-year-old bartender from Blue Springs, Mo., became the seventh American Idol Wednesday in front of more than 7,000 screaming fans at L.A.’s Nokia Theatre.

Idol: Family Friends Defend David Archuleta's Dad

Archuleta family friends are speaking out to PEOPLE in support of Idol finalist David Archuleta’s father, Jeff, whose backstage privileges have been revoked until further notice, according to reports.

Jeff Archuleta was accused of interfering in the production when he wanted David, 17, to alter his “Stand By Me” performance by adding a verse from Sean Kingston’s 2007 summer hit “Beautiful Girls,” against producers’ wishes.

Idol: David Archuleta's Hometown Visit

David Archuleta returned to his native Murray, Utah, for a big hometown welcome that included TV and radio interviews, an autograph party, a rally with over 10,000 fans and his singing “The Star Spangled Banner” before a sellout Jazz vs. Lakers playoff game audience.

At 8 a.m., Archuleta stepped out of a black limousine with a characteristic shy grin and wave to his fans at Fox affiliate KSTU. “My gosh. I wasn’t expecting everyone to be here. I thought I was just coming in to a studio,” said the 17 year-old finalist. He later sang Dolly Parton’s “Smokey Mountain Memories.”