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Label drops David Archuleta




Just three years after the hyped-up David vs. David faceoff on American Idol, runner-up Archuleta has been dropped by Jive Records, his label since 2008, according to the Hollywood Reporter. Don’t worry, Dave, you can always sing the national anthem for the Rays! Archuleta got off to a pretty good start when his self-titled debut album sold more than 750,000 copies in the U.S. But his followup, 2010’s The Other Side of Down, sold just 67,000 copies. Of course, Archuleta’s take on the developments is rosy. He tweets that he’s “excited for the opportunities ahead” and that “things are going where I feel they should.” If you say so ... 

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[Last modified: Monday, February 21, 2011 1:33pm]


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