'Idol' runner-up Archuleta

Published: April 4, 2012

‘Idol' runner-up Archuleta

to leave on Mormon mission

— “American Idol” runner-up David Archuleta has posted a farewell YouTube video to fans as he prepares for a two-year Mormon mission in South America. The 21-year-old singer says in a video blog posted last week that his contact with fans will be limited while he's in the undisclosed country. Archuleta competed on the seventh season of “American Idol” and has since released three albums.


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