MANILA, Philippines – (UPDATE, 12:30 p.m.) International pop star and American Idol Season 7 finalist David Archuleta arrived in Manila via Philippine Airlines early morning Friday, his fourth visit to Manila, to do a primetime series for TV5.
He will be shooting for TV5 a primetime television series with homegrown Kapatid stars Jasmin Curtis Smith and Eula Caballero.
“Hello, Manila and thanks for the warm welcome, I’m back in the Philippines and excited for that and I just can’t wait and see some of my fans,” he said upon his arrival at NAIA Terminal 2.
Archuleta, who turned 21 just last December 28, has been one of the most exciting young singer-songwriters in America since placing second in the 2008 running of American Idol, the hugely popular singing competition in the United States.
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“The Filipinos make the trip worthwhile here every single time.” American singer-songwriter David Archuleta agrees to the Philippine tourism campaign’s tagline, ‘More fun in the Philippines’ because of the warm support and kindness of his Filipino fans. Upon his arrival at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 2, the pop singer was greeted by giddy smiles, ecstatic screams, and a load of support from his Filipino supporters.
David Archuleta arrived at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 2 today, January 13.
The pop singer who has charmed Filipinos with his hit singles “Crush,” “Little Too Not Over You,” “Elevator,” and “Something ’bout Love,” was welcomed by his fan base who were at the terminal for his scheduled 5:30 a.m. touchdown.
Upon his exit from the airport, the singer-songwriter was greeted by actresses Jasmine Curtis-Smith and Eula Caballero.
The two young TV5 talents will shoot a primetimes series with the American Idol Season 7 runner-up.
It was David’s first time to meet with Jasmine and Eula.
The title of their soap will be Nandito Ako.
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David Archuleta to do TV series before missionary life
MANILA, Philippines – International singer and American Idol Season 7 finalist David Archuleta is back in Manila.
In his official Twitter account, Archuleta shared his excitement as he returned to the country Friday morning.
“Landed safely! Hellooo Manila!!! And thanks for the warm welcome!!,” Archuleta tweeted.
In his video blog posted earlier, Archuleta bared that he will be in Manila to do a television series.
“Back to the Philippines. I’m so excited for that and I just can’t wait and see some of you guys there,” he said.
Aside from the series, he’s also preparing for his call to become a full-time missionary for the Mormon Church.
“Until then I still have some time to do some recording and some appearances and Filipino mini-series,” he said.