David Archuleta Makes Paula Abdul Cry

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It doesn't take much to make Paula Abdul cry. Tears flow for this American Idol judge over her assistant purchasing the wrong shampoo. Or a broken remote control. Or a poorly mixed margarita.

Last night, however, it was the performance of American Idol contestant David Archuleta that left Abdul's mascara a mess.

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After the 17-year old sensation completed his rendition of John Lennon's "Imagine," Paula choked back the tears and said: "That was . . . one of the most moving performances I've ever heard. You're destined for super stardom."

Take a look. Take a listen. Let us know if you agree:

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NIuMcL4Kz44&eurl=http://www.thehollywoodgossip.com/videos/imagine/[/youtube]

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Thanks to all my fans i love each and every one of u and hope u try out my new cd ok bye!!!!!!!

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I have never missed an American Idol show (even the stupid ones in the beginning) since Day 1. Although many great performances have taken place on the show, I have been completely and utterly blown away by David Archuleta this season. I am a 62 year old grandmother and have never been this crazy about a contestant EVER. I saved most of his performances and play them OVER and OVER and OVER. He is by far the greatest singer and most lovable performer ever on the show, and I don't think there will ever be another like him. Awesome, awesome, awesome. I just can't get enough of him. Shocked that he did not win, but believe he will become a superstar. Any 17 year old that can get me to cry when he sings is one special young man. Can't wait for a CD to come out. It will be the best money I'll ever spend!!

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david you are the best,,,you deserve win american idole i love you david ,,you have good and wonderfull futur

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I read something from a gentlemen saying that he started watching tv again just for this Kid David Archuleta. You know? that was just so moving - not the part of watching tv again of course - but his words reflected exactly what I wanted to say about this kid. He is so different and I guess he does not realize what he does to people. He is like a little angel not contaminated not jelousy, just pure and inocent talent. He loves music, he loves his life and certainly we love him sooo much. I can't even have a day without looking for any news on internet or listening him again over and over, it is like my soul needs him. he should have won but oh well, we always will be there for him, Love that kid. He is just amazing

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To watch the "Amazing Archie" in a MEDLEY go to youtube and TYPE in
David Archuleta Medley....the one under EFMUTTON ..running time 10 minutes...enjoy!!

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i'm so sad that know my lovly david can,t be american idol but one thing that i believe is david a. is truely winner for all this fans,,and every song that he sing is always representated his feel that's why i lov u so muaaach...for david a. always be my david'n keep fight GBU

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guys...i agree....i cry every time i hear him sing...he takes my breath away
please tonight VOTE VOTE VOTE!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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people go on votenumber1 and vote 4 archie cuz hes losing=(

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David - You are an inspiration to young people and their parents for your sincerity, humbleness, hard work and the voice of a superstar. You take criticism better than any contestant and are truly greatful for the compliments. the world loves you and it is obvious that you love your fans. we truly need a young person to set a good example for all the young people in this world and with your voice i can only "imagine" how great that would be. god bless you and keep you and may your inspiration and wonderful voice inspire us all.

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david.. u're awesome. i like 2 listen 'imagine' over n over again.. 'n u know.. i'm sure that i can't stop loving ur voice ;-) wish u all the best..

American Idol Quotes

Brooke White's tears come from the authentic, good soul that she is. Her heart was breaking because she was overwhelmed with the experience she had with the show and the gift that it brought.

Paula Abdul [after Brooke White was eliminated on season seven]

I read some of this online this morning and just for the record, the rumors — they’re not true. She’s part of our family and we love her.

Ryan Seacrest [on rumor of Paula Abdul being drunk on the show]
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