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Cook Beats Archuleta on 'American Idol'
By Latina Staff | 05/22/2008 - 10:41

The battle of the Davids ended with a surprise twist last night, when Missouri rocker David Cook beat out teen prodigy David Archuleta on American Idol. A record-smashing 97.5 million votes were cast by AI viewers, and Cook won by a solid 12 million, according to the show's host, Ryan Seacrest.


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Simon Cowell: David Archuleta's "The One to Beat"
By Monica Herrera | 04/08/2008 - 16:13

Like one happily dysfunctional family, American Idol’s host and judges appeared on Larry King Live Monday night to promote this week’s special charity episode, Idol Gives Back. Ryan Seacrest, Randy Jackson, Paula Abdul and Simon Cowell took questions from the quirky CNN host and offered a totally honest prediction of each contestant’s fate on the show. Who came out on top? Our boy David Archuleta, of course! “He’s the one to beat, Larry. He really is,” said Cowell.


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