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The Clean Cut: David Archuleta performs 'Dont Give Up' with Madelyn Merchant
David Archuleta performs Peter Gabriel's "Don't Give Up" with Madelyn Merchant. - photo by Lindsey Williams
Over the past few weeks, David Archuleta has made his way around the Western states, performing in Colorado, Idaho, Utah and Arizona.

A YouTube video shows part of his Saturday performance in Queen Creek, Arizona. Archuleta performed a Peter Gabriel song, Dont Give Up, with Madelyn Merchant.

Archuleta rose to popularity after taking second place on the seventh season of American Idol in 2008.

Merchant is a member of the band Firefly, composed of three sisters from Gilbert, Arizona.

It was an incredible honor for me to sing a duet with David Archuleta, Merchant wrote on the Firefly Facebook page. We have admired him as an artist and as a person ever since we watched his first American Idol audition clips on TV and knew he was someone very special."

While in Arizona, Archuleta volunteered at an Easter egg hunt hosted by Sharing Down Syndrome Arizona. He posted a photo from the event on Twitter.

Watch the video on YouTube here.
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