Few shows split the masses like American Idol. Millions live for the program.
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As for David Archuleta, the teenager who took second place last year, well, let's just say he's young. He has a strong, much more nuanced voice than the vast majority of 18-year-old singing sensations and might some day make a mature, noteworthy pop album. For now, though, I find a song like his smash "Crush" pretty annoying. Of course, legions of young female fans, and their moms, disagree with me and will probably pack the Grove tonight.