‘American Idol’ Star David Archuleta Sings ‘God Bless the U.S.A.’ For July 4th (VIDEO)

It’s Independence Day in America, and American Idol star David Archuleta is celebrating the nation’s birthday by posting a performance of “God Bless the U.S.A.” by Lee Greenwood.

The performance was recorded last month at Hart Auditorium in Rexburg, Idaho, but David is posting it now in honor of July 4th. Included was a brief note: “On this 4th of July I decided to post a video from a show from last month in Rexburg, Idaho of the song God Bless the U.S.A.. I’m grateful to live in a land where so many milestones have been set for this world’s generation. Grateful that the men who founded this country prioritized establishing it on God, Liberty, and Religious Freedom. Thank you to all those who have fought for the rights we have today!”

Watch the full video below:

American Idol Star David Archuleta Sings 'God Bless the U.S.A.' for July 4th (VIDEO)

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True to form, David delivers a rich vocal that really shows off his range. This is without even getting into how emotional this gets. Seriously, I had goosebumps towards the end of this. Hell, I don’t even particularly like this song all that much, but David really brought it to life for me as more than just a patriotic song. I absolutely loved this.

But what did you think of David Archuleta performing “God Bless the U.S.A.”? Sound off in the comments!

And for more news on David Archuleta, read — in David’s own words — why he didn’t perform at the American Idol series finale back in April!

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