Colbie Caillat and David Archuleta to headline 2018 BYU Spectacular!


Singer-songwriters Colbie Caillat and David Archuleta will headline the 2018 BYU Spectacular! (Photo courtesy of BYU)

Singers Colbie Caillat and David Archuleta will headline the 2018 BYU Spectacular!, BYU announced on Tuesday afternoon.

BYU Spectacular!, an annual musical showcase during BYU’s homecoming week, offers two performances on Thursday, Oct. 11, and Friday, Oct. 12, at 7:30 p.m.

Caillat is a Grammy Award-winning and multiplatinum-selling singer and songwriter. Some of her hits include “Bubbly,” “Realize,” “Fallin’ For You” and “Brighter Than The Sun.” She recently released a new album, “The Malibu Session.”

Archuleta, a Utah native, will join Caillat. After breaking into the music industry in season 7 of “American Idol,” Archuleta has released seven albums, won several industry awards, made his TV debut  and recorded the title track, “Glorious,” for the 2014 LDS documentary, “Meet the Mormons.” This is his second time headlining BYU Spectacular!

Besides Archuleta, BYU performing groups — Vocal Point, Cougarettes, Living Legends, Young Ambassadors, Jazz Voices, Synthesis and Women’s Chorus — will perform musical numbers during the 90-minute show.

Tickets for the general public go on sale July 16 at, with advance ticket sales for BYU alumni and students the week prior. Learn more about BYU Homecoming events at

Rebecca Lane

While her first language is sarcasm, Rebecca dabbles in English and Russian to achieve her lifelong dream of being a journalist. A BYU sports fan, reading enthusiast and wannabe world traveler, Rebecca is a Colorado transplant that is convinced Colorado's mountains are much larger than the many Utah County peaks. Rebecca manages for Bennett Communications. Follow her on Twitter @rebeccalane.

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