There was a time when David Archuleta’s only competition for the spotlight was a follically challenged bartender with a proclivity for grunge music and badly sung notes. Now, though, without the benefit of two weekly appearances on television’s highest-rated show, he’s battling for the world’s attention with all sorts of radio-pop hobgoblins: Today, Archuleta releases his first-ever major-label album — not that you’d know it from the disproportionate media coverage being heaped on moderately popular country singer Taylor Swift, who also has a CD out this morning. Clearly Swift has the more aggressive publicist. But how do she and Archuleta compare otherwise? After the jump, Vulture takes an unbiased, chart-based look.