American Idol’s Melinda Doolittle from Brentwood

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American Idol star Melinda Doolittle lives right here in Brentwood, Tennessee.

The Fun Times Guide will be following her Idol trek from audition to finale.


Here’s our growing collection of background information on Melinda Doolittle…

—>Final thoughts on Melinda Doolittle’s last performance, as she is voted out from the American Idol finale.

—>Melinda Doolittle sings “I Believe In You and Me,” “Nutbox City Limits,” and “I’m A Woman” to rave reviews during the Top 3 contestants episode.

—>Melinda Doolittle wonders “How Can You Mend A Broken Heart?” and “Love You Inside And Out” during American Idol’s Top 4 episode.

—>Melinda Doolittle goes rock with Bon Jovi’s “Have A Nice Day” on the American Idol Top 6 episode.

—>Melinda Doolittle reveals her Christian faith with an Idol Gives Back performance of “There Will Come A Day.”

—>Melinda Doolittle experiences her first harsh criticism during the Top 8 American Idol episode, singing “Sway” in the Latin-themed night hosted by Jennifer Lopez (J-Lo).

—>During the Top 9 episode, Melinda Doolittle croons with the best as guest Tony Bennett calls her “the best singer of the day” after hearing her rendition of “I Got Rhythm.”

—>Fashion criticism from Simon Cowell after Melinda Doolittle’s “Heaven Knows” performance during the Gwen Stefani episode–and our thoughts on what Melinda wore!

—>A sleek Melinda Doolittle goes 1960’s Brit in American Idol’s Top 11 Contestants with Oliver! ballad “As Long As He Needs Me.”

—>An emotional night: Melinda Doolittle’s Top 12 Contestants performance, singing Diana Ross’ Wiz hit, “Home”

—>Summary of Melinda Doolittle’s knockout Top 8 Girls performance of “I’m A Woman

—>Interesting facts about Melinda Doolittle

—>Thoughts on Melinda Doolittle’s look, her vocal coach of Kenyon Artist Management and stylist from Impowered Consulting

—>Our review of Melinda Doolittle’s Top 10 Girls performance on American Idol: “My Funny Valentine”

–>Summary of Melinda Doolittle’s Top 12 Girls performance on American Idol.

–>Notes from Melinda Doolittle’s Top 24 American Idol performance.

—>Our take onMelinda Doolittle’s American Idol Memphis audition.