American Idol’s Melinda Doolittle sang Diana Ross on the Top 12 Contestants episode. Melinda, an old-school Motown girl, broke down in tears after singing ‘Home’ from The Wiz. Paula Abdul and perhaps even Simon Cowell also cried. Includes judges’ comments about Melinda Doolittle’s performance and a link to the original lyrics of ‘Home’ from The Wiz.
Brentwood, TN contestant Melinda Doolittle sang ‘I’m A Woman’ on American Idol’s Top 8 Girls episode. Simon Cowell, Randy Jackson, and Paula Abdul had nothing but compliments for her energetic, sassy performance. ‘You little tiger’ exclaimed Simon. ‘We thought you were a pussycat!’
Vanderbilt’s Dyer Observatory, located in Brentwood, is now selling tickets for its Bluebird On The Mountain concert series. The concert series takes its name from the famous Bluebird Cafe, where songwriters perform in the round. See more than stars at this informal musical event–see the local songwriters and musicians who make Music City shine so brightly.
American Idol’s Melinda Doolittle looks almost too perfect to win America’s heart. Vocal coach Janet Kenyon of Kenyon Artist Development and image stylist Kelley Norris of IMPowered Consulting are her ‘two Gayles,’ a reference to Oprah Winfrey’s Gayle King. They prepared her wardrobe and a book which details her outfit for each day on American Idol.
The Fun Times Guide is following Brentwood’s Melinda Doolittle on American Idol, from a summary of her first audition in Memphis to the American Idol finale. Find links and summaries of all Melinda Doolittle’s performances here, with links and information to her Brentwood, Tennessee background.
Brentwood’s Melinda Doolittle gave a rave performance on American Idol’s Top 20. Simon, Paula, and Randy had nothing but praise for Melinda Doolittle’s rendition of My Funny Valentine. She dedicated the performance to her stylist and vocal coach. Melinda Doolittle makes the cut to American Idol Top 8 girls.
Brentwood’s Melinda Doolittle again impressed everyone after her performance on tonight’s Top 12 Girls episode. She sang an Aretha Franklin song, looked amazing in a leather jacket and jeans, and garnered explosive praise from the judges.
Brentwood TN vocalist Melinda Doolittle made the cut to American Idol’s top 24 finalists! She competes tomorrow against the other 11 female finalists.
I’m not an American Idol junkie, but I caught part of the Memphis auditions on TV last night. The American Idol contestant who captured the attention of all three judges, and stood out from all the rest: Melinda Doolittle, a background vocalist from Brentwood Tennessee!
Whether you live in Brentwood, or you’re just passing through, you might be surprised to learn these things about Brentwood, Tennessee.
Saturday night we went to the Cafe inside the Borders bookstore in Brentwood. I found that a group called Brother Henry was having an in-store performance and I figured we should go and check it out. This was an…