Melinda Doolittle Sings ‘Trouble Is A Woman’

Brentwood’s Melinda Doolittle showed off her Music City roots in American Idol’s Country Night. She owned the stage with a hipper, younger look and a sassy performance of ‘Trouble Is A Woman.’

Melinda Doolittle Sings ‘Sway’ on Top 8 Idol

Brentwood’s Melinda Doolittle experiences her first brush with criticism on American Idol’s Top 8 episode. The Latin-themed night was hosted by Jennifer Lopez, who had previously sung Doolittle’s choice of music, Sway. When J-Lo advised her to show more sex appeal, Doolittle confessed she had little.

Melinda Doolittle Sings ‘Heaven Knows’ On American Idol

Melinda Doolittle sings Donna Summers’ hit ‘Heaven Only Knows’ on American Idol’s Gwen Stefani show. This energetic performance will whittle the contestants down to the final Top 10. The biggest criticism from the judges? What Melinda wore.

Melinda Doolittle’s Top 11 Idol Song

Brentwood’s Melinda Doolittle gives a stunning finale to American Idol’s Top Ten episode. Her youthful new ‘do and soulful rendition of Oliver! hit ‘As Long As He Needs Me’ garnered raves from the audience–and the judges.

American Idol’s Doolittle Sings Diana Ross Song

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.

Dyer Observatory’s Bluebird Cafe Concerts In Brentwood, TN

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.

Melinda Doolittle’s Vocal Coach and Stylist

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.

American Idol’s Melinda Doolittle from Brentwood

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.