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Melinda, Melinda, Melinda! She is going to win it, take it from this Okie, how could anyone else win? After tonight with her rendition of "I Am A WOMAN" she simply sets above the crowed. Lakisha and Jordin are good, but no-one is up there with her. The greatest thing about her, is her sweet, sweet spirit. She picks the right songs, the right clothing and the right hairdo. She looks classy but never parts with the sweet spirit. Simon said, wow we thought we had a pussy cat, but she is a tiger
smileyrolleyes.gif She will win it if we get all of the Okies and Nashville calling in for her.  This is another state project for one of our own.

smileybiggrin.gif She is unbelievably terrific. She is such a pleasure to treasure and look forward to weekly.

LET'S KEEP HER THERE !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! OKLAHOMA. She is definitely our next big STAR.

smileytongue.gif She is absolutely wonderful. She has a God given talent that she definitely knows how to use. She reminds me of  Mahalia Jackson and sings from her gut with such feeling and control. She has a special glow about her and you know it is going to be great when she opens her mouth.

Melinda is 29 years old and presently lives in Brentwood, TN


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She is really good! she will be next American Idol we hope, and definitely a terrific Role Model


This photo supplied by Fox Television shows Melinda Doolittle performing in front of the judges on Foxs "American Idol" .....(AP Photo/Fox,Michael Becker)








(BROKEN ARROW, Okla.) February 20 - Melinda Doolittle went to junior high  and high school at Union schools here in Tulsa and even went to TU for a short time. But you may not know that she also spent a good deal of time at Rhema Bible College where they still remember her very well.

"Every Wednesday night you would find Melinda here."

Rhema Bible College in Broken Arrow is nationally known for its devotion to God, but these days it's also paying a little bit of attention to someone else Tulsa's American Idol hopeful Melinda Doolittle.

"She was just something special.  Everyone around us knew she was something special."

Back in the mid 90's Melinda was a part of Rhema's Fusion youth band.

"They went on to be recognized nationally mainly because Melinda was so good."

Craig Hagin was Melinda's youth pastor.

"We'd meet here every Wednesday night.  About 300 kids ... and we'd just talk about God ... Talk about life."...........................................

And then they'd listen to Melinda sing.

 "We had other people who could sing, but Melinda just had a talent that was far better."

A talent Hagin believes will carry Melinda on American Idol and beyond even if she doesn't win it.

"I believe it's going to open some big doors and we're going to be hearing from Melinda Doolittle for a long time."

And Pastor Hagin says Melinda joined the youth group at Rhema because her mom went to school there when she was young.

Article courtesy of Fox23

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Started singing at 7 years of age        
Loves to dance but says she is not very good      
Info below courtesy of American Idol      
Favorite male pop artists?  
Stevie Wonder, Jonny Lang, Donny Hathaway  
Favorite female pop artists?  

Aretha Franklin, Gladys Knight


When did you first start to sing?

7th Grade  
Do you have any formal singing training?  

Yes Ė college (Music Major) and vocal lessons ever since

What other talents do you have?  

UmÖ I love to make people laugh.


If you donít make it on AMERICAN IDOL, what will you do?


Keep traveling and singing


What are your personal goals in life?

To represent Christ well and do everything 150%  

What album would your friends be surprised you own?

Who is your AMERICAN IDOL?  

My mommy!


Do you have any rituals or things you do each time before you perform?

Pray and warm up  
Most embarrassing moments?  

Crying EVERY time I advance another round


What has been your proudest moment in life so far?

Actually auditioning for AI  

If you couldnít sing, which talent would you most like to have?


Dancing or gymnastics

What is your definition of an AMERICAN IDOL?  

Someone who, when given the platform, represents who they truly are and can convey it in a way that makes the audience want to know more

Who is your favorite judge and why?  
Simon! Heís so real with ya Ė Even when I donít like it, I love it!  

What would people be surprised to learn about you?




How has this changed your life?


Iím singing lead now. Who knew?!

Do you have any lucky charms?  

My Bible


Who are your heroes in life?


My mom, dad, my vocal coach (Janet Kenyon)


Whatís been your toughest obstacle in life?




Do you think the audition process was fair?


I think it has, although I have seen some great people go home.

If you win, who will you thank first?  
Jesus and my mommy.  
Below Added: March 09, 2007 ∑ From: telespy  




Updated 4-6-2007