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PUBLIC MARKS from vacelts with tags entertainment & "Melinda Doolittle"

24 May 2007

Jordin sparkles as the 2007 American Idol

After 100,000 auditions in seven cities, 49 hours of television, 609 million votes and two hours of fluff, America finally learned that the 17-year-old from Glendale, Arizona with the golden voice is the 2007 American Idol. Jordin Sparks now takes her place among the elite known as Idols.

23 May 2007

Jordin wipes the floor with Blake on 'American Idol' finale

Going into the first half of the American Idol season finale, I thought the finale was going to be like comparing apples and oranges. Songstress Jordin Sparks has the vocals while beatboxing Blake Lewis has won the crowd over with performances. However, Jordin, as Simon Cowell put it, wiped the floor with Blake with the final song and, unless the voters are deaf, dumb and blind, sealed her victory.

17 May 2007

'American Idol' sent home its best when it said bye to Melinda Doolittle

Simon Cowell was visibly disappointed when results of the semifinals were announced on American Idol Wednesday. Melinda Doolittle, the most consistent and versatile contestant this season, has been sent home.

16 May 2007

Melinda Doolittle leads the Top 3 in the final weeks of 'American Idol'

The competition remains close as the Top 3 head into the final weeks of American Idol. Although all three put in outstanding performances Tuesday night, I think Melinda Doolittle edged out her fellow contenders slightly with her versatility and consistency. Down to just three finalists, American Idol altered the format of Tuesday’s competition slightly. Each competitor sang three songs this week — a song selected for them by one of the judges, a song picked by the producers and finally, a song of their choice. This variation offered an interesting twist to Week 11.

02 May 2007

Bon Jovi Teaches Lakisha Jones to Rock on 'American Idol' « Napping at Red Lights

Tonight’s theme is Bon Jovi songs and Jon Bon Jovi is on hand to mentor the contestants. One of my favorite genres, tonight’s American Idol really seemed to cause difficulty for some of the contestants. Where is former contestant and rocker Gina Glocksen when you need her? Unfortunately, her only appearance was in the studio audience.

26 April 2007

Jordan brings down the house on 'American Idol,' but no one says goodbye

What can I say about Jordan's performance Tuesday night, but wow! She really did bring down the house with her rendition of "You'll Never Walk Alone." And at the end of Wednesday's "Idol Gives Back" two-hour special all six contestants are safe.

18 April 2007

Phil Stacey Finds His Grove and Shines on 'American Idol'

Tonight, I will remember Phil Stacy’s name. It’s country night on American Idol and Stacey has found his niche. His rendition of “Where the Blacktop Ends” finally showcased his vocal talent and his performance skills. Not only was Stacey entertaining, but he really looked like he was truly enjoying himself. Apparently, country music is Stacy’s genre.

11 April 2007

Melinda Doolittle Rocks America Idol

Melinda Doolittle continues to be the reason why I watch American Idol. If she doesn't win, I will be sorely disappointed. Melinda personifies a true performer. She not only has great vocals, but she understands and interprets the song. You feel the meaning when you hear her sing.

05 April 2007

Bennett a No Show on American Idol

Although I hated to see Gina Glocksen go tonight (you know who I thought should say goodbye), my biggest disappointed was that I didn’t get to hear Tony Bennett sing!