Today the illustrious New York Times came down from its Ivory Tower and soiled itself in the nerdery that is arguing over American Idol. They enlisted hilarious Tweeter and noted Idol expert Joe Reid (AI fans may have come across him on Vulture or Grantland) to rank the "The Top 5 Most Talented ‘American Idol’ Contestants Ever," and notably absent from that list was Adam Lambert.Instead Reid included:1. Kelly Clarkson2. Melinda Doolittle3. Jennifer Hudson4. Carrie Underwood5. Nadia TurnerThe...Read Full Story
Melinda Doolittle, perhaps the most talented singer among the 3 final contestants in American Idol, has been voted off. Seems like some kind of mistake, but with 60+ million voting, I guess this is the will of the people. Hopefully we'll hear more of Melinda soon, in some new capacity. Good luck Melinda!Read Full Story
"The heart of this Idol coach is being torn apart at this point in the competition! Why, you may ask? Because I, Rona Elliot, music fanatic of Los Angeles, California, in my heart, am rooting for the modest, humble and wildly talented 29-year-old Melinda Doolittle to take home the top prize."-- Rona ElliotRead Full Story
Melinda Doolittle is an American Idol contestant, and may be the person to beat this year. She's singing well and the judges are praising Melinda Doolittle's performances.