Melinda Doolittle (born October 6, 1977) is an American singer who finished as the third place finalist on Season 6 of American Idol. Prior to her appearance on American Idol, Doolittle worked as a professional back-up singer for, among others, Michael McDonald, Kirk Franklin, Aaron Neville, BeBe and CeCe Winans, Alabama, Jonny Lang, Vanessa Bell Armstrong, and Anointed.
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ABOUT THE SHOW
American Idol is an American singing competition airing on Fox. It debuted on June 11, 2002, and has since become the most popular show on American television. The program seeks to discover the best singer in the country through a series of nationwide auditions. The American public decides the outcomes of the later stages through phone voting. The judges give critiques of the contestants' performances