I usually don't pay much attention to American Idol until the top 12, but this year I have already picked my favorite, and I am not alone on this: sweet Melinda Doolittle. I like her name, I love her voice, and she's a peach.
Yes she comes from the Oleta Adams school (vs the Whitney or Mariah school), but I am a big Oleta fan. Tonight she surprised everyone with a kickass performance of I'm A Woman (is that it?) that had her strutting all over the stage. Bring it!