As contestants from American Idol took the stage once more in Florida last night, The Palm Beach Post had a review of a few of the performers�

Melinda Doolittle: I was worried in the beginning that Mindy Doo was holding back too much, allowing herself to be overshadowed by other singers, especially LaKisha. But the second half of the show was a large improvement, and featured a �Natural Woman� that politely walks Kelly Clarkson�s version to the woods and leaves it there without breadcrumbs. (I love Kelly. But you had to see it.) And she looked HOT.

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While Jordin Sparks was winning over viewers on American Idol, past contestants from seasons two through six were gathering at KISS FM's viewing party in L.A. Wednesday.

It all went down at the Renaissance Hotel at Hollywood & Highland, just steps away from the Kodak Theatre. And the singers got along better than Rumer Willis and Hayden Panettiere!

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Learning that her journey on American Idol ended Wednesday night was the first time Melinda Doolittle had taken a breath in a really long time, the singer said yesterday.

"Knowing that I had made it this far and knowing that I was going to be able to sing from here on out without being judged and voted... it was just like this sigh of relief," Doolittle told Ryan Seacrest on his morning radio show. "Now I'm getting ready to sing just because I love it."

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American Idol Quotes

Brooke White's tears come from the authentic, good soul that she is. Her heart was breaking because she was overwhelmed with the experience she had with the show and the gift that it brought.

Paula Abdul [after Brooke White was eliminated on season seven]

I read some of this online this morning and just for the record, the rumors — they’re not true. She’s part of our family and we love her.

Ryan Seacrest [on rumor of Paula Abdul being drunk on the show]