Kelly Clarkson Vs. Melinda Doolittle: Idol Best Performance Semifinals Continue!

Incredible voices. Undeniable songs. Unbelievable charisma. Flawless phrasing. That’s what we’ve been celebrating over the last month in TVLine.com’s American Idol All-Time Greatest Performance Bracket Tournament. And our women’s semifinal has come down to two ladies who truly embody those qualities: Kelly Clarkson and Melinda Doolittle!

One of these fine chicas will make it to our finale: Kelly with her insanely good “(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman,” or Melinda with her divine “My Funny Valentine.”

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It’s hard to imagine a finale without one of these epic performances, but that’s the way the story has to go as our single-elimination tourney enters its final phase. Polls are still open in our other semifinal — Kris Allen Vs. Adam Lambert — so click here to vote in that matchup, too.

Before you head to the polls, you may want to peruse these memory-refreshing links to the performances entering the ring this afternoon:

Performance Links!
Kelly Clarkson – “(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman
Melinda Doolittle, “My Funny Valentine

Watch those videos now, then head down to our polls to vote for your favorites (voting will be open for 48 hours), and hit the comments to justify your picks.

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And if you’re interested in seeing how Kelly and Melinda made the semifinals, click here to check out the entire 64-player bracket (then click again for a zoomed in view), and sign up to follow me on Twitter @MichaelSlezakTV.