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February 27, 2008
Idol Chatter: Citrus Heights fan wins concert

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We have a winner!

I just found out that the winner of the Dreyer's ice cream/"American Idol"in-home concert is Becky Pricer, 30, of Citrus Heights.

Lucky girl. Becky and her "select" friends and family will gather from 7 to 8 tonight at a friend's home in Granite Bay for a private show with Season 6 finalist Melinda Doolittle (pictured, photo courtesy of Fox.)

Oh, and yes, there will be plenty of the five new "Idol" flavors, including Melinda's favorite, Mint Karaoke Cookie. Melinda will be dishing ice cream, signing autographs, posing for photos and, of course, singing.

I venture one of the selections will be "My Funny Valentine," which can be downloaded at iTunes. (Check out my Q&A with Melinda in Tuesday's Scene.)

As for tonight's "American Idol" show, the Top 10 gals will perform (at 8 p.m. on Channel 40). As I said in an earlier blog entry, they'll have their work cut out for them because of an outstanding performance by one - yes, one - of the Top 10 guys. I've already had a sneak peek at their attire for the competition - be sure to check out Amanda Overmyer!

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