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Vonzell Solomon (born 18 March 1984), also known as Baby V, is an American singer who was the third-place finisher in the fourth season of the television series American Idol. March 18 is the 77th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (78th in leap years). ... 1984 (MCMLXXXIV) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The fourth season of American Idol premiered on January 18, 2005 and continued until May 25, 2005. ... American Idol, formerly known as American Idol: The Search for a Superstar, is an American television series. ...

Promotional Image Of Vonzell On American Idol, 2005
Promotional Image Of Vonzell On American Idol, 2005

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Biography

Born Vonzell Monique Goethie in Baxley, Georgia, Solomon's family relocated to Fort Myers, Florida when she was an infant. Solomon attended high school at the Cypress Lake Center for the Arts. She holds a black belt in sembact martial arts; her father is a martial arts instructor. Her parents are Alice and Larry Goethie; Vonzell uses her mother's maiden name professionally. She has one older sister, Zanobra, and two brothers, Kendall and Gabriel. Baxley is a city located in Appling County, Georgia. ... Fort Myers is the county seatGR6 and commercial center of Lee County, Florida. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Hawaiian State Grappling Championships. ...


Solomon auditioned for P-Diddy's Making The Band in the second season of the show but was not selected for the group. Diddy himself says that he does not remember Solomon and later stated on Live with Regis and Kelly that Solomon was not well suited for a hip-hop group. In April 2004, Solomon released a demo CD, My Struggle. Making the Band is an ABC/MTV reality television series that exists in separate iterations, each iteration focusing on a specific music act. ... Live with Regis and Kelly is a syndicated American television talk show, hosted by Regis Philbin and Kelly Ripa. ... 2004 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December Deaths in April • 18 Ratu Sir Kamisese Mara • 19 Norris McWhirter • 22 Pat Tillman • 24 Estée Lauder Other recent deaths Ongoing events EU Enlargement Exploration of Mars: Rovers Haiti Rebellion Reconstruction of Iraq – Occupation & Resistance Israeli...

'My Struggle' CD Single Cover
'My Struggle' CD Single Cover

Prior to auditioning for American Idol, Solomon worked for the United States Postal Service as a mail carrier and sung with local bands in southwest Florida. Image File history File links Vonzell-mystruggle. ... Image File history File links Vonzell-mystruggle. ... The United States Postal Service (USPS) is an independent establishment of the executive branch of the United States Government (see ) responsible for providing postal service in the United States. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...


Solomon auditioned for the fourth season of the show in Orlando, Florida and placed third behind runner-up Bo Bice and winner Carrie Underwood. This was the second time Solomon had auditioned for the show, as she had originally auditioned during the second season but was cut by the producers. Nickname: The City Beautiful, O-Town, 407 Location in Orange County and the state of Florida. ...


On May 18, 2005 Solomon was voted off during choice selections week after her three performances: "I'll Never Love This Way Again" by Dionne Warwick, "Chain of Fools" by Aretha Franklin, and "On the Radio" by Donna Summer. Her elimination left contestants Carrie Underwood and Bo Bice in the Idol finale. May 18 is the 138th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (139th in leap years). ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Marie Dionne Warrick (born December 12, 1940 in East Orange, New Jersey), known professionally as Dionne Warwick, is an African-American singer best known for her work with Hal David and Burt Bacharach as songwriters and producers. ... Aretha Louise Franklin (born March 25, 1942) is an American gospel, soul and R&B singer born in Memphis, Tennessee, but raised in Detroit, Michigan. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Carrie Marie Underwood (born March 10, 1983 in Muskogee, Oklahoma) is a Grammy nominated American country music singer who won the title of the fourth season of American Idol. ... Harold Elwin Bo Bice, III. (born November 1, 1975 in Huntsville, Alabama) is an American singer and musician who came in as the first runner-up in the fourth season of American Idol. ...


Solomon is featured on the Dear Santa holiday compilation album with a rendition of "O Come All Ye Faithful" alongside Alicia Keys, Nick Lachey, and other well-known recording artists. She has also shot footage for a cameo role in the upcoming independent film Still Green. Alicia Keys (born Alicia J. Augello-Cook on January 25, 1980) is an American R&B and soul singer, songwriter, musician, composer, pianist, record producer, and occasional actress and author. ... Nicholas Scott Lachey (born November 9, 1973, in Harlan, Kentucky) is an American pop-music singer who rose to fame in the mid-1990s as a writer and joint lead-vocalist along with founding member Jeff Timmons of the boy-band, 98 Degrees. ...


She has recently recorded her first album, entitled "My Struggle", however, it has not generated much publicity.


She also recorded a song for the new Christmas album, "Breaking For The Holidays" called "It's Gonna Be A Cold Cold Christmas."


She is the CEO at her independent record label, Melodic Records.


Solomon is now a paid spokesperson for the United States Postal Service, as she was a mail carrier before her Idol appearances. The United States Postal Service (USPS) is an independent establishment of the executive branch of the United States Government (see ) responsible for providing postal service in the United States. ...


American Idol Performances

Vonzell On American Idol, 2005
Vonzell On American Idol, 2005
  • Top 24 - "Heatwave (Your Love Is Like A)" by Martha and the Vandellas
  • Top 20 - "If I Ain't Got You" by Alicia Keys
  • Top 16 - "Respect" by Aretha Franklin
  • Top 12 (Songs of the 60's) - "Anyone Who Had A Heart" by Dionne Warwick
  • Top 11 (Billboard #1's) - "Best Of My Love" by the Emotions
  • Top 10 (Songs of the 90's) - "I Have Nothing" by Whitney Houston
  • Top 9 (Broadway Musicals) - "People"
  • Top 8 (Songs from Contestants' Birthyear) - "Let's Hear It For The Boy" by Deniece Williams
  • Top 7 (70's Dance Music) - "I'm Every Woman" by Chaka Khan
  • Top 6 (Songs of the 21st Century) - "I Turn To You" by Christina Aguilera
  • Top 5 (Leiber and Stoller Songs) - "Treat Me Nice" by Elvis Presley
  • Top 5 (Billboard top 40) - "When You Tell Me That You Love Me"
  • Top 4 (Nashville Songs) - "How Do I Live" by LeAnn Rimes
  • Top 4 (Gamble and Huff Songs) - "Don't Leave Me This Way" by Thelma Houston
  • Top 3 (Clive Davis' choice) - "I'll Never Love This Way Again" by Dionne Warwick
  • Top 3 (Performer's choice) - "Chain Of Fools" by Aretha Franklin
  • Top 3 (Judges' choice) - "On The Radio" by Donna Summer

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External links

  • American Idol official website Solomon's information on show website
  • The Official Vonzell Solomon Website
  • Vonzell's Official MySpace Profile

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Science Fair Projects - Vonzell Solomon (341 words)
Vonzell Solomon (born 18 March 1984) also known as Baby V, is an American singer, one of the finalists from the fourth season of the reality talent search television American Idol.
Born in Baxley, Georgia, Solomon's family relocated to Fort Myers, Florida when she was several months old.
Solomon auditioned for the fourth season of American Idol in Orlando, Florida and was one of 12 finalists who went on to compete during the main competition in 2005.
Vonzell Solomon - Music (282 words)
Every participant is here to give their best shot, and after 10,000's of auditions, months of hard work and beating 1000's of contestants, they prepare themselves for being on top and hunt for the post of "American Idol".
Vonzell Solomon is one of the contestants of "American Idol".
She gave her first audition in Orlando and now she is among the few to be voted as the best singers in the show.
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