Jun. 08, 2007 | 05:10 PM EDT

Melinda Doolittle Dishes On Fame & High Heels!

She was the one that Idol judge Simon Cowell wanted to win, but coming in third isn't that bad when you're Melinda Doolittle. The singer stopped by PEOPLE's New York offices to answer questions about winning verus losing, the ups and downs of her new fame, and how's she's handling those high heels.