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Maddie Poppe Wins 'American Idol,' Drops Debut Single "Going Going Gone"

23 May, 2018, 03:25 | Author: Priscilla Morrison
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Were you happy with the Idol finale??

Gabby Barrett performed her hometown dedication, "Don't Stop Believin'" by Journey, to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania with a repeat performance of "Little Red Wagon" by Miranda Lambert, and her winner's single: "Rivers Deep".

Not only did America crown a new American Idol victor on Monday night's finale of the hit competition series, but fans also were shocked to learn that victor Maddie Poppe and runner-up Caleb Lee Hutchinson had been secretly dating.

"If you ask me, it was January 21 - the first day I laid eyes on her, ' he told People of when things became 'official" between him and Maddie. I am honoured to know you and even more honoured to call you mine.

"We didn't want people to think we weren't concentrating on the show so we kept it low", she said. He was the standout of the day.

"But it got to a point where we both thought, why not?" "We've been dating for three months now".

The couple's revelation certainly ended the 2018 edition of "American Idol" with a bang, which is what the show could use following skepticism of its revival following a two-year break.

Maddie Poppe and Adam Rippon share a big laugh together as they posed with their trophies outside of the Good Morning America Times Square studio on Tuesday morning (May 22) in New York City. She says, "He's ideal". It was made topped off with the couple's indulgent duet on 'Over the Rainbow'. He's won L-O-V-E! Not to mention, the twosome were gifted with a free trip to Disney's Aulani resort in Hawaii.

By then Maddie may have gotten used to the idea that she won, but for now she says, "I don't have many words to say". I don't feel any type of bitter loss at all. I felt like I was an underdog for a while.

As for Caleb, he had no trouble losing to his new girlfriend. "I don't know who I'll become, but I'll be going going gone", she belts on the sing-along chorus.



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