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“American Idol” Judges Get Pranked by Contestant in Disguise [Watch]

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This far into the new season of American Idol, we have seen everyone from farmers to construction workers to models audition for judges Luke Bryan, Katy Perry and Lionel Richie. But it was the gothed-out contestant named Lady Mapo that just might have received the most attention. On Monday night’s episode (March 18,) the figure … Read more

Luke Bryan Reunites with “American Idol” Winner Maddie Poppe For “Picture” Duet

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Luke Bryan got his “American Idol” fix on when he invited season 16 winner, Maddie Poppe to join him on stage for a duet. The duo reunited during Luke’s Farm Tour stop in Boone, Iowa last month. Maddie returned to her home state for the performance. While the weather didn’t cooperate, a little rain couldn’t … Read more

[Watch] American Idol Winner Maddie Poppe Sings “Going Going Gone” at 2018 Special Olympics

Maddie Poppe was on hand to perform during the 2018 Special Olympics. Held at Seattle’s Husky Stadium on July 1, the live broadcast of the event included the “American Idol” Season 16 winner singing her uplifting new single, “Going Going Gone.” Dressed in a red jumpsuit, Maddie’s vocals soared on the folk-infused number. Standing on … Read more

Kelly Clarkson’s Medley of Hits During Radio Disney Music Awards Proves She Truly Is a Music Icon

Kelly Clarkson performing Radio Disney Awards

Kelly Clarkson has always been an Icon to us, but Radio Disney made it official Friday night (June 22) when they gave the “American Idol” winner the Icon Award during the Radio Disney Music Awards.  Introduced by current “American Idol” winner Maddie Poppe and “The Voice” winner Brynn Cartelli, Kelly first wowed the crowd when … Read more

Gabby Barrett Shares Powerful Cover of LeAnn Rimes’ “I Need You”

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Since finishing third on “American Idol, Gabby Barrett has been keeping herself busy. The Pennsylvania native has recorded a few original songs and released her own independant videos. Now, Gabby is covering songs from country’s top females. She nailed her own version of Carrie Underwood’s “Cry Pretty,” and has most recently taken on LeAnn Rimes’ … Read more

Gabby Barrett Hits Fans With Original Video for “Jesus And My Mama”

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Gabby Barrett is hitting fans with a one-two punch by releasing two original videos after placing third on “American Idol,” behind lovebirds Caleb Lee Hutchinson and winner Maddie Poppe. The latest release, “Jesus and My Mama,” is a performance video that follows up “Young Blood,” which the 18-year-old self-released a day earlier. The new song … Read more

“American Idol” Winner Maddie Poppe Performs “Going Going Gone” on Jimmy Kimmel Live

Now that she’s had some time to soak in her “American Idol” win, Maddie Poppe is out on the road performing her music—in other words, she’s living out her dream.  Maddie went on “Jimmy Kimmel Live” to perform her upbeat original song, “Going Going Gone,” and she nailed it (as if we had any doubt). … Read more

Caleb Lee Hutchinson Talking About Girlfriend Maddie Poppe Winning “Idol” is the Cutest Thing Ever

Well, y’all, “American Idol” is over and Maddie Poppe was officially named the winner of season 16! During the finale episode, it was revealed that the top two contestants, Maddie Poppe and Caleb Lee Hutchinson, are actually an item, which pretty much shocked everyone. After Maddie was crowned the champion, Entertainment Tonight caught up with the … Read more

“American Idol” Ended With a Crazy Plot Twist and We’re Here For It

Season 16 of “American Idol” has officially come to an end and boy, was that finale wild! When we went into night no. 2 of the season 16 finale, it was down to Gabby Barrett, Caleb Lee Hutchinson, and Maddie Poppe and, unfortunately, Gabby was eliminated, leaving Caleb and Maddie in the Top 2. Then, … Read more

Maddie Poppe’s “I Told You So” Propels Her Into “American Idol” Top 3

Maddie Poppe is like no other performer who has ever been on “American Idol” before– she can sing anything and is so musically talented, you know she could write and produce her way through the backend of the music industry too. Poppe’s powerhouse skills were on full display with the Carrie Underwood/Randy Travis hit, “I … Read more