It's hard to believe that it's been close to 10 months since Ryan Seacrest announced Maddie Poppe was the winner while Caleb Lee Hutchinson came in a close second. And while some contestants find themselves taking some much-deserved time off, these two finalists have been focused on creating new music for their loyal fans. At the same time, they've also been able to maintain a long-distance romantic relationship. News exclusively ahead of tonight's season premiere. If something happens, she's the person I want to talk to about it. The feeling is mutual for Maddie who released her new single titled " Little Things " on Friday.
Surely Maddie and Caleb were equally as shaken and in awe as viewers back home as they clutched one another in anticipation of the final results, and the moment culminated with the announcement that year-old Maddie from Clarksville, Iowa is indeed, the next American Idol.
May 22, As if all of that wasn't enough, after it was revealed they would be the top two finalists, American Idol stars Maddie and Caleb announced that they're dating. Let all of that sink in. "Maddie's Author: Kayla Blanton. Nov 12, 'American Idol' Couple Maddie Poppe & Caleb Lee Hutchinson Are Still Going Strong! Cute couple Maddie Poppe and Caleb Lee Hutchinson walk the red carpet together at the Peoples' Choice Awards on Sunday night (November 11) at Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, Calif. The young musicians met while competing on this year's reboot season. Feb 24, Everything You Need to Know About 'American Idol' Season Including if Maddie Poppe and Caleb Lee Hutchinson are still dating. Feb 24, If you're already thinking about how to fill the Masked Singer-sized hole in your life, allow us to catch you up on all the details of the next season of American Idol.
Emotion overcame her, and before she could process what was happening, a stage hand was hanging a guitar around her neck, prompting her to participate in the Idol tradition of a final performance from the winner. Tears streaked her face as she attempted to sing her recently debuted single "Going Going Gone," and her verses were choked by overwhelming joy - that's when she was joined and assisted by her elated fellow Idol cast members and boyfriend!
The moment was too sweet. A now Disney-owned Idol ended like a fairytale would, but it appears that some people were onto Maddie and Caleb's secret before their big announcement, including their mentor on the show, Bobby Bones.
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If you follow either of them on social media, they have always made it very clear that they spend a lot of time together, consistently documenting their daily shenanigans with Instagram stories. While Maddie and Caleb are certainly worth celebrating, we're also taking a look back at some of our favorite contestants from seasons past in our gallery below.
Take a look at what some of your favorite singers are up to now. The country darling finished second to Scotty McCreery, but she got her record deal and released her studio debut, Wildflowerin October She even made her move to the big screen when she starred in a film of the same name as her album, which goes back to her country girl roots.
Her latest hit includes "Ladies in the 90s. The season contestant only finished sixth-and that was partly because the judges used their one save of the season five weeks beforehand-but he was a cult fave.
He performed on the Idols Live tour, cut a cover of "Baby, It's Cold Outside" with fellow finalist and rumored flame Haley Reinhart, and ultimately signed with jazz label Concord. The season 10 winner was the first Idol champ since Ruben Studdard to have his first album, Clear as Daydebut at No.
He's set to travel the country this summer with Chris Young. If publicity were a prize, the eighth-season's controversial runner-up is a grand-slam winner.
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Since his time on the reality show, he's released two albums, headlined two tours, received countless nominations including a Grammy no followed in Freddie Mercury's footsteps touring as the frontman for Queen, and has even starred in Fox's remake of The Rocky Horror Picture Show.
The season four runner-up to Carrie Underwood is now married with three boys and a girl.
Despite suffering serious health problems inthe Southern rocker has released three hit albums since his stint on Idol. After coming in third on season 16 of Idolthe "I Hope" country singer is finishing up an album and hitting the road in And touring with Brad Paisley is the cherry on top to everything," she told E!
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After joining the top 10 finalists' summer tourthe show's incumbent is now concentrating on his solo music career. Nearly eclipsed in the media spotlight by his flamboyant runner-up, Adam Lambert, the eighth-season champ has enjoyed quiet success with his self-titled second album.
Released in Novemberit debuted at no.
Apr 28, For some 'American Idol' contestants, the show doubled as a singing competition AND dating show! These seven pairs all formed romances while competing to . Feb 18, American Idol's Maddie Poppe Would Marry Caleb Lee Hutchinson. Maddie Poppe and Caleb Lee Hutchinson are still going strong almost a year after she won American Idol on ABC. If you remember, Caleb revealed they were dating just moments before her big win on the AI stage.
After his season-five victory, the silver fox's eponymous album went platinum and he starred in a Broadway production of Grease. There was rumors of him joining the reboot of the show last year, with him saying"I'm just gonna be tight lipped about everything.
I'm not confirming or denying it. In Maythe singer split from her husband.
Before being dumped by his record label along with Taylor Hicks in earlythe Velvet Teddy Bear scored a Grammy nomination and released a couple of successful albums.
He was eliminated twicebut took away valuable lessons from the show.
Most recently, the star reunited with Clay Aiken for a Broadway holiday show. Much like a kiss, you never forget the first one. So it is with the winner of Idol 's inaugural season. Elliott also made news in after experiencing Chile's earthquake and living to tweet about it.
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It's finale time. Results are coming up very soon. Definitely learned the definition of WIG this season As for fans watching at home, they were equally excited to hear the news as the duo proceeded to perform a stripped down version of "Over the Rainbow.
For those who want to know who came out on top, we have the results. Until next seasonmusic lovers!
Apr 06, For those who don't know, Maddie and Caleb met when they were both competing on American Idol They ended up being the winner and runner-up, and revealed they were dating in the finale. They ended up being the winner and runner-up, and revealed they were dating in the susanneill.com: Jill O'rourke. May 21, American Idol's Caleb Lee Hutchinson and Maddie Poppe Are Viewers watching American Idol were more than prepared to see a winner be announced The final two contestants are dating! Photos. Maddie Poppe Wins Season 16 of American Idol - and Is Dating Runner-Up Caleb Lee Hutchinson! Congratulations, Maddie Poppe! The year-old Iowa native - known for her soothing voice and strong artistic ability - was crowned the winner of American Idol's 16th season during Monday night's finale.
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