Who Is The 2018 American Idol Winner? Maddie Poppe.

The 2018 American Idol winner Maddie Poppe is a native of Clarksvill, Iowa.  Born on December 5, 1997 (Madaline Mae Poppe), to Trent and Tonya Poppe.  Maddie’s father was also a singer and that’s where she found her roots as a singer.  Maddie grew up performing small gigs at talent shows and she sung with her father’s band at Pioneer Days.

5 Things You Didn’t Know About American Idol Winner Maddie Poppe

1 ) Maddie Poppe is dating runner up Caleb Hutchinson! They have been a couple since January and this was a great surprise for America.

2 ) The American idol winner is a talented singer, but she is also a great musician. Maddie can play the guitar, ukulele and keyboard.

3 ) The Voice rejected American Idol Winner Maddie Poppe! Back in 2015, Maddie audition on The Voice (singing The Dog Days Are Over), but none of the judges turned their seats around.  I guess Maddie Poppe was meant to be America’s Idol.

4 ) She already has an album?  Yes, in 2016 Maddie Poppe create her first album Songs From The Basement with 7 original songs about her high school days and heartbreaks.

5 ) From American Idol fan to finalist.  Maddie grew up a big fan of the show and it shows us that your dreams can come true if you work hard.

Furthermore, Iowa governor also made May 20th “Maddie Poppe Day” in the state of Iowa.  Pretty cool!


Top 5 Performances From Idol Winner Maddie Poppe

Maddie Poppe had quiet the journey on American Idol and here are her top 5 performances to remember.

1 ) Audition: Rainbow Connection

2 ) Top 24: Brand New Key

3 ) Finale/Hometown dedication: Landslide

4 ) Finale: Don’t Ever Let Your Children Grow Up

5 )  Duel-Maddie and Caleb: Somewhere Over The Rainbow & What A Wonderful World

American Idol 2018 Tour and Information

As of now, Maddie has a single Going Going Gone. You can also catch Maddie on the American Idol tour this summer. The tour will consist of the top 7 and American Idol 8 winner Chris Allen.  Some of the places that the idols will hit up will be:

  • Napa, CA
  • Denver, CO
  • Las Vegas, NV
  • Indianapolis, IN
  • Milwaukee, WI
  • Omaha, NE
  • Washington DC (tour ends here)

The American Idol 2018 tour will be visiting 40+ cities. If you want more info, take a look at ticket master or the American Idol site. That’s a massive accomplishment as her fans will have a lot of chances to see her.  Congrats to all the participants in this year’s American Idol 2018 and we hope to see the singers have successful careers.


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