By Shawn Rice
Photo Credit: ABC
On American Idol, Maddie Poppe finished off the finale performances with a captivating rendition of “Landslide” by Fleetwood Mac in dedication to her hometown of Clarksville, Iowa.
Luke Bryan thanked her for inspiring him. Lionel Ritchie said that Maddie has done an amazing job. Lionel noted how proud Maddie’s family and friends were of her. Katy Perry said that she is voting for Maddie.
What did you think of the American Idol performance? Let us know in the comments section.
American Idol Social Media Reactions
Maddie you are one of a kind!!! Iowa loves youand so does America!
— wopeet (@TeresaPowers6) May 21, 2018
There is only one acceptable winner here.
— Myles McNutt (@Memles) May 21, 2018
Okay so where can I buy @MaddiePoppe ‘s version of Landslide …..
— Claire Wasienko (@clairewasienko) May 21, 2018
— Elizabeth (@ElizbethHerrera) May 21, 2018
Did anyone else just get super emotional seeing @MaddiePoppe‘s performance of “Landslide?” Amazing. Just amazing.
— Samantha Myers (@SamMyersKCRG) May 21, 2018
— Jesse C. (@ChamBreezey) May 21, 2018
— Vickie (@cricket1006) May 21, 2018
American Idol will make its highly anticipated return to television as superstar judges Luke Bryan, Katy Perry and Lionel Richie set out on a journey across the nation to discover a new crop of inspiring talent with a touch of Disney magic, as it premieres its first season at its new home on America’s network, The ABC Television Network, streaming and on demand. Emmy® Award-winning host and producer Ryan Seacrest, who represents the heart and soul of the show, returns as host of the beloved series to walk with these Idol hopefuls through this adventure toward stardom.
When American Idol debuted in the U.S., the series revolutionized television, pioneering the reality-competition genre and holding an unmatched record for being the highest-rated series for nearly a decade. The series also ushered in second-screen audience participation, being the first to introduce text-based and mobile voting. The Idol format has taken on original versions in 53 countries around the world, and American Idol itself has played to a worldwide audience of over 460 million across 53 countries. To date, American Idol has earned 57 Emmy nominations and eight wins.
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