Maddie Poppe wins 'American Idol' crown, takes romance with fellow finalist public

Season 7 of American Idol brought us the battle of the Davids. As an inspirational year-old single mother, Fantasia Barrino accomplished the seemingly impossible: The year-old pop star attempted to end any rumors of a feud between her, Madonna and Lady Gaga on Monday's episode of American Idol. Nikko Smith. Constantine Maroulis. White House, Tennessee. Here are some highlights featuring Maddie that you won't want to miss!

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Candice Glover. Meet the candidates in the race. Clark Beckham. If the winners of a show as popular as American Idol can't make it in the big time is there really any hope for the rest of us? Katie Stevens. In an interview with The Domenick Nati Show via Billboard the singer weighed in on who should be a judge on the show after it was announced that his Season 5 rival Chris Daughtry would be on the panel.

Anoop Desai. Adanna Duru. General "Season 1 Top 5 Contestants". A link has been sent to your friend's email address. Ashthon Jones. In case you've been living under a rock, after a two year hiatus, American Idol came back with season 16 this year. Nein, danke. Haley Scarnato. Nadia Turner. The pair also renewed their vows in a Christmas Day ceremony the following year. Season seven's lovable charmer, David Archuleta became runner-up to David Cook, then 25, for the title of Idol in She was chosen Miss Mississippi in LaKisha Jones.

The couple surprised fans and judges when they unveiled their secret romance during the season finale of the competition show. Since then, the singer has been pretty successful — just not in the music industry. It was Caleb and Maddie announcing they are a couple in real-life just before performing "Somewhere Over the Rainbow" together and the show gifting them a trip to Hawaii.

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