On American Idol, Maddie Poppe sang and performed a captivating cover of Sheryl Crow’s “If It Makes You Happy” for her second song of the night. The contestants were choosing songs from the year that they were born. Nick Jonas served as the mentor for the performance.
Lionel Ritchie said it is amazing what a hair style can do. Lionel said that Maddie could be anyone and that she is owning herself. Lionel said to know you are powerful in your own voice and have a future in this business. Katy Perry said that it is so exciting to see Maddie play like a girl. Katy said that Maddie holds her own every time she picks up an instrument. Katy called her a true artist.
Luke Bryan said that Maddie sits down on a piano and then an electric guitar. Luke said that Maddie shows them so many things.
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American Idol Social Media Reactions
Amazing job way to go girl you have my votes
— Trish Gaines (@tnjgaines1) May 7, 2018
She is incredible!!!! It would make me happy to see her in the top 5 😉 #AmericanIdol
— Tyler Murrain (@MurrainTyler) May 7, 2018
One of my favorite songs. Loved it and I know your not feeling your best. You were terrific.
— Susan B (@seagirl591) May 7, 2018
— Marilyn (@chenoite) May 7, 2018
You rocked this song Maddie! We your voice; and just voted for you!
— Codename Blush (@codenameblush) May 7, 2018
Wow, great voice and great hair! Stylist found her colors..autumn on blonde.
— CF (@cfearnot) May 7, 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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