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Listen: 7 moments of Maddie Poppe reflecting on her music, future, and American Idol win

Maddie Poppe, “American Idol” finalist, performs in concert at the Butler County Fairgrounds Tuesday, May 15, 2018, in Alison, Iowa. (Matthew Putney/Waterloo Courier)
Maddie Poppe, “American Idol” finalist, performs in concert at the Butler County Fairgrounds Tuesday, May 15, 2018, in Alison, Iowa. (Matthew Putney/Waterloo Courier)

Maddie Poppe, the newest winner of “American Idol” spent time with Iowa reporters to discuss her recent victory, and plans for her upcoming tour. Below are seven moments from that interview.

Maddie Poppe on the beginning of her American Idol journey.

Maddie Poppe reflects on where she hopes her musical direction evolves.

Maddie Poppe gives a message to her hometown of Clarksville.

Maddie Poppe shares insights into working with Kermit the Frog.

Maddie Poppe reacts to her duet with Caleb Lee during the finale.

Maddie Poppe shares how her Iowa roots shape her and her music.

Maddie Poppe on coming to terms with her victory.

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