Maddie Poppe sings “Brand New Key” by Melanie on American Idol Season 16 Top 24 solo performances on Sunday, April 15, 2018.
“You are here for that moment. That song caught me up with a little artistry thing that you got going on,” said Luke.
“You’re so infectious. I just like adore you, love you and feel you and your authenticity,” said Katy Perry.
“You show us who you are. Your identity has to match with your look, your sound and your attitude, and you give us all three package. I applaud you,” said Lonel.
Watch her performance on the video below.
The Top 24 will be trimmed down to Top 14 before hitting the stage for the Live Shows on April 22.
American Idol is an American singing competition television series created by Simon Fuller. It airs on Fox from 2002 and ended with it 15th season in 2016. On March 11, 2018, the 16th season will make its debut on ABC.
The American Idol winner is determined by television viewers through public voting. The winner will receive cash prize and a record deal with Big Machine Records.