For a final celebration, Poppe grabbed her guitar and struggled to perform her original song “Going Going Gone” as she cried tears of joy.
Out of Maddie Poppe, Caleb Lee Hutchinson and Gabby Barrett, Hutchinson and Poppe were the 2 contestants who made it through to the final two.
It was an adorable celebration, showing the closeness that the contestants share with one another. Tonight’s finale was filled with highlights from the season, celebrity performances and bloopers.
Each of the contestants took the stage for performances as well.
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“We thought, well if we get to the final two — I guess we were just kind of playing it by ear,” she told .