American Idol Season 16 winner Maddie Poppe was the unmasked surprise guest during the Masked Singer Tour in Omaha on May 29.
Maddie Poppe, the american idol winner of season 16, was the surprise celeb unmasked at The Masked Singer tour in Omaha. Maddie auditioned for the singing competition show in 2017, the show’s first season on ABC, and with a new set of judges after it was canceled on Fox in 2016. During her audition, the contestant received three yes from judges Lionel Richie, Katy Perry and Luc Bryan. During the show, Maddie sang covers of songs like “Landslide” by Fleetwood Mac and “Homeward Bound” by Simon & Garfunkel. In the final, she performed her winner’s song “Going Going Gone” and defeated finalists Caleb Lee Hutchinson and Gabby Barrett.
Fox announced The Masked Singer tour in November, and the show made its first stop in St Louis on May 28. The tour is hosted by Season 6 contestant Natasha Bedingfield, who starred on the show as Pepper and returned home during Week 8. Fans in attendance can expect to see some of their favorite characters from the seven seasons of the series, including Robot, Pepper and Season 1 winner Monster. Each show will feature a local celebrity during its stops in all 50 US states. The tour will run through the end of July and wraps up in Las Vegas on July 30.
The tour recently stopped in Omaha, where Maddie was revealed as the Boom Boom Box, a brown furry 80s-style stereo. Maddie shared an Instagram post where she thanked the tour for hosting her and shared updated and throwback 2019 photos of her and host Natasha. “Such an honor to be the “local celebrity guest” last night on @themaskedsingertour in Omaha! What a fun show,” the american idol alum wrote. She then praised the “Unwritten” singer who also performed on the show.
Maddie called Natasha’s voice”incomparableand told fans they wouldn’t regret buying tickets for the tour. everyone making their last bow. The Masked Singer the tour account commented on the star’s photo, writing, “You were INCREDIBLE,and dozens of fans also praised Maddie for her appearance on the show. Ahead of her stop in Omaha, the tour kicked off in St Louis and revealed Drew Lachey, whose brother Nick Lachey won The Masked Singer season 5 as Piglet.
Whereas The Masked Singer is on hiatus until the Season 8 premieres, fans can have fun guessing the celebrities at The Masked Singer round. Maddie looked like she was having a great time at the show, and fans can’t wait to see who else will be revealed. Boom Boom Box will be missed, but those who got to see her perform loved every second of it. With plenty more shows to come, there are sure to be more exciting celebrities revealed on stage after the american idol winner.
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Source: Maddie Poppe/Instagram
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