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Going Going Gone is the debut single and coronation song for Season 16 American Idol winner Maddie Poppe. It was released May 18, 2018.


The song, which Maddie debuted on the May 20, 2018 performance episode of Idol, was written by Julia Michaels, Mitch Allen, and Lindy Robbins.

Chart Performance[]

The song peaked at Number 3 on iTunes and charted at Number 13 on the Billboard Digital Sings chart.

Other Performances[]

Madde has performed the song on Live with Kelly and Ryan and Jimmy Kimmel Live as well as the 2018 Radio Disney Music Awards.

Music Video[]


Maddie Poppe - Going Going Gone (Official Video)

The music video was released on Maddie's Vevo channel on June 27, 2018.


  • Julia Michaels, who co-wrote "Going Going Gone", also wrote the song "Walk My Way" by Brynn Cartelli, who won Season 14 of the NBC singing show The Voice the day after Maddie Poppe had won Idol.