Caleb Lee Hutchinson (born Caleb Lee Hutchinson on March 2, 1999 in Dallas, Georgia) is an American singer. Although he was rejected from The Voice, Caleb kept writing songs and playing his guitar, eventually releasing a five-song EP. He made it big on American Idol‘s 16th season, making it all the way to the final episode as the runner-up to girlfriend Maddie Poppe. Between his audition and the show’s finale, he lost a whopping 70 pounds.
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Caleb is best known for being runner-up on the 16th season of American Idol.
While on American Idol, Caleb was dating his fellow contestant and winner Maddie Poppe behind the scenes. He kept their relationship a secret until the show’s finale. “Maddie is my pal and I’ve known her since the beginning of Hollywood Week. And she actually happens to be my girlfriend,” he said, before they performed a “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” duet.