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    AI 15 NEWS, Speculation and Poll Information

    The first auditions took place today, 5-13-15 in Los Angeles. The publicity has started with words like legendary being tossed around.

    The three judges, Harry Connick, Jr., Keith Urban and Jennifer Lopez along with Ryan Seacrest will be a part of season 15. No word yet on Scott Borschetta.
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    Re: AI 15 NEWS, Speculation and Poll Information

    On related news: Season 2 AI Alumnus, Corey Clark, spotted. Now an Uber driver.

    'American Idol' Star Corey Clark Is An Uber Driver | TMZ.com

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    Rejoice, American Idol Fans! Ryan Seacrest Says All Former Judges Will Return for Final Season | E! Online

    American Idol is truly going back to its roots for its final season.

    Ryan Seacrest just assured E! News' Will Marfuggi that all of the show's former judges, including Paula Abdul, Randy Jackson, and the formidable tight T-shirted Simon Cowellwill return at some point as the singing competition series takes its final bow.

    "We will have the former judges back," Seacrest revealed when Marfuggi caught up with him during Idol's famous Hollywood Week. "The plan is to have all of them back. They've all considered it and I think are enthusiastic about coming back and saluting the show."

    Aside from Paula, Randy, and Simon, the list of former judges also includes Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj, Ellen DeGeneres, Steven Tyler, and Kara DioGuardiand the hilarious thought of all of those people in one room alongside current judges Jennifer Lopez, Keith Urban, and Harry Connick Jr. is almost enough to curb our sadness over saying goodbye to this show.

    Even though Paula, Simon, and Randy are the original kings and queens of the Idol judges' chairs, Jennifer and Harry don't seem to be too worried about any territorial disputes. In fact, Harry's ready to give up his chair to Simon completely.

    "He can sit there, hell yeah," Harry says. "I'll go up and sing for him and let him judge me."

    Keith, on the other hand, is ready for an American Idol rumble, and he has a special request.

    "I'd like to see Ellen and Simon sitting very close to each other, right next to each other, showing people that chemistry," he jokes of the famous Idol frenemies. "I think it's important for people to see that."

    Simon Cowell is particularly busy right now on the reality competition front. It was announced last month that he'll be joining season 11 of America's Got Talent as a judge, along with his executive producer role.

    American Idol returns to Fox for a 15th and final season on Wednesday, Jan. 6.
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KnaD_UUY62U

    A history of and introduction to American Idol season 15. A terrific look back.
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    I wish the reporters in that bit would've commented on why it's ending.
    I wonder how J'Lo would react to a Cowell insult.

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    Re: AI 15 NEWS, Speculation and Poll Information

    Quote Originally Posted by Arielflies View Post
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KnaD_UUY62U

    A history of and introduction to American Idol season 15. A terrific look back.
    Wow! I enjoyed that a LOT more than I thought I would and encourage other AI fans to watch it. Sort of funny (and telling) the winners who were left out of it.
    Count your blessings!

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    The DVR is all set to go. Bring it on. It's just sad that the show has to come to an end, but then everything does eventually.

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