American Idol

Kelly Clarkson To Judge ‘American Idol’

First “American Idol” winner Kelly Clarkson is going full circle and will judge the first live show of the farewell season.

“American Idol” executive producer Trish Kiname revealed the news on Friday at the Television Critics Association winter press tour.

“We’ve invited her to be part of this season and she’s really happy to be,” Kinane said (via ET). “She will be a guest judge on our first live top 10 show and she’ll also perform.”

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Also, some other familiar faces should be coming back this season.

“We’re talking to everybody who’s made a huge contribution to the show, and we’d love to have them come back,” said Kinane.

So exciting!

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