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Former 'American Idol' Judges Will Return For Final Season, Including Nicki Minaj & Mariah Carey!

Well, this will surely be interesting! 

The final season finale of American Idol kicks off in January for its 15th season and host Ryan Seacrest says every former judge will return for the big farewell! 

The original trio: Randy Jackson, Simon Cowell and Paula Abdul will reunite AND Nicki Minaj and Mariah Carey will return as well. Remember all their drama three years ago!? (Click here to watch them fussing on set). 

Seacrest told Access Hollywood all the judges are down to come back and it's just a matter of figuring out what to do with everyone. 

"We will have the former judges back," Seacrest told E! News. "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."

Other Idol judges include Kara DioGuardi, Ellen DeGeneres, Steven Tyler, and today's current lineup of Jennifer Lopez, Keith Urban and Harry Connick Jr.

Will you be tuning in for the very last season of American Idol?