Naturally, we can't for for the eighth season of American Idol to debut in January.
But the following commercial simply has us more excited than ever for the series to return.
In it, a bikini-clad singer, who lacks vocal chops according to Paula Abdul and Kara Dioguardi, gets her ticket to Hollywood. Check out Simon's grin at the conclusion of the clip:
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