AMERICAN IDOL Season 9 Judges and Guest Judges PHOTOS

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Check out photos of the judges and the guest judges who will be on AMERICAN IDOL Season 9 episode which will premiere in a special two-night, four-hour season which premieres Tuesday, Jan. 12 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) and Wednesday, Jan. 13 (8:00-9:15 PM ET/PT) on FOX.

In addition to Randy Jackson, Ellen Degeneres, Simon Cowell and Kara DioGuardi.Katy Perry and Avril Lavigne will join AMERICAN IDOL as guest judges during the final two days of auditions held this week in Los Angeles. On their respective days, Perry and Lavigne will sit at the judges’ table next to Simon Cowell, Randy Jackson and Kara DioGuardi while the final group of singing hopefuls tries for a “Golden Ticket” to Hollywood. Recently, Victoria Beckham served as a guest judge in Denver and Boston, Mary J. Blige shared her expertise in Atlanta, Joe Jonas and Neil Patrick Harris guest-judged in Dallas, Kristin Chenoweth joined the panel in Orlando and Shania Twain sat at the judges’ table in Chicago. Ryan Seacrest hosts.