They keep saying it'll die, but it hasn't yet.  The best singing competition show on TV is back starting tonight with Season 12 of American Idol.  A new panel of judges is set to weed through the good, the great, and the not-so-great starting tonight on Fox.

With Keith Urban, Mariah Carey, and Nikki Minaj joining Randy Jackson at the desk this year, who knows what could happen.

Here's your first look at what to expect this season.