Ryan Seacrest
American Idol host Ryan Seacrest arrives at the 86th Academy Awards in Hollywood, California March 2, 2014. REUTERS

"American Idol XIV" 2015 is back. "AI" Season 14 will officially air on Jan. 7, 2015 on the Fox TV network at 8:00 p.m./7:00 p.m. Central. Ryan Seacrest will still host the show and this will be his fourteenth time to do the honours since "American Idol" first aired on June 11, 2002. As for the judges, Harry Connick, Jr. comes back with Keith Urban and Jennifer Lopez to help find the next singing superstar. Also, Adam Lambert of "AI" Season 8 will be a guest judge for the Long Island, New York auditions. Spoiler Alert! This article contains "American Idol XIV" 2015 spoilers. Read only if you want to know more about it.

According to Casting Master, "American Idol XIV" 2015, auditions were held in various cities including Minneapolis, New Orleans, Long Island, Nashville and San Francisco. Aside from these auditions, the "American Idol" "Audition Bus Tour" also went around other cities. Check out the list below to see where the "AI" Bus toured in the U.S.

The American Idol "Audition Bus Tour" Cities:

1. Albuquerque, New Mexico

2. Amarillo, Texas

3. Branson, Missouri

4. Columbus, Ohio

5. Kansas City, Missouri

6. Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

7. Portland, Maine

8. Portland, Oregon

9. Reno, Nevada

10. Richmond, Virginia

11. Tallahassee, Florida

Part of these auditions will be shown when "AI" Season 14 premieres on Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015 at 8:00 p.m. It will continue on Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015 (same time) on Fox. Check out some audition videos at the end of this article to see a sample of the amazing talents in store for you this 2015. Aside from these auditions, there will also be various changes in "AI" Season 14. Below is a list of it.

"American Idol XIV" 2015 Changes From Previous Seasons:

1. Randy Jackson is out and Scott Borchetta is in as the new "American Idol" mentor.

2. "American Idol" Season 14 episodes will only be aired once a week when it reaches the Top 10.

3. There will be no more red Coca Cola cups that the "AI" judges will be drinking on because the company has ended their sponsorship with "American Idol." Coca-Cola has been a major sponsor for "AI" for 13 years.

4. The Top 24 "American Idol" Season 14 contestants have already been shown before the auditions have even begun. A teaser video of it was released on the show's official YouTube channel.

In the "American Idol XIII" Season Finale which was aired last May 21, 2014, Caleb Johnson was announced as the winner. Who will win the crown in 2015 and be the next singing star? Don't miss any of the episodes of "AI" Season 14 on Fox to find out.

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Watch The "American Idol" Sneak Peek - Hope - "AMERICAN IDOL XIV" Video Below:

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Watch The "American Idol" Sneak Peek - Kory - "AMERICAN IDOL XIV" Video Below:

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