'American Idol' FOX Season 14 Premieres Jan 2015, New Teaser Trailer Footage Released, Watch Here (VIDEO)

10:46 AM EST 12/9/2014 by Tam Woods, Celebeat Reporter

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"American Idol" is gearing up for Season 14 on FOX beginning next month (January) and they have released a new trailer teaser with new footage for the upcoming season. In the new trailer, which you can watch above, they are trying to build up the hype that "American Idol" is still the hot place to get discovered if you want to be a singing star. They are also putting the hashtag #turnupforidol. 

Season 14 of "American Idol" premieres over two nights on Wednesday, January 7, and Thursday, January 8, at 8 p.m. on FOX.

Season 14 will also bring back the same trio of judges from last year including Jennifer Lopez, Harry Connick Jr., and Keith Urban. Also returning is host Ryan Seacrest, who is the only mainstay since the shows initial season.  

Original judge, Randy Jackson, who stayed on as a in-house mentor last season, has officially announced that he will not be returning as a mentor this year. Jackson sat with Simon Cowell and Paula Abdul in the shows highest rated seasons. 

"American Idol" has fallen in ratings from their glory days back in the early to mid 2000's with "The Voice" on NBC taking over as America's favorite reality singing competition. With that being the case, Idol still has millions of viewers per week and a huge platform to launch the right star. 

According to Billboard magazine, in its first ten years, "Idol has spawned 345 Billboard chart-toppers and a platoon of pop idols, including Kelly Clarkson, Carrie Underwood, Daughtry, Fantasia, Ruben Studdard, Jennifer Hudson, Clay Aiken, Adam Lambert and Jordin Sparks while remaining a TV ratings juggernaut."

Do you think "American Idol" can still have the magic it once had? Tune into FOX in January 2015 to see if the next reality singing star can be born. 

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