There are so many music competitions on television these days it will make your head spin trying to keep up with them all. But the ONE that started it all American Idol is back and the competition looks better than it's ever looked.

Several fan-favorite artists from the past will return to the American Idol stage this season as the competition show debuts their newest contestants. According the Hollywood Reporter, Lauren Alaina, Adam Lambert, Chris Daughtry and James Durbin will hit the stage this season. Music  has not been selected yet, and there is no word yet on Scotty McCreery’s involvement.

Here's Lauren Alaina's latest video from VEVO courtesy of YouTube~