As the reality show heads into its 15th and final season, the very first Idol will be returning to the show.
American Idol executive producer Trish Kinane confirmed the Clarkson would be coming back as a guest judge on the first live top 10 show. She will also perform.
There is also hope the Kelly will be able to perform on the last finale bring the show full circle. However, due to the fact she is pregnant with her second child with husband Brandon Blackstock, the timing may not work out for a live second appearance