Singers Jennifer Lopez, Keith Urban, and Harry Connick, Jr. are all set to return for the upcoming 14th season of American Idol. The trio of judges, along with host Ryan Seacrest, will reprise their roles for the next series, according to 21st Century Fox Senior Executive Vice President David Hill, who announced the news on Monday (23Jun14). During a network event in Las Vegas, he said "Jennifer, Keith, Harry and Ryan are the very best in the business at what they do, and I'm thrilled that they are returning to American Idol for another season. "Each brings unique qualities and expertise to the team, but they all share the same passion for helping undiscovered singers achieve the American dream." The upcoming season, which will premiere early next year (15), will mark Lopez's fourth time on the panel with the nationwide talent search, while it marks Urban's third and Connick, Jr.'s second.