It almost goes without saying that — after just one episode — the chemistry on the American Idol Season 13 judges’ panel has gotten a massive upgrade. (Then again, putting a grizzly bear, a mountain lion and a honey badger behind the table would’ve resulted in warmer vibes than Season 12′s catty-tastrophe.)
The good energy (and unabashed glamor) flow freely in the following exclusive video taken at the official Season 13 photo shoot for the judges — Harry Connnick, Jr., Jennifer Lopez and Keith Urban — along with host Ryan Seacrest.
Press PLAY below to get their take on why Idol remains the gold standard of reality singing competitions — and to watch them all looking super purdy.
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