Idol Exclusive: First Look at the Season 12 Stage!

To paraphrase a great Sheryl Crow song (one which Season 12 front-runner Kree Harrison might want to consider covering) American Idol is leaving Las Vegas — and headed back to its usual set on the CBS Studios lot in Los Angeles for tonight’s Top 20 results telecast.

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And while this season’s Idol stage doesn’t represent a radical overhaul from the one where Phillip Phillips, Jessica Sanchez, Joshua Ledet and their compadres did battle last year, sharp-eyed Idoloonies will notice a few tweaks to the color scheme and backdrop in the two photos below. All that’s missing from the “judges’ eye view” shot are those signature Coca-Cola cups and the ghost of Paula Abdul’s seal clap!

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Check out the pics, share your thoughts on the Season 12 stage, and then throw down your predictions how America’s vote will go!


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