American Idol's Top 9 Theme and Mentor Will Be...

The House That Kelly Clarkson Built will soon become “The Church of the Poison Mind.”

Yep, next week’s American Idol mentor will be none other than Boy George — who’ll help guide the Season 14 Top 9 through an ’80s Music theme, TVLine has learned exclusively. (What did you think the Culture Club singer was gonna weigh in on, hair metal?)

Next week’s two-hour live telecast will mark the reality singing competition’s move to a Wednesday-only schedule (8/7c on Fox).

Nine contestants will perform their ’80s jams for America’s votes, while a tenth hopeful (the lowest vote-getter from tonight’s Top 10 round) will belt one out in an attempt to earn the Judges’ Save*. (*Unless, of course, the Save is used tonight… then there’ll just be instant tears.)

Stoked about an ’80s invasion on Idol? How do you think Boy George will fare as mentor? Sound off below!

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