Meet your first American Idol judge for the upcoming season on ABC. It's Katy Perry!

Katy said in a statement, "I am honored and thrilled to be the first judge bringing back the American Idol tradition of making dreams come true for incredible talents with authentic personalities and real stories. I’m always listening to new music, and love discovering diamonds in the rough – from mentoring young artists on my label, or highlighting new artists on my tours, I want to bring it back to the music.”

Can't wait to see her up there and see who else she'll be up there wit!