Only a few weeks before the competition series’ season 21 debut on Feb. 19 on ABC, PEOPLE is exclusively revealing the radiant key art. Standing in front of a slot machine, judges Lionel Richie, Luke Bryan and Katy Perry, along with host Ryan Seacrest are smiling as they wait for all three ‘yeses’ to appear. Meanwhile, Seacrest, 48, is holding a bottle of exploding champagne as golden tickets fall from the sky This year’s key art celebrates the competition series’ 21st birthday — and nothing screams 21 more than Las Vegas does. The city is also one of the judge city stops this year. Season 20 of American Idol concludes in epic fashion with the Top 3 each hitting the Idol stage in hopes of securing Americas vote, including one round dedicated to The Boss, Bruce Springsteen. In the end, one winner will be crowned the next American Idol. In addition to the finalists, there will be showstopping performances by superstar judges Lionel Richie, Katy Perry, Ryan Seacrest and Luke Bryan.
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In July, Richie, 73, Perry, 38, and Bryan, 46, announced they were returning as judges for their sixth season with the network. Richie, Bryan and Perry joined the show as judges in 2018 and have been subject to many hilarious on-screen moments together. From bantering to letting their competitive sides shine in order to be considered the “favorite,” the trio has established a relationship Idol fans love to witness on Monday nights. Last season, Noah Thompson was crowned the winner, with Huntergirl as the runner-up. Following the final live show, PEOPLE sat down with judges Bryan and Richie in a group interview to discuss the results.