updated 01/14/2014 AT 2:00 PM ET
•originally published 01/14/2014 AT 8:00 PM ET
Now, the journey starts all over again for thousands of singers who hope they have what it takes to become the 13th winner of the Fox singing competition.
On Tuesday at 8:30 p.m. E.T./5:30 p.m. P.T., the judges will join host Ryan Seacrest for a live Q&A at UCLA to answer fan questions about the upcoming season, which premieres Wednesday night on Fox.
Questions may be submitted via Twitter with the hashtag #askIDOL, and a live feed of the Q&A will appear below.