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The seventh season of American Idol begins tonight – and we’ll recap every last detail up until the next winner is announced in May.

For now, we’ve gotten our hands on the following pair of brief American Idol spoilers:

  • A former champion’s brother tries out.

So much for the suspense: it’s Ricco Barrino, brother of season four winner Fantasia. Don’t get too excited, though: Simon Cowell recently said in an interview that Ricco wasn’t exactly Idol material.

  • A lobster auditions.

Okay, it’s just Erin Hughes. And she’s merely dressed as a lobster. But consider this one of numerous untalented singers who will attempt to earn their 15 minutes any way they can: