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As if being on stage in front of millions of viewers every week, with the chance to win a recording contract, wasn’t enough of a perk for American Idol finalists.

They also get to partake in cool events such as movie premieres.

For example, the 12 most talented singers from season seven attended the premiere of Horton Hears a Who this past weekend, mingling with stars such as actor Jim Carrey. Below, Syesha Mercado, Jason Castro and David Cook look rather stoked to meet the comedian…

Maddie Poppe Wins American Idol
Photo via ABC