American Idol Season 12 Preview: Starting with a Dream...

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Forget the fighting and the feuding among American Idol judges.

Fox has unveiled its first promo for Season 12 of TV's most-watched show and it focuses instead on the contestants at the center of this competition.

Specifically, last year's winner, Phillip Phillips, the man whose "Home" has soared, shooting to number-one on iTunes and even being featured at the Summer Olympics.

Relive his journey below and look forward to the January 16 return of American Idol:


American Idol Quotes

Brooke White's tears come from the authentic, good soul that she is. Her heart was breaking because she was overwhelmed with the experience she had with the show and the gift that it brought.

Paula Abdul [after Brooke White was eliminated on season seven]

I read some of this online this morning and just for the record, the rumors — they’re not true. She’s part of our family and we love her.

Ryan Seacrest [on rumor of Paula Abdul being drunk on the show]