The Next ‘American Idol’ Judges: You Decide! (PHOTOS)

With the abrupt departures of American Idol judges Ellen DeGeneres and Kara DioGuardi this week—along with the ongoing search for Simon Cowell’s replacement—it’s anybody’s guess as to who’ll be mentoring the next generation of aspiring music superstars.

Many names have been mentioned, but while the final decisions are hashed out, we thought we’d open the floor to you, dear reader.

Click through the photo gallery to see the current candidates for the gig, as well a a few of our own suggestions. Let us know which ones you’d like to see on the judges’ panel in the comments section. And if there’s someone else that you’d rather see get the job, let us know that too.