After a month of guest judges, including Neil Patrick Harris and Kristin Chenoweth, Ellen DeGeneres permanently joins the judges table on American Idol.
Ellen DeGeneres newest American Idol judge
In September, she announced that she'd be joining the hit Fox show, and said she'd be a great judge "because I've spent my whole life being judged. So I know what it's like."
DeGeneres on Idol: I'll be a good judge because I've always been judged
Still, it looks like all you need to do to get through to the live competition is tell Ellen you love her. Check out her debut in the clip below and offer your thoughts on Ellen being a judge: