His seat hasn’t even cooled off yet and fancast.com has come up with a dozen possible replacements for Simon Cowell when he departs the AI scene after this season.

That list:

Ryan Seacrest

Joel McHale

Ben Folds

Kelly Clarkson

Justin Guarini.

Sharon Osbourne.

Ian “Dicko” Dickerson.

Sheila E.

Conan O’Brien.

Sanjaya Malakar.

Andy Monk.

Nobody.

Want to read more about this dozen? Go to this website:

http://www.fancast.com/blogs/american-idol/the-new-idol-top-12-twelve-candidates-to-fill-simon-cowells-soon-to-be-vacant-chair/