Keith Urban

The final season of "American Idol" starts this week and Keith Urban said he's sad to see it go.

"I'll actually be quite sad when it's all finished because it's just fun," Keith told us. "It's a fun group of people to work with. It's a fun gig. There's something exciting about going to these towns and having someone come in and sing. They're just extraordinary. They just have a God-given talent. And they've never been discovered and it's an amazing thing to witness."

Keith, Jennifer LopezHarry Connick, Jr. and Ryan Seacrest start the 15th and final season of "American Idol" on Wednesday and Thursday at 8 p.m. ET/PT on FOX.

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