It's an opportunity she couldn't resist - so we're not surprised that Queen Ahlam jumped at the chance to get back in the spotlight, on our TV screens for the fourth season of Arab Idol!
Where else is she going to show off her crazily expensive jewels and diamond dresses?
The Emirati diva famously locked horns with Seasons One and Two judge Ragheb Alama, and for viewers' sake we hope that her chemistry with his replacement, newcomer Lebanese singer Wael Kfoury, will hit the right notes.
Ahlam's, ahem, feistiness, hasn't exactly endeared her to fellow judge Lebanese superstar Nancy Ajram, either.
You will remember that last year Ahlam and Nancy traded jibes on social media over Ahlam telling her fans to vote for Leb singer Haifa Wehbe instead of Nancy for the World Music Awards. Ouch!
While the auditions are in full throttle across the Arab world as we speak, everyone seems to be on their best behavior... for now.
Nancy, fellow judge Egyptian star Hassan el Shafei and Wael have been teasing their fans with snapshots from behind-the-scenes from the Arab Idol studios.
One of Nancy's pictures with Hassan read, "Best moments during Arab idol auditions
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