EXCLUSIVE: Ladies and gentleman, start your engines because this January, 'RuPaul's Drag Race' returns for a third season. PopEater has an exclusive first look at the cast and this season, the competition looks extra fierce!

Competing for the title of 'America's Next Drag Superstar' is serious business, so be sure to familiarize yourself with this season's contestants. Striking a pose in the front row are Raja and Phoenix, while Mimi Imfurst, Carmen Carrera, Stacy Layne Matthews, India Ferrah, Alexis Mateo, Delta Work, Mariah, Manila Luzon, Yara Sofia, Venus D-Lite work it in the second row.

PopEater spoke with RuPaul's newest prodigies about their style inspirations and what celebrity they'd love to see in drag!