The year to come is poised to be a big one for many of the world's hottest celebrities, as well as up-and-comers.

Here are amNewYork's star-studded predictions for 2014:

 

There will be no slowing down for Jennifer Lawrence in 2014. As if 2013 wasn't hot enough for the 23-year-old actress -- who nabbed an Oscar for "Silver Linings Playbook," continued starring in the successful "Hunger Games" franchise and wowed everyone with her no-holds-barred attitude -- 2014 may be even more sizzling, if that's possible.

She's got the next "X-Men" and "Hunger Games" flicks hitting theaters, plus the period piece "Serena" (her third movie with Bradley Cooper). And, oh yeah: She's expected to earn an Academy Award nom for her turn in David O. Russell's "American Hustle."

 

The music world's hottest couple, Jay Z and Beyoncé, avoided the baby boom of 2013 -- but we think they'll be at the center of it in 2014. With daughter Blue Ivy about to turn 2, this is the perfect time for 44-year-old Jay and 32-year-old Bey to announce another pregnancy.

 

Fox's "American Idol" will make a strong comeback this year. Though 2013 saw a big drop in ratings and some judge hiring misfires (umm ... Nicki Minaj) for the long-running music competition show, 2014's shaken-up judging panel of Jennifer Lopez (returning after a hiatus from the show), newbie Harry Connick Jr. and Keith Urban (coming back for a second season) should prove to be just what the "Idol" doctor ordered. We predict lots of chemistry for these energetic three, who will surely choose some seriously talented singers to battle it out on stage.

 

Kim Kardashian and Khloe Kardashian will both find happily ever-afters. Kim Kardashian had a stellar 2013, welcoming daughter North West and getting engaged to rapper-baby daddy Kanye West, plus getting her drawn-out divorce from Kris Humphries finalized. For 2014, we think Kim and Kanye's sure-to-be over-the-top wedding (which will, of course, be televised) will actually lead to stability for the twice divorced reality starlet.

Meanwhile, younger sister Khloe will rebound from her rough year, which saw a split from hubby Lamar Odom after his reported addiction to crack came to light, with a new, healthier relationship that will grow slowly, unlike her wedding to Odom, which took place just 30 days after the couple met.

 

Reality television will bid farewell to the "Real Housewives of New York City." Season 6 of the Bravo show is slated to premiere in 2014, but with recent cast member contract disputes, salary fights, production delays and an ever-rotating cast of NYC ladies, it would be surprising if the Big Apple version of the "Housewives" makes it to Season 7.