He was already America's idol, but now he wants to be an American Idol.

Mr. Kim Kardashian, sometimes known as rapper Kanye West, made a surprise appearance Saturday in San Francisco during the auditions for the new--and final--season of the singing competition series.

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He performed his own hit "Gold Digger" for judges Harry Connick, Jr., Jennifer Lopez, and Keith Urban, who, according to Kardashian's Instagram, were very excited when they realized what was happening.


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Host Ryan Seacrest also got in on the action, posting a photo to Instagram in which he's high-fiving West. "Look who's going to Hollywood!" it read.

look who's going to Hollywood! #IdolAuditions #kanyewest

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Oh, Kanye.

The final season of American Idol premieres in January on Fox.