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WATCH: Kanye West auditions for American Idol with "Gold Digger"

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Kanye West wants to be the next American Idol!

West surprised everyone by "auditioning" for the FOX show, preparing for its 15th and final season, according to a post on the show's Instagram

He performed a rendition of his hit, "Gold Digger," in front of judges Keith Urban, Harry Connick Jr. and Jennifer Lopez.  

Kim Kardashian West accompanied the rapper and shared a snapshot of the monitors backstage during her husband's performance.  

The rapper received the iconic golden ticket that grants an appearance for the show's week in Hollywood. American Idol host, Ryan Seacrest, shared an exciting moment with the famous duo in a photo posted to Instagram captioned, "Look who's going to Hollywood! #IdolAuditions #kanyewest." 

Catch American Idol's final season Wednesday January 6 on FOX19 NOW. 

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