Kim Kardashian, Kanye West, Ryan Seacrest, American Idol Auditions

Michael Becker/FOX

Looks like American Idol found a big star!

On Saturday, Kanye West "auditioned" before Jennifer LopezKeith Urban and Harry Connick Jr. in San Francisco, California on the set of the FOX show during its auditions for its 15th and final season, E! News has learned. Pregnant wife Kim Kardashianaccompanied the rapper and also hung out with host Ryan Seacrest. The final auditions were held in the city on Sunday and the show returns in January.

"Look who's going to Hollywood! #IdolAuditions #kanyewest," Seacrest, who also produces Keeping Up With the Kardashians, said on Instagram.

"SURPRISE!" Kim, who covered her baby bump in a black maxi dress and long, black jacket, wrote on Instagram.

She posted a photo of TV monitors showing Kanye's "audition." Kanye sported a black T-shirt, black jeans, brown jacket and gold chain. Lopez and Connick are seen smiling. As seen in video leaked by fans, the rapper performed his 2005 hit "Gold Digger" for the panel. (See more photos of Kanye and Kim on American Idol!)


A photo posted by Kim Kardashian West (@kimkardashian) on

The rapper, Kim, 34, and daughter North West, 2, had traveled to San Francisco over the weekend to attend the Democratic National Committee fundraiser for President Barack Obama. the rapper served as the headlining performer at the Saturday event. The president took to the stage and gave Kanye some important advice, with regard to his future 2020 presidential bid. Kim later revealed their gift for Obama.

Watch the Keeping Up With the Kardashians finale on Sundays on E! at 8 p.m.!

  • Share
  • Tweet
  • Share

We and our partners use cookies on this site to improve our service, perform analytics, personalize advertising, measure advertising performance, and remember website preferences. By using the site, you consent to these cookies. For more information on cookies including how to manage your consent visit our Cookie Policy.