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Mariah Carey recently completed her wildly profitable residency in Las Vegas.

And now she’s headed somewhere even more popular and crazy: Empire!

Mariah Carey and Her Star
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Honoring Carey during the artist’s Hollywood Walk of Fame ceremony on Wednesday (how did it take this long for her to earn a spot there?!?), Lee Daniels told the crowd where they can next see the global superstar:

On at least one episode of Empire Season 2.

The series creator didn’t elaborate on Mariah’s upcoming role, but Empire has become famous for employing real-life singers and celebrities as guest stars.

To wit:

  • Kelly Rowland will play Lucious’ mom in a flashback on Season 2.
  • Chris Rock will guest star, reportedly as a prison inmate.
  • Alicia Keys will make an appearance in an unknown capacity.
  • The same can be said for Lenny Kravitz (and his penis, we presume).

Empire returns Wednesday, September 23 at 9/8c on Fox.

But you can watch Empire online over at TV Fanatic right now!