|Taraji P. Henson earned a Primetime Emmy nomination this year for her|
portrayal of Cookie Lyon on Empire.
In Empire guest star news, musician and actor Pitbull will play himself and perform "No Doubt About It" with Jamal (Jussie Smollett) in an episode slated to air this fall. Five-time Grammy winner Mariah Carey will also appear in Season 2 but not as herself. The show has yet to reveal the character she'll be playing.
They join a growing list of actors and musicians who will make appearances on Empire, including Chris Rock, Kelly Rowland, Marisa Tomei, Chris "Ludacris" Bridges and Adam Rodriguez, among others.
Watch the new Empire promo below: