It was last August that "Empire" showrunner Lee Daniels was hyping up a Mariah Carey cameo. Today, FOX finally announced that Carey will appear in the show's upcoming 3rd season.

Carey will not be the first artist to guest star in the show. The following is a brief list of just a handful of well-known musicians who appeared in the show's first two seasons: Ludacris, Alicia Keys, Mary J. Blige, Estelle, Snoop Dogg, Sway Calloway, Pitbull, Ne-Yo, Montana of 300, Kelly Rowland, Petey Pablo, and Timbaland.

Kid Cudi will also appear in the upcoming season of "Empire," will premiere on September 21st.