Fox made a handful of major announcements regarding Empire Season 2 at its Upfront Presentation in New York City today.
For starters: the show will remain the 9 p.m. timeslot on Wednesday nights.
Its episode order has also been increased from 12 on Empire Season 1 to 18, though Season 2 will be split into halves of nine installments each.
We can also now confirm that comedian Chris Rock, R&B superstar Alicia Keys and rock legend Lenny Kravitz will all appear in various roles on Season 2.
It's unclear in what capacity.
Season 1 of this smash hit drama featured guest stars such as Jennifer Hudson, Patti LaBelle, Courtney Love and Gladys Knight.
You can watch Empire online to see these big names in action.