Alicia Keys attends the "China: Through The Looking Glass" Costume Institute Benefit Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 4, 2015 in New York City

Alicia Keys attends the “China: Through The Looking Glass” Costume Institute Benefit Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 4, 2015 in New York City

*Chris Rock, Alicia Keys and Lenny Kravitz are among the guest stars lined up for season 2 of Empire.

Fox just made the announcement in New York as part of its upfront presentation, which started with a spirited musical performance by the cast along with season 1’s multi-episode guest star Jennifer Hudson.

Watch video and see photos of “Empire’s” musical performance at the Upfronts below: