Mariah Carey’s Role on ‘Empire’ — Who Is She Playing?

Mariah Carey’s Role on ‘Empire’ — Who Is She Playing?

It’s official… singer Mariah Carey is bringing her singing chops to “Empire"!

Last summer, Mariah confirmed reports she was appearing on the FOX show, and revealed to “Extra’s” Renee Bargh that she wasn't going to play herself. In the October 5 episode, Carey will be taking on the role of superstar singer Kitty, who will collaborate with Jamal Lyon (Jussie Smollett) on a song. Watch!

Carey and show creator Lee Daniels had worked together on his highly acclaimed films “The Butler” and "Precious.”

The third season of “Empire” will also feature appearances from rapper French Montana, actor Taye Diggs, actress Sierra McClain, and rapper Birdman. The show returns September 21.