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Everything You Need to Know About Empire Season 2

Get scoop on what's next for the Lyon family

Sadie Gennis

The biggest breakout hit of last year, Empire, is back for Season 2 and it's better than ever. Now that Lucious (Terrence Howard) has chosen Jamal (Jussie Smollett) as his successor, it's all-out war between the two men and Cookie (Taraji P. Henson), Hakeem (Bryshere Gray), Andre (Trai Byers) and Boo Boo Kitty (Grace Gealey), all of whom will do whatever it takes to gain control of Empire and get revenge on Lucious.

Check out everything you need to know about Empire Season 2 below:

How Hakeem because the best part of Empire

Empire: Here's All the Crazy Drama to Expect on Season 2

Empire Exclusive: See What's Next for Hakeem

Mega Buzz: Cookie's Starting a Rival Record Label on Empire!

Watch These Empire Stars Share Hilarious Suggestions on How to Bring the Bib Back

The Empire Cast Picks Their Dream Musical Guests

Empire: Get a Behind-the-Scenes Look at Cookie's Closet!

The Empire Cast Recalls Their Wildest Fan Encounters

The Empire Cast Shares Their Favorite Cookie Lines

Empire Adds Vivica A. Fox as Cookie's Sister

Empire: Listen to Two New Season 2 Songs Now!

Let Cookie Read You to Filth in This Empire Supercut

Mega Buzz: EmpireSeason 2 Pits Cookie Against Jamal

Lee Daniels Says There Will Be an Empire Spin-Off

Pitbull and Jamal will Duet on Empire Season 2

Is Mariah Carey Guest-Starring on Empire?

You Have to See What Cookie Is Wearing Behind Bars in This Empire Promo

You Could Win a Chance To Appear on Empire!

Mega Buzz: Everyone's Out to Get Lucious on Empire!

Kelly Rowland Joins Empire as Lucious'... Mother!

Marisa Tomei Joins Empire as Lesbian Billionaire

Save the Dates! Fox Sets Premieres for Empire

Why Did Terrence Howard Punch Chris Rock On The Empire Set?

Oh Boy! Empire's Cookie Has a Sexy New Love Interest

Empire Adds Chris Rock, Lenny Kravitz and Alicia Keys for Season 2

Empire Promotes Two Cast Members to Series Regulars

Snoop Dogg: "I'm Pretty Sure I'll Be Making a Return" to Empire

Empire: Cookie's Fiercest Fashions