FOX’s hit show Empire has had a slew of guest appearances, from Naomi Campbell, Raven-Symoné to Estelle. Now, being added to the long coveted list of cameos, Jennifer Hudson.
On Wednesday’s episode of the primetime drama, Hudson will share the small screen alongside Taraji P. Henson and Terrence Howard to play a woman named Michele, who works gets close with Trai Byers’ character, Andre Lyons.
The Grammy Award winner will debut a track for the show called “Remember the Music,” a catchy ballad that will might have you shedding a few tears. “You live and you learn/ Even when times get hard, it’s temporary,” Hudson sings. “All you gotta do is make that call/ I’ll be there, don’t be scared, you don’t gotta lost it, remember the music.”
Hudson tells PEOPLE that the track “truly exemplifies the power that music can have in all of our lives.”
She explains, “In my own life and my own art, I have always aimed to move past barriers and step outside my comfort zone as much as possible, and music has always been a tool that has allowed me to do so. This song really showcases the ability that music has in helping people to find strength and clarity.”
Empire airs Wednesday night’s at 9 p.m. on FOX.
Check out the song below: