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Finalist in TV Show

About Empire

FOX’s Empire is a perfect blend of hip hop and drama, created by Lee Daniels and Danny Strong, musical production by Timbaland, and starring Terrence Howard and Taraji P. Henson, among other new stars. The drama follows a fictional hip-hop record label and its royal family. With a loyal and vocal fan following, Twitter is frenzied discussing #Empire plot twists, guest stars, and original scores. The show’s Instagram is immensely popular and has made its stars Instagram sensations as well. Taraji P. Henson’s character Cookie is especially a fan favorite, having been turned into countless memes and gifs. The show breaks records for viewership and its social media following.

Empire's best work on social