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Empire castmates to perform at Billboard Music Awards

Empire stars Jussie Smollett and Bryshere Gray will perform at the Billboard Music Awards next month (May15).

Smollett and Gray will hit the stage with British singer Estelle, who guest starred on the show, to perform a medley of songs from the series.

Announcing the news in a statement on Thursday (23Apr15), Smollett writes: "There's no way I could possibly love music more than I already do. The Billboard Music Awards have been the epitome of celebrating some of the best of the best in music. To be included as a performer on this year's celebration is a huge honor."

Gray adds, "I'm still living in a dream - the success of Empire and now getting the honor to perform at the Billboard Music Awards. It's truly a blessing."

The Billboard Music Awards, which will be hosted by Ludacris and Chrissy Teigen, will be broadcast live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on 17 May (15).

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