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'Empire's Jussie Smollett, Yazz sing on 'American Idol'

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The top 12 performed for the first time on last night’s American Idol, but the biggest performance of the night came from another of Fox’s musical hits, Empire.

Jussie Smollett and Bryshere Y. Gray, who play brothers Jamal and Hakeem Lyon on Fox’s record-breaking drama stopped by to perform “No Apologies” on the Idol stage. 

Smollett and Gray—who also goes by Yazz—first performed the song on Empire‘s second episode, which finds the Lyon brothers coming together despite their parents’ schemes to make them competitors. 

Watch the performance below, and check out EW‘s recap of the top 12’s performances from last night’s American IdolEmpire ends its first season with a two-hour finale on March 18.