Mario is joining “Empire” season 5.

The R&B singer has landed a recurring role on Fox’s hit music drama. 

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Mario will play the role of Devon “an earnest, up-and-coming R&B singer who supports his ailing sister.”

Devon finds himself in the middle of a bidding war between the Empire Label and the Lyon Family Management.

Congrats to Mario on his new role!

Empire” season 5 premieres on Wednesday, September 26 on Fox.

Will you be tuned in?