The soundtrack to Fox's Empire is on pace to sell 125,000 copies, which is right in line with projections for Madonna's Rebel Heart. ET met up with the cast and producers about facing off against the Queen of Pop on the Billboard 200 chart.
While the music reaches more fans, so does the show. Ratings have been skyrocketing every week, premiering Jan. 7 to just under 10 million viewers to nearly 15 million for this week's episode. "I remember when no one wanted to talk to me," Taraji said.
Following the massive success of the show, the Oscar nominee has every media outlet scrambling to speak with her and her Twitter following has ballooned to 3.2 million followers.
"I have some of the most amazing followers and fans," Taraji said. "They are very loyal."