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Mercedes Jones
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General Information
Gender: Female
Age: 20
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Brown
Birthday: 1994
Height: 5'3"
Address: Lima, Ohio (former)
New York
Occupation(s): Recording artist
Aliases: Wheezy, 'Cedes
Family & Friends
Family: Dr. Jones, DDS (father)
Unnamed mother
Unnamed older brother
Julius Jones (uncle)
Relationships: Kurt Hummel (crush; former)
Noah Puckerman (ex-boyfriend)
Anthony Rashad (dated; ended)
Shane Tinsley (ex-boyfriend)
Sam Evans (ex-boyfriend)
Friends: Kurt Hummel
Santana Lopez
Sam Evans
Rachel Berry
Quinn Fabray
Tina Cohen-Chang
Artie Abrams
Brittany Pierce
Mike Chang
Lauren Zizes
Finn Hudson
Pet(s): McConaughey (dog)
Enemies: Rachel Berry (former)
Santana Lopez (former)
Other Information
Interests: Singing
Clique: New Directions
The Troubletones
The God Squad
Education: University of California, Los Angeles (current)
William McKinley High School (graduated)
Talent: Singing, dancing
Series Information
First appearance: Pilot
Last appearance: The Untitled Rachel Berry Project
Portrayer: Amber Riley
Jada Harris (toddler)
Heather Morris (Tina's Dream)

I am Beyoncé! I ain't's no Kelly Rowland!

—Mercedes Jones, Pilot

Mercedes Jones is a main character on Glee. Mercedes was the first student to audition for New Directions. At the beginning of the series, she develops a close friendship with Kurt Hummel. At the end of Season Three, she reveals that she accepted a recording contract at an indie label and moves to Los Angeles where she attends classes at UCLA. She occasionally returns to McKinley to mentor the younger students as a vocal coach. In Season Five, she moves to New York to work on her album and rekindles her relationship with Sam Evans. However, she and Sam break up again because their lives are going in different directions. Currently, Mercedes is on a mall tour with Brittany and Santana, promoting her album.

Mercedes is a main character from the beginning until Season Four. She was once a recurring character in Season Five, but was upgraded again in Season Six. She is portrayed by Amber Riley.



Mercedes's audition.

Mercedes auditions for New Directions with the song Respect. She then performs Don't Stop Believin' with New Directions. (Pilot)

During rehearsals, Mercedes is seen arguing with Rachel Berry and later sings a solo in Gold Digger. Afterwards, she is seen doing back-up in Push It and Take a Bow. (Showmance)

Mercedes develops a crush on Kurt Hummel, who is gay. She is hurt by his rejection and sings Bust Your Windows after literally busting his window. Afterwards, Kurt comes out to Merceds and they develop a close friendship. (Acafellas)

Mercedes shows encouragment to Tina Cohen-Chang after she gets a solo over Rachel. (Preggers)

Troublesome April Rhodes teaches Merecedes and Tina how to shoplift items between their legs. She is later seen as one of the lead soloists for Somebody to Love. (The Rhodes Not Taken)

In order to beat the boys in a mash-up competition, Mercedes and the girls take pseudophedrine from Terri Schuester to enhance their performance of Halo/Walking on Sunshine. (Vitamin D)

After Sue Sylvester separates the "minorities" from the "white students" in New Directions, Mercedes leads the minorities in a performance of Hate on Me. (Throwdown)

Mercedes mocks Will Schuester's choice of song, Bust a Move, because it's so old. After Kurt is hit by a slushie, Mercedes, Rachel, and Tina take him to the bathroom to clean up. (Mash-Up)

Mercedes tries out for the Cheerios, but fails. She is supportive of Kurt when he requests to audition for the solo, Defying Gravity. She then leads with Artie Abrams and Tina in Proud Mary. (Wheels)

For the ballad assignment, Mercedes is partnered with Noah Puckerman, who reveals that he is the father of Quinn Fabray's baby, not Finn Hudson. She warns him not to screw things up between the couple, and afterwards, she and Artie lead Lean on Me to show support for Quinn and Finn. (Ballad)

After watching another glee club perform, Will has the club wear long wigs to incorporate "hairography" in their performance. Mercedes and Artie lead Hair/Crazy in Love, which is not well received by their guest glee club. She then joins the deaf school in Imagine. (Hairography)

The New Directions are hesitant to have their picture in the yearbook, for fear of being de-faced. Mercedes performs Jump in a mattress commercial that Rachel got the New Directions to star in. After Quinn gets a spot on the yearbook for the glee club, Mercedes sings Smile with Artie, Finn, and Rachel. (Mattress)


Mercedes singing And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going.

Mercedes gets fed up with Rachel hogging the spotlight and sings And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going to prove she should sing the ballad. However, she is unable to because Sue gave the other show choirs to the New Directions' setlist for Sectionals. However, the New Directions manage to pull off a last-minute number and win Sectionals. (Sectionals)

Mercedes, along with Artie, Kurt, and Tina, confront Rachel on dating Jesse St. James, who is the lead vocalist of their rival show choir Vocal Adrenaline. (Hell-O)

Mercedes and Kurt offer to give Sue a makeover after she and Will exchange insults. After she decides to change everyone else rather than herself, Sue offers them a spot on, promising them more spotlight that they've been lacking in glee club. Will is not pleased, but makes up with them by giving them solos in Like a Prayer. (The Power of Madonna)

Sue and Kurt pressure Mercedes to lose ten pounds and wear the Cheerios skirt rather than the pants. Later, after hallucinating by seeing her friends in food costumes, she passes out and is told by the nurse she has low blood pressure. Quinn gives Mercedes a few kind words, leading to Mercedes to sing Beautiful at a pep rally. (Home)

Mercedes, Artie, Brittany Pierce, Kurt, and Tina attempt to bring up their reputation after they failed to make the Glist (minus Brittany, who did make the list). They perform U Can't Touch This in the library, but are unsuccessful in their attempts to bring up their reputation. (Bad Reputation)

After his popularity declines, Puck decides to date Mercedes in order to bring it up. She and Puck sing Lady Is a Tramp, which brings about jealousy from Santana Lopez. They both fight over Puck by singing The Boy Is Mine. She eventually breaks up with Puck and quits the Cheerios. (Laryngitis)

Mercedes is seen performing with Artie in Safety Dance during his dream sequence. (Dream On)


Mercedes and others in their Gaga-inspired outfits.

Mercedes participates in Bad Romance with Kurt and the other New Directions girls. (Theatricality)

Mercedes doesn't believe Quinn can pull off a funk number, but is eventually proven wrong. Mercedes, Finn, and Puck perform Good Vibrations for their "funk" assignment. Recognizing Quinn's situation, Mercedes offers Quinn to live with her. Mercedes performs in Give up the Funk with New Directions to psych out Vocal Adrenaline. (Funk)

At Regionals, the New Directions perform a medley of Journey songs, with Mercedes singing in Any Way You Want It/Lovin' Touchin' Squeezin' and Don't Stop Believin'. When Quinn goes into labor, she insists on Mercedes being there for her. After losing Regionals, Mercedes and the glee club say goodbye by singing To Sir, with Love. (Journey)

In an attempt to draw more students to glee club, Mercedes and the New Directions perform Empire State of Mind, but they're unsuccessful. (Audition)

When Brittany claims her name is also Britney Spears, Mercedes and others look confuse. Mercedes later is seen performing back-up vocals for Toxic and The Only Exception. (Britney/Brittany)

After Kurt's father suffers from a heart attack, Mercedes shows her support by singing I Look to You, but Kurt doesn't appreciate it because he is an atheist. However, Mercedes invites him to her church where she sings Bridge Over Troubled Water, which touches Kurt. Mercedes is last seen performing in One of Us. (Grilled Cheesus)


Mercedes and Santana perform River Deep, Mountain High.

For the duets assignment, Santana suggests she and Mercedes team up to sing River Deep, Mountain High to win free dinner coupons for Breadstix. However, they lose to Quinn and the newest glee club member Sam Evans. (Duets)

For the school production of The Rocky Horror Show, Mercedes is originally cast as Columbia, performing back-up during Damn It, Janet. However, Mercedes takes on the Frank-n-Furter role because Mike Chang's parents won't allow him to. She performs Sweet Transvestite and is also seen dancing in Time Warp. (The Rocky Horror Glee Show)

Mercedes sings lead vocals in Start Me Up/Livin' on a Prayer. (Never Been Kissed)

Mercedes and the glee club perform Forget You with the new substitute, Holly Holliday. She later rebels against Sue when she bans tater tots from the school lunch menu. Mercedes also begins to feel left out when Kurt begins spending all his time with his new friend Blaine Anderson. (The Substitute)

Mercedes attends Burt Hummel and Carole Hudson's wedding, performing Marry You with New Directions. She is almost left to tears when she learns Kurt is transferring to Dalton Academy. (Furt)

At Sectionals, Mercedes performs back-up to Quinn and Sam's performance of (I've Had) The Time of My Life. She is also seen applauding Kurt's performance with the Dalton Academy Warblers. After their performance, it's announced that the New Directions and The Warblers have tied for first place. At the end of the episode, she and Tina sing Dog Days Are Over. (Special Education)

When the New Directions go caroling around the school, Mercedes and Tina lead in the performance of We Need a Little Christmas, however they are booed by the class. Later, Mercedes participates in visiting Santa Claus for Brittany's benefit. After Sue ruins the glee club's Christmas spirit, they perform Welcome Christmas, with Mercedes, Artie, and Rachel on lead, to lift themselves up. (A Very Glee Christmas)

Mercedes, Lauren, Rachel, and Tina decide to join the football team after most of the players quit because they were being forced to perform at the half-time show with the glee club. (The Sue Sylvester Shuffle)

Mercedes and Rachel have a sleepover with Kurt and discuss his heartbreak over Blaine, where she suggests they embrace their single status because some of the greatest divas have become stars while single. (Silly Love Songs)

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Mercedes and Rachel singing Take Me or Leave Me.

Sue attempts to cause a riff between Mercedes and Rachel. However, during their performance of Take Me or Leave Me, they end up making amends instead. (Comeback)

Mercedes is shown getting very drunk with Tina at Rachel's party. She is later seen performing Blame It (On the Alcohol). (Blame It on the Alcohol)

During one of Holly's sex-ed class, Mercedes and Finn are shown believing that cucumbers can cause AIDS. At the end of the episode, Mercedes joins the Celibacy Club. (Sexy)

When writing original songs for Regionals, Mercedes writes and performs Hell to the No. At Regionals, she is seen performing back-up in Loser Like Me. Afterwards, the New Directions are declared the winners and advance to Nationals. (Original Song)

After a discussion with Lauren, Mercedes begins to act like a diva and makes ridiculous demands. When she leaves the benefit concert for The Brainiacs, Rachel convinces her to come back and she performs Ain't No Way for the closing number. (A Night of Neglect)

After Kurt returns to McKinley, Mercedes performs Born This Way with him and Tina. During the performance, she sports a T-shirt that reads "No Weave." (Born This Way)

Brittany invites Mercedes and Tina to her new web show, Fondue For Two, because they are the school's biggest gossips. They are shocked when Brittany reveals that Santana "plays for the opposite team." (Rumours)

Rachel invites Mercedes to attend prom with her and Sam, where Mercedes and Sam end up dancing with each other. After Kurt accepts his crown as "prom queen," Mercedes and Santana sing Dancing Queen. (Prom Queen)

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Mercedes and Sam are dating!

Mercedes competes against Kurt, Rachel, and Santana for a solo at Nationals with Try a Little Tenderness, but loses to Rachel. She also performs Pure Imagination with the rest of New Directions at the funeral for Sue's sister, Jean Sylvester. (Funeral)

Mercedes is seen performing I Love New York/New York, New York with the New Directions. After losing Nationals and returning to Ohio, Mercedes and Sam run into Kurt and Blaine at The Lima Bean. After they leave, it's revealed that Mercedes and Sam are secretly dating each other. (New York)

It is revealed in an interview by Jacob Ben Israel that Mercedes's relationship with Sam has ended after he moved away, and she has started a new romance with Shane Tinsley. She performs with New Directions in You Can't Stop the Beat at the end of the episode. (The Purple Piano Project)

Will has Mercedes join Booty Camp to work on her dance moves, which Mercedes is not happy about. Artie discusses possible actresses for Maria in the school production of West Side Story with Emma Pillsbury, and Shannon Beiste where Mercedes is mentioned for the role. (I Am Unicorn)


Mercedes and Rachel in Emma's office.

Mercedes auditions for Maria with Spotlight, which makes Rachel feel threatened. Mercedes's attitude begins to grate New Directions. They perform It's All Over, prompting her to quit. Mercedes and Rachel square off for the role of Maria with Out Here on My Own, but it ends in a tie. Frustrated with the favoritism over Rachel, Mercedes decides to join Shelby Corcoran's new glee club she has started with Sugar Motta. (Asian F)

Mercedes approaches Santana and persuades her to defect from New Directons to join Shelby's glee club. After Brittany and Santana agree to join, they perform Candyman in the auditorium. (Pot o' Gold)

Mercedes can be seen enjoying the performance of West Side Story. (The First Time)

Santana wages war against New Directions, which comes to head in a rough game of dodgeball. Mercedes is elected the leader of The Troubletones and she leads Rumour Has It/Someone Like You with Santana. (Mash Off)

Mercedes is seen defending Santana against a homophobic jock and performing with the girls in I Kissed a Girl. (I Kissed a Girl)

Sam returns to McKinley and tells Mercedes that he will never give up on them. Mercedes and Santana lead Survivor/I Will Survive at Sectionals, but they end up losing to New Directions. However, they, along with Brittany and Sugar, are invited back into their former glee club and they all sing We Are Young. (Hold on to Sixteen)

Mercedes opens the episode with All I Want for Christmas Is You. During Artie's holiday special, Mercedes and Rachel attend Kurt and Blaine's Christmas party where they perform My Favorite Things. Afterwards, Mercedes and the New Directions perform Do They Know It's Christmas? at the homeless shelter. (Extraordinary Merry Christmas)

Mercedes and Sam mention their summer fling together with their respective friends and sing Summer Nights. During The First Time I Ever Saw Your Face, Mercedes begins to feel sad when she reveals to the girls that she is still in love with Sam. (Yes/No)

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Mercedes and Sam sing Human Nature.

Mercedes and the New Directions face off against The Warblers in Bad. Mercedes sings Human Nature with Sam which ends in them kissing. At the end of the episode, Mercedes performs Black or White with the New Directions as a way to make peace with the Warblers. (Michael)

Mercedes and Sam attend "non-couple's counseling" with Emma, who suggests they not speak for a week. As Mercedes contemplates who to choose between Sam or Shane, she sings Don't Wanna Lose You to Sam. After the week, she tries to talk to Sam, but is interrupted by Shane. (The Spanish Teacher)

Mercedes introduces new student Joe Hart to The God Squad. They later perform a singing telegram for Rachel with Stereo Hearts. Later, Mercedes reveals she told Shane about Sam and breaks up with Sam by singing I Will Always Love You. At Sugar's Valentine's Day party, The God Squad performs Cherish/Cherish for Brittany from Santana and Mercedes later sings Love Shack with Blaine, Kurt and the girls. (Heart)

After David Karofsky's suicide attempt, Mercedes and The God Squad pray for him. Mercedes is later seen performing What Doesn't Kill You (Stronger) and Fly/I Believe I Can Fly at Regionals where the New Directions win against The Warblers and The Golden Goblets. (On My Way)

Sue takes over Booty Camp, and Mercedes suffers from her rage when she's caught texting. (Big Brother)

Will is worried about Mercedes, Finn, and Santana's futures and rigs a competition to get their drive going. She later finds out the truth and sings Disco Inferno. A new student from Vocal Adrenaline seeks Mercedes and Kurt's help. At the end of the episode, Mercedes, Finn, and Santana tie as the winners and sing Stayin' Alive with the rest of New Directions. (Saturday Night Glee-ver)

Mercedes, Kurt, Rachel, and Santana mourn the loss of Whitney Houston by singing How Will I Know. At the end of the episode, she and Artie lead off My Love Is Your Love with the rest of the glee club joining them. (Dance with Somebody)

Mercedes and the girls get in trouble with Roz Washington when they're caught laughing at jokes about domestic violence, and are forced to perform female-empowering songs. They sing Cell Block Tango, but are reprimanded for it. When the girls learn that Shannon has been abused, they sing Shake It Out to show their support. (Choke)


Mercedes and Sam at prom.

Mercedes attends Brittany's dinosaur-themed prom with Sam, where they see Shane dancing with another girl, having moved on. (Prom-asaurus)

During Tina's Dream, Mercedes and Brittany switch personalities. Mercedes confronts Shannon with Brittany and Santana after they learn that she is still with her husband, Cooter Menkins. (Props)

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Mercedes at graduation.

Just before Nationals, Mercedes falls ill with food-poisoning, forcing Quinn and Tina to take her place. However, she recovers and performs in Edge of Glory and Paradise by the Dashboard Light. The New Directions are later named the champions. (Nationals)

Mercedes and the seniors prepare to say goodbye as graduation nears. The seniors sing You Get What You Give to the underclassmen. Mercedes is then seen graduating with the other seniors. She is last seen saying goodbye to Rachel as she boards the train to New York. (Goodbye)


Mercedes performing Born to Hand Jive.

Artie enlists Mercedes and Mike's help as vocal coach and choreographer, respectively, for the school musical. Mercedes later leads in Born to Hand Jive. (The Role You Were Born to Play)

Mercedes welcomes Kurt and Rachel back to McKinley. She is later seen in Rachel's dream sequence during You're the One That I Want. (Glease)

Mercedes returns and reunites with the seniors in the auditorium, singing Homeward Bound/Home. Finn then enlists her help to mentor Unique. She is last seen in the audience with Mike, enjoying Sectionals. (Thanksgiving)

In a video made by Blaine for Sam, Mercedes credits Sam for her moving to Los Angeles to pursue her music career. (Naked)

Mercedes interrupts Kurt and Blaine making out in the car, informing them that Will and Emma's wedding is about to start. She leads in Getting Married Today during the ceremony, but is shocked to learn that Emma has left Will at the altar. (I Do)

Mercedes appears in Rachel's dream, singing back-up with Artie, Finn, Kurt, and Tina in Don't Stop Believin' for Rachel's Funny Girl audition. (Sweet Dreams)


Mercedes performing Higher Ground.

Mercedes returns to McKinley High once again with Kurt and Mike, where she has come to mentor the glee club again. She leads Superstition with Blaine and Marley Rose and later encourages Jake Puckerman to pursue dancing. She later reveals that she and her producer clashed over her CD cover and decided to leave her record deal. She then performs Higher Ground. (Wonder-ful)

Mercedes attends the glee club's show circle before Regionals where Brittany tearfully says goodbye to the club. She is last seen attending Will and Emma's impromptu wedding. (All or Nothing)

Mercedes is present when Blaine proposes to Kurt at Dalton Academy. (Love, Love, Love)


Mercedes singing I'll Stand by You.

Mercedes returns to Lima, Ohio to mourn the loss of Finn with Seasons of Love. She pays special tribute to him by singing her own rendition of I'll Stand by You. (The Quarterback)

Mercedes runs into the New Directions in Los Angeles for Nationals where she shares her story of how she got a record deal with Sony Music Entertainment. Mercedes later finds Marley outside and gives her words of encouragment about songwriting. (City of Angels)

Mercedes returns to McKinley once again, following the New Directions loss at Nationals. She participates in glee club's 100th and final assignment. She challenges Rachel to a diva-off and sings Defying Gravity with Kurt. They later make up. (100)

Mercedes and Kurt sing I Am Changing together, in hopes to stop the feud between Rachel and Santana. She is last seen performing Don't Stop Believin' one last time with the rest of New Directions. (New Directions)

Mercedes surprises everyone at the Bushwick Apartment and reveals she's moving to New York. She allows Blaine and Sam to live with her, but asserts that Sam lives by her rules. (New New York)

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Mercedes and Sam by the Brooklyn Bridge.

Mercedes begins to get comfortable living with Sam, and the two rekindle their relationship with Mercedes singing You Make Me Feel Like a Natural Woman. However, after a disastrous date with her friends, she begins to have doubts about their interracial relationship. She sings her original song Colorblind to him and they hug it out. (Bash)

Mercedes reveals that she is still a virgin and wonders if she and Sam are ready to have sex. She performs I Want to Know What Love Is at her church with Sam in attendance. Later, she decides to wait and sings Let's Wait Awhile with Artie, Sam, and Artie's date Julie. (Tested)

Mercedes attends Rachel's opening night for Funny Girl, and enjoys a night out at a gay club with the New York crew and a visiting Tina, singing Pumpin Blood. (Opening Night)

Mercedes enlists Santana's help on making a single for her upcoming album. They sing Doo Wop (That Thing) together, which pleases the recording producer. However, he is skeptical about letting Santana duet with Mercedes. Despite Mercedes's protests, Santana agrees to step down. Later, Mercedes reveals she's managed to snag Santana a contract. (The Back-Up Plan)


Mercedes and Sam have a talk.

Mercedes accompanies Artie, Rachel, and Sam to a dog shelter where they perform I Melt with You. She is later surprised to find that Sam has adopted a dog and is displeased when he tears up the place. (Old Dog, New Tricks)

Mercedes performs her original song Shakin' My Head at the mall with Brittany. Later, Sam confesses that he cheated on Mercedes, but she forgives him. However, she breaks things off with Sam because she doesn't want him waiting until they're married to have sex. At the end of the episode, they along with their friends perform Pompeii. (The Untitled Rachel Berry Project)


Mercedes is a self-described "diva." She is confident, outspoken, headstrong, and very loyal to her friends. However, despite her strong personality, she is also known to be very sensitive and strives to find someone to love and be loved. Furthermore, Mercedes is extremely supportive and sympathetic to her friends, such as when she let a pregnant Quinn live with her after she was kicked out of her house and helped Santana's record ambition come true at the possible expense of her own. While Mercedes is a reasonably clever girl, she has been known to make dumb comments such as mistaking broccoli for a toilet brush or believing she can get HIV/AIDS from cucumbers.

Mercedes is a strong Christian and plans to wait until she married to have sex. Although her friends come from different backgrounds, she still prays for them to show support.


Kurt Hummel

Main article: Mercedes-Kurt Relationship (Kurtcedes)

In Acafellas, Mercedes develops a crush on Kurt, despite him being obviously gay. However, after she is rejected, she angrily breaks the windshield of his car, but later apologizes to him. Kurt then reveals that he is gay and they become close friends.

Noah Puckerman

Main article: Mercedes-Puck Relationship (Puckcedes)

In Laryngitis, Puck decides to date Mercedes in an attempt to boost his popularity after shaving his mohawk causes him to be labeled "uncool." However, after getting into a fight with Santana over him and seeing Puck bully other kids, Mercedes breaks things off with him.

Anthony Rashad

Mercedes agrees to go on a date with Anthony after Kurt spends most of his time with Blaine. However, she doesn't pursue any romantic relationship with him in the future.

Sam Evans

Main article: Mercedes-Sam Relationship (Samcedes)

Sam and Mercedes's secret relationship is revealed to audience.

Mercedes and Sam begin a relationship over the summer, but it ends when he moves away prior to The Purple Piano Project. After Sam returns to McKinley, he declares that he will never give up on them, even though she's in a relationship with Shane. During the events of Yes/No, Mercedes realizes she still has feelings for Sam and cheats on Shane. Feeling guilty, she breaks things off with Sam in Heart, but they reunite in Saturday Night Glee-ver. They break up again prior to The New Rachel. When Sam and Mercedes move to New York, they decide to rekindle their romance again, but break things off because Merecedes doesn't want to hold Sam back when it comes to sex.

Shane Tinsley

Main article: Mercedes-Shane Relationship (Shanecedes)

Mercedes begins a relationship with Shane after ending a summer fling with Sam. However, after Sam returns, Mercedes cheats on Shane. Filled with guilt, she confesses to Shane in Heart and officially ends things with both him and Sam.


Solos (In a Group Number)
Season One
Song Episode Solos with
Gold Digger Showmance Artie and Will
Push It Artie, Finn, Rachel and Tina
Somebody to Love The Rhodes Not Taken Artie, Finn and Rachel
Proud Mary Wheels Artie and Tina
Imagine Hairography Artie, Finn and Rachel
Jump Mattress
You Can't Always Get What You Want Sectionals
Hello, Goodbye Hell-O Finn and Rachel
Express Yourself The Power of Madonna Quinn, Rachel, Santana and Tina
Like a Prayer Finn, Jesse, Kurt and Rachel
Bad Romance Theatricality Kurt, Quinn, Santana and Tina
Good Vibrations Funk Finn and Puck
Give up the Funk Artie, Finn, Kurt and Tina
Any Way You Want It/Lovin' Touchin' Squeezin' Journey Artie, Finn, Kurt, Puck and Rachel
Don't Stop Believin' Artie, Finn, Kurt, Puck, Rachel and Santana
To Sir, With Love Artie, Finn, Kurt, Rachel, Santana and Tina
Unreleased songs
  • Respect by Aretha Franklin (Pilot)

Solos (In a Group Number)
Season Two
Song Episode Solos with
Empire State of Mind Audition Artie, Finn, Puck, Rachel, and Santana
One of Us Grilled Cheesus Finn, Kurt, Quinn, Rachel, and Tina
Time Warp The Rocky Horror Glee Show Artie, Brittany, Finn, Kurt, Quinn, Santana (album) and Tina
Start Me Up/Livin' on a Prayer Never Been Kissed Brittany, Rachel, Santana, and Tina
Forget You The Substitute Artie, Holly, and Santana
We Need a Little Christmas A Very Glee Christmas Kurt and Tina
Welcome Christmas Artie and Rachel
God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen Glee: The Music, The Christmas Album Quinn, Rachel, Santana, and Tina
Deck the Rooftop Artie, Finn, Rachel, Santana, and Tina
Last Christmas Finn and Rachel
Blame It (On the Alcohol) Blame It on the Alcohol Artie, Puck, and Santana
Loser Like Me Original Song Finn, Brittany, Rachel, and Santana
Born This Way Born This Way Kurt and Tina
I Love New York/New York, New York New York Artie, Brittany, Finn, Rachel, and Santana
Back-up singing
Season Two
Song Episode Sung by Backup with
Damn It, Janet The Rocky Horror Glee Show Finn and Rachel Kurt and Quinn
(I've Had) The Time of My Life Special Education Sam and Quinn Santana
Tik Tok Blame It On The Alcohol Brittany Artie

Solos (In a Group Number)
Season Three
Song Episode Solos with
You Can't Stop the Beat The Purple Piano Project Artie, Finn, Kurt, Rachel, and Tina
It's All Over Asian F Finn, Kurt, Mike, Puck, Santana, and Will
Candyman Pot o' Gold Brittany, Santana, and Sugar
Rumour Has It/Someone Like You Mash Off Brittany and Santana
Survivor/I Will Survive Hold on to Sixteen Brittany, Santana, and Sugar
We Are Young Finn, Quinn, Rachel, Sam, and Santana
My Favorite Things Extraordinary Merry Christmas Blaine, Kurt and Rachel
Do They Know It's Christmas? Artie, Blaine, Brittany, Finn, Kurt, Puck, Rachel, Santana, and Tina
Summer Nights Yes/No Finn, Kurt, Puck, Rory, Sam, Santana, Sugar, and Tina
The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face Rachel, Santana, and Tina
Black or White Michael Artie, Kurt, Rachel, and Santana
Stereo Hearts Heart Joe and Sam
Cherish/Cherish Joe, Quinn, and Sam
Love Shack Blaine, Brittany, Kurt, Rachel, and Sugar
Fly/I Believe I Can Fly On My Way Artie, Blaine, Finn, Rachel and Santana
What Doesn't Kill You (Stronger) Brittany and Santana
Stayin' Alive Saturday Night Glee-ver Finn and Santana
How Will I Know Dance with Somebody Kurt, Rachel, and Santana
My Love Is Your Love Artie, Blaine, and Kurt
Cell Block Tango Choke Brittany, Santana, Sugar, and Tina
Shake It Out Santana and Tina
Edge of Glory Nationals Quinn, Santana, and Tina
Paradise by the Dashboard Light Blaine, Brittany, Finn, Kurt, Mike, Puck, Rachel and Santana
You Get What You Give Goodbye Finn, Puck (episode), Sam (album), and Rachel
Unreleased songs

Solos (In a Group Number)
Season Four
Song Episode Solos with
Born to Hand Jive The Role You Were Born to Play Jake, Marley and Ryder
Homeward Bound/Home Thanksgiving Finn, Mike, Puck, Quinn, and Santana
Getting Married Today I Do Emma and Will
Superstition Wonder-ful Blaine and Marley

Solos (In a Group Number)
Season Five
Song Episode Solos with
Seasons of Love The Quarterback Kurt, Puck, Santana, and Tina
Defying Gravity 100 Kurt and Rachel
Happy April, Blaine, Holly and Will
Not While I'm Around Bash Blaine, Rachel, and Sam
I Melt with You Old Dog, New Tricks Rachel and Sam
Take Me Home Tonight Artie, Blaine, Kurt, Maggie, Rachel, Sam, and Santana
Pompeii The Untitled Rachel Berry Project Artie, Blaine, Brittany, Kurt, Rachel and Sam
Back-up singing
Season Five
Song Episode Sung by Backup with
Pumpin Blood Opening Night Rachel Blaine, Kurt and Santana


  • Mercedes is the first character to sing a solo. However, the song was unreleased.
  • Mercedes is the very first member of New Directions.
  • Mercedes is named after her mother's favorite actress, Mercedes Ruehl.



Main article: Mercedes' Quotations


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  • Mike and Mercedes as an S5 new couple

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    • I can see them as good friends, nothing more.
    • I see them as good friends who figure out that they were into each other all along. Like in Zach and Miri Make a Porno 
  • Mercedes' sexuality

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    • Shane said something about 'beautiful coco babies,' what a wierd way of saying he's shagged mercedes...
    • Mercedes is a virgin. They will go into more detail about her virginty in the tested episode....

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