List of Songs from Season 1 of Glee

The first season of "Glee" brought viewers a unique, new television series full of music and multiple amazing story lines. This show brings a great cast and amazing songs together to form an explosive hit television series.

Many fans of Glee follow along with the amazing songs that this show makes use of. Thus, this list of all the songs used in season one of Glee has been composed: to bring together all the great songs so that fans can quickly and easily find their favorites.

Glee is known for its huge range of music choices, so there is something for everyone. Along with the various types of music, each actor/actress on this hit TV series has their own, unique voice. This makes for an amazingly unique list of songs that can be enjoyed by anyone!

Episode 1: Pilot

"Where Is Love?" from Oliver! sung by Hank Saunders & Sandy Ryerson

"Respect" by Aretha Franklin sung by Mercedes Jones

"Mr. Cellophane" from Chicago sung by Kurt Hummel

"I Kissed a Girl" by Katy Perry sung by Tina Cohen-Chang

"On My Own" from Les Misérables sung by Rachel Berry

"Sit Down, You're Rockin' the Boat" by Guys and Dolls sung by New Directions

"Can't Fight This Feeling" by REO Speedwagon sung by Finn Hudson

"Lovin', Touchin', Squeezin'" by Journey sung by Finn Hudson (as a child)

"You're the One That I Want" from Grease sung by New Directions

"Rehab" by Amy Winehouse sung by Vocal Adrenaline

"Leaving on a Jet Plane" by John Denver sung by Will Schuester

"That's the Way I Like It" by KC and the Sunshine Band sung by the 1993 Glee Club

"Shake Your Booty" by KC and the Sunshine Band sung by the 1993 Glee Club

"Don't Stop Believin'" by Journey sung by New Directions

Episode 2: Showmance

"Le Freak" by Chic sung by New Directions

"Gold Digger" by Kanye West sung by New Directions and Will Schuester

"All By Myself" by Eric Carmen sung by Emma Pillsbury

"Push It" by Salt-n-Pepa sung by New Directions

"I Say a Little Prayer" by Dionne Warwick sung by Quinn Fabray, Santana Lopez, and Brittany Pierce

"Take a Bow" by Rihanna sung by Rachel Berry, Mercedes Jones, and Tina Cohen-Chang

Will Schuester
Will Schuester

Episode 3: Acafellas

"For He's a Jolly Good Fellow" sung by Acafellas

"This Is How We Do It" by Montell Jordan sung by Acafellas

"Poison" by Bell Biv DeVoe sung by Acafellas

"Mercy" by Duffy sung by Vocal Adrenaline

"Bust Your Windows" by Jazmine Sullivan sung by Mercedes Jones

"I Wanna Sex You Up" by Color Me Badd sung by Acafellas

Episode 4: Preggers

"Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)" by Beyoncé sung by Kurt Hummel, Tina Cohen-Chang, Brittany Pierce, and the football team

"Taking Chances" by Celine Dion sung by Rachel Berry

"Tonight" from West Side Story sung by Tina Cohen-Chang

Episode 5: The Rhodes Not Taken

"Don't Stop Believin'" by Journey sung by New Directions

"Maybe This Time" from Cabaret sung by Rachel Berry and April Rhodes

"Cabaret" from Cabaret sung by Rachel Berry

"Alone" by Heart sung by Will Schuester and April Rhodes

"Last Name" by Carrie Underwood sung by New Directions and April Rhodes

"Somebody to Love" by Queen sung by New Directions

Rachel Berry
Rachel Berry

Episode 6: Vitamin D

Mashup of "It's My Life" by Bon Jovi and "Confessions Part II" by Usher sung by the boys from New Directions

Mashup of "Halo" by Beyoncé and "Walking on Sunshine" by Katrina and the Waves sung by the girls from New Directions

Episode 7: Throwdown

"Hate On Me" by Jill Scott sung by Sue's group of New Directions

"Ride Wit Me" by Nelly sung by New Directions

"No Air" by Jordan Sparks sung by Will's group of New Directions

"You Keep Me Hangin' On" by The Supremes sung by Quinn Fabray

"Keep Holding On" by Avril Lavinge sung by New Directions

Finn Hudson
Finn Hudson

Episode 8: Mash-Up

"Bust a Move" by Young MC sung by New Directions and Will Schuester

"Thong Song" by Sisqó sung by Will Schuester

"What a Girl Wants" by Christina Aguilera sung by Rachel Berry

"Sweet Caroline" by Neil Diamond sung by New Directions and Puck

"Sing, Sing, Sing (With a Swing)" by Louis Prima sung by Will Schuester and Sue Sylvester

"I Could Have Danced All Night" from My Fair Lady sung by Emma Pillsbury

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Episode 9: Wheels

In this episode, Rachel and Kurt have a competition to see who is the better singer. They each sing the song "Defying Gravity" to the other Glee members in order to find who is the best singer.

Who won the singing competition? Who do you think is the better singer: Kurt or Rachel?

Songs from Episode 9:

"Dancing With Myself" by Nouvelle Vague sung by Artie Abrams

"Defying Gravity" from Wicked sung by Kurt Hummel and Rachel Berry

"Proud Mary" by Ike and Tina Turner sung by New Directions

Episode 10: Ballad

"Endless Love" by Lionel Richie and Diana Ross sung by Rachel Berry and Will Schuester

"I'll Stand by You" by The Pretenders sung by Finn Hudson

Mashup of "Don't Stand So Close to Me" by Sting & The Police and "Young Girl" by Gary Puckett & The Union Gap sung by Will Schuester

"Crush" by Jennifer Paige sung by Rachel Berry

"(You're) Having My Baby" by Paul Anka sung by Finn Hudson

"Lean On Me" by Bill Withers sung by New Directions

Tina Cohen-Chang
Tina Cohen-Chang

Episode 11: Hairography

"Bootylicious" by Destiny's Child sung by the Jane Addams Girls Choir

"Don't Make Me Over" by Dionne Warwick sung by Mercedes Jones

"You're the One That I Want" from Grease sung by Rachel Berry and Finn Hudson

"Papa Don't Preach" by Madonna sung by Quinn Fabray

Mashup of "Hair" from Hair and "Crazy in Love" by Beyoncé sung by New Directions

"Imagine" by John Lennon sung by New Directions and Haverbrook Deaf Choir

"True Colors" by Cyndi Lauper sung by New Directions

Episode 12: Mattress

"Smile" by Lily Allen sung by Rachel Berry and Finn Hudson

"When You're Smiling" by Louis Armstrong sung by Rachel Berry

"Jump" by Van Halen sung by New Directions

"Smile" by Charlie Chaplin sung by New Directions

Quinn Fabray
Quinn Fabray

Episode 13: Sectionals

"And I'm Telling You I'm Not Going" from Dreamgirls sung by Mercedes Jones

"And I'm Telling You I'm Not Going" from Dreamgirls sung by the Jane Addams Girls Choir

"Proud Mary" by Ike and Tina Turner sung by the Jane Addams Girls Choir

"Don't Stop Believin'" by Journey sung by Haverbrook Deaf Choir

"Don't Rain on My Parade" from Funny Girl sung by Rachel Berry

"You Can't Always Get What You Want" by The Rolling Stones sung by New Directions

"My Life Would Suck Without You" by Kelly Clarkson sung by New Directions

Episode 14: Hell-O

"Hello, I Love You" by The Doors sung by Finn Hudson

"Gives You Hell" by The All-American Rejects sung by New Directions

"Hello" by Lionel Richie sung by Rachel Berry and Jesse St. James

"Hello Again" by Neil Diamond sung by Will Schuester

"Highway to Hell" by AC/DC sung by Vocal Adrenaline

"Hello, Goodbye" by The Beatles sung by New Directions

Kurt Hummel
Kurt Hummel

Episode 15: The Power of Madonna

"Ray of Light" by Madonna sung by The Cheerios

"Express Yourself" by Madonna sung by the girls from New Directions

Mashup of "Borderline" and "Open Your Heart" by Madonna sung by Rachel Berry and Finn Hudson

"Vogue" by Madonna sung by The Cheerios, Sue Sylvester, Kurt Hummel, and Mercedes Jones

"Like a Virgin" by Madonna sung by Will Schuester, Emma Pillsbury, Rachel Berry, Jesse St. James, Finn Hudson, and Santana Lopez

"4 Minutes" by Madonna sung by The Cheerios, Kurt Hummel, and Mercedes Jones

"What It Feels Like for a Girl" by Madonna sung by the boys from New Directions and Will Schuester

"Like a Prayer" by Madonna sung by New Directions

Episode 16: Home

"Fire" by Bruce Springsteen sung by Will Schuester and April Rhodes

"A House In Not a Home" by Dionne Warwick sung by Kurt Hummel and Finn Hudson

"One Less Bell to Answer" and "A House Is Not a Home" by Barbra Streisand sung by Will Schuester and April Rhodes

"Beautiful" by Christina Aguilera sung by New Directions and The Cheerios

"Home" from The Wiz sung by New Directions and April Rhodes

Episode 17: Bad Reputation

"Ice Ice Baby" by Vanilla Ice sung by New Directions and Will Schuester

"U Can't Touch This" by MC Hammer sung by Kurt Hummel, Mercedes Jones, Artie Abrams, Tina Cohen-Chang, and Brittany Pierce

"Physical" by Olivia Newton-John sung by Sue Sylvester and Olivia Newton-John

"Run Joey Run" by David Geddes sung by Rachel Berry, Finn Hudson, Jesse St. James, Puck, Santana Lopez, Brittany Pierce, and Sandy Ryerson

"Total Eclipse of the Heart" by Bonnie Tyler sung by New Directions and Jesse St. James

Episode 18: Laryngitis

"The Climb" by Miley Cyrus sung by Rachel Berry

"Jessie's Girl" by Rick Springfield sung by Finn Hudson

"The Lady Is a Tramp" by Sammy Davis, Jr. sung by Mercedes Jones and Puck

"Pink Houses" by John Mellencamp sung by Kurt Hummel

"The Boy Is Mine" by Monica and Brandy sung by Mercedes Jones and Santana Lopez

"Rose's Turn" from Gypsy: A Musical Fable sung by Kurt Hummel

"One" by U2 sung by New Directions and Sean Fretthold

Emma Pillsbury
Emma Pillsbury

Episode 19: Dream On

In this episode, Artie has learned about new research on stem cells that may allow him to someday walk again, giving him hopes of being able to dance. Are Artie's dreams of being able to walk realistic?

"Daydream Believer" by The Monkees sung by Bryan Ryan

"Piano Man" by Billy Joel sung by Will Schuester and Bryan Ryan

"Dream On" by Serosmith sung by Will Schuester and Bryan Ryan

"The Safety Dance" by Men Without Hats sung by Artie Abrams

"I Dreamed a Dream" from Les Misérables sung by Rachel Berry and Shelby Corcoran

"Dream a Little Dream of Me" by The Mamas and the Papas sung by New Directions

Episode 20: Theatricality

"Funny Girl" from Funny Girl sung by Shelby Corcoran

"Bad Romance" by Lady Gaga sung by the girls from New Directions and Kurt Hummel

"Shout It Out Loud" by Kiss sung by the boys from New Directions (except Kurt Hummel)

"Beth" by Kiss sung by the boys from New Directions (except Kurt Hummel)

"Poker Face" by Lady Gaga sung by Rachel Berry and Shelby Corcoran

Sue Sylvester
Sue Sylvester

Episode 21: Funk

"Another One Bites the Dust" by Queen sung by Vocal Adrenaline

"Tell Me Something Good" by Rufus and Chaka Khan sung by Will Schuester

"Loser" by Beck sung by Finn Hudson, Puck, Terri Schuester, Sandy Ryerson, and Howard

"It's a Man's Man's Man's World" by James Brown sung by Quinn Fabray

"Good Vibrations" by Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch sung by Finn Hudson, Mercedes Jones, and Puck

"Give Up the Funk (Tear the Roof Off the Sucker)" by Parliament sung by New Directions

Episode 22: Journey to Regionals

Mashup of "You Raise Me Up" by Josh Groban and "Magic" by Olivia Newton-John sung by Aural Intensity

"Faithfully" by Journey sung by New Directions

Mashup of "Any Way You Want It" and "Lovin', Touchin', Squeezin'" by Journey sung by New Directions

"Don't Stop Believin'" by Journey sung by New Directions

"Bohemian Rhapsody" by Queen sung by Vocal Adrenaline

"To Sir, with Love" by Lulu sung by New Directions

"Over the Rainbow" sung by Will Schuester and Puck

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Alessio Ganci 14 months ago from Italy

Don't Stop Believin' (the typical cover song symbolic of Glee) and Can't Fight This Feeling are simply my favourite songs of this season! And they also are the two first songs in the Glee Music CD Album!

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