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17 "Glee" Performances By Mercedes Jones That Were Truly Superb

I'm sorry, Jamie Foxx, but Mercedes Jones did "Blame It" better.

No former Gleek would ever deny that Amber Riley is one of the best vocalists, if not THE best vocalist, from the Glee cast.

Mercedes talking in the choir room

She could belt out wild notes, do controlled vocal runs, and sing any genre she tried. In short, she had the range, and so, let's take a look at some of Riley's best covers while she played the great Mercedes Jones:

1. "And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going"

Mercedes singing and belting notes in the choir room

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2. "I Will Always Love You" (Whitney Houston Version)

Mercedes singing onstage

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3. "4 Minutes"

Mercedes and Kurt in Cheerios uniforms singing and performing with the Cheerios

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4. "Hate on Me"

Mercedes singing in the choir room

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5. "How Will I Know"

Mercedes, Santana, Rachel in gowns and Kurt in a suit all performing onstage

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6. "Survivor/I Will Survive"

Mercedes and Santana singing onstage with the Troubletones

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7. "Blame It"

Mercedes, Artie singing center stage with the New Directions singing and dancing behind them

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8. "The Boy Is Mine"

Mercedes and Santana singing in the hallway

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9. "Aint No Way"

Mercedes singing onstage

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10. "Defying Gravity" (Season 5 Version)

Mercedes singing in the choir room

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11. "Rumour Has It/Someone Like You"

Mercedes singing with the Troubletones onstage

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12. "Bust Your Windows"

Mercedes singing at a car wash while the Cheerios do a backup dance

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13. "Candyman"

Mercedes, Santana, and Brittany wearing matching sailor costumes and singing on stage

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14. "Human Nature"

Mercedes and Sam singing to each other onstage

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15. "Dog Days Are Over"

Mercedes and Tina singing onstage while the New Directions dance around them

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16. "I'll Stand by You"

Mercedes singing in the choir room

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17. And "Shake It Out"

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What are some other amazing Mercedes performances from Glee? Let us know in the comments!

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