UPDATED: Glee Songs: “Wanna Be Starting Something” & “Bad” from “Michael” (Plus Teaser!)

GLEE: The glee club performs in  "Michael," a special episode celebrating the music of Michael Jackson, on GLEE airing Tuesday, Jan. 31  (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. Pictured L-R: Kevin McHale, Dianna Agron, Chord Overstreet, Jenna Ushkowitz, Chris Colfer, Darren Criss, Heather Morris, Harry Shum Jr., Naya Rivera, Lea Michele, Damian McGinty and Cory Monteith.  ©2012 Fox Broadcasting Co. CR: Justin Lubin/FOX

UPDATE: Added a fun video teaser, below!

The big Glee Michael Jackson tribute is set to air January 31.  In the meantime, check out the performance that will kick the episode. “Wanna Be Starting Something” features Blaine (Darren Criss) on lead and Kurt (Chris Colfer) in a leather onesie!  HA.

“Bad” is a sing off between New Directions and The Warblers, featuring Artie (Kevin McHale),  Santana (Naya Rivera), Blaine (Darren Criss), Sebastian (Grant Gustin).

Click for Spoilers from “Michael”

I bitch about Glee tribute episodes, but I have to admit these covers had me….yeah I’m not gonna lie…I was dancing in my chair.

“Wanna Be Starting Something”


“Michael” features 10 performances including:

  • “Wanna Be Starting Something” – Blaine
  • “I Want You Back” – Sebastian and the Warblers
  • “Scream” (Janet duet) – Mike and Artie duet
  • “Ben” – Kurt with Rachel and Finn (Sings it to Blaine) (No, Blaine does not morph into a rat)
  •  “Human Nature/Nature Boy – Sam and Mercedes Duet
  • “I Just Can’t Stop Loving You” – Rachel and Finn duet
  • “Smooth Criminal” – Santana and Sebastian
  • “Bad” – Warblers and New Directions – Artie,  Santana, Blaine, Sebastian
  • “Never Can Say Goodbye” – Quinn

  • “Black or White” feat Mercedes, Santana,  Rachel, Artie and Kurt (will end the episode)

BONUS: Michael Bolton Jackson teaser!

New Promo


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  • Anonymous

    Great cover! I’m dancing too. Love Darren’s voice. Can’t wait for this episode. I wanna hear Ben. :D 

  • Anonymous
  • http://twitter.com/KariannHart Kariann Hart

    They are doing a great job with these songs!  I can’t wait for this episode!

  • Anonymous

    Chris Colfer is so cute and funny in the video. I heart this boy. I’m hearing there are snippet leaks for Ben and Black and White. Those who heard Ben said Rachel is singing the lead while Finn and Kurt are back up????

  • Anonymous

    I found the previews on Tumblr.  You can listen here:


  • Anonymous

    Thank you! You’re so awesome MJ :).