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Glee: Who's Singing What?

thecanuckian have decided to do a running tally on who gets to sing what on the fourth season of Glee. At the end of each season I usually went through the song list and saw who sang the most, who sang the least and what kind of song they got to sing (solo, duet, etc.). This year I decided to just keep track of the songs as we progress through the episodes. For me, there are three main types of songs; Solos, Duets and Group Leads. I define each of them as follows:

Solo: where the character is the only one singing, or is the obvious lead while the other people sing backup. For example, Rachel singing Don't Rain On My Parade is considered a solo. Additionally, I would consider Raise Your Glass a solo since the rest of the Warblers were intended to be backing vocals to Blaine’s…. “singing”.

Duets: where two or more characters share roughly equal time leading a song or both partners sing together throughout the song. For example, Pretending and Somewhere would be considered duets. Additionally, I would consider Candyman a duet, even though there were more than two singers. Candles is considered an abomination unto the lord.

Group Lead: where the character gets one or more featured lines in a mostly group song. For example, Finn singing in Loser Like Me would be considered a Group Lead. Additionally, Quinn and Kurt in Time Warp are considered Group Leads. *Note: at least two people must sing in the group setting for it to be considered a Group Lead. So, if an entire group is singing but only one singer is featured, it’s considered a solo (Valerie).

Sometimes the definitions can get a little mucky. For example, I would consider Run The World (Girls) to be a solo for Brittany, even though Santana had a featured line of singing. In this case, I would give the Solo to Brittany since she did almost all of the singing and give Santana a tick under Group Lead, despite the fact that it wasn't exactly a group song. Even though Mercedes was featured quite heavily in It's All Over there were too many different people singing too many other lines for me to consider it a solo for her, so she (along with anybody who sang) would get a tick under Group Lead. There is a little bit of wiggle room with these definitions so what you might classify as a duet, I might classify as a group lead.

I will generate two lists after each episode. One will list the characters in order of total number of songs sung with the characters who have sung the most at the top. However, since Solos are generally considered more valuable than Group Leads, I will generate a second list.

The second list is determined by a simple point system:

Solos = 3 points
Duets = 2 points
Group Lead = 1 point

For example, if Finn had 2 solos, 3 duets, and 4 Group Leads he would have a total of 16 points (3+3+2+2+2+1+1+1+1 = 16). So even though Santana may have sung more songs than Blaine, he could appear above her on the list if his total number of points exceeds hers.

I'm only going by the songs that they sing on the show and not by the singles they release to the public. So if a character's part of a song is cut for the show, they won't get credit on this list. Characters will be added to the list as they appear singing on the show.

I also have added some improvements of my own. In the "Songs Ordered by Points" section, you may notice that some of the numbers and names are colored. Those colors represents whether the character have gotten up, down, or stay in the position he/she was from last week. Red represents that the character is descending, green represents that the character is ascending, while black or regular represents that the character stays on the same position as last week.

Also, since this season Glee adds more and more characters to sing in their already humongous cast, some of the names will be colored blue. This represents a new character or a new addition to the list, even though he/she's already a character in the past seasons but have not yet to sing (Sugar, for this example).

With those criteria laid out, here is the breakdown of songs, up to Episode 4x12: Naked.

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Who Sang in Episode 4x12?:
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Number of Songs:

Brittany: 0 solos, 0 duets, 1 Group Lead(This is The New Year) = 1 songs total.
Marley: 0 solos, 1 duets(A Thousand Years), 1 Group Lead(This is The New Year) = 2 songs total.
Artie: 0 solos, 0 duets, 1 Group Lead(This is The New Year) = 1 songs total.
The Devil: 0 solos, 0 duets, 1 Group Lead(This is The New Year) = 1 songs total.
Sam: 0 solos, 0 duets, 2 Group Lead(This is The New Year, Hot In Herre/Centerfold) = 2 songs total.
Ryder: 0 solos, 0 duets, 2 Group Lead(This is The New Year, Hot In Herre/Centerfold) = 2 songs total.
Jake: 1 solos(Let Me Love You (Until You Learn to Love Yourself)), 1 duets(A Thousand Years), 2 Group Lead(This is The New Year, Hot In Herre/Centerfold) = 4 songs total.
Unique: 0 solos, 0 duets, 1 Group Lead(This is The New Year) = 1 songs total.
Kitty: 0 solos, 0 duets, 1 Group Lead(Hot In Herre/Centerfold) = 1 songs total.
Rachel: 1 solos(Torn), 0 duets, 1 Group Lead(Love Song) = 2 songs total.
Quinn: 0 solos, 0 duets, 1 Group Lead(Love Song) = 1 songs total.
Santana: 0 solos, 0 duets, 1 Group Lead(Love Song) = 1 songs total.

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Number of Points:

Brittany: 0 solos, 0 duets, 1 Group Lead(This is The New Year) = 1 points total.
Marley: 0 solos, 1 duets(A Thousand Years), 1 Group Lead(This is The New Year) = 3 points total.
Artie: 0 solos, 0 duets, 1 Group Lead(This is The New Year) = 1 points total.
The Devil: 0 solos, 0 duets, 1 Group Lead(This is The New Year) = 1 points total.
Sam: 0 solos, 0 duets, 2 Group Lead(This is The New Year, Hot In Herre/Centerfold) = 2 points total.
Ryder: 0 solos, 0 duets, 2 Group Lead(This is The New Year, Hot In Herre/Centerfold) = 2 points total.
Jake: 1 solos(Let Me Love You (Until You Learn to Love Yourself)), 1 duets(A Thousand Years), 2 Group Lead(This is The New Year, Hot In Herre/Centerfold) = 7 points total.
Unique: 0 solos, 0 duets, 1 Group Lead(This is The New Year) = 1 points total.
Kitty: 0 solos, 0 duets, 1 Group Lead(Hot In Herre/Centerfold) = 1 points total.
Rachel: 1 solos(Torn), 0 duets, 1 Group Lead(Love Song) = 4 points total.
Quinn: 0 solos, 0 duets, 1 Group Lead(Love Song) = 1 points total.
Santana: 0 solos, 0 duets, 1 Group Lead(Love Song) = 1 points total.


Honourable Mentions:
unseen Fapezberry dinner

pretty much that's it. too much topless men on this episode makes me eaux.


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Songs Ordered by Totals
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1. The Devil: 6 solos; 6 duets; 6 Group Lead = 18 songs total. ~666~
2. Marley: 4 solos; 8 duets; 6 Group Lead = 18 songs total.
3. Rachel: 4 solos; 8 duets; 3 Group Lead = 15 songs total.
4. Sam: 1 solos; 5 duets; 6 Group Lead = 12 songs total.
5. Jake: 2 solos; 5 duets; 5 Group Lead = 12 songs total.
6. Brittany: 2 solos; 4 duets; 5 Group Lead = 11 songs total.
7. Ryder: 1 solos; 4 duets; 5 Group Lead = 10 songs total.
8. Kurt: 1 solos; 3 duets; 3 Group Lead = 7 songs total.
9. Finn: 0 solos; 4 duets; 3 Group Lead = 7 songs total
10. Tina: 2 solos; 3 duets; 2 Group Lead = 7 songs total.
11. Santana: 1 solos; 1 duets; 4 Group Lead = 6 songs total.
12. Unique: 0 solos; 5 duets; 1 Group Lead = 6 songs total.
13. Kitty: 1 solos; 2 duets; 2 Group Lead = 5 songs total.
14. Artie: 1 solos; 1 duets; 2 Group Lead = 4 songs total.
15. Cassandra: 1 solos; 2 duets; 0 Group Lead = 3 songs total.
16. Puck: 0 solos; 1 duets; 2 Group Lead = 3 songs total.
17. Joe: 0 solos; 1 duets; 2 Group Lead = 3 songs total.
18. Quinn: 1 solos; 0 duets; 2 Group Lead = 3 songs total.
19. Brody: 0 solos; 2 duets; 0 Group Lead = 2 songs total.
20. Steroid Warbler: 1 solos; 0 duets; 1 Group Lead = 2 songs total.
21. Flawless Boss: 0 solos; 1 duets; 1 Group Lead = 2 songs total.
22. Mercedes: 0 solos; 0 duets; 2 Group Lead = 2 songs total.
23. Sebastian: 1 solos; 0 duets; 0 Group Lead = 1 songs total.
24. Will: 0 solos; 0 duets; 1 Group Lead = 1 songs total.
25. Emma: 0 solos; 0 duets; 1 Group Lead = 1 songs total.
26. Mike: 0 solos; 0 duets; 1 Group Lead = 1 songs total.
27. Adam: 1 solos; 0 duets; 0 Group Lead = 1 songs total.

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Songs Ordered by Points
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1. The Devil: 6 solos; 6 duets; 6 Group Lead = 36 = 3 6s = ~666~ points total.
2. Marley: 4 solos; 8 duets; 6 Group Lead = 34 points total.
3. Rachel: 4 solos; 8 duets; 3 Group Lead = 29 points total.
4. Jake: 2 solos; 5 duets; 5 Group Lead = 21 points total.
5. Brittany: 2 solos; 4 duets; 5 Group Lead = 19 points total.
6. Sam: 1 solos; 5 duets; 6 Group Lead = 19 points total.
7. Ryder: 1 solos; 4 duets; 5 Group Lead = 16 points total.
8. Tina: 2 solos; 3 duets; 2 Group Lead = 14 points total.
9. Kurt: 1 solos; 3 duets; 3 Group Lead = 12 points total.
10. Finn: 0 solos; 4 duets; 3 Group Lead = 11 points total.
11. Unique: 0 solos; 5 duets; 1 Group Lead = 11 points total.
12. Kitty: 1 solos; 2 duets; 2 Group Lead = 9 points total.
13. Santana: 1 solos; 1 duets; 4 Group Lead = 9 points total.
14. Cassandra: 1 solos; 2 duets; 0 Group Lead = 7 points total.
15. Artie: 1 solos; 1 duets; 2 Group Lead = 7 points total.
16. Quinn: 1 solos; 0 duets; 2 Group Lead = 5 points total.
17. Brody: 0 solos; 2 duets; 0 Group Lead = 4 points total.
18. Steroid Warbler: 1 solos; 0 duets; 1 Group Lead = 4 points total.
19. Puck: 0 solos; 1 duets; 2 Group Lead = 4 points total.
20. Joe: 0 solos; 1 duets; 2 Group Lead = 4 points total.
21. Flawless Boss: 0 solos; 1 duets; 1 Group Lead = 3 points total.
22. Sebastian: 1 solos; 0 duets; 0 Group Lead = 3 points total.
23. Adam: 1 solos; 0 duets; 0 Group Lead = 3 points total.
24. Mercedes: 0 solos; 0 duets; 2 Group Lead = 2 points total.
25. Will: 0 solos; 0 duets; 1 Group Lead = 1 points total.
26. Emma: 0 solos; 0 duets; 1 Group Lead = 1 points total.
27. Mike: 0 solos; 0 duets; 1 Group Lead = 1 points total.

Biggest Jump:
Jake, from the 14-points zone position number 7 or 8 to number 4.


lmao i hate this episode. fapezberry ain't even redeemable or qt enough.



can you look at this devil staring right through ur soul? illuminati i m o (Credit goes to lovely himaryan)
Tags: episode 4x12, music
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