Matthew Morrison to sing original song on 'Glee'
May 9th, 2011
04:53 PM ET

Matthew Morrison to sing original song on 'Glee'

The season finale of "Glee" will get a small assist from "American Idol."

Matthew Morrison, who portrays glee club adviser Will Schuester on "Glee," will sing a song from his new album, according to the Hollywood Reporter.

Morrison, who is releasing his self-titled debut on Tuesday, will sing “Still Got Tonight” – a song co-written by "Idol" season 8 winner Kris Allen.  Morrison told THR that after he asked "Glee" co-creator Ryan Murphy if he could sing the original tune, Murphy made some changes to the script.

“It was going to be just a big dance piece with me doing this big dance number,” Morrison said. “But they said, ‘We want you to sing it and make it a big moment.’"

Murphy said the song worked for what the show's producers were considering for the episode.

“It’s about aspiration,” Murphy said. “It worked because we wanted to do a scene where Matt goes into a Broadway hall and sings something alone. Plus, Matt is such a great team player and he’s done so much for different 'Glee' charities.”

The "Glee" season finale will air on May 24.

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  1. Gleefully

    [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yfi33qezO6Y&w=640&h=390]

    May 10, 2011 at 10:51 am | Report abuse |
  2. Chucklehead

    I don't know what I hate more, this show, or the morons that watch it!

    May 10, 2011 at 10:02 am | Report abuse |
  3. Glee is Cool

    Finally the SuperStars of TV and Music come together. Matthew is so cute!!! I want to rub my weenee against his weenee and then he puts his weenee up my manhole and pump me full of giblet gravy.

    May 10, 2011 at 7:33 am | Report abuse |
  4. Gumby

    Has anyone else seen the Groupon guy pushing his male enhancement pills? Has anyone called the number?

    May 9, 2011 at 10:48 pm | Report abuse |
  5. Gipper

    Really Sunshine Girl? You took the time to write that. You must be unemployed.

    May 9, 2011 at 10:46 pm | Report abuse |
  6. Sunshine Girl*

    Seriously, is this news? Cnn should be focusing on world affairs and the war.

    May 9, 2011 at 10:44 pm | Report abuse |
  7. Evel Knievel

    Our first fudge packing update of the week.

    May 9, 2011 at 9:00 pm | Report abuse |
    • Brooke

      Oh Evel... again? Really? Can't you spew anything else? Why are your comments full of so much weak sauce? Seriously, if you're gonna troll at least do it well. You seriously must love Dane Cook bro, cause you on repeat. Someone didn't get enough love as a child apparently or maybe daddy touched your red rocket one too many times?

      May 10, 2011 at 11:49 am | Report abuse |
    • Sean

      Brooke, you're my hero. I couldn't have said it better myself!

      May 10, 2011 at 11:58 am | Report abuse |
    • Babiyaga

      @Evel- and actually this is the SECOND Glee update on the Marquee Blog this week. But way to go pal, nice job using them peepers god gave ya. Now go back to doing whatever animal you paused with to type that ya freakin hillbilly.

      May 10, 2011 at 12:10 pm | Report abuse |
    • Brooke

      @Sean- aww thanks hon. I just hate idiots who troll poorly. Go big or freakin go home. Don't bring no weak azz comments. If I knew him I'd kick him so hard in his cunnt that his mother would feel it.

      May 10, 2011 at 12:20 pm | Report abuse |
    • Hey Brooke

      You seem to know a lot about being touched. Did you read about it in a book?

      May 10, 2011 at 3:13 pm | Report abuse |
  8. Peace

    Hey Triumph, If ya want to get away from the adults, go have fun w/the Chaz story! Your friends are waiting!!! LOL

    May 9, 2011 at 8:52 pm | Report abuse |
  9. Benn

    HOOORAAAAAY FOR TRIUMPH ! : )

    May 9, 2011 at 8:11 pm | Report abuse |
  10. @Triumph

    Quiet please, the ADULTS are speaking. You're wasting precious time here instead of in your room where you should be planning your "Coming Out" Party! *sigh* Trolls these days. Whatever happened to originality?

    May 9, 2011 at 7:57 pm | Report abuse |
    • Your dad

      Shut your f'ing mouth! The only good thing about this show and let's be honest honey, you, is the fact that a dog can poop on you.

      May 10, 2011 at 3:12 pm | Report abuse |
  11. MK

    Looking forward to this. I bought the song last week and I really like it. I have Kris Allen's CD and love it. Kris is a really good songwriter and Matt's voice blends beautifully with this song.

    Best of luck to both Kris and Matt. '

    May 9, 2011 at 7:47 pm | Report abuse |
  12. Leslie

    Love the song, but then I've been very impressed with all the songs that Kris Allen has had a hand in writing. Downloaded it last week.

    May 9, 2011 at 7:32 pm | Report abuse |
  13. Amelia

    Wow! Fandoms colliding! It is a really good song so I look forward to seeing this episode and what they do with it. Both men are talented and (yes I am this shallow) cute as can be. Win Win!

    May 9, 2011 at 7:28 pm | Report abuse |
  14. keldoran

    Watched last episode...pretty great stuff.
    His character is what we need more of in our schools!Here he is going on tour?Know anything about that?

    May 9, 2011 at 7:01 pm | Report abuse |
  15. Triumph

    Matthew Morrison makes really good music......
    FOR ME TO POOP ON!

    May 9, 2011 at 6:44 pm | Report abuse |
  16. Triumph

    Glee is a fantastic show....
    FOR ME TO POOP ON!

    May 9, 2011 at 6:41 pm | Report abuse |

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