I'm Beyonce, I ain't no Kelly Rowland!
Clique: New Directions Alumni
Talents: Being a diva, coating songs with her "chocolate thunder", raising the roof
Strengths: Her powerful voice, standing up to others, telling it like it is
Other: A total fashionista, good at designing costumes
Mercedes is the resident diva of the group. She's sassy, straightforward,
Actor Bio - Amber Riley
When Amber was 17, she auditioned for the third season of Fox's mega-hit show American Idol, but failed to advance past the first round. Their loss is Glee's gain, telling former Idol judge Simon Cowell off in song during a cast appearance on the UK version of X-Factor in December 2010!