By Kate Ward
Updated July 26, 2010 at 05:25 PM EDT

Fox announced today that Chord Overstreet (iCarly) will join Glee as Sam, Finn’s protégé who quickly becomes the New Directions singer’s competition. Overstreet’s role will be recurring. Other newcomers for season two include Charice, playing an exchange student who joins the glee club, and John Stamos, playing a love interest for Emma (Jayma Mays).