May 01, 2013 at 04:56 PM EDT

This Thursday is Glee‘s big tribute to Stevie Wonder and EW has an exclusive look at one of the episode’s most energetic numbers as guest-star Kate Hudson, once again playing NYADA instructor Cassandra July, sings Wonder’s “Uptight (Everything’s Alright).” From the looks of the scene, July appears to be celebrating Rachel (Lea Michele) for once instead of tearing her down. Is this a reaction to Rachel just getting a callback for Funny Girl? Or does this mean she landed the plum part? Watch below.

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