Watch all performances from the duets episode – Best Singers – Best Singers

The duets episode is already the last episode of the fifteenth season of BestSingers. During the duets, the singers step out of their comfort zone. Somehave never sung a duet before, others do so regularly.

For Jan Smit, the evening of duets is his most favorite evening. After all theweeks that everyone has come together, the atmosphere is still good. The bestsingers are getting looser and what they have learned from each other latelycomes together in the duets.

If you’re going to go crazy, then together.>> Roxeanne Hazes

Claudia de Breij & Sarita Lorena – The Girl From Ipanema

Claudia de Breij has been listening to the song ‘The Girl From Ipanema’ sinceher younger years. She was a big fan of Sinatra in Kurt Cobain’s time, butalways very secretly. So she turned Nirvana on one side of her Walkman andSinatra on the other, so no one would notice. Together with Sarita she singsthe song ‘The Girl From Ipanema’ by Frank Sinatra & Antônio Carlos Jobim.

Nielson & Roxeanne Hazes – Who I’m looking for

It was soon clear to Nielson that he would like to sing a song with RoxeanneHazes during the duets episode. For this, he delved into the story ofRoxeanne, where he found a song called “I’m With You” by Avril Lavigne. Thatsong is one of Nielson’s favorite songs ever. Of course Nielson and Roxeannechoose to translate the song into Dutch. They sing the new version ‘Who I amlooking for’.

This is truly an evergreen.>> Nielson

Blanks & Claudia de Breij – Heal you

Simon’s all-time favorite song is “Fix You” by Coldplay. That song reminds himof the music camp he often went to. The time with all participants of BesteZangers gives him the same feeling. Everyone grows together very quickly.Blanks is afraid he will fall straight into a big hole on the plane home.

Blanks likes to make an exception for Claudia. For the first time he sings inDutch, instead of English. Together with MEAU, Blanks has translated the song’Fix You’ into ‘Heel you’.

Sarita Lorena & Nielson – You’ll be in my heart

The song Sarita sings with Nielson is the soundtrack of the film Tarzan. Thissong is very important to Sarita because she always sings the song ‘You’ll bein my heart’ with her mother. As a little girl, the story of the film Tarzanmade a deep impression on her. A boy who loses both parents and is taken in byanother family. This time Sarita Lorena does not sing the song with hermother, but with Nielson. Nielson sings a song in English for the first timein Beste Zangers, which is completely outside his comfort zone.

Roxeanne Hazes & Jaap Reesema – Bitter Sweet Symphony

At the age of thirteen, Roxeanne Hazes got her very first boyfriend. Togetherthey often played the song ‘Bitter Sweet Symphony’ by The Verve. The song hasalways stayed with her and she still enjoys listening to it today. Because itis her favorite song, she likes to sing it together with Jaap Reesema.

Ferdi Bolland & Blanks – Circle of Life

Just like Sarita Lorena, Ferdi Bolland chooses a song from a musical. Namelythe well-known song by Elton John ‘Circle of Life’ from the Lion King. Ferdithinks it’s a beautiful song, which he would like to sing together withBlanks. The biggest reason to sing this song with Blanks is the story fromBlanks’ past.

Blanks used to sing the song with his class, to celebrate the life of hisdeceased friend Joost. Strangely enough, instead of a heavy moment, it was avery beautiful moment. That’s why the song has a special place in Blank’sheart.

Jaap Reesema & Sarita Lorena – Holiday in Spain

Jaap Reesema chooses to sing a song that Blanks had listed as an importantsong. He does not sing the song with Blanks, but with Sarita Lorena. Jaap andSarita sing ‘Holiday in Spain’ by Bløf with a touch of Portuguese.