What are your favorite female duets? Kurt (Chris Colfer) suspects that Sam is gay and asks him to be his duet partner; Sam agrees. Heather Morris is the best dancer on the show, and I could watch this number for hours. 38 Great Female Duets By Spotify. In overall viewers, it placed nineteenth for the week. We could easily make a list of our 20 favorite Parton duets, and this classic song the star wrote and recorded in 1973 (years before Whitney Houston recorded her own timeless version of the song) would be a frontrunner on that lineup. [39][41] Reiter felt that the costumes and choreography overpowered the emotion of the piece,[28] and Futterman found the number "too self-indulgent and reminiscent of previous performances like 'Rose's Turn'. This whole lesbian-bisexual female community. We're fortunate the network wasn't resistant of it and let us try it out, then it became something much deeper. With vocals like this, how could you deny her? Tackling issues like teenage drinking, death, bullying and teen homosexuality was important and I feel the show always handled such matters is a very honest way. As the series is drawing to a close (the Glee finale airs on March 6), it’s time for us to reminisce and recount the show’s best musical moments. Christie Keith of lesbian and bisexual media website AfterEllen.com suggested that "Duets" was "the queerest episode of any series that's ever been on television". [29] Canning found Brittany and Artie's coupling "uneven" and preferred her with Santana, as their development made them "uniquely interesting and a blast to watch. [44] The mash-up of "Happy Days Are Here Again" and "Get Happy" was widely acclaimed. He is deeply upset that his first sexual experience was the consequence of such petty motivations, so he breaks up with Brittany and dissolves their partnership. 8.5. Tegan and Sara are the reigning queens of female-fronted duos, at least in the indie world, and they’ve cranked out numerous hits in their 20 years as a band. In "Duets", Brittany and Santana are shown together in bed. [laughing, cheers and applause as the song ends] [INT. This calls for a celebration: the 10 best female-female duets. Canning would have preferred for them to become friends first,[32] and Benigno deemed their sexual tension unrealistic, based on Sam's success at charming Quinn in Na'vi, the fictional language of Avatar. [22] In Canada, the episode was watched by 2.25 million viewers, which placed it at seventh for the week. Here is a look at 10, ranging from pop, rock and dance to country, Latin and R&B/hip-hop. It’s the swan song of Glee. IGN's Robert Canning—who rated "Duets" 8.5/10, signifying a great episode—felt that this contributed to its success, as it "allowed for small but interesting character development to take place, even with some of the minor characters. The episode also featured a neck-nuzzle between Santana (Naya Rivera) and Brittany (Heather Morris), which was a subject of interest to many critics and led Christie Keith of AfterEllen.com to refer to the episode as "queerest episode of any series that's ever been on television". Most of them were covers but some of them were original songs and quite a few of them were mashups of two popular tracks. A sex education lesson to Joan Jett & The Blackhearts? 109 fans picked: I Feel Pretty/Unpretty (Quinn & Rachel) 50%: River Deep, Mountain High (Santana & Mercedes) 17%: Take Me Or Leave Me (Rachel & Mercedes) 10%: I Dreamed a Dream (Rachel & Shelby) 6%: Me Against the Music (Santana & Brittany) 4%: Dog Days Are Over (Tina & Mercedes) 4%: Telephone (Rachel & Sunshine) 3%: The Boy is Mine (Santana & Mercedes) … It’s a show about embracing both the male and the female sides. Plus, get scoop about the new characters and the Rocky Horror Picture Show episode! The former called it "one of the series' best" duets, and the latter further praised it as potentially "the best musical number the show's ever done from a pure performance standpoint. It indicates a … "[14] Berk rated it two stars out of five, and commented, "I get the idea, and the execution is commendable, but it still kind of sucked. 3. Her career began in 1991 when she was signed to Uptown Records. Eventually, though, listeners are through with hearing the same duet each nine … Mercedes Jones and Santana Lopez, “ River Deep, Mountain High” (Season 2, Episode 4, “Duets”) Mercedes and Santana were always a winning team and gave Glee some of its best duets. [38][39] Berk gave it four stars out of five, his highest rating of the episode, tied with "River Deep – Mountain High". Duets in musicals are not just sung by a man and a woman – very often the most beautiful are sung by duo’s of the same sex. Duets in musicals are not just sung by a man and a woman – very often the most beautiful are sung by duo’s of the same sex. Below, you’ll find a jumble of past and present, including some of the most iconic female duet performances as well as newly recorded gems. Sam Evans is a major character on Glee. What’s more divalicious than showing up somewhere you’re not really wanted and rocking the hell out of the room (and a Tina Turner tune)? All rights reserved. [30], All six of the cover versions released as singles debuted on the Billboard Hot 100, and appeared on other musical charts. The New Rachel; Britney 2.0 (Episode) Makeover ; The Break-Up; The Role You Were Born to Play; Glease; Dynamic Duets; Season Five. "[14][40] Wieselman wrote that it was the best song of the episode, and that he "didn't want it to ever end". But a diva list without Beyoncé is like peanut butter without jelly. [14] Although Poniewozik opined that some numbers were included based on iTunes sales potential rather than how well they served the plot,[36] Holbrook was pleased that the songs "drove the story instead of drowning out the characters",[31] and both Hankinson and Dave Itzkoff of the New York Times welcomed the contextually appropriate song selection. 2021 Bustle Digital Group. 20 Best Dramatic Duets of All Time From breakups to make-ups, here are 20 guy/girl pairings that make beautiful harmonies Best Male/Male Duet - Dream On Best Female/Female Duet - The Boy Is Mine Best Female/Male Duet - Defying Gravity Best Male Solo - I'll Stand by You Best Female Solo - Don't Rain on My Parade Best Non-New Directions Song - Bohemian Rhapsody Best New Directions Male Group Number - It's My Life/Confessions Part II Best New Directions Female Group Number - Bad Romance