Reality television show and contest focuses on the music of Elis Regina

Idolos is a Brazilian reality television program which is a part of the Idol franchise, that has been greatly popularized in North America and the united Kingdom. Though regional differences exist the format is more or less the same.This week contestants had the challenge of having to perform songs from the repitoire of one of brazili’s most influential female singers. Elis Regina was chosen as the artist whose music they all had to perform.Idolos focuses on Elis Regina


Despite dying at the young age of 36, she is widely regarded as one of the best singers and performers to ever come out of Brazil and her collaborated album with Antonio Carlos JobimElis & Tom, has gained universal status as a classic of 20th century music.

Below is a video of the entire episode (in portugeese):