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Luv': The Best of 2022



Photos by different sources including Official Luv' and José Hoebee Fan Page


What happened in Luv' land in 2022?


The former Luv' singers can count on platforms that are regularly updated:

  • Four Facebook Pages (Official Luv', José Hoebee Fan Page, Ria Thielsch Fan Zone: Forever Yours, the Dutch-German Luv' Fan Page).

  • One Instagram account.

  • One Twitter account

  • My Luvgirlgroup site

* On February 11th, 2022, Cloud 9 Music released Trojan Horse (Kav Verhouzer Remix) as a digital single. Two days later, this remix entered the Dutch iTunes Top 100 at #10. One week later, it dropped out of this chart.


* On March 20th, 2022, Marga Scheide and Hans van Hemert attended the presentation of a Lifetime Achievement Award to Dutch music producers and brothers Bolland & Bolland.


* On April 15th, 2022, Marga Scheide gave a farewell performance as a guest artist during Piv Huvluv's show in Belgium.


* On October 1st, 2022, José Hoebee briefly appeared at the International ABBA Day in Roosendaal, the Netherlands, despite her ill health. It was her first appearance in public since March 2020.


* Chimène van Oosterhout kept writing columns for WendyOnline (Wendy van Dijk's online platform specialized in women's issues), briefly participated in SBS6's celebrity game show "De Alleskunner VIPS" in March 2022 and attended public events.


* The tabloid press published articles about Marga, José & Chimène.


* Ria Thielsch kept a low profile and enjoyed life with her family and friends.


* Cw Miniaturen Dolls made exclusive Luv' dolls.


The 2022 agenda of the ex-Luv' members in detail (with news of Hans van Hemert,

and Carina Lemoine as a bonus):


* January 10th: Chimène van Oosterhout's column for WendyOnline.nl about the final weeks of her father who died of leukaemia on Christmas day. Click here to read it.



* January 12th, 2022: Two former Luv' singers, Chimène van Oosterhout and Carina Lemoine, gave an impromptu performance of Bruce Springsteen's classic Fire. Click here to read the article online.



* January 26th, 2022: Article about the death of Chimène van Oosterhout's father in Weekend magazine.




* January 29th, 2022: Chimène van Oosterhout furious at Weekend magazine!!! Click here to read the article online.


* February 1st, 2022: Marga Scheide and Paulette Groenewold-Bronkhorst (formerly of Champagne) interviewed by Eddy Ouwens for "Het DNA van Nederpop", a 10-part TV program about the history of Dutch pop music. Click here to read the article online.


Paulette Groenewold-Bronkhorst, Eddy Ouwens & Marga Scheide


* February 4th, 2022: Chimène van Oosterhout's donation to Catherina Hospital in Eindhoven on World Cancer Day. Click here to read the article online.



* February 4th, 2022: Marga Scheide's guest performance during Piv Huvluv's show at the CC De Schakel in Waregem, Belgium. Click here to read the article online.



* February 6th, 2022: Chimène van Oosterhout's column for WendyOnline.nl about her infection by COVID-19 and recovery. Click here to read it.


* February 9th, 2022: Chimène van Oosterhout invited on the high-rated talk show "Op1" Click here to read the article online.



* February 10th, 2022: Marga Scheide's guest performance during Piv Huvluv's show at the Meeting and Event Center Staf Versluys in Bredene, Belgium. Click here to read the article online.


* February 11th, 2022: Trojan Horse 2022: Kav Verhouzer remix/Music video with Luv's lookalikes/Dutch iTunes Songs Chart! Click here to read the article.



* February 16th, 2022: Chimène van Oosterhout and Tanja Jess' photo shoot for Libelle. Click here to read the article online.



* February 18th, 2022: Chimène van Oosterhout puts a jacket up for auction. Click here to read the article online.



* February 20th, 2022: Trojan Horse (Kav Verhouzer Remix): chart run on the Dutch iTunes Top 100. Click here to read the article online.


* March 2nd, 2022: Chimène van Oosterhout in Party magazine. Click here to read the article online.



* March 3rd, 2022: Marga Scheide received a copy of her iconic 1979 "Ooh, Yes I Do" leather costume in miniature from Cw Miniaturen Dolls specializing in celebrity dolls. Click here to read the article online.



* March 8th, 2022: Trojan Horse (Kav Verhouzer Remix) and Medley by Luv' on two Carnival compilations. Click here to read the article online




* March 8th, 2022: Chimène van Oosterhout on "De Alleskunner VIPS". Click here to read the article online.



* March 9th, 2022: José Hoebee on the cover of Party magazine. Click here to read the article online.



* March 12th, 2022: Former Luv' singers stand by the Ukrainian people. Click here to read the article online



* March 19th, 2022: Chimène van Oosterhout's latest column for WendyOnline.nl about wrong men Click here to read it.



* March 20th, 2022: Marga Scheide and Hans van Hemert attended the presentation of a Lifetime Achievement Award to Dutch music producers and brothers Bolland & Bolland. Click here to read the article online.


1 Ronn van Etten, 2 Jane Goulding, 3 Koen Herfst, 4 Robert Jan Stips, 5 Rob Bolland, 6 Rene Bom, 7 Bea Willemstein, 8 Tineke de Nooij, 9 Ferdi Bolland, 11 Els De Wit, 12 Martin Reitsma, 13 Peter de Ronde, 14 Hilde Marchal, 15 Marga Scheide, 16 Addy van den Krommenacker, 17 Marcello van den Dop, 18 Arnold Muhren, 19 Joop Oonk, 20 Frits Wester, 21 Frans Meijer, 22 Mrs. Mühren, 23 Hans van Hemert, 24 Claude Vanheye, 25 Ferry Lever, 26 Victor R Meijer, Photo by Remco van Oosterom.


* March 21st, 2022: De Alleskunner VIPS (featuring Chimène van Oosterhout): viewing figures and elimination. Click here to read the article online.



* March 21st, 2022: Chimène van Oosterhout and Tanja Jess: video interview on Libelle TV. Click here to read the article online.



* March 23rd, 2022: Luv' in Privé magazine. Click here to read the article online.



* March 24th, 2022: Marga Scheide's "discreet" farewell. Click here to read the article online



* March 24th, 2022: Luv' dolls in 1978 "Greatest Lover" costumes (Cw miniaturen dolls). Click here to read the article online.



* March 26th, 2022: Caroline van Eeden and Chimène van Oosterhout: the new "Frank & Rogier"? Click here to read the article online.



* March 2022: Stany Van Wijmeersch. Marga Scheide and Michiel Gunning in ABBA Intermezzo Fan Club Magazine. Click here to read the article online




* March 30th, 2022: José Hoebee, Marga Scheide & Hans van Hemert in Privé. Click here to read the article online.




* March 30th, 2022: "The Greatest Hits: met stip op 1" (including "I Will Follow Him" by José and Patty's appearance). Click here to read the article online.



* March 31st, 2022: Chimène van Oosterhout at the release party of Susan Smit's book entitled "De wijsheid van de heks" (The wisdom of the witch). Click here to read the article online.



* March 31st, 2022: Article on De Telegraaf's website. Click here to read it. Chimène van Oosterhout attended an event to promote the Lokomat, a robot-assisted walking therapy.


Chimène van Oosterhout, Benjamin Besselsen of Liffin Houses, Isabel Mora of Hybris

and Derck Mekkering of Noray Fashion Tech


* April 6th, 2022: Marga Scheide's artistic farewell in Party. Click here to read the article online.



* April 7th, 2022: Luv' dolls in 1978 "U.O.Me (Waldolala)" dresses (Cw miniaturen dolls). Click here to read the article online



* April 9th to April 15th, 2022: Luv': "artist of the week" on Radio Extra Gold. Click here to read the article online.




* April 13th, 2022: Chimène van Oosterhout in Story magazine. Click here to read the article online.



* April 15th, 2022: Marga Scheide's farewell performance at CC De Spil in Roeselare, Belgium, as part of Piv Huluv's Vinylvreter Show. Click here to read the article online.



* April 16th, 2022: Chimène van Oosterhout's column for WendyOnline.nl. Click here to read it.


* April 2022: Libelle magazine includes an article about Chimène van Oosterhout and Tanja Jess. Click here to read the article online.



* April 19th, 2022: Chimène van Oosterhout at a performance of "TINA - De Tina Turner Musical" to celebrate the birthday of her friend, Kitty van Engelen. Click here to read the article online.



* April 21st, 2022: Marga Scheide's artistic farewell in Privé magazine. Click here to read the article online.



* April 26th, 2022: Tanja Jess and Chimène van Oosterhout in Story magazine. Click here to read the article online.


* May 1st, 2022: Luv' dolls in "My Number One" outfits (Cw Miniaturen Dolls). Click here to read the article online.



* May 2nd, 2022: Item about Marga Scheide's farewell show on the entertainment news program "Sterrenstof" on Libelle TV (in association with Story). Click here to watch it.


* May 7th, 2022: Interviews with Hans van Hemert: "Eurovision Legends" and "Lunchtime". Click here to read the article online.



* May 8th, 2022: Chimène van Oosterhout and her son Lyam took part in an advertising campaign for the jewellery brand "Buddha to Buddha" on Mother's Day.


Lyam & Chimène


* May 8th, 2022: Hans van Hemert & friends at the premiere of "Dagboek van een Herdershond". Click here to read the article online.


Hans van Hemert & Albert Verlinde


* May 10th, 2022: Chimène van Oosterhout announced on Instagram that she wanted to sell a Luv' glitter top and accompanying boots due to her house moving. Click here to read the article online.



* May 14th, 2022: "Oh, wat een jaar!", a RTL 4 TV show about the year 1979 hosted by Chantal Janzen, dressed as a Luv' singer. Click here to read the article online.





* May 15th, 2022: Chimène van Oosterhout at the Coiffure Awards 2022. Click here to read the article online.


Chimène van Oosterhout & Daniëlla Pierôt


* May 18th, 2022: Tanja Jess and Chimène van Oosterhout in Party magazine. Click here to read the article online.



* May 19th, 2022: Luv' dolls in "Ann-Maria" outfits - Click here to read the article online.



* May 23rd, 2022: Chimène van Oosterhout's about Ibiza column for WendyOnline.nl. Click here to read it.


* June 7th, 2022: Chimène van Oosterhout and Dutch radio DJ Corné Klijn hosted a press conference to present the 2022 Dutch TT. Click here to read the article online.


Corné Klijn and Chimène van Oosterhout


* June 9th, 2022: The lingerie brand "By Jeane" posted a video podcast with Chimène van Oosterhout on its YouTube channel. Click here to watch it.



* June 10th, 2022: Luv's Greatest Lover on "Die ultimative Chartshow - die erfolgreichsten Ballermannhits (50 Jahre)". Click here to read the article online.



* Summer 2022: Luv' in "Party Hollandse Hitmix" magazine. Click here to read the article online.




* June 18th, 2022: Luv' dolls in "One More Little Kissy" outfits (Cw Miniaturen Dolls).

Click here to read the article online.



* June 22nd, 2022: Luv' dolls in "Casanova" outfits (Cw Miniaturen Dolls). Click here to read the article online.



* June 2022: You're the Greatest Lover" by Luv': #693 on De Foute 1500. Click here to read the article online.



* June 2022: "You're the Greatest Lover" by Luv': #331 on De Foute 728. Click here to read the article online.



* June 25th, 2022: Chimène van Oosterhout's column for WendyOnline.nl about her ill mother. Click here to read it.



* June 29th, 2022: Luv's story (including Hans van Hemert and Marga Scheide's interview)

on De Nederpopcast (AVROTROS/NPO Radio 2) - Click here to listen to it.



* June 29th, 2022: José Hoebee in Privé - The death of José's dog Toontje. Click here to read the article online.



* July 12th, 2022: Hey Hallo (je bent de grootste lovert): Johnny Gold's cover version of "You're the Greatest Lover". Click here to read the article online.



* July 12th, 2022: In Memoriam: Chimène van Oosterhout's mother. Click here to read the article online.



* Summer 2022: Marga Scheide in the summer edition of Story. Click here to read the article online.



* August 2nd, 2022: Chimène van Oosterhout's column for WendyOnline about her late mother. Click here to read it.



* August 15th, 2022: Chimène van Oosterhout and her friends, Tanja Luske-Jess and Cindy Dekker-Remeeus, at the premiere of the film "Hart op de Juiste Plek". Click here to read the article online.



* August 27th, 2022: Chimène van Oosterhout's column for WendyOnline.nl about depression. Click here to read it.



* August 31st, 2022: Chimène van Oosterhout on the cover of Party magazine. Click here to read the article online.



* August 31st, 2022: Privé magazine features a picture of Chimène van Oosterhout at the premiere of the movie "Hart op de Juiste Plek". Click here to read the article online.



* September 8th, 2022: Luv' dolls in "Casanova" costumes (Cw Miniaturen Dolls). Click here to read the article online.



* September 14th, 2022: Chimène van Oosterhout hosted a fundraising gala for Stichting Beter Lopen, a foundation which helps people with a physical disability to walk again. Click here to read the article online.



* October 1st, 2022: Eeny Meeny Miny Moe on Top 40 (192TV) . Click here to read the article online.


* October 1st, 2022: José Hoebee's brief appearance at the International ABBA Day. Click here to read the article online.




* October 2022: The story of the classic pop single "I Will Follow Him" (including José Hoebee's cover version) in VARA Gids. Click here to read the article online.



* October 2nd, 2022: Chimène van Oosterhout's column for WendyOnline.nl about resilience and positivity. Click here to read it.




* October 2022: Marga Scheide's advice to Robert ten Brink in Story : "Keep doing what you're good at!" Click here to read the article online.



* October 2022: "Zoals Vrienden Doen" by Bonnie St. Claire and José Hoebee at #192 on the Nederlandstalige Top 1000. Click here to read the article online.



* October 7th, 2022: Chimène van Oosterhout at RTL-Véronique reunion and anniversary party. Click here to read the article online.



* October 12th, 2022: No new pet for José (Privé). Click here to read the article online.




* October 16th, 2022: Chimène van Oosterhout hosted the "BRA-bant verbindt: BRA connecting" event. Click here to read the article online.



* October 25th, 2022: Chimène van Oosterhout's column for WendyOnline.nl about life after breast cancer. Click here to read it.



* November 6th, 2022: Luv' dolls in "Greatest Lover" Indian leather fringe dresses

(Cw Miniaturen Dolls). Click here to read the article online.



* November 2022: Chimène van Oosterhout discussed her friendship with the Dutch media personality Tanja Jess in Party magazine. Click here to read an excerpt from the article.




* November 16th, 2022: José Hoebee in Privé. Click here to read the article online.

* November 16th, 2022: José Hoebee's phone interview on the radio show "Afslag Zuid" (Omroep Brabant) - Click here to read the article



* November 23rd, 2022: Chimène van Oosterhout and therapist/life coach Ashkaine Hora Adema on Tanja Jess' podcast "Kaarten op Tafel" to discuss the empty nest syndrome. Click here to listen to it.




* November 27th and 28th, 2022: Luv' dolls in 1978 Trojan Horse costumes (Cw Miniaturen Dolls). Click here to read the article online.




* December 2022: Chimène van Oosterhout in Beau Monde. Click here to read the article online.