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Headliner Talent Perform on Dancing with the Stars

I don’t want to brag, but I do want to point out how right my predictions were about the music that would be performed on tonight’s Dancing with the Stars. Actually I really surprised myself when my predictions were dead on. The only one I missed was that Aretha Franklin would do 2 songs. Honestly, I was just amazed with the incredible talent DWTS is able to bring to the show. Here’s the full list of songs sung:

Aretha Franklin sang “Chain of Fools” Aretha Franklin - The Best of Aretha Franklin - Chain of Fools while Karina Smirnoff, Anna Trebunskaya, Louis van Amstel & Dmitry Chaplin danced.

Leona Lewis sang “Bleeding Love” Leona Lewis - Bleeding Love - Single - Bleeding Love while Maksim Chmerkovskiy & Karina Smirnoff danced.

Julianne Hough sang “My Hallelujah Song” Julianne Hough - Julianne Hough - My Hallelujah Song while Derek Hough, Mark Ballas & Lacey Schwimmer danced.

John Legend sang “Green Light” John Legend - Evolver - Green Light while John Legend’s dancers performed.

Aretha Franklin sang “Respect” Aretha Franklin - The Best of Aretha Franklin - Respect while Kristi Yamaguchi & Mark Ballas danced.

November 18, 2008 I Written By

Better known as Charlie.

SYTYCD’s Nigel Lythgoe Talks About Dancing with the Stars and Fat Dancers

This was an interesting video to see Nigel Lythgoe talking about Dancing with the Stars. He touches on some interesting issues about SYTYCD stars making the move over to Dancing with the Stars including Lacey Schwimmer and even the possibility of Chelsie Hightower being on the show. Chelsie is beautiful and would be an interesting addition to the show. Nigel also talked about fat dancers and what he thought about people calling Lacey Schwimmer a fat dancer.

Check out the video of Nigel: Read more..

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Better known as Charlie.

Predictions for Tomorrow’s Talented Performances

We already know for sure that Julianne Hough will be singing her new single “My Hallelujah Song” Julianne Hough - Julianne Hough - My Hallelujah Song while brother Derek Hough & old partner Mark Ballas dance. (Check out Julianne Hough’s music video for My Hallelujah Song on iTunes My Hallelujah Song)

Being a Las Vegas boy, I’m willing to bet that Leona Lewis will be performing her song Bleeding Love Leona Lewis - Spirit (Deluxe Version) - Bleeding Love. (Check out her music video also Leona Lewis - Spirit (Deluxe Version) - Bleeding Love) That song has been one of the most popular songs ever on So You Think You Can Dance and I think that it will do really really well on Dancing with the Stars too. I’m looking forward to seeing her perform it live.

Anyone want to make a guess on what Aretha Franklin will sing when Kristi Yamaguchi & Mark Ballas return to the dance floor? I’d love to hear her sing RespectAretha Franklin - The Best of Aretha Franklin - Respect. What about John Legend? Maybe Green LightJohn Legend - Evolver - Green Light?

I don’t think it’s any surprise that Disney (also owns ABC) darling Miley Cyrus will be singing “Fly on the Wall” Miley Cyrus - Breakout - Fly On the Wall on the finale show. A very nice pick. Although, I must admit that it’s really interesting that there have been so many younger talents singing on the show. I can’t imagine Dancing with the Stars is trying for the younger demographic. Maybe they just assume they already have the older demographic locked in.

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Better known as Charlie.

Talented Dancing on Dancing with the Stars

Both the stars and the professional dancers on Dancing with the Stars are incredible talents. Tonight’s semi final performance was when the Dancing with the Stars talent really starts to show. The dancers are so refined and have been trained so well that each of the performances is incredible.

As usual, here’s a list of all the music performed by the talented band. I have a few missing, but will update them as I find them.

Brooke & Derek danced a Jive to the song “The House is Rockin'”—Brian Setzer Orchestra The Brian Setzer Orchestra - Guitar Slinger - The House Is Rockin'

Brooke & Derek danced a Salsa to the song “Barbarabatiri”—Tito Puente Beny Moré - Musical Gold - Barbarabatiri

Cody & Julianne danced a Paso Doble to the song “Le Disko”—Shiny Toy Guns Shiny Toy Guns - We Are Pilots - Le Disko

Cody & Julianne danced a Salsa to the song “Juventud de Presente”—Tito Puente Tito Puente, Jr. - En los Pasos de Mi Padre - Juventud del Presente

Warren & Kym danced a Mambo to the song “Tequila”—The Champs The Champs - Greatest Hits / Tequila - Tequila

Warren & Kym danced a Jitterbug to the song “That Old Black Magic”—Sammy Davis Jr. Sammy Davis, Jr. - Sammy Davis, Jr.: The Decca Years - That Old Black Magic

Lance & Lacey danced a Mambo to the song “Straight…to Number One”—Touch and Go Touch and Go - I Find You Very Attractive - Straight To?Number One

Lance & Lacey danced a Jitterbug to the song “Jim Dandy”—Black Oak Arkansas Black Oak Arkansas - High on the Hog - Jim Dandy

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Better known as Charlie.