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Celtic Woman to Perform “You Raise Me Up” on Dancing with the Stars

I can’t say how excited I am to see Celtic Woman on the Dancing with the Stars results show. I’ve read they’re going to perform “You Raise Me Up” Celtic Woman - Celtic Woman - You Raise Me Up which is by far my favorite song I’ve heard them sing. Their performance is completely angelic. Check out the video of Celtic Woman to see what we have to look forward to on tomorrow’s Dancing with the Stars.


Celtic Woman singing “You Raise me Up” Celtic Woman - Celtic Woman - You Raise Me Up(Download the MP3 of Celtic Woman on AmazonBuy Celtic Woman CD on Amazon

April 20, 2009 I Written By

Better known as Charlie.

Dancing with the Stars 2009 Week 7 Music

I love this week of the show since there is such an amazing variety of dances that you get to see. It’s really fun to watch. Hard to compare for judging, but great entertainment. Also, it provides a great variety of music as well.

Melissa & Tony danced the Argentine Tango to the song “Mi Confesión”—Gotan Project Gotan Project - Lunatico - Mi Confesion Buy MP3 on Amazon

Lawrence & Edyta danced the Waltz to the song “Open Arms”—Journey Journey - Journey: Greatest Hits - Open Arms Buy MP3 on Amazon

Lil’ Kim & Derek danced the Rumba to the song “Lost Without U”—Robin Thicke Robin Thicke - The Evolution of Robin Thicke (Deluxe Edition) - Lost Without U Buy MP3 on Amazon

Chuck & Julianne danced the Samba to the song “Baila, Baila”—Angela Via Chayanne - Grandes Exitos - Baila Baila Buy MP3 on Amazon

Ty & Chelsie danced the Waltz to the song “Strawberry Wine”—Deana Carter Deana Carter - Did I Shave My Legs for This? - Strawberry Wine Buy MP3 on Amazon

Shawn & Mark danced the Cha-Cha-Cha to the song “P.Y.T. (Pretty Young Thing)”—Michael Jackson Michael Jackson - The Essential Michael Jackson - P.Y.T. (Pretty Young Thing) Buy MP3 on Amazon

Gilles & Cheryl danced the Viennese Waltz to the song “I Go to Sleep”—The Pretenders The Pretenders - Pretenders II - I Go to Sleep Buy the MP3 on Amazon

The 1960s Group Dance routine was to “The Clapping Song” by Shirley Ellis Studio Group - Almost Pop: Something - Clapping Song - Sound-A-Like As Made Famous By: Shirley Ellis Buy MP3 on Amazon

Check out all the other Dancing with the Stars 2009 music.

I Written By

Better known as Charlie.

Pure Dancing with the Stars Season 8 Voting Results

Last week I posted a poll to predict who will be the winner of Dancing with the Stars Season 8. The results from the voting is in and I must admit that I’m not surprised by the voting. That’s a bad sign for the show. Unless of course, the Pure Dancing with the Stars readers are wrong, but that has yet to happen on the big things.

Here are the results of the voting for winner of Dancing with the Stars season 8:
Gilles Marini – 43.14%
Shawn Johnson – 20.26%
Melissa Rycroft – 19.61%
Lil’ Kim – 9.80%
Chuck Wicks – 4.58%
Ty Murray – 1.31%
Lawrence Taylor – 1.31%

Looks like people have predicted that Cheryl Burke is going to take home another Mirror Ball Trophy. Gilles dancing definitely deserves it. We’ll see if his and Cheryl’s fans can do their part.

I Written By

Better known as Charlie.

Top Dancing with the Stars 2009 Music

As you can notice from my blog, I’m a real fan of the music from Dancing with the Stars. That’s why I’ve listed the music on here for all to enjoy.

In a very unscientific way, I’m going to list the top 10 songs that have been clicked on during season 8 of Dancing with the Stars. Basically, I’m assuming which are the most popular songs of the season by how many people clicked on those songs.

Without further ado, here’s the top 10 songs from Dancing with the Stars 2009:
El Tango de los Assassinos by John Powell? John Powell - Mr. & Mrs. Smith Score - El Tango de los Assassinos Download MP3 on Amazon

At Last by Etta James? Etta James - At Last! (Remastered) - At Last Download MP3 on Amazon

Carmen – Habanera by Georges Bizet? Georges Bizet - Classical Moods - 100 Top Classical Favorites of All Time - Carmen - Habanera Download MP3 on Amazon

Slow Dancing In a Burning Room by John Mayer? John Mayer - Continuum - Slow Dancing In a Burning Room Download MP3 on Amazon

Fall for You by Secondhand Serenade? Secondhand Serenade - A Twist In My Story (Bonus Track Version) - Fall for You Download MP3 on Amazon

Poker Face by Lady GaGa? Lady GaGa - The Fame - Poker Face Download MP3 on Amazon

She Will Be Loved by Maroon 5? Maroon 5 - Songs About Jane - She Will Be Loved Download MP3 on Amazon

Dance, Dance by Fall Out Boy? Fall Out Boy - From Under the Cork Tree - Dance, Dance Download MP3 on Amazon

Feels Like Today by Rascal Flatts? Rascal Flatts - Feels Like Today - Feels Like Today Download MP3 on Amazon

Take a Picture by Filter? Filter - Title of Record - Take a Picture Download MP3 on Amazon

Look at that list of names. Is there any wonder that the music has been better this year? Quite the interesting group of music.

I Written By

Better known as Charlie.

Vote for the Dancing with the Stars 2009 Winner

I have to admit that this season of Dancing with the Stars has been one of the hardest seasons to predict. However, I’m really happy to say that the previous Dancing with the Stars voting we did correctly predicted 6 of the top 7 on DWTS 8. The only mistake was the poll chose Steve-O over Lawrence Taylor.

So, I’m putting my trust in the incredible Pure Dancing with the Stars readership to vote for who you think will be the Dancing with the Stars 2009 winner. You can only vote once for your favorite star below.

April 15, 2009 I Written By

Better known as Charlie.

Dancing with the Stars Results Show Music – Goodbye Steve-O and Lacey

Well, it was about time for Steve-O to go home. He really did so much better than I would have ever imagined. I’ll give Lacey and her popularity a lot of credit as well. Lacey is a great entertainer.

I’m also really glad that Ty gets to stay another week. I admit that I would have never guessed that Ty and Chelsie would still be on the show. Ty’s first week made me think he’d be gone at the beginning. I’m amazed at his progress and that he’s still around 5 weeks later.

Check out the special music from the Dancing with the Stars Results show:

2009 West Side Story Broadway revival cast cast performed to “America” Original Broadway Cast - West Side Story - America
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Rascal Flatts sang “Here Comes Goodbye” Rascal Flatts - Unstoppable - Here Comes Goodbye with Julianne Hough and Tony Dovolani performing.
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Rascal Flatts sang “Revolution” Rascal Flatts - Revolution (From the Movie Evan Almighty) - Single - Revolution with Mark Ballas and Chelsie Hightower performing

You can find all the previous Dancing with the Stars 2009 music here.

April 14, 2009 I Written By

Better known as Charlie.

Songs on Dancing with the Stars 2009

UPDATE: Here’s a link to find the latest Dancing with the Stars music (if that’s what you’re looking for).

Check out the Jive and Rumba music from the Dancing with the Stars 2009 performances. Also, take a look back at all the great DWTS 2009 music.

Ty & Chelsie daned a Jive to the song “The Girl’s Gone Wild”—Travis Tritt Travis Tritt - The Girl's Gone Wild - Single - The Girl's Gone Wild
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Shawn & Mark daned a Rumba to the song “Slow Dancing in a Burning Room”—John Mayer John Mayer - Continuum - Slow Dancing In a Burning Room
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Lawrence & Edyta daned a Jive to the song “Ain’t That Peculiar”—Marvin Gaye Marvin Gaye - Number 1's: Marvin Gaye - Ain't That Peculiar
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Melissa & Tony daned a Rumba to the song “If I Were a Boy”—Beyoncé Beyoncé - I Am... Sasha Fierce (Deluxe Version) - If I Were a Boy
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Lil’ Kim & Derek daned a Jive to the song “Jailhouse Rock”—Elvis Presley Elvis Presley - Elvis 30 #1 Hits - Jailhouse Rock
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Steve-O & Lacey daned a Rumba to the song “Fall for You”—Secondhand Serenade Secondhand Serenade - A Twist In My Story (Bonus Track Version) - Fall for You
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Gilles & Cheryl daned a Jive to the song “Dance, Dance”—Fall Out Boy Fall Out Boy - From Under the Cork Tree - Dance, Dance
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Chuck & Julianne daned a Rumba to the song “She Will Be Loved”—Maroon 5 Maroon 5 - Songs About Jane - She Will Be Loved
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April 13, 2009 I Written By

Better known as Charlie.

Dancing with the Stars Doesn’t Need a Live Band

Let’s be completely honest here for a second. I think the singers on the show do pretty well considering the broad range of music that they have to sing. With that said, I have no idea why Dancing with the Stars even has a band and singers. We almost never see them except for at the beginning when Tom recognizes Harold Wheeler. So, if we aren’t going to see them, then what’s the difference in the Live music versus recorded music.

As a comparison, So You Think You Can Dance uses all recorded music and I’ve never once heard someone say they wish it was better quality or that it was live. The reality is that I’ve seen many people complain about the Live music on Dancing with the Stars not being up to par. It’s never bothered me personally, but seems like a waste of money that they could be spending elsewhere. Then again, maybe in this tough economic times we want them to employ as many people as possible.

I even attended the taping of Dancing with the Stars and the live band made no impact on my experience. In fact, I don’t even really remember them being there. So, I say out with the band, despite their incredible talent.

April 8, 2009 I Written By

Better known as Charlie.

Dancing with the Stars 2009 Music – Etta James, Demi Lovato and Le Reve

In quite a surprise, David and Kym were sent home on Dancing with the Stars. Seems like Steve-O (and probably Lacey) along with Ty (and probably Chelsie) have large fan bases. Interesting that the two professional dancers that bucked the score were on So You Think You Can Dance and brought over many fans from that show.

On a different note, take a look at the special guest music from the Dancing with the Stars results show.

Etta James sang the song “At Last” Etta James - At Last! (Remastered) - At Last while Karina Smirnoff and Maksim Chmerkovskiy performed.

Demi Lovato sang the song “La La Land” Demi Lovato - Don't Forget - La la Land while special guests Benji Schwimmer (So You Think You Can Dance winner) and Torri Smith performed.

They also had a Macy’s Stars of Dance performance by Le Rêve.

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Better known as Charlie.

Dancing with the Stars Viennese Waltz and Paso Doble Music

Tonight’s dances were the viennese waltz and paso doble. 2 really interesting dances. They don’t usually have the same wow factor as some of the other dances(except for the Paso Doble sometimes), but the music is always nice. Plus, seeing Steve-O do a viennese waltz is priceless.

Don’t forget to take a look back at the previous DWTS music.

Chuck & Julianne danced a Viennese Waltz to the music “Feels Like Today”—Rascal Flatts Rascal Flatts - Feels Like Today - Feels Like Today

Lawrence & Edyta danced a Paso Doble to the music “Granada”—Agustín Lara Agustín Lara - Mariachi Cobre - Granada

Shawn & Mark danced a Viennese Waltz to the music “Ordinary Day”—Vanessa Carlton Vanessa Carlton - Be Not Nobody - Ordinary Day

Melissa & Tony danced a Paso Doble to the music “Poker Face”—Lady Gaga Lady GaGa - The Fame - Poker Face

David & Kym danced a Viennese Waltz to the music “I Put a Spell on You”—Dana Owens (Queen Latifah) Queen Latifah - The Dana Owens Album - I Put a Spell on You

Gilles & Cheryl danced a Paso Doble to the music “Carmen – Habanera”—Georges Bizet Georges Bizet - Classical Moods - 100 Top Classical Favorites of All Time - Carmen - Habanera

Steve-O & Lacey danced a Viennese Waltz to the music “Complainte de la Butte”—Rufus Wainwright Rufus Wainwright - Moulin Rouge - Complainte de la Butte

Ty & Chelsie danced a Paso Doble to the music “Barracuda”—Heart Heart - Little Queen - Barracuda

Lil’ Kim & Derek danced a Viennese Waltz to the music “I’ll Be”—Edwin McCain Edwin McCain - Rhino Hi-Five: Edwin McCain - EP - I'll Be

April 6, 2009 I Written By

Better known as Charlie.