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Dancing with the Stars Season 16 Stevie Wonder Music

Dancing with the Stars Stevie Wonder week is in the books and this is our latest entry in our full list of Dancing with the Stars music. See the list of songs from tonight’s episode of Dancing with the Stars. What did you think of the music? What did you think of the band? We love to hear your thoughts in the comments.

Zendaya & Val danced a Cha-cha-cha to the song “Do I Do” Do I Do - Stevie Wonder: The Definitive Collection
Andy & Sharna danced a Samba to the song “Signed, Sealed, Delivered I’m Yours” Signed, Sealed, Delivered I'm Yours - Stevie Wonder: The Definitive Collection
Sean & Peta danced a Samba to the song “I Wish” I Wish - Stevie Wonder: The Definitive Collection
Alexandra & Mark danced a Foxtrot to the song “Isn’t She Lovely” Isn't She Lovely - The Complete Stevie Wonder
Ingo & Kym danced a Tango to the song “Uptight (Everything’s Alright)” Uptight (Everything's Alright) - Stevie Wonder: The Definitive Collection
Kellie & Derek danced a Quickstep to the song “Part-Time Lover” Part-Time Lover - Stevie Wonder: The Definitive Collection
Victor & Lindsay danced a Rumba to the song “I Just Called to Say I Love You” I Just Called to Say I Love You - Stevie Wonder: The Definitive Collection
Jacoby & Karina danced a Quickstep to the song “For Once in My Life” For Once in My Life - Stevie Wonder: The Definitive Collection
Zendaya & Val, Jacoby & Karina, Victor & Lindsay, and Ingo & Kym danced a Team Paso Doble to the song “Higher Ground” Higher Ground - Stevie Wonder: The Definitive Collection
Kellie & Derek, Andy & Sharna, Sean & Peta, and Alexandra & Mark danced a Team Samba to the song “Superstition” Superstition - Stevie Wonder: The Definitive Collection

April 22, 2013 I Written By

Better known as Charlie.

DWTS 16, Week 6 – Power Rankings

Well, guess tonight didn’t end up too bad after all – team samba pulled out a win (despite being at a clear disadvantage from the get-go), Len got taken to task by the audience for basically being a douchebag, and perhaps best of all: I made it through the show without committing a felony, due to my asthma medication-induced ‘roid rage :-) But that’s not to say everything was hunky dory.  There was definite overscoring (duh, Zendaya; and to a lesser degree, Ingo & Sean), definite underscoring (Jacoby), and out-and-out cruelty (which left Andy in tears…inexcusable, IMO).  Let’s get right to it…

1.) Kellie & Derek – I think I was prepared for both their quickstep and the team samba to be a trainwreck, after hearing how poorly their rehearsals were going this week…but I was very pleasantly surprised at how well Kellie kept up in this quickstep, and didn’t miss a beat.  She also seemed to correct a lot of the issues I saw with her posture last week, which was an added bonus.  Maybe not the most exciting quickstep Derek has ever choreographed, but when you’re struggling, going for simplicity (and meat-and-potatoes steps to please Len) is your best bet.  I honestly don’t remember a whole lot of their solo from the team samba, but besides a few minor stutters from Kellie, I think they handled it well.  Obviously a front-runner; now let’s hope they resist the urge to low-ball next week…

2.) Zendaya & Val – First of all, if you are not mature (or literate) enough to understand the difference between being mad at TPTB for pimping someone and being mad at the person themselves, then consider this an invitation to stop reading and come back when you’ve educated yourself.  Ok, now that we’ve got that off the table – I really think Val let her down this week, because I found his choreography in both the cha-cha and the team paso to be a bit dumbed down.  The cha-cha was good, and she danced it very well, but I’m starting to notice a lot of stop-and-go in Val’s choreography – parts where they suddenly stop and Zendaya kinda stands still while Val does…I don’t know, something.  A spin, a flourish, whatever.  And it doesn’t do her justice – the girl can handle tough choreography, so she shouldn’t need all these little pauses.  Pauses are for couples who can’t dance :-) I also think that, while she’s great at doing spin after spin after spin (and Val has actually taught her how to spot her turns – something he never really got Kelly to master), he has GOT to do something about her legs. I could have driven a boat show in between them in that cha-cha – you have to close your thighs to get the right hip & leg action.  And here they were complaining about Kellie & Derek having some space in between them while in hold…psssh.  Again, I reiterate: Val, you have got to figure out what you’re going to do with those legs…because Len will cease to be dazzled by her showmanship before too long, and he will start to get nitpicky.  She did well in their team paso…but her solo choreography felt a bit blah.  Like she could have handled something more.  I think her cha-cha was overscored, and the team paso was about right-on, but there’s no doubt she’s safe this week…and that bland team paso will probably get the encore tomorrow night.  Read more..

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Ultrasound sales specialist by day, semi-knowledgeable DWTS fan by night...with a smattering of hair & makeup enthusiast, occasional model, and crazy cat lady peppered in to make things REALLY interesting ;-) I might pee my pants in happiness if Donnie Wahlberg ever does DWTS - or if they ever use "Sunglasses at Night" as a paso doble. Check out some of my other work at pureamericasgottalent.com!

Val Chmerkovskiy And Zendaya Discuss Dancing With The Stars With Extra (Video)

Below is Val Chmerkovskiy and Zendaya chatting with Extra this past week about last week’s dance. Zendaya is a Virgo and she is a “perfectionist”. Val is a perfectionist too so they make a good team in that way. He says he feels like he is dancing with a “professional”. There is a brief mention about their new dance this week (the Cha Cha) at the end which they hadn’t started working on yet at the time of this interview. More below including Zendaya’s music plans…

Here’s to tonight! Not long to wait now.

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I'm a fashion and music fan....and I have always loved dancing too of any kind. Dancing With The Stars seems to have this way of bringing all of those things together. One of my favorite dancing quotes at the moment: "No matter what, nobody can take away the dance you've already had...." ~Gleb Savchenko . For fun music and dance mixes, visit WilUnleashed Soundcloud.

Victor Ortiz Strongly Dislikes Training And Ready To Throw The Towel In On Dancing With The Stars?

In a new interview with ESPN, Victor Ortiz says he loves performing on Dancing With The Stars, but, he “strongly dislikes” the training for it and doesn’t want to put in the work. Below is more. This isn’t good. It sounds like Victor is ready to give up even though he says he isn’t? I get a negative vibe. What do you think?

Former welterweight boxing champion Victor Ortiz is ready to throw in the towel on ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars” and jump back in the ring.

I know you’re not going to quit the dancing show as you’re consistently in the middle of the pack, but why do you think it’s time to go?

“I came into the competition to try to win. As of right now, I haven’t given up, but I don’t feel I can actually win this thing. I’m just trying to stay alive. I’m trying to enjoy it for what it’s worth.”

What’s been the worst part of it?

“I love performing on Mondays, but I hate coming into the studio to train. Let me rephrase that: I strongly dislike it. I dislike the fact that I’m in a room for six or seven hours and doing something not in my element. It’s not my world. I’m really uncomfortable.”

I assume that also comes from being a perfectionist.

“It’s a lot more work than I expected. I just don’t want to put in the work. I will when it comes to boxing. But when I mess up while dancing, it gets overwhelming. You feel helpless. When I don’t nail something to perfection, it sucks.”

Before weighing in, be sure to read this interview in full at ESPN.

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I'm a fashion and music fan....and I have always loved dancing too of any kind. Dancing With The Stars seems to have this way of bringing all of those things together. One of my favorite dancing quotes at the moment: "No matter what, nobody can take away the dance you've already had...." ~Gleb Savchenko . For fun music and dance mixes, visit WilUnleashed Soundcloud.

DWTS Aly Raisman Chats About Team Samba, Her Fox Trot With Mark Ballas, And More

In a new interview with TV Guide, Aly Raisman talks all about Team Samba and what’s been going down in rehearsals. She also talks a little about her and Marks’ Fox Trot and how well it’s going so far.

You lucked out being on Team Samba since you just did it.
Aly Raisman: Yeah, I’m happy I’m on Team Samba. I’m comfortable with it now. It’s also Sean and Andy’s dance this week, so Kellie’s the only one who has to learn it and learn another dance. I think it’s really good because I already know how to do it, two of us are learning just that one style, and Kellie’s really good at picking up new dances. I’m really excited. I love everyone in my group.

Do you guys have a theme?
Raisman: We do have a theme, but it will be a surprise. We had a really fun group rehearsal Tuesday after the show. I was so hyper. We were all delirious. We didn’t have that much time to rehearse. Derek, Mark, Peta and Sharna had such great ideas. Then you have me, Sean, Andy and Kellie sitting there, watching them and then fooling around in the back, making up random dances. But we did come up with something and we got a little rehearsal done. It’s a lot harder with two dances because just doing one dance for me is difficult, but I’m up for it.

You have the foxtrot, which is a little similar to the quickstep.
Raisman: Yeah, it’s just slower. It’s going well so far. I like having two completely different styles to do for the judges. And it’s Stevie Wonder Week, so that’s really cool. I’m a huge fan of his. I don’t know who isn’t a fan of him. The song that we have is really beautiful. It’s my favorite song by him, and Mark loves the song too.

More at TV Guide including her thoughts on last week’s dance.

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I'm a fashion and music fan....and I have always loved dancing too of any kind. Dancing With The Stars seems to have this way of bringing all of those things together. One of my favorite dancing quotes at the moment: "No matter what, nobody can take away the dance you've already had...." ~Gleb Savchenko . For fun music and dance mixes, visit WilUnleashed Soundcloud.

ABC Pre-Party For Dancing With The Stars Week 6: Charo, Anna Trebunskaya, Boyce Avenue Guests

Before show time tonight, be sure to tune into the ABC Pre-Party for Dancing With The Stars. Charo joins in to discuss the show. Check out what she says about the judges and how Len “is crap”. lol She also gives a dance lesson. Anna Trebunskaya is also a guest. Boyce Avenue performs. Enjoy!

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I'm a fashion and music fan....and I have always loved dancing too of any kind. Dancing With The Stars seems to have this way of bringing all of those things together. One of my favorite dancing quotes at the moment: "No matter what, nobody can take away the dance you've already had...." ~Gleb Savchenko . For fun music and dance mixes, visit WilUnleashed Soundcloud.