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DWTS 16 Trio Challenge Music

Dancing with the Stars Trio Challenge 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. Can you believe it’s been 300 episodes?

Zendaya & Val danced a Foxtrot to the song “Don’t Worry, Be Happy” Don't Worry, Be Happy - Best of Bobby McFerrin—Bobby McFerrin
Zendaya & Val danced a Salsa to the song “Dança Molengo” Dança Molengo feat. (Rizzle Kicks) - Tropicalbacanal—Bonde do Rolê feat. Rizzle Kicks
Sean & Peta danced a Tango to the song “Hot n Cold” Hot N Cold - One of the Boys—Katy Perry
Sean & Peta danced a Jazz to the song “Magic” Magic (feat. Rivers Cuomo) - B.o.B Presents: The Adventures of Bobby Ray (Deluxe)—B.O.B
Jacoby & Karina danced a Viennese Waltz to the song “It’s a Man’s, Man’s, Man’s World” It's a Man's, Man's, Man's World - 20th Century Masters - The Millennium Collection: The Best of James Brown—James Brown
Jacoby & Karina danced a Paso Doble to the song “La Virgen de la Macarena” La Virgen de la Macarena - The Essential Canadian Brass—Canadian Brass
Ingo & Kym danced a Foxtrot to the song “You Make Me Feel So Young” You Make Me Feel So Young - To Be Loved—Michael Bublé
Ingo & Kym danced a Jive to the song “Dance With Me Tonight” Dance With Me Tonight - Right Place Right Time (Deluxe Edition)—Olly Murs
Kellie & Derek danced a Viennese Waltz to the song “Fade Into You” Fade Into You - So Tonight That I Might See—Mazzy Star
Kellie & Derek danced a Paso Doble to the song “Unstoppable” Unstoppable - Makara—E.S. Posthumus
Alexandra & Mark danced a Argentine Tango to the song “Reflejo de Luna” Reflejo de Luna - The Tango Club Night, Vol. 2–Alacran
Alexandra & Mark danced a Jive to the song “Hit the Road Jack” Hit the Road Jack - Moon Over Miami—Ray Charles

May 6, 2013 I Written By

Better known as Charlie.

DWTS 16, Week 8 – Power Rankings

Well, this is probably going to be a pretty short ranking, because besides nursing a killer migraine…tonight just kind of sucked.

Ballroom round? Too short, and pretty ho-hum.  Trio round? Only one real standout, a couple that were so-so, and the rest were fails.  And of course, Len continues to be a horrible human being.  I miss Andy more than I thought :-( Let’s get this over with…

1.) Zendaya & Val – First off, I probably would have picked a different song for their foxtrot – the fact that it’s a capella made it feel a bit thin & boring.  On top of that, it seemed like it took a little too long to get into the dance, and what I saw, while pleasant to watch, didn’t really excite me.  As for their salsa trio – where was the salsa? I saw a lot of vaguely hip-hoppy stuff and a lot of side-by-side actions, but very little interaction between Zendaya herself and the two guys she was supposed to be dancing with.  And I generally just found some of the choreography to be a bit odd – once again, rather stop-and-go.  It wasn’t a bad dance, per se, but I would dispute the fact that it was a salsa and call attention to the fact that the bulk of it was done individually, as opposed to in couples.  Hell, salsa’s even one of the easier dances to do with 3 people…would it really have been that hard to do a bit more work in-hold? Oh well…they’ve got a 58, so they don’t even have to worry about it…

2.) Kellie & Derek – I feel like they were the only couple tonight that really put a ton of thought into both of their performances, and even figured out a clever way to link the two together.  The Viennese waltz was very pretty, though I would have liked a little bit more of it to be in-hold, because Kellie can handle it; the paso trio was the only dance that really stuck out in my mind tonight, because it was so exciting to watch and it was the only one that actually seemed to work WITH the props they chose, as opposed to just having them there (like several other couples).  Len’s score AND his comment to Bruno about having “something up his ass”? Uncalled for, inappropriate, and I’m just done with that SOB.  If Fox can issue an apology for Steve Tyler’s behavior on Idol, then they can certainly issue one for Len’s behavior on DWTS.  Dude is seriously crossing the line.

3.) Aly & Mark – Man, they’re REALLY trying to make Aly “happen”, aren’t they? Yes, she has grown – somewhat – in her time on DWTS, but I still find her a bit underwhelming to watch.  I actually agreed with (ack) Carrie Ann about her Argentine tango – for as acrobatic & flexible as Aly is, her leg lines seemed a little…weak.  I don’t think it was 29-worthy – maybe 27-worthy.  As for the jive trio – it wasn’t bad, but it was just so BLAND.  Part of it was Aly, but I really just found the choreography to be a bit blah as well – Mark seemed to be erring on the side of safe again.  I have to wonder if she’s not getting the votes – because they seem to be scoring her awfully kindly these days.

4.) Jacoby & Karina – The Viennese waltz was better than I expected, though not his best dance.  Liked the drama of it, but I thought it could be a bit neater.  Actually enjoyed their paso trio with Cheryl, but I feel like the only real problem seemed to be that there was just so much choreography jam-packed into that routine that Jacoby got a little distracted…which could explain why he just kind of flung Cheryl off to the side.  I think they just got so caught up trying to show everything that Jacoby was capable of doing that they may have overwhelmed him.  But overall, I thought he did pretty well with both of his dances tonight…let’s hope that translates into safety.  Not sure what to think after he ended up in jeopardy last week…

5.) Ingo & Kym – Eee gad…this partnership really kind of imploded this week, didn’t it? Kym seems like she’s at her wits end, and Ingo got really, really whiny this time around – that package did not do them any favors.  For all the fussing that they were doing, I think their foxtrot turned out halfway-ok…it was definitely better than Sean’s tango, despite a few little stutters.  The jive trio was basically a dud – you could tell the ladies did everything they could to ensure that Ingo was moving as minimally as possible during that dance, as they did most of the heavy-duty dancing; there was also a rather prolonged entry & exit, perhaps to cut back on the time that Ingo was actually dancing.  I think they’re definitely bottom 2 fodder tomorrow night, and might even end up going home.  They’re just getting hard to watch…

6.) Sean & Peta – Well, I think Sean is probably the weakest dancer left, and I think the judges made clear that it’s Sean they want gone tomorrow night.  The tango felt stompy & awkward, and I could tell that Peta was doing a good deal of backleading in that one.  Jazz trio? Despite having Sharna there to at least offer up some good advice, I think Sean’s trio was probably the biggest fail of the evening.  Like Ingo’s trio, it seemed like they tried to put the ladies front & center whenever they could, and had them doing most of the real moving…although I feel like there was even less actual dancing in this dance than Ingo’s, and Sean was even more awkward attempting some of the jazz steps than Ingo was with the jive steps.  I was pretty much done with Shawn a few weeks ago, and I’m definitely ready to see him go now…the question is: will it be him, or Ingo?

So was anyone else let down by this week’s dances? Go ahead and sound off, I need to lie down…

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Carrie Ann Inaba Interviewed About Emotional Season On Dancing With The Stars (Video)

Tony Dovolani caught up with judge Carrie Ann Inaba to ask her about her emotional season on Dancing With The Stars. Check out how grateful she is to Andy Dick (really? :-? ). Below is more with Extra.

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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.

Kym Johnson Chats About Tonight’s Dances On Dancing With The Stars Week 8

Let’s hope Ingo Rademacher and Kym Johnson can make a really strong showing tonight!!! Here is a little teaser on tonight’s dance from OK! Magazine.

“We’re just gonna have to put a lot of work in,” says Kym. “I feel Ingo is improving every single week and he’s picking things up a lot quicker so we’ll have more time to refine the dances and make them perfect.”

A challenge in this week’s performance is that each couple is required to add a third dancer to their routine.

“We have Lindsay (Arnold),” says Kym. “I was going to take Cheryl (Burke) but I switched and I let Karina take her because I’m a nice person. Or stupid.”

“One of the things we have is we have a really fun song,” says Ingo. “We have the Jive and I think that will hopefully make it more fun.”

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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.

Sean Lowe Discusses Romance Rumors And Making It This Far On Dancing With The Stars

Sean Lowe puts the rumors to rest about romance rumors with he and Peta at Celebuzz. He also discusses his wedding plans with Catherine Giudici and Dancing With The Stars. Interesting how he doesn’t mention Jacoby or Ingo being better dancers than himself, but, only Kellie, Zendaya, and Ali. :-?

You’ve made it so far on the show and are now in your eighth week. Have you surprised yourself with how far you’ve come?

I don’t want to say it’s surprising because I’m so competitive (laughs), but I understand I’m not the most gifted dancer. I know Kellie [Pickler], Zendaya and Ali [Raisman] are better dancers, but I’m trying to maybe out-work them and put in more time than they are. So I’m trying to stick around as long as I can and hopefully my work ethic will make up for lack of natural talent.

You’ve also been able to sidestep injury, unlike so many others past and present. Have you been close or staying on your feet?

The show is physically grueling and I do have aches and pains and my body is sore. But I’ve been really lucky I haven’t had any major injuries or setbacks. I consider myself really lucky.

More at Celebuzz.

UPDATE: And HERE is a rehearsal interview with Sean and Peta! Peta puts romance rumors to rest as well.

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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.

Dancing With The Stars Season 16: Has “Dance Center” Been Killed Off?

First, it was Andy Dick’s elimination we had to protest and now what about this? According to this tweet by Kenny Mayne, producers have “killed” Dance Center this season. This is one of the best things about Dancing With The Stars. Are they crazy? Please TPTB, bring it BACK!!! :( :-?


“@: I can’t wait to see @ on Dance Center!! #DWTS” (it got killed)
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Kenny Mayne

Thanks to @DWTSGossip for the heads up on this news! This makes me sad! :(

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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 Releases Dancing With The Stars Pre-Show For Week 8

Hey Dancettes! ABC is back with another on-line Dancing With The Stars pre-show for week 8. They discuss last week’s performances and go over the confessionals. They also show how the stars get a perfect spray tan. Buzz Aldrin is their special guest and more. Enjoy!!! Can I just say…I miss the rehearsal interviews and I also miss the Dance Junkies TV pre-parties! :(

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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.