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Dancing with the Stars Season 18 Week 4 Music

Dancing with the Stars season 18 week 4 switch up is done. As always, be sure to check out our full list of Dancing with the Stars music throughout the season. That page will update each week as we post the music.

Candace & Tony danced a Quickstep to the song “The Ballroom Blitz”—The Sweet
James & Cheryl danced a Tango to the song “Dark Horse”—Katy Perry feat. Juicy J
Drew & Witney danced a Cha-cha-cha to the song “Sugarfoot” —Black Joe Lewis & the Honeybears
Danica & Maks danced a Jive to the song “Love Me Right!” —The Swag Geeks feat. Brook Penning
Charlie & Peta danced a Rumba to the song “Wildest Moments” —Jessie Ware
Amy & Mark danced a Salsa to the song “Brand New” —Pharrell feat. Justin Timberlake
Cody & Sharna danced a Foxtrot to the song “I’m Yours” —Jason Mraz
NeNe & Derek danced a Jazz to the song “Grown Woman” —Beyoncé
Meryl & Val danced a Argentine Tango to the song “Too Close” —Alex Clare

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Private Members Area – DWTS Season 18 Week 4 Discussion

Tonight was week 4 of DWTS Season 18 What did you think of tonight’s show?
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DWTS Season 18, Week 4 – Let’s Recap Tonight’s Show (Spoilers)

Heidi is otherwise occupied for the time being…so for now, you get me (Court).  Who’s ready to see this partner switch?

Cute opening number…maybe a little repetitive on the whole “switch” theme. That song takes me back to sorority recruitment 2005. Damn, Julianne’s hair is SHORT.

Candace & Tony actually seem like a good match, personality-wise. I think that dance suited them both well, and she actually handled it better than the last two dances we’ve seen from her.

Kinda surprised at Candace’s score. Thought she was a little low-balled. Wonder if this is gonna be one of those nights with lots of over & underscoring…

Wow. James & Cheryl must’ve found some chemistry after all – cause that was hot, both technically & from a showmanship perspective. He really may be a “dark horse” (pun intended ;-) )

Unrelated: isn’t that Oksana’s bf that was standing up by Cheryl’s throne? Jonathan Platero?

Erin, your voice makes me want to punch babies. Please stop with this inane showmance talk.

Drew & Witney were actually really cute – I think having a younger partner brought out the more playful side of Drew.

Hmmmm…beginning to wonder if they’ve decided that Candace is expendable, the way they’re scoring everyone else…

Pretty cool Stars of Dance performance from Derek & Co. Kathryn McCormick is a beast – probably only one of two female contemporary dancers that could have kept up with the ballroom boys…the other being Allison Holker.

Hmmm…Danica & Maks were interacting exactly the way we said they would: Maks saying “just do it” and Danica asking super-detailed questions. It was cute, but it seemed like an awful lot of time-wasting…and WTF was up with the wedge sneakers???

Charlie & Peta were nice to watch – if not a bit incestuous-looking, with their twinnie-looking hair. Thought I saw a lift, though…will Carrie Ann call them out?

Really glad Amy is going back to Derek next week – Mark tried, but I think Derek just knows better how to utilize Amy’s skills. On the upside – her ass looked hot. I’m envious :-)

Kinda left with mixed feelings about Cody & Sharna’s foxtrot – I think she did a good job of choreographing to his strengths, but his frame is still wonky and I feel like he doesn’t get very invested unless he can make the dance very “Cody”. Also, Cody & Sharna aren’t the first Aussies to dance together on DWTS – that would be Ingo & Kym on season 16. :-)

Now that may not have been the most difficult jazz routine, but it was PERFECT for NeNe and I thought going the Afro-jazz route was pretty clever. Was nice to see her let loose completely!

Meryl nailed that. ‘Nuff said. :-)

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More Of The Cast Comments On Switching Partners, Julianne Hough Excited To Judge DWTS Again

Today interviewed Tony Dovolani, Peta Murgatroyd, James Maslow, and Derek Hough on the Switch Up dance. Below is take from the link. Let’s just say …they are happy they get to go back to their original partners next week and yet embrace something new at the same time. Here is more…

Murgatroyd explained that she was “grateful” to have partner James Maslow by her side, and wasn’t looking forward to the possibility of losing him. It seems the “Dancing” powers that be listened to her and her fellow hoofers.

“It was the general consensus,” Murgatroyd said. “Nobody (wanted the twist), especially if it was going to be for more than one week.”

According to her partner, “nobody” included the fans.

“It’s more than just us,” Maslow said. “I also think the show looked at fan reaction that were saying, ‘This (switch-up) isn’t cool.’ I don’t think fans want to see this kind of drama. They want to see (original) couples struggling and succeeding together.”

According to pro Tony Dovolani, who’s dancing alongside “Real Housewives of Atlanta” star NeNe Leakes, the producers soon saw the error in their original plans.

“Producers are realizing this isn’t the greatest idea, and they’re bringing us back with our original partners (after this),” Dovolani said.

But, as it turns out, there’s one professional dancer who welcomes the twist — no matter how it plays out. That’s five-time winner Derek Hough, who suggested the idea in seasons past.

“Producers have done a really great job of making this feel like a new show,” Hough told us. “I’m really proud to be a part of it. The switch-up will bring a new dynamic where we don’t know what’s going to happen.”

More at Today.

Nene talked on the Switch up, the competition, and more with Ellen. Check out what she does when Ellen tries to guess her switch up partner. lol

Also, People interviewed Julianne Hough about judging Dancing With The Stars tonight. She’s excited to be back in the ballroom. More at the link including her thoughts on Mark Ballas and how she didn’t mean to sound so harsh on he and Christina Milian last season.

I’m very excited. It’s my home away from home,” says the former Dancing pro-turned- actress about TV’s most popular ballroom.

“This season everybody is so great. We’re in the fourth week and everybody is really intriguing,” Hough says, admitting that serving as a judge can sometimes be just as nerve-wracking as competing on the show.

“You go in trying to give constructive criticism, but when the nerves get to you, you sometimes put your foot in your mouth, which I have done in the past. So this is my do-over,” says the two-time DWTS champ – whose stint as a judge last season hit a notable snag.

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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 Cheryl Burke Writes Of Her Switch Up Partner, Drew Carey, and More

Cheryl Burke has written a new blog at Access Hollywood. Unlike Peta, she won’t reveal who her partners is (even though we know already. :D). Though here is what she will tell you…

It’s different because you don’t know how this person learns, you don’t know how this person performs. You’ve seen your partner perform before, but you haven’t seen how they work in the studio.

It has been challenging, but it’s also been fun because it’s like starting a whole new season again. It’s like you’re starting with a whole new partner, that part of it – it’s fun, it keeps things new and you have different challenges to overcome so I think it’s good television. We’re going to see. Some people will improve and some people won’t so the pressure is really on us pros to make the celebrity we have as good as possible, especially if you already have one that’s pretty good.

More at Access Hollywood.

Also, don’t miss reading about Cheryl’s dieting tips at USA Today.

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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.

Peta Murgatroyd And Charlie White Getting Along Like A House On Fire, New DWTS Blog

Peta Murgatroyd has written a new blog at People. She talks all about James Maslow and how proud she is of him. She also talks about Charlie White…her switch up partner!! It’s a “strange feeling” dancing with him, but….well, see for yourself below…

But I can’t make all the talk about James. I have to focus my energy on a different partner this week for cast change-ups.

It’s a very strange feeling being paired with Charlie [White] this week. We get along like a house on fire. He’s so funny and so sweet, but I’m still obviously in contact with James. We’ve been texting and calling each other just to check up and see how each other’s dances are going. It’s just weird because I’m thinking about camera blocking and how I’m not going to be with James. I’m going to be with Charlie, and even though it isn’t what I’m used to, it’s been a ton of fun.

Charlie has a crazy schedule, so it’s been a hell of a week. We’re performing a rumba and it’s looking really, really good. I’m very impressed with him. It’s Disney week, so we’re excited about that.

Charlie is such a hard worker. I feel like I’ve had a pro-dancer in the room with me. He’s literally a dancer. I don’t have to teach him much at all. He just does it. I’ve been very lucky.

More at People.

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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.