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Dancing with the Stars Season 18 Week 4 Disney Music

Dancing with the Stars season 18 week 5 is in the books. 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. Of course, most of these songs you likely already know and Court already spoiled them anyway. We’ll still list them for posterity’s sake.

Drew & Cheryl danced a Quickstep to the song “Friend Like Me” from the movie Aladdin
Charlie & Sharna danced a Jazz to the song “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious” from the movie Mary Poppins
Danica & Val danced a Quickstep to the song “Be Our Guest” from the movie Beauty and the Beast
Amy & Derek danced a Waltz to the song “So This Is Love” from the movie Cinderella
Cody & Witney danced a Samba to the song “I Just Can’t Wait to Be King” from the movie The Lion King
NeNe & Tony danced a Foxtrot to the song “Cruella de Vil” from the movie One Hundred and One Dalmatians
James & Peta danced a Contemporary to the song “Let It Go” from the movie Frozen
Meryl & Maks danced a Samba to the song “I Wan’na Be Like You (The Monkey Song)” from the movie The Jungle Book
Candace & Mark danced a Samba to the song “Under the Sea” from the movie The Little Mermaid

April 14, 2014 I Written By

Better known as Charlie.

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

April 7, 2014 I Written By

Better known as Charlie.

Dancing with the Stars Season 18 Week 3 Music

Dancing with the Stars season 18 week 2 is upon us. What are your thoughts? Are you liking all the changes? I think there’s a mixed feeling about the new band. Many hate it. Many feel bad for the old band. Many hate the music they’re selecting. What do you think? 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.

James & Peta danced a Jive to the song “The Middle” —Jimmy Eat World
NeNe & Tony danced a Rumba to the song “I Believe in You and Me” —Whitney Houston
Cody & Witney danced a Jazz to the song “Surfboard” —Cody Simpson
Danica & Val danced a Contemporary to the song “Lullabye (Goodnight, My Angel)” —Billy Joel
Drew & Cheryl danced a Waltz to the song “Fade into You” —Sam Palladio & Clare Bowen
Meryl & Maks danced a Foxtrot to the song “All of Me” —John Legend
Amy & Derek danced a Contemporary to the song “Human” —Christina Perri
Charlie & Sharna danced a Jive to the song “Happy” —Pharrell Williams
Candace & Mark danced a Jive to the song “Blue Suede Shoes” —Elvis Presley

March 31, 2014 I Written By

Better known as Charlie.

Dancing with the Stars Season 18 Week 2 Music

Dancing with the Stars season 18 is looking to mix up the music. What are your thoughts? Do you like the new mix of music or hate it? 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.

Drew & Cheryl danced a Jive to the song “You Can’t Sit Down” —The Dovells
Danica & Val danced a Samba to the song “All Nite (Don’t Stop)” —Janet Jackson
Billy Dee & Emma danced a Tango to the song “Peter Gunn Theme” —Henry Mancini
Meryl & Maks danced a Swing to the song “Big and Bad” —Big Bad Voodoo Daddy
Diana & Henry danced a Cha-cha-cha to the song “Move Your Feet” —Junior Senior
Candace & Mark danced a Rumba to the song “Say Something” —A Great Big World feat. Christina Aguilera
Amy & Derek danced a Swing to the song “Swing Set” —Ani DiFranco
James & Peta danced a Salsa to the song “Follow the Leader” —Wisin & Yandel feat. Jennifer Lopez
Charlie & Sharna danced a Tango to the song “Addicted to You” —Avicii
NeNe & Tony danced a Jive to the song “Do My Thing” —Estelle feat. Janelle Monáe
Sean & Karina danced a Salsa to the song “Dance Bailalo” —Kat DeLuna
Cody & Witney danced a Tango to the song “Yeah 3x” —Chris Brown

March 24, 2014 I Written By

Better known as Charlie.

Dancing with the Stars Season 18 Premiere Music

Dancing with the Stars season 18 is back and as usual, we’re back with a list of music from the premiere of DWTS. 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.

What did you think of the new band?

NeNe & Tony danced a Cha-cha-cha to the song “Give It 2 U” —Robin Thicke feat. Kendrick Lamar
James & Peta danced a Foxtrot to the song “Story of My Life” —One Direction
Danica & Val danced a Foxtrot to the song “Walk Away” —Kelly Clarkson
Sean & Karina danced a Contemporary to the song “Somewhere Only We Know” —Keane
Billy Dee & Emma danced a Cha-cha-cha to the song “Star Wars Theme”
Meryl & Maks danced a Cha-cha-cha to the song “All Night” —Icona Pop
Candace & Mark danced a Contemporary to the song “Burn” —Ellie Goulding
Cody & Witney danced a Cha-cha-cha to the song “Timber” —Pitbull feat. Kesha
Drew & Cheryl danced a Foxtrot to the song “Money (That’s What I Want)” —Barrett Strong
Amy & Derek danced a Cha-cha-cha to the song “Counting Stars” —OneRepublic
Diana & Henry danced a Foxtrot to the song “Beyond the Sea” —Bobby Darin
Charlie & Sharna danced a Contemporary to the song “Let Her Go” —Passenger

March 17, 2014 I Written By

Better known as Charlie.

So, they fired the Orchestra? Here’s what we won’t get to see again!

This is just an appreciation post for the Orchestra, led by Harold the Amazing Musical Wizard! Without him, and the orchestra, DWTS probably wouldn’t have become the powerhouse show that it’s been for several years now. Without them, I think we will lose an integral part of the show, since Harold worked well with the pros to create the best music for each dance. Let’s face it, many songs that they’ve had to deal with were HORRIBLE choices, and Harold Wheeler and the Orchestra and our pros somehow managed to MAKE the songs and the dance styles fit together. Nathan’s post did a great job starting the discussion, and now we know that the orchestra has indeed been cut, all we can do is “deal with it” even if we don’t want to. I would MUCH prefer that they all be rehired, but I’m just one viewer, and what I want is supposed to be what they tell me I am supposed to want for the show, whether it’s what I really want or not. Yes, send emails. But if they get enough, will they simply delete unread? I’d LOVE if we could find a LOT of dances to put here, and hope that sometime, someone from our wonderful orchestra can read and realize how much we really appreciate how much they’ve done for DWTS. We know, and we appreciate, and we will remember. And THANK YOU for all of your hard work and dedication, they will not be forgotten.

I love that Harold was the one who did the musical arrangements for every song that they’ve played over the last 17 seasons. I love that he’s ALWAYS been very respectful of the music, of the original, and many times, of the professional dancer and the dance itself.

It can’t be easy to basically rewrite that many songs every week, so that they everything meshes best… Harold and the orchestra were truly the best!!

I’ve always loved the dances where the professional worked closely with Harold to change details in the songs to better fit the dance… Derek was always great with that, but several others were, too. I almost feel as if I’m in mourning for the loss of the orchestra, and the dancers ability to make better use of a crappy song.

I’d love to add as many dances to this post, so if you think of any, add it in the comments… DO NOT POST LINKS! but instead, PLEASE try to give me the couple and the season, and which dance style. I don’t know if I will be able to find them if you give me the song titles without the dance. They’ll be added when possible, please be patient.

First up, Maria and Derek’s rumba….. Madonna’s Material Girl as a rumba? Without the orchestra’s genius, THIS never would have worked…
Maria and Derek’s Material Girl Rumba

Let’s not forget Season 17′s PLUGGED/UNPLUGGED challenge during semi-finals, where each couple did 2 different dance styles to the same song. That NEVER would have been possible without OUR orchestra. And, we have THESE dances to remember…

Amber and Derek’s Viennese Waltz to “Locked Out of Heaven”
Corbin and Karina’s rumba to “My Songs Know What You Did in the Dark”
Leah and Tony’s Argentine Tango to “Bad Romance”
Jack and Cheryl’s Argentine Tango to “Roxanne”
Bill and Emma’s Argentine Tango to “Sexy and I Know It”

Jimmbboe loves Aaron and Karina’s Muppet Quickstep and I do too!

Susan2 loves Mario and Karina’s Tito Puente Mambo and Gilles and Cheryl’s “killer” Argentine Tango!

Sandy’s pick is Hines and Kym’s “Explosive” Paso Doble! Another great pick!

PLEASE keep them coming, I love reminiscing like this!

Rich loved Nicole and Derek’s Foxtrot and while watching that, I found another of MY favorites, Nicole and Dereks Im-PASO-ble 1950′s Paso Doble

I found some CAN’T LEAVE OUTS!

Shawn and Derek’s Knight Rider Bhangra! Hard for both the orchestra and dancers, I’d say!

Helio and Julianne’s Mambo VS Shawn and Derek’s Mambo

and

Helio and Julianne’s Quickstep VS Shawn and Derek’s Quickstep

Here’s more from Craig:

Nicole and Derek’s Pretty Woman Tango

Nicole and Derek’s SOS Jive

Emmitt and Cheryl’s All-Star Cha Cha to Chain of Fools

Ingo and Kym’s Cha Cha from Len’s Side by Side Challenge

Jacoby and Karina’s Jive from Len’s Side by Side Challenge

Kellie and Derek’s Foxtrot from Len’s Side by Side Challenge

February 5, 2014 I Written By

Just a typical, ordinary DWTS fan..

Dancing with the Stars Season 17 Finals Music

We’re back with the list of music for Dancing with the Stars Season 17 finals. If you missed the past music, you can always 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.

Bill E. & Emma danced a Viennese Waltz to the song “She’s Always a Woman” —Billy Joel
Corbin & Karina danced a Quickstep to the song “Diga Diga Doo” —Duke Ellington
Jack & Cheryl danced a Jive to the song “Going Up the Country” —Canned Heat
Amber & Derek danced a Charleston to the song “Bang Bang” —will.i.am
Everyone danced a Samba relay to the song “No Scrubs” —TLC
Bill E. & Emma danced a Freestyle to the song “The Raiders March” —John Williams
Corbin & Karina danced a Freestyle to the song “Smooth Criminal” —Michael Jackson
Jack & Cheryl danced a Freestyle to the song “Top Hat, White Tie and Tails” —Fred Astaire
Amber & Derek danced a Freestyle to the song “Can You Do This” —Aloe Blacc

November 25, 2013 I Written By

Better known as Charlie.

Dancing with the Stars Season 17 Plugged and Unplugged Week Music

We’re back with the list of music for Dancing with the Stars Season 17 plugged and unplugged night. If you missed the past music, you can always 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.

Now for the list of Trio Challenge music used on tonight’s original and acoustic DWTS music night. Note: All of the iTunes links here are to the original songs. I don’t believe there are acoustic versions online for these songs. If there are, let us know and we’ll update the list.
Opening pro dance was to “When Love Takes Over” by David Guetta/Kelly Rowland (Thanks LMK)

Leah & Tony danced a Paso Doble to the song “Bad Romance” —Lady Gaga
Leah & Tony danced a Argentine Tango to the song “Bad Romance” —Lady Gaga
Corbin & Karina danced a Tango to the song “My Songs Know What You Did in the Dark (Light Em Up)” —Fall Out Boy
Corbin & Karina danced a Rumba to the song “My Songs Know What You Did in the Dark (Light Em Up)” —Fall Out Boy
Jack & Cheryl danced a Jazz to the song “Roxanne” —The Police
Jack & Cheryl danced a Argentine Tango to the song “Roxanne” —The Police
Bill E. & Emma danced a Cha-cha-cha to the song “Sexy and I Know It” —LMFAO
Bill E. & Emma danced a Argentine Tango to the song “Sexy and I Know It” —LMFAO
Amber & Derek danced a Jazz to the song “Locked Out of Heaven” —Bruno Mars
Amber & Derek danced a Viennese Waltz to the song “Locked Out of Heaven” —Bruno Mars

November 18, 2013 I Written By

Better known as Charlie.

Dancing with the Stars Season 17 Trio Challenge Week Music

We’re back with the list of music for Dancing with the Stars Season 17 trio challenge night. If you missed the past music, you can always 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.

Now for the list of Trio Challenge music used on tonight’s DWTS.
Amber & Derek (Mark Ballas) danced a Quickstep to the song “That’s It!” – Preservation Hall Jazz Band
Amber & Derek (Mark Ballas) danced a Salsa to the song “Que Viva la Vida” —Wisin
Leah & Tony (Henry Byalikov) danced a Tango to the song “Love Me Again” —John Newman
Leah & Tony (Henry Byalikov) danced a Jive to the song “We’re Not Gonna Take It” —Twisted Sister
Corbin & Karina (Witney Carson) danced a Waltz to the song “Apologize” —OneRepublic
Corbin & Karina (Witney Carson) danced a Jazz to the song “Yeah!” —Usher feat. Lil’ Jon & Ludacris
Jack & Cheryl (Sharna Burgess) danced a Viennese Waltz to the song “Let Me Go” —Avril Lavigne feat. Chad Kroeger
Jack & Cheryl (Sharna Burgess) danced a Samba to the song “I Wan’na Be Like You (The Monkey Song)” —Louis Prima
Bill E. & Emma (Peta Murgatroyd) danced a Charleston to the song “Yakety Yak” —The Coasters
Bill E. & Emma (Peta Murgatroyd) danced a Salsa to the song “Candy” —Robbie Williams
Elizabeth & Val (Gleb Savchenko) danced a Viennese Waltz to the song “Young and Beautiful” —Lana Del Rey
Elizabeth & Val (Gleb Savchenko) danced a Salsa to the song “Pucko” —Bonde do Rolê

November 11, 2013 I Written By

Better known as Charlie.

Dancing with the Stars Season 17 Cher Week Music

We’re back with the list of music for Cher Week of DWTS Season 17. If you missed the past music, you can always 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.

Now for the list of Cher music used on tonight’s DWTS.

Corbin & Karina danced an Argentine Tango to the song “Welcome to Burlesque”
Leah & Tony danced a Viennese Waltz to the song “I Got You Babe”
Brant & Peta danced a Foxtrot to the song “The Shoop Shoop Song (It’s in His Kiss)”
Elizabeth & Val danced a Jazz to the song “Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down)”
Bill E. & Emma danced a Disco to the song “Strong Enough”
Jack & Cheryl danced a Tango to the song “The Beat Goes On”
Amber & Derek danced a Rumba to the song “If I Could Turn Back Time”

Dance-off Music
Corbin & Karina vs Elizabeth & Val danced a Cha-cha-cha to the song “Woman’s World”
Leah & Tony vs Brant & Peta danced a Rumba to the song “I Found Someone”
Jack & Cheryl vs Bill E. & Emma danced a Disco to the song “Song for the Lonely”

November 4, 2013 I Written By

Better known as Charlie.