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PureDWTS Season 19 Music Wish List

Normally this list would be a lot longer, but John, Heidi, & Lori all had brain farts on music – leaving Vogue & I to pick up the slack ;-) Here’s some of the songs we’d love to hear on DWTS this season…and we want to hear yours! Let us know in the comments what songs you’re hoping get used on the show!

Courtney:

“Chandelier” by Sia – This has been on repeat on my iPod all summer.  Just a great song for a contemporary routine.

“It’s Not Unusual” by Tom Jones – I’ve wished for it before, and now that we finally got Alfonso on the show, I need to see a quickstep to it…or maybe even a quickstep/samba fusion ;-)

“Sunglasses at Night” by Corey Hart – My perennial song wish – you guys know this :-) Well I wished for Alfonso & got him – maybe Rob Wade will give me my much-anticipated paso doble to this one! 8-)

“You & I (Nobody in the World)” by John Legend - While everyone was going crazy over “All of Me” last season, my favorite song off of John’s latest album is this one – it’s kind of the R&B answer to Eric Clapton’s “Wonderful Tonight”: a guy telling his lady she’s beautiful no matter what, as he watches her get ready to go out at night.  And if you haven’t seen the video yet, go watch it right MEOW – it’s just perfect.  If I only see one rumba all season – I want it to be to this song.

“Stay” by Shakespears Sister – Thought about this song last season upon finding out that Candace & Charlie were dancing to Sam Smith’s “Stay with Me”.  It’s a pretty old song, but it would make a stellar song for a contemporary routine – hell, I think it would make a fantastic contemporary TRIO song, based on the narrative of the music video.  Give it to Derek and watch him work wonders :-)

“Conjunction Junction” from Schoolhouse RockHad an epiphany the other night while watching a documentary about Schoolhouse Rock – how fun would it be if they did a Schoolhouse Rock theme week? This song would make such a fun foxtrot, and would allow the pros to show off a bit more of a playful side.

“All About That Bass” by Meghan Trainor – This song is so ridiculously catchy, and my sister and I have a running inside joke about this song and a gif of a dancing honey badger.  Just don’t ask :-P Would be a fun cha-cha.

“Love Runs Out” by OneRepublic – A currently-popular song that’s actually appropriate for paso doble.  So please, producers – no more duds like “Sail”.

Vogue:

“Billy Jean” by Michael Jackson – I’d love to see Alfonso bring this song to life as his older self being this is the song he did with Michael in the Pepsi commercial. That could possibly give us a big “Michael Jackson” moment and I love how this show features something by Michael almost every season.

“A Place With No Name” by Michael Jackson – This is my favorite song currently. I’d freak if the pros performed this in a group number. They could bring on Sharna’s boyfriend Paul Kirkland to dance as well and help with choreography being he performs in the new Michael Jackson Vegas show.

“Come Get It Bae” by Pharrell – This is another one of my current favorite songs. I don’t care who performs it or how….just so they do it. I know Sharna likes this song a lot too.

“Hunter” by Pharrell – Being this song has “Duck Dynasty” mentions, I’d love to see Mark and Sadie dance to this song. Not sure if it’s age or lyric appropriate (maybe the band could fix it somehow?), but, it’s a great dance song.

“Anything Goes” by Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga – What a beautiful song for a Fox Trot or a Waltz.

“Bailando” by Enrique Iglesias – This would be such a great song for a “Latin” group number. The cast could bring the video to life.

“Fairytale” by Alexander Rybak – What a cool and snappy pop Irish/Hungarian “gypsie” jig. A song like this would make a great mix up to the show. I was hooked the first time I heard it.

Queremos Paz” by The Gotan Project – This song would be so cool for a Tango or Argnetine Tango. Actually, I’d take anything by The Gotan Project for a Latin number. Ssssssssssss

 

Now let’s hear your suggestions! 8-)

September 10, 2014 I Written By

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More First Dancing With The Stars Season 19 Rehearsal Videos

Would you like some more Dancing With The Stars rehearsal videos? First, below is Mark Ballas and Sadie Robertson being interviewed in rehearsals. These two are so cute and I love that they are “goofy”! They look really good too. What do you think?

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And below is Peta Murgatroyd and Tommy Chong. He looks like he is having a bit of a hard time, but, I love his charm. Let us know what you think on this first look as well. Peta is hoot…

Here is Antonio and Cheryl. Two words….chemisty and fun! Read more..

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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.

New Season 19 DWTS Cast Lights Up Rehearsal Parking Lot With Dance Poses, etc

Just a quickie! Don’t miss seeing the Daily Mail for some more wonderful shots of some of the new cast of Dancing With The Stars Season 19 playing around in the rehearsal parking lot. They are fantastic. I am especially loving this one and this one. I love the intensity on Tavis’ face too! I hope he brings that to the dance floor.

More coming up! Stay tuned! What a lively and fun cast this is going to be.

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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.

What Are Your First Impressions In These Categories For Dancing With The Stars Season 19?

Ok, so most of you have seen the first interview videos, read the first spoilers, and interviews, etc.. Question: What Are Your First Impressions In These Categories For Dancing With The Stars Season 19: Biggest Surprise, Most Dramatic, Most Likely To Showmance, First Eliminated, and Real Top 4? Court, Heidi, and I will weigh in below with our answers and thoughts. We’d love to hear your answers and thoughts as well. Please join us in comments if interested.

Vogue

Biggest Surprise: It’s funny as I’m kind of getting this “biggest surprise” feeling from all of the contestants in some way. Sadie is surprising me by having such a sweet personality. With a ‘Duck Dynasty’ connection, I was expecting “Bristol Palin” #2, but, I’m not getting that feeling at all. She seems to have a lively, light hearted, and sweet disposition.

I also think one of the biggest surprises we’ll see is how far Michael Waltrip and Randy Couture might go in this competition for their fun personalities. Though I think “promo” is key here for both. I especially hope Michael feeds his You Tube channel like we saw Nancy Grace do because that seemed to help her a lot in her season.

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September 8, 2014 I Written By

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.

7 Days And Counting Until The Premiere Of DWTS Season 19, New Pics, Shoot, Videos, and More

Hey, what’s up with Peta Murgatroyd and Derek Hough? If you see this link at Pure Derek Hough, you can see some video and pics of them shooting something for the show. Their Argentine Tango is looking passionate and full of sexy to say the least! :D

Also, don’t miss seeing the Daily Mail for some more new photos of the cast arriving to rehearsals. What a busy weekend they’ve had. There is no rest for the weary.

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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.

PureDWTS Poetry Corner: “Casting The Stars Of The Dance”

And here is our fabulous resident poet, Lois, with another one of her great poems putting this past week’s emotions together….

CASTING STARS OF THE DANCE

Season 19 is complete by casting stars of the dance
A variety of stars twinkling, tantalizing, taking a chance

From a race car driver to actors oozing the word hot
Each one has been cast, each one being given a shot

To have their star rise, twirling across the dance floor
DANCING WITH THE STARS casting spells and allure

The pros are polishing the talents of the brilliant cast
Three new pros join the fun, will their stars learn fast

On September 4 the cast assembled together on GMA
Announced one by one, it was a glorious, happy day

Having the honors of announcing each dancing pair
Tom Bergeron and Erin Andrews voices filled the air

The pairs debuted as they came through the door:

ARTEM CHIGVINTSEV AND LEA THOMPSON
DEREK HOUGH AND BETHANY MOTA
KEO MOTSEPE AND. LOLO JONES
TONY DOVOLANI AND BETSEY JOHNSON
MARK BALLAS AND SADIE ROBERTSON
VALENTIN CHMERKOVSKIY AND JANEL PARRISH
EMMA SLATER AND MICHAEL WALTRIP
ALISON HOLKER AND JONATHAN BENNETT
KARINA SMIRNOFF AND RANDY COUTURE
CHERYL BURKE AND ANTONIO SABATO, JR
PETA MURGATROYD AND TOMMY CHONG
WITNEY CARSON AND ALFONSO RIBIERO

But, wait, Number 13 was cast, there was one more:

SHARNA BURGESS AND TAVIS SMILEY

The countdown is on, the ballroom is ready to roar
Rafters will shake, dance fever temperatures soar

September 15 stars will shine, emitting a special glow
CASTING STARS OF.THE DANCE and on with the show!

Written By Lois A Troutman, September 6, 2014

JUDGES BRUNO, LEN, CARRIE ANN ARE JOINED BY ONE!
JULIANNE HOUGH HAS BEEN CAST TO JOIN IN THE FUN!

SEASON 19 WILL GIVE US PLEASURE, CAST WILL SHINE!
DANCING WITH THE STARS ALWAYS WILL BE MIGHTY FINE!

September 7, 2014 I Written By

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.

HQ DWTS Season 19 GMA Cast Announcement Photos

Getty Images is finally starting to upload some high quality photos of the Dancing With The Stars Season 19 GMA Cast announcement. Below are some group shots. To see some pairing shots, see Getty Images! Beautiful!

ETA: If you’d like to see some of the cast arriving to rehearsals at the studio this weekend, see the Daily Mail.

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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.

More Access Hollywood Interviews With The New Cast Of DWTS Season 19

More fun interviews with Access Hollywood. Check out how Mark and Sadie have only had two rehearsals so far. They also think Alfonso will be their biggest competition. Hmmm… Lots more below….

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September 5, 2014 I Written By

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.

New HQ Photos Of The New DWTS Cast In New York City

What a day it was yesterday for all the new celebs and pros of Dancing With The Stars. You can view some fantastic shots of some of them out and about New York City at Pure Derek Hough, Getty Images, Just Jared Jr, Rex Features, and Zimbio pictures. Below you can view of few of them from Zimbio….

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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.

More Interviews With The New Cast Of DWTS Season 19

Isn’t it fun to see their first interviews? Such fun and different personalities this season. Below they talk on their first rehearsals, first dances, Julianne Hough and more with Access Hollywood. They talk with E Online at this link as well (I’d embed this link but they always mess up the sites). Scroll below and click “read more” link for updates!

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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.