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Dancing with the Stars Season 14 Music – Motown Week

Dancing with the Stars season 2012 motown week music is here!! Time again for the list of Dancing with the Stars Music. Here’s the list of DWTS music from tonight’s show:

Gladys & Tristan danced a Rumba to the song “My Girl” My Girl - My Girl: The Very Best of the Temptations—The Temptations
Maria & Derek danced a Foxtrot to the song “Jimmy Mack” Jimmy Mack - The Ultimate Collection: Martha Reeves & The Vandellas—Martha and the Vandellas
Roshon & Chelsie danced a Rumba to the song “Cruisin’” Cruisin' - Motown Legends: Smokey Robinson - The Ballad Album—Smokey Robinson
Katherine & Mark danced a Samba to the song “I Can’t Get Next to You” I Can't Get Next to You - Number 1's: The Temptations—The Temptations
Donald & Peta danced a Foxtrot to the song “The Way You Do the Things You Do” The Way You Do the Things You Do - My Girl: The Very Best of the Temptations—The Temptations
Melissa & Maks danced a Viennese Waltz to the song “Ooo Baby Baby” Ooo Baby Baby - The Ultimate Collection: Smokey Robinson and the Miracles—Smokey Robinson & the Miracles
Jaleel & Kym danced a Cha-Cha-Cha to the song “Ain’t Too Proud to Beg” Ain't Too Proud to Beg - Anthology Series: The Best of the Temptations—The Temptations
William & Cheryl danced a Rumba to the song “Being with You” Being With You - Smokey Robinson and The Miracles: The 35th Anniversary Collection (Box Set)—Smokey Robinson

April 23, 2012 I Written By

Better known as Charlie.

Dancing with the Stars 2012 Latin Week Music

Dancing with the Stars season 2012 latin week music is here!! Time again for the list of Dancing with the Stars Music. Here’s the list of DWTS music from tonight’s show:

Jaleel & Kym danced a Samba to the song “Rhythm Is Gonna Get You” Rhythm Is Gonna Get You - Greatest Hits—Gloria Estefan
Melissa & Maks danced a Salsa to the song “Aguanilé” Aguanile - El Cantante (Music from and Inspired by the Original Motion Picture)—Marc Anthony
Maria & Derek danced a Salsa to the song “The Cup of Life” Rave Intro / Drop It On Me / Lola Lola / The Cup of Life Medley - Ricky Martin... Live Black & White Tour—Ricky Martin
Katherine & Mark danced an Argentine Tango to the song “Tanguedia II” Tanguedia II - The Soul of Tango - Greatest Hits—Astor Piazzolla
Gavin & Karina danced a Samba to the song “Sweetheart from Venezuela” Sweetheart from Venezuela - Pure Gold—Harry Belafonte
William & Cheryl danced an Argentine Tango to the song “Buttons” Buttons - PCD—The Pussycat Dolls
Gladys & Tristan danced a Samba to the song “Fiebre” Fiebre - Puro Teatro - A Lady and Her Music—La Lupe
Roshon & Chelsie danced a Salsa to the song “Bumpy Ride” Bumpy Ride - Bumpy Ride - Single—Mohombi
Donald & Peta danced an Argentine Tango to the song “Sin Rumbo” Sin Rumbo - Vivo en Otros Aires—Otros Aires

April 16, 2012 I Written By

Better known as Charlie.

DWTS13 Who Danced it Better? The “Most Memorable Year” Edition

As many of you may have noticed, costumes aren’t the only things that get reused on DWTS – songs get recycled as well, sometimes ad infinitum! After oodles of requests from you guys for a feature like this, I’ve finally carved out the time to sit down and make it happen :-) Marianya actually used to do these posts awhile back – if you go to the search bar and type in “dance comparison”, you’ll see several editions she did for season 10.  Heidi & I are going to try and do it as well as she did, but you know us – if it doesn’t involve snark, we probably have the attention span of goldfish. :-)

Battle of Beyonce’s “Crazy in Love”

 This was actually the VERY FIRST song ever used on DWTS, when Joey McIntyre & Ashly Costa (née Delgrosso) danced their cha-cha to it back in season 1…

 After that, it didn’t pop until again until 10 seasons later, as the opening pro number for the 200th episode results show in season 11:

And of course, most recently, Kristin chose it as her ”most memorable year” song for her samba with Mark:

Court’s take: I was pleasantly surprised at how the band managed to tweak the beat to feel more “samba-y” for Kristin, but as much as she tried to shake her booty and flip her hair – she just didn’t manage to fully embody Beyonce’s swag. Loved Joey & Ashly’s attitude for their cha-cha, although in retrospect Joey was probably not as good as I thought he was back then – the standard of competition has definitely gone up in 13 seasons ;-) But for me the real standout was the 200th episode pro dance; loved the fact that we saw multiple styles in it (cha-cha, quickstep, a little bit of samba) as well as a TON of pros from the past coming, almost literally, out of the woodwork – all the usual suspects, as well as some rarer ones like Anna D., Corky, Ashly, & even Inna (remember her?) While they may have a bit of an unfair edge…gotta give it to the pros in this one.  That dance was HOT.

 Battle of No Doubt’s “It’s My Life”

 First, Louie Vito had it for his foxtrot with Chelsie in season 9:

 And of course, our favorite fashionista, Carson, tangoed to it with Anna for his “most memorable year” dance:

 Court’s take: Poor Louie never stood a chance against the fabulousity of Carson :-P Plus the song just feels better as a tango for me. 

 Battle of Frank Sinatra’s “Fly Me to the Moon”

 Fittingly, it was astronaut Buzz Aldrin’s foxtrot with Ashly in season 10…

 

And then Rob honored his late dad with the song when he foxtrotted with Cheryl to it this week:

 Court’s take: While I thought Buzz was adorable, his age kinda limited his range of motion – and by extension, the tempo of the music he danced to.  It just felt so slooooow.  I actually really enjoyed Rob’s – it was light and carefree, and Rob looked like he really connected to the song and enjoyed himself.

So whose renditions of these songs do YOU guys prefer? :-)

October 7, 2011 I Written By

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Dancing with the Stars 2011 Best Year of My Life Music

As many of you have probably already seen, Princess Heidi posted most of the music from tonight’s show in her DWTS Season 13 Spoiler post. However, just so we’re consistent, here’s the list of music from tonight’s episode of Dancing with the Stars 2011.

Rob & Cheryl danced a Foxtrot to the song “Fly Me to the Moon” Fly Me to the Moon - It Might As Well Be Swing—Frank Sinatra
Chynna & Tony danced a Rumba to the song “Hold On” Hold On - Wilson Phillips—Wilson Phillips
Chaz & Lacey danced a Rumba to the song “Laugh at Me” Laugh At Me - Inner Views—Sonny Bono
Kristin & Mark danced a Samba to the song “Crazy in Love” Crazy In Love - Dangerously In Love—Beyonce ft. Jay-Z
Carson & Anna danced a Tango to the song “It’s My Life” It's My Life - The Singles 1992-2003—No Doubt
J.R. & Karina danced a Rumba to the song “If You’re Reading This” If You're Reading This (Recorded Live at the 2007 Academy of Country Music Awards) - Let It Go—Tim McGraw
Nancy & Tristan danced a Waltz to the song “Moon River” Moon River - Andy Williams' Greatest Hits—Andy Williams
Ricki & Derek danced a Rumba to the song “Gravity” Gravity - Little Voice—Sara Bareilles
Hope & Maks danced a Cha-Cha-Cha to the song “Tonight (I’m Lovin’ You)” Tonight (I'm Lovin' You) [feat. Ludacris & DJ Frank E] - Tonight (I'm Lovin' You) [feat. Ludacris & DJ Frank E] - Single—Enrique Iglesias
David & Kym danced a Rumba to the song “O-o-h Child” O-O-H Child - The First Family of Soul: The Best of the Five Stairsteps (Remastered)—Five Stairsteps

October 3, 2011 I Written By

Better known as Charlie.

Real Dancing with the Stars Samba, Waltz and Foxtrot Music List

Well, I previously posted a list of DWTS music I just found somewhere on the internet. Well, it wasn’t even close. Although, many in the comments are saying that the list I posted previously was better than the actual list of tonight’s music. So, I’ll leave that other DWTS list I posted and below you’ll find the real list of music used on tonight’s episode of DWTS.

Jennifer & Derek danced a Samba to the song “A Little Respect” A—Erasure
Florence & Corky danced a Waltz to the song “Edelweiss” Edelweiss—Rodgers and Hammerstein
Kurt & Anna danced a Foxtrot to the song “Bad Day” Bad—Daniel Powter
Margaret & Louis danced a Samba to the song “Copacabana” Copacabana—Barry Manilow
Audrina & Tony danced a Waltz to the song “Let It Be Me” Let—Ray LaMontagne
Bristol & Mark danced a Foxtrot to the song “Just the Way You Are” Just—Bruno Mars
Brandy & Maksim danced a Samba to the song “Put It in a Love Song” Put—Alicia Keys feat. Beyoncé
Kyle & Lacey danced a Waltz to the song “Falling In Love At a Coffee Shop” Falling—Landon Pigg
The Situation & Karina danced a Foxtrot to the song “Boom Boom Pow” Boom—Black Eyed Peas
Rick & Cheryl danced a Samba to the song “Whine Up” Whine—Kat DeLuna

As always, be sure to check out all the DWTS music.

October 4, 2010 I Written By

Better known as Charlie.

Dancing with the Stars Samba, Waltz and Foxtrot Music List

UPDATE: Well, this music was WAY off. I warned that it might not be accurate. Oh well, it was fun to think about anyway, right? Here’s the real list of DWTS music from tonight’s episode.

I found the following list of music for tonight’s episode of Dancing with the Stars. I’m not sure if this music list is accurate or not. If it’s not, then I’ll update it later when we get a chance to see for real. Here’s the link where I’ll post the latest DWTS music. I do also have to say that Hayley Westenra is on the list below. I absolutely LOVE Hayley’s voice. I learned of her when she was in Celtic Woman and she was fantastic to listen to.

Jennifer & Derek
Samba “Brazil” Brazil—Frank Sinatra

Bristol & Mark
Foxtrot “The Way You Make Me Feel” The—Michael Jackson

Florence & Corky
Waltz “Are You Lonesome Tonight?” Are—Elvis Presley

Mike & Karina
Foxtrot “Ain’t That a Kick In The Head?” Ain't—Robbie Williams

Kyle & Lacey
Waltz “Dark Waltz” Dark—Hayley Westenra

Margaret & Louis
Samba “Cosmic Girl” Cosmic—Jamiroquai

Kurt & Anna
Foxtrot “Fever” Fever—Peggy

Lee Audrina & Tony
Waltz “At This Moment” At—Michael Bublé

Brandy & Maksim
Samba “Under the Sea” Under—Alan Menken

Rick & Cheryl
Samba “Superstition” Superstition—Stevie Wonder

I Written By

Better known as Charlie.

Dancing with the Stars Music Season 8 Samba and Foxtrot Music

I’m a little late in posting the music from week 3 of Dancing with the Stars 2009 (Samba Music and Foxtrot Music). What can I say, my wife took me on a cruise for our birthdays and unfortunately there wasn’t any reasonable internet on the cruise ship. So, I’m a little late, but as they say “Better late than never.”

If you’re looking for previous DWTS music you can see the previous Dancing with the Stars 2009 music.

Denise & Maks danced a Samba to the song “Take a Picture”—Filter Filter - Title of Record - Take a Picture

Chuck & Julianne danced a Foxtrot to the song “All I Want To Do”—Sugarland Sugarland - Love On the Inside (Deluxe Fan Edition) - All I Want to Do

Holly & Dmitry danced a Samba to the song “Bananza (Belly Dancer)”—Akon Akon - Trouble - Bananza (Belly Dancer) [12" Version]

Steve-O & Lacey danced a Foxtrot to the song “I’m Yours”—Jason Mraz Jason Mraz - We Sing. We Dance. We Steal Things - I'm Yours

Lawrence & Edyta danced a Samba to the song “I Can’t Get Next To You”—The Temptations The Temptations - My Girl: The Very Best of the Temptations - I Can't Get Next to You

Shawn & Mark danced a Foxtrot to the song “More Than This”—Charlie Hunter feat. Norah Jones Charlie Hunter featuring Norah Jones - Les grandes chansons d'amour - Soirées romantiques, vol. 1 - More Than This

Gilles & Cheryl danced a Samba to the song “El Matador”—Los Fabulosos Cadillacs Los Fabulosos Cadillacs - Vasos Vacios - El Matador

David & Kym danced a Foxtrot to the song “Come Rain or Come Shine”—Natalie Cole Natalie Cole - Still Unforgettable (Deluxe Edition) - Come Rain or Come Shine

Steve & Karina danced a Samba to the song “Jump In The Line (Shake, Senora)”—Harry Belafonte Harry Belafonte - Very Best of Harry Belafonte - Jump In the Line

Melissa & Tony danced a Foxtrot to the song “Recipe for Love”—Harry Connick, Jr. Harry Connick, Jr. - We Are In Love - Recipe for Love

Lil’ Kim & Derek danced a Samba to the song “Remedio P’al Corazon”—Alberto Plaza Alberto Plaza - Remedio Pa'l Corazón - Remedio Pa'l Corazón

Ty & Chelsie danced a Foxtrot to the song “Come Dance with Me”—Frank Sinatra Frank Sinatra - Classic Sinatra - His Great Performances, 1953-1960 - Come Dance With Me

Also, since I’m so late I’ll cover the music from the special guest performances from the Dancing with the Stars results show.

Hall & Oates sang the song “Maneater” Hall & Oates - The Essential Daryl Hall & John Oates - Maneater for Dancing with the Stars professionals Karina Smirnoff, Maksim Chmerkovskiy, Tony Dovolani, and Dmitry Chaplin

Adele sang the song “Chasing Pavements” ADELE - 19 - Chasing Pavements for Dancing with the Stars professionals Edyta Śliwińska and Alec Mazo (Adele music video Chasing Pavements)

March 27, 2009 I Written By

Better known as Charlie.

Dancing with the Stars Music Connection with So You Think You Can Dance

Tonight’s episode of Dancing with the Stars had Brooke & Derek dancing a Samba to the song Hip Hip Chin Chin by Club des BelugasClub Des Belugas - Night Over Rio - Latin Flavoured Lounge & Club Tunes - Hiphip Chinchin. I found it really interesting that Brooke and Derek did a samba to the same song that Lacey Schwimmer and Danny did a samba to on So You Think You Can Dance (choreographed by Dmitry Chaplin – Could you imagine him on DWTS?). Take a look at Lacey and Danny’s samba and tell me if you like it better or worse than Derek and Brooke’s samba.

I’m a little bit torn on which I like better. I think I’ll personally give the edge to Brooke and Derek, because they are the much prettier couple in my book.

October 14, 2008 I Written By

Better known as Charlie.

Samba Music and Tango Music from Dancing with the Stars

Check out all the samba music and tango music from tonight’s episode of Dancing with the Stars.

Maurice & Cheryl danced a Samba to the song That’s the way I like it—K.C. & the Sunshine Band
KC & The Sunshine Band - The Best of KC & The Sunshine Band - That's the Way (I Like It)
Cody & Julianne danced a Tango to the song Bohemian Like You—The Dandy Warhols
The Dandy Warhols - Thirteen Tales from Urban Bohemia - Bohemian Like You
Toni & Alec danced a Samba to the song Amor a la mexicana—Thalia
Thalia - Amor a la Mexicana - Amor a la Mexicana
Amor a la Mexicana – Original Music Video
Cloris & Corky danced a Tango to the song “The Big Date” from Addams Family Values—Mark Shaiman
Marc Shaiman - Addams Family Values - The Big Date
Rocco & Karina danced a Samba to the song I Go To Rio—Peter Allen
Peter Allen - The Very Best of Peter Allen: The Boy from Down Under - I Go to Rio
Susan & Tony danced a Tangoto the song “La Bohemia”—Electric Dub Tango
Electro Dub Tango - Electro Dub Tango - La Bohemia
Brooke & Derek danced a Samba to the song Hip Hip Chin Chin—Club des Belugas
Club Des Belugas - Night Over Rio - Latin Flavoured Lounge & Club Tunes - Hiphip Chinchin
Lance & Lacey danced a Tango to the song Disturbia—Rihanna
Rihanna - Good Girl Gone Bad: Reloaded - Disturbia
Disturbia – Original Music Video
Warren & Kym danced a Samba to the song Bounce With Me—Kreesha Turner
Kreesha Turner - Bounce With Me - Single - Bounce With Me

October 13, 2008 I Written By

Better known as Charlie.

Season 7 Dancing with the Stars Music Suggestions

Last year we posted all the various music from Dancing with the Stars. This season will be no different. We plan on posting all of the Dancing with the Stars music we can find. Also, I’ll just thank you now for those people who make sure we get the songs from Dancing with the Stars listed correctly.

While we wait for the show, I thought it would be fun to make a list of music that we’d like to see on Dancing with the Stars. I’ll begin the list and any other music suggestions you post in the comments I’ll update on the main part of the post.

Me’Shell Ndegeocello – Beautiful
Me'Shell Ndegeocello - Bitter - Beautiful
Mirah – The Garden
Mirah - Advisory Committee - The Garden
Elisa – Dancing
Elisa - Dancing - Dancing
Morning Has Broken sung by Cat Stevens – Viennese Waltz Music
Cat Stevens - Cat Stevens: Greatest Hits - Morning Has Broken
One Night Only (slow Jennifer Hudson version)- Rhumba Music
Deena Jones & The Dreams & Jennifer Hudson - Dreamgirls (Music from the Motion Picture) - One Night Only
Your Mama Don’t Dance sung by Loggins and Messina- Jive Music
Loggins & Messina - The Best: Loggins & Messina Sittin' In Again - Your Mama Don't Dance
Rock Around the Clock – Billy Haley & The Comets – Jive Music
Bill Haley & His Comets - Rock Around the Clock - Rock Around the Clock
Jailhouse Rock – Elvis Presley – Jive Music
Elvis Presley - Elvis 30 #1 Hits - Jailhouse Rock
Twist – Chubby Checker – Jive Music
Chubby Checker - Chubby Checker: All-Time Greatest Hits (Re-Recorded Versions) - The Twist
Quick Step Music – Say You Love Me by Fleetwood Mac
Fleetwood Mac - Greatest Hits - Say You Love Me
Paso Doble Music – Vertigo by U2
U2 - How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb - Vertigo
Vertigo – Original Music Video
Tango Music – White Room by Cream
Cream - The Very Best of Cream - White Room
Cha Cha cha Music – 20th Century Boy by TRex
T. Rex - Lords of Dogtown - 20th Century Boy
The Dirty Boogie sung by Brian Setzer Orchestra
The Brian Setzer Orchestra - The Dirty Boogie - The Dirty Boogie
Slow Dancing In A Burning Room sung by John Mayer
John Mayer - Continuum - Slow Dancing In a Burning Room
QuickStep Music – Time Warp from the Rocky Horror Picture Show
The Rocky Horror Show Original Cast - Let's Do the Time Warp Again! - Time Warp
Paso Doble Music — Metallica — Enter the Sandman
Metallica - Metallica - Enter Sandman
Metallica - Metallica: The Videos 1989-2004 - Enter Sandman – Original Music Video
Cha cha cha Music – Wanna be startin something – Michael jackson
Michael Jackson - Thriller (25th Anniversary) [Deluxe Edition] - Wanna Be Startin' Somethin'
Cha cha cha Music – Demasiado fuerte – Alexandre pires
Alexandre Pires - Alexandre Pires - Demasiado Fuerte
Foxtrot Music – Fever – Michael bublé
Michael Bublé - Michael Bublé - Fever
Quickstep Music – Twentysomething – Jammie Cullum
Jamie Cullum - Twentysomething - Twentysomething
Mambo Music – Moliendo café – Hugo Blanco
Hugo Blanco - Bailables de Oro - Moliendo Cafe
Tango Music – Cambalache – carlos gardel
Carlos Gardel - La Historia Completa de Carlos Gardel, Vol. 12 - P´al Cambalache
You don’t know me – michael bublé
Michael Bublé - It's Time - You Don't Know Me
Paso Doble Music – Espana Cani, (That was used 3 times before, on the show)
John Altman - Shall We Dance? - Espana Cani
Rumba Music – The look of love – Diana Krall
Diana Krall - The Look of Love - The Look of Love
The Look of Love – Original Music Video
Rumba Music – Just the way you are – Barry white
Barry White - Barry White: All-Time Greatest Hits - Just the Way You Are
Rumba Music – Hunting High and low – A-ha
a-ha - Hunting High and Low - Hunting High and Low
Rumba Music – James Morrison – You give me something
James Morrison - Undiscovered - You Give Me Something
You Give Me Something – Original Music Video
Samba Music – Boy from Ipanema – Ella Fitzgerald
Ella Fitzgerald - Pure Ella - The Boy from Ipanema
Samba Music – South American Way – Carmen Miranda
Carmen Miranda - A Time of Hope: Broadway 1935-1946 - South American Way
Samba Music — Paso a paso (miami sound machine)
MSM - MSM: Las Miami - Paso a Paso
Samba Music — Say OK (Vanessa Hudgens)
Vanessa Hudgens - V - Say Ok
Say OK – Original Music Video
Samba Music — Ordinary Day (Matt Bianco)
Matt Bianco - Matt's Mood - Ordinary Day
Samba Music — Baby Boy (Beyoncé)
Beyoncé - Dangerously In Love - Baby Boy
Baby Boy – Original Music Video
Samba Music — Ritmo de Bom bom (Jubaba)

Cha cha cha Music – Disco Inferno (The tramps)
The Trammps - Sensational 70s - Disco Inferno
Cha cha cha Music – Oye como vá (Santana )
Santana - Ultimate Santana - Oye Como Va
Cha cha cha Music – Smooth (Santana)
Santana - Ultimate Santana - Smooth
Cha cha cha Music – Natural born lover (sharon jones and the dap-kings)
Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings - Naturally - Natural Born Lover
Foxtrot Music – Fly me to the moon (Frank Sinatra)
Frank Sinatra - Down with Love - Fly Me to the Moon

If you have any other music suggestions, add them in the comments.

September 14, 2008 I Written By

Better known as Charlie.