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PureDWTS Season 24, Week 8 – Power Rankings

Wow…I’m honestly not even sure where to begin. I feel like last night’s show was just 2 hours of the judges/PTB spanking the viewers for not voting how they (the judges/PTB) feel they SHOULD be voting. And the judges reached new lows – between Len telling Bonner “you should have gone home already!” and Carrie Ann deciding that David’s critique was a great time to shade Rashad (disrespectful to both men, really), to every judge giving vague, rambling, directionless critiques based on absolutely nothing, my head was spinning by the end. And my blood was boiling, because I think last night things legitimately got a bit sexist, too – between the judges giving Simone a hard time about smiling too much/not enough, Val & Alan doffing their shirts and shifting focus away from Normani, Sharna & Britt begrudgingly selling their souls in that trio, and watching female pros bite their tongues and try not to show they were upset by the critiques they were getting (while a certain male pro basically acts like a mouthy teenager every week and talks back to Len), I honestly felt sickened. Heidi & I are still gonna write that sexism post I promised you guys – but at this point, I think I need a cooling off period before I’m able to discuss it without absolutely losing my sh*t.

So Bonner went home, to the surprise of basically no one – but I will say that, for awhile there, I was seriously wondering if he was safe, with as cruel as they were being to him. Two unflattering packages, a sleazy trio dance to a terrible song, getting mocked by Val & Alan, two bad scores, and Len basically calling him out to his face on live national television – it seemed to point more to “he’s sticking around, but we want to make sure that he ain’t gonna survive next week’s elim!” But thankfully, he did end up going home – especially since they decided to share a sleazy clip of him during the trio rehearsal.  Yes, he might have gotten a bad edit – but they can’t actually edit you in such a way that you say “maybe I could spank you both on the butt!” if you didn’t actually say it. Or gesture it. Anywho – bye-bye, Bonner. You hopefully freed up Sharna’s schedule so she can fly to Indy and watch Hinch in the Indy Grand Prix this weekend 🙂

And then there were four – and next week’s elim is probably gonna hurt. I think everyone left deserves to be in the finale for different reasons, and would be fine if they ended up deciding to take all four to the finale; but my initial guess that they’re aiming for a Rashad-Simone-Normani finale doesn’t feel so concrete anymore – part of me wonders if they’ve grown accustomed to the new viewers and votes that David has brought to the show, and don’t want that gravy train to end…so I still think there’s at least a slight chance he could edge out one of the three above and make it to the finals. I’m also not entirely positive who he might displace – my gut says Normani, because her voting fanbase is still untested and she seems to be the one that gets the most help in term of gushing critiques and inflated scores; but they seemed to nitpick the life out of Simone & Rashad last night – will America buy it? If some of the comments I’ve been seeing are any indicator, the answer is no – people seem especially pissed about how Simone was treated. So I guess I’m still leaning towards a Simone-Rashad-Normani finale, with David potentially playing spoiler to Normani. Read more..

May 9, 2017 I Written By

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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 14 Music – Trio Challenge Week

Dancing with the Stars season 14 trio 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:

Donald & Peta & Karina Smirnoff danced a Tango to the song “Higher Ground” Higher Ground - Stevie Wonder: The Definitive Collection—Stevie Wonder
Donald & Peta danced a Jive to the song “Rip It Up” Rip It Up - Shine On—Little Richard
Maria & Derek danced a Viennese Waltz to the song “A Thousand Years” A Thousand Years - The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Pt. 1 (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) [Deluxe Version]—Christina Perri
Maria & Derek & Henry Byalikov danced a Samba to the song “Mama Do the Hump” Mama Do the Hump - Stereo Typical—Rizzle Kicks
Melissa & Maks danced a Foxtrot to the song “Maggie May” Maggie May - The Best of Rod Stewart—Rod Stewart
Melissa & Maks & Val Chmerkovskiy danced a Samba to the song “Hard to Handle” Hard to Handle - Pure Southern Soul—Otis Redding
Katherine & Mark danced a Viennese Waltz to the song “Kathleen” Kathleen (Live) - iTunes Live from SoHo—David Gray
Katherine & Mark & Tristan MacManus danced a Cha-Cha-Cha to the song “She’s a Lady” She's a Lady - Tom Jones: Gold (1965-1975)—Tom Jones
Roshon & Chelsie danced a Foxtrot to the song “Sweet Pea” Sweet Pea - Supply and Demand—Amos Lee
Roshon & Chelsie & Sasha Farber danced a Paso Doble to the song “Turn Me On” Turn Me On (feat. Nicki Minaj) - Nothing But the Beat—David Guetta feat. Nicki Minaj
William & Cheryl danced a Foxtrot to the song “Stray Cat Strut” Stray Cat Strut - Built for Speed—Stray Cats
William & Cheryl & Tony Dovolani danced a Paso Doble to the song “Diablo Rojo” Diablo Rojo - Rodrigo y Gabriela—Rodrigo y Gabriela

May 7, 2012 I Written By

Better known as Charlie.