ALY RAISMAN danced a AFRO JAZZ on the semifinals episode of DANCING WITH THE STARS: 2013 performance show tonight. On this week’s show the six remaining couples performed two routines, inching their way one step closer to the coveted mirror ball trophy. If you missed the show, we recapped tonight’s show for you and if you want to see how all the couples did go HERE!
In the first round, the remaining couples will dance a dance that twitter users voted on. It will be either a Flamenco, Charleston, Afro Jazz, Lindy Hop and Hip Hop. The second dance will be a ballroom or Latin style dance they have yet to perform this season. [VIDEO HERE]
Judges comments: Carrie Ann: “booyah! That was ridiculous, I don’t think people know how hard that was. It was fantastic!” Len: “In perfect sync. You captured the feeling of the dance. I would have like more connection between of you. These are just my opinions, does not mean it is right” Bruno: “Queen of the Jungle. You have exceeded all expectations. You have shown an incredible range in all dances.”
SCORES: Carrie Ann: 10 Len: 9 Bruno: 10 TOTAL: 29/30 – Vote for Aly Raisman and professional dancer Mark Ballas at Voting #: 1-800-868-3408
One couple will be eliminated at the end of the night. To celebrate its 300th episode the show will feature music by The Wanted, who will perform their hit, “Fill A Heart,” and Avril Lavigne will perform her new single, “Here’s to Never Growing Up.” The 300th show celebration will feature a spectacular opening number choreographed by Jason Gilkison with 22 pro and returning favorites, including Chelsie Hightower, Dmitry Chaplin, Louis VanAmstel and Anna Trebunskaya. In addition, “AT&T Spotlight Performance” returns for its final installment of the season featuring Sophia Lucia, an incredible 10-year-old dancer who recently set the Guinness World Record for consecutive pirouettes.
Watch the video below and let us know what you think? Do you think Aly did enough to avoid elimination this week? Sound out in the comments below!