KELLIE PICKLER danced a PASO DOBLE for her trio dance with her partner Derek Hough and professional dancer Tristan MacManus on the eighth episode of DANCING WITH THE STARS: 2013 performance show tonight. On this week’s show the six remaining couples took to the dance floor and for the first time this season, each couple had to perform two routines in an effort to impress the judges and earn America’s votes. 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 couples performed a traditional ballroom dance in a style that they’ve not yet done. Did you see Kellie’s first performance? If you missed it, we have the video here. [VIDEO] In the second round, the couples will dance as part of a trio, featuring an eliminated pro or troupe member. In addition, viewers will be called to action on Twitter to choose new dance styles for each couple for the following week of competition. The new styles will include, Afro-Jazz, Disco, Flamenco, Hip-hop, Lindyhop and Charleston.
Judges comments: Bruno: “That was masterpiece theater. From Angel to devil so engrossing, so entertaining. I wanted to be part of it.” Carrie Ann: “You took my breath away, that was fantastic you are in it to win it!!! Fabulous!” Len: “I was expecting more than flashing lights. It was a hodge pod of moves. Where are the twist moves. I don’t want to see crashing lights. This girl is so talented. You know I am right!”
SCORES: Carrie Ann: 10 Len: 7 Bruno: 10 TOTAL: 27/30 – Vote for Kellie Pickler and professional dancer Derek Hough at Voting # 1-800-868-3401.
Tomorrow night, one couple will be eliminated on “Dancing with the Stars the Results Show” (9:00-10:01 p.m., ET). The show will feature music by singer Jason DeRulo, who will perform his current single, “The Other Side,”as well as Emeli Sande, who will perform her hit, “Next to Me,” and her new single, “Heaven.”
Watch the video below and let us know what you think? Do you think Kellie did enough to avoid elimination this week? Sound out in the comments below!