Tonight on ABC the glitz and the glimmer returns to the ballroom for the DWTS Semi-Finals! We have your all-new Monday, May 15, 2017, season 24 episode 9 “Semi-Finals” and we have your Dancing With The Stars LIVE recap below! On tonight’s DWTS Season 24 episode 9 as per the ABC synopsis, “The four remaining couples advance to the Semi-Finals, as the competition heats up and the show edges closer to the following week’s crowning of the coveted Mirrorball trophy.”
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Tonight the celebrities will dance two dances on the Judges Challenge Dance and the other a dance the celebrity has not performed all season. We start off with the Judges Challenge Dances.
Normani Kordei & Valentin Chmerkovskiy – Viennese Waltz – “Desperado” by Rihanna, Chose by Len Goodman
Len: You did make me proud, it was a lovely sweeping movement and some reverse turns which I saw. Unfortunately, there was a little incident when you came out. Julianne: The concept was beautiful, you guys dance as one. Together, you have such a magical team. Unfortunately, I saw the same little stumble.
Bruno: You turned Vienna into Sin City! What a thriller killer waltz! Carrie Ann: You very rarely, I have never seen you go wrong, it was tiny but we all saw it. I love watching you dance Normani. Scores: Carrie Ann: 9 Len: 9 Julianne: 9 Bruno: 9 Total: 36/40
David Ross & Lindsay Arnold –Foxtrot – “You Make Me Feel So Young” by Michael Bublé, Chose By Julianne Hough
Julianne: You squeezed your lemons! I am so proud of you guys, I had so much fun working with you guys. Bruno: The citrus hit the spot. Last week we had the best party ever, and tonight you continued to entertain us. Watching you is a joy! Carrie Ann: Doesn’t it feel good to give the judges what you want? You can hear us cheering you on! Last week you broke through and you’re maintaining it.
Len: You know David, you are truly the boy that brings joy. Every time you dance, there’s a feel-good factor. Scores: Carrie Ann: 9 Len: 8 Julianne: 9 Bruno: 8 Total: 34/40
Simone Biles & Sasha Farber –Jive – “Faith” by Stevie Wonder featuring Ariana Grande, chose by Carrie Ann
Bruno: Little miss perfect is letting it loose. I am loving the reckless, sassy attitude. You are letting it rip and you didn’t miss a step. Carrie Ann: Oh my goodness, it warms my heart to see you tapping in to those emotions It looked different and it looked amazing! Len: Well, I have news. You came out, it was sharp and precise, and your personality came out. Julianne: You just brought Zoey so hard, and that’s what you have to do, you have to embody that character. It was beautiful and gorgeous, I loved Zoey! Scores: Carrie Ann: 10 Len: 10 Julianne: 10 Bruno: 10 Total: 40/40
Rashad Jennings & Emma Slater – Rumba – “Say You Won’t Let Go” by James Arthur, Chose by Bruno
Carrie Ann: There’s so much to say, the refinement, it felt a little more elegant. I felt you, it just looked like you were painting a canvas. Len: I loved the fell of it, you had beautiful fluidity through your arms, all the joints working together. There were a few funny feet going on there. Julianne: I agree with the fluidity, it was all improved from last week. I felt like Emma was able to completely express herself, and there’s nothing better than having a partner that can do that for you. Bruno: Exceeding all expectations! You never cease to surprise me! Scores: Carrie Ann: 9 Len: 9 Julianne: 10 Bruno: 10 Total: 38/40
Normani Kordei & Valentin Chmerkovskiy – Jazz – “What a Wonderful World” by Ray Chew Live [VIDEO HERE]
Len: There was bucketloads of fun and I don’t do this much because I’m old but…[gives standing ovation]. Julianne: You are an absolute star. That dance was such a celebration of adversity, you are so humble, who you are is so beautiful. That dance was outstanding. Bruno: That’s how you do it in the big easy. Vibrant, exciting, colorful, I am telling you, that was so right. You’re a diva, you’re a star! Carrie Ann: Val, this teamwork is so incredible. What Normani does with your choreography is insane, it’s effortless, yet I feel your power. Scores: Carrie Ann: 10 Len: 10 Julianne: 10 Bruno: 10 Total: 40/40
David Ross & Lindsay Arnold – Tango – “Castle on the Hill” by Ed Sheeran [VIDEO HERE]
Julianne: I am over calling you the fan favorite because you are meant to be here, you are a great dancer. You are the show, this is what it’s all about. Bruno: In this one, you went for it like a torpedo in a tuxedo. Driven, determined, I don’t care what the judges are saying, I am going to do this dance! Carrie Ann: I agree, you often lose a little on the corners, but tonight you didn’t. This was your best dance yet. Len: There have been better dances on DWTS. But, no one has worked harder, tried harder, or given me more enjoyment than you. Scores: Carrie Ann: 9 Julianne: 9 Len: 9 Bruno: 9 Total: 36/40
Simone Biles & Sasha Farber – Rumba – “Skyscraper” by Demi Lovato [VIDEO HERE]
Bruno: My darling, I really love the way that you let the dance flow out of you, effortlessly. Beautiful, real, gorgeous, just like you. Carrie Ann: When you let your body drop, you just danced with your soul tonight, you put it all on the dance floor. Len: On this show, it’s not where you start it’s where you finish. There was nothing I didn’t like. Julianne: This balance beam was the perfect metaphor about this dance and your journey. You executed it great. Scores: Carrie Ann: 10 Len: 10 Julianne: 10 Bruno: 10 Total: 40/40
Rashad Jennings & Emma Slater – Quickstep – “Yes I Can” by Superhumans [VIDEO HERE]
Carrie Ann: Yes you can and yes you did! Oh my goodness, I have been waiting for this dance. It was the match made in heaven! Len: It was a bit long winded getting started, I am not saying it was bad, it was good, not great. Julianne: One thousand percent disagree! You were light on your feet, exactly what you were supposed to do. Bruno: One thing is sure, you are on a roll, the charisma is out of this world, you even managed to put sways when you were changing direction! SCORE: Carrie Ann: 10 Len: 9 Julianne: 10 Bruno: 10 TOTAL: 39/40
Now, it’s time to learn who will be eliminated from DWTS and who will be moving on the finals. After tallying the judges’ scores and America’s votes, Normani & Val, Rashad & Emma, and David & Emma are going to the finals.
Simone Biles & Sasha are officially eliminated from DWTS.