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'Dancing with the Stars: All-Stars" pays homage to Veterans Day

by jmaloni
Sat, Nov 10th 2012 03:25 pm

Grammy winner Ne-Yo and pop icon Kylie Minogue perform on Tuesday night

This week's "Macy's Stars of Dance" performance brings the Tony-winning cast of Disney's Broadway Musical "Newsies" on Tuesday night

Monday night's performance show on "Dancing with the Stars: All-Stars" will include two rounds of competition for the seven remaining couples, a ballroom and Latin trio round. In honor of Veterans Day, the first round will feature performances to songs that pay homage to servicemen and women.

During the Latin trio round, each couple will be joined by an eliminated pro or troupe dancer, Monday, Nov. 12 (8 to 10:01 p.m.), on the ABC Television Network. The audience will also be joined by members of several branches of the Armed Forces, including two former Marines, William Franco Vasquez and Nick Jones Jr., who will be special guests on an episode of ABC's hit comedy "The Middle" on Nov. 14.

The trio teams are as follows:

    • Apolo Ohno and partner Karina Smirnoff will be joined by Sasha Farber
    • Emmitt Smith and partner Cheryl Burke will be joined by Kym Johnson
    • Gilles Marini and partner Peta Murgatroyd will be joined by Chelsie Hightower
    • Kelly Monaco and partner Valentin Chmerkovskiy will be joined by Louis Van Amstel
    • Kirstie Alley and partner Maksim Chmerkovskiy will be joined by Tristan MacManus
    • Melissa Rycroft and partner Tony Dovolani will be joined by Henry Byalikov
    • Shawn Johnson and partner Derek Hough will be joined by Mark Ballas

"Dancing with the Stars: All-Stars the Results Show" will feature outstanding musical performances from Kylie Minogue and Ne-Yo, Tuesday, Nov. 13 (8 to 9:01 p.m.). Global pop icon Minogue will perform "Locomotion" alongside the renowned "DWTS" band, accompanied by pro dancers Kym Johnson and Tristan MacManus. She has just released her latest album, "The Abbey Road Sessions," which debuted at No. 2 in the UK. The album, which was recorded in London's legendary Abby Road Studios with Minogue's band and a full orchestra, features 16 classic tracks, all reworked.

Also taking the stage is three-time Grammy Award-winning artist Ne-Yo, who will perform his current hit single, "Let Me Love You (Until You Learn to Love Yourself)," from his newest album, "R.E.D," in stores now. "R.E.D," an acronym for "realizing every dream," is Ne-Yo's fifth studio album, through which he continues to embrace dance-pop while maintaining his connection to R&B.

Before two couples are eliminated from the show, there will also be a special performance from pro dancers Anna Trebunskaya and Valentin Chmerkovisky, alongside special guests Tiler Peck and Robert Fairchild, principal dancers with the New York Ballet.

The fourth "Macy's Stars of Dance" performance of the season comes from the cast of Disney's smash new Broadway musical, "Newsies," which is breaking box office records and winning Tony Awards for the best songs and best dancing on Broadway. Eighteen performers will join the ballroom on Tuesday night, performing the "Seize the Day."

Hosted by Emmy winner Tom Bergeron ("America's Funniest Home Videos") and Brooke Burke-Charvet ("Dancing with the Stars" season seven champion), the celebrities perform choreographed dance routines, which are judged by renowned ballroom judge Len Goodman and dancer/choreographers Bruno Tonioli and Carrie Ann Inaba.

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