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9 remaining celebrities commemorate their 'most memorable year' on 'Dancing with the Stars'


Thu, Oct 6th 2016 02:30 pm

André Rieu - 'The King of the Waltz' - to perform 'My Heart Will Go On' with a full 60-piece orchestra

The nine remaining celebrities will set out to leave a lasting impression with their dances as they commemorate their most memorable year, on "Dancing with the Stars," live, Monday, Oct. 10 (8-10:01 p.m. EDT), on the ABC Television Network.

Each couple will dance to a song of the celebrity's choosing that encompasses a memorable time or truly incredible experience in life. These heartfelt performances promise to showcase some of the most exciting choreography and emotional routines of the season yet. 

Viewers can expect to see Jana Kramer dancing with joy to celebrate when her daughter, Jolie Rae, was born in 2016; James Hinchcliffe re-living the moment when he almost died in a car crash while practicing for the Indy 500 in 2015; and Laurie Hernandez celebrating competing in the 2016 Summer Olympics as a member of the U.S. women's gymnastics team and winning the gold, to name a few. Each celebrity will perform a Viennese waltz, paso doblé, tango, jazz, contemporary, foxtrot or samba.

In addition, international phenomenon André Rieu, known to millions around the world as "The King of the Waltz," is set to perform. Rieu is the first artist to appear on the show along with a full 60-piece orchestra to perform a major opening number with "My Heart Will Go On."

The couples will dance to the following songs (in alphabetical order):

  • Marilu Henner & Derek Hough - Viennese waltz - "Surprise Yourself" by Jack Garratt
  • Laurie Hernandez & Valentin Chmerkovskiy - paso doblé - "Rise" by Katy Perry
  • James Hinchcliffe & Sharna Burgess - tango - "The Right Time" by Yves V featuring Mike James
  • Calvin Johnson Jr. & Lindsay Arnold - jazz - "Ain't No Mountain High Enough" by Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell
  • Terra Jolé & Sasha Farber - contemporary - "Stand by Me" by Florence + The Machine
  • Jana Kramer & Gleb Savchenko - contemporary - "In My Daughter's Eyes" by Martina McBride
  • Ryan Lochte & Cheryl Burke - contemporary - "A Song for You" by Leon Russell
  • Maureen McCormick & Artem Chigvintsev - foxtrot - "From the Ground Up" by Dan + Shay
  • Amber Rose & Maksim Chmerkovskiy - samba - "Woman Up" by Meghan Trainor

Hosted by two-time Emmy-winning host Tom Bergeron and sports reporter Erin Andrews, "Dancing with the Stars" is the hit series in which celebrities perform choreographed dance routines that are judged by a panel of renowned ballroom experts, including head judge Len Goodman and dancers/choreographers Bruno Tonioli, Carrie Ann Inaba and Julianne Hough. 

For week five, viewers may cast their votes for their favorite couples via phone on Monday night during and up to 60 minutes after the end of the "Dancing with the Stars" broadcast in each time zone. Online voting at www.ABC.com and on Facebook at https://apps.facebook.com/votedwts/ is open for 24 hours, beginning from the start of each episode on the East Coast at 8 p.m. and closing at 8 p.m. on Tuesday.

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