The October 24 episode of Dancing With the Stars everything is over Michael Bublé! The Grammy winner kicks off the night with a blistering performance of “Sway.” He will also serve as guest judge for the first ever Michael Bublé Night, as the 10 remaining couples dance to his greatest hits.
Shangela and Gleb Savchenko make a splash with their glamorous tango to “Hollywood.” Len Goodman loves that the performance was “so full of substance” and says it’s Shangela’s “best dance I’ve seen this season.” Shangela wants Len to tell her if her legs were “crispy”. She takes a piece of fried chicken out of her costume and then another! Tyra even takes a bite out of the chicken.
Michael says that Shangela “captured the essence” of his song “so beautifully.” Derek Hough agree with Len that Shangela’s “framework was incredible”. However, he makes a note of a small misstep. Bruno Tonioli says that mistake was the “only blemish in an otherwise stellar performance.” Carrie Ann Inaba declared, “That was absolutely what it took for you to win this competition.” Shangela and Gleb’s scores: Carrie Ann = 9; Len = 9; Michael = 9; Derek = 9; Bruno = 9. Total score = 45 out of 50.
Trevor Donovan and Emma Slater dazzled with their foxtrot to “Come Fly With Me”. Bruno tells Trevor that the performance was “the smoothest you’ve ever been” and says it was his “best performance yet.” Carrie Ann agrees with Bruno and loves the transformation he’s made over the course of the season. Len thinks Trevor “could have been a little smoother”, but he thinks Trevor did a “good job”. Trevor and Emma’s scores: Carrie Ann = 9; Len = 8; Michael = 8; Derek = 8; Bruno = 9. Total score = 42 out of 50.
Gabby Windey and Val Chmerkovskiy bring the heat with their rumba to “House”. Derek loves that Gabby is a “sensational dancer” and says the routine was “absolutely beautiful.” Bruno admits he was “trapped” by the dance. “For me it was perfect,” he says. Carrie Ann doesn’t think the routine was as good as last week’s, but it was still great. Len says that he appreciated all the details in the performance. “You don’t go home for ages,” he says. Michael says the performance was “easily the sexiest version” of his song. Gabby and Val’s scores: Carrie Ann = 9; Len = 9; Michael = 9; Derek = 9; Bruno = 10. Total score = 46 out of 50.
Vinny Guadagnino and Koko Iwasaki performs a cha-cha to “Save The Last Dance For Me.” Bruno points out that Vinny needs to be “constantly on timing” and not force the hips as much. Carrie Ann admits that the audience loves him and feels his joy. While Len says it was “nice to see a bit more substance”, he admits the performance was a “mess”. Derek likes to look at Vinny and says that the sweater beach star is clearly the “people’s champion.” Vinny and Koko’s scores: Carrie Ann = 7; Len = 7; Michael = 8; Derek = 7; Bruno = 7. Total score = 36 out of 50.
Jordin Sparks and Brandon Armstrong shine with their foxtrot to “You Make Me Feel So Young”. Carrie Ann admits that Jordin touches her “every time” she dances. Len says the performance had a “lovely musicality” and he “really enjoyed it.” Bruno calls Jordin a “natural” in the ballroom. Jordin and Brandon’s scores: Carrie Ann = 9; Len = 8; Michael = 9; Derek = 8; Bruno = 9. Total score = 43 out of 50.
Derek hits the dance floor with fiancee Hayley Erbert and the pro dancers for a blistering performance of “Higher.” Michael sings while Derek and the dancers perform flawlessly.
Charli D’Amelio and Mark Ballas will perform the fiercest foxtrot to “Fever”. Len is all about this show. “Honestly, it was just fantastic,” he admits. Michael tells Charli and Mark what he wrote down: “effortless, mesmerizing and expressively erotic.” Derek declares it was the “best quality foxtrot I’ve literally ever seen on this show…I’d give it a 12 if I could!” Carrie Ann loves that “every line was like a masterpiece.” Charli and Mark’s scores: Carrie Ann = 10; Len = 10; Michael = 10; Derek = 10; Bruno = 10. Total score = 50 out of 50. Her first perfect score!
Heidi D’Amelio and Artem Chigvintsev sizzle with their sexy samba to “It Had Better Be Tonight (Meglio Stasera).” Michael calls Heidi a “beautiful dancer”. Derek says the gig was a “samba content fest.” Bruno raves about Heidi’s precision, but he wants to see her have more fun on the dance floor. Carrie Ann disagrees with Bruno. “I thought you were having so much fun,” Carrie Ann tells Heidi. Len says that the show was “great”. Heidi and Artem’s scores: Carrie Ann = 9; Len = 9; Michael = 10; Derek = 9; Bruno = 9. Total score = 46 out of 50.
Wayne Brady and Whitney Carson didn’t have the easiest road to Michael Bublé Night. They only learned the routine on Friday because Wayne was sick for several days last week. The pair hit the ballroom to perform a quick step to “I Get A Kick Out Of You.” Derek calls the performance “impressive” after all two days of rehearsals. However, it “felt a bit hoppy” to him. Bruno says it’s the “first time you’ve ever gone wrong.” Carrie Ann adds that there were “a few mistakes,” and she wants to get Wayne and Witney more in sync. After only a few days of rehearsals, Len says there was anticipation as to whether Wayne could pull it off. Len thinks Wayne did just that. Wayne and Witney’s scores: Carrie Ann = 8; Len = 9; Michael = 10; Derek = 8; Bruno = 9. Total score = 44 out of 50.
Jessie James Decker has a newfound confidence after winning the Dance Marathon. Jessie and Alan Bersten have fun with their salsa to “Come Dance With Me.” Bruno points out that Jessie’s “legs are getting better every week”. Carrie Ann admits it was a “little jumpy for the salsa,” but he likes how much fun Jessie is having. Len is a big fan of the lifts and says the show “had a lot of rhythm.” Derek loves Jessie’s “fighting spirit”. Jessie and Alan‘s scores: Carrie Ann = 8; Len = 8; Michael = 9; Derek = 8; Bruno = 8. Total score = 41 out of 50.
Daniel Durant and Brit Stewart close the evening with a sensational foxtrot to “Feeling Good.” Carrie Ann tells the couple: “It was such a special way to end the night… I’m so impressed with you guys.” Michael admits that he has a “man crush” on Daniel. Bruno loves Daniel’s “intensity” and “drive”. Daniel and Britt‘s scores: Carrie Ann = 9; Len = 8; Michael = 9; Derek = 8; Bruno = 9. Total score = 43 out of 50.
Michael Bublé Night: Week 7 Results
The first safe couple is Gabby and Val. Shangela and Gleb are declared safe next. The other safe couples are Heidi and Artem, Jordin and Brandon, Daniel and Britt, Charli and Mark, and Vinny and Koko. The last safe couple before the bottom two is revealed: Wayne and Witney.
The bottom two couples are Trevor and Emma, along with Jessie and Alan. Now it is time for the judges’ verdicts. Bruno chooses to save Trevor and Emma. Derek decides to choose Jessie and Alan. Carrie Ann follows Bruno and rescues Trevor and Emma. It all depends on Len’s voice. He saves Trevor and Emma. Jessie James Decker and Alan Bersten were eliminated.