Celebrities Switch Partners On This Week’s “DWTS,” Song Selections Include One Direction, James Bay

Dancing With The Stars [ABC]

Based on “fan engagement,” ABC’s “Dancing With The Stars” has switched up the celebrity-pro pairings for this week’s round (and only this week’s round).

The nine remaining celebrities — and their “switched” partners — will perform a cha cha, tango, salsa, paso doblé, Viennese waltz, rumba or jive, based on America’s choice.

In advance of Monday’s broadcast, ABC shared the confirmed dance and song selections:

Antonio Brown & Karina Smirnoff – Cha Cha – “Son of a Preacher Man” by Dusty Springfield

Doug Flutie & Peta Murgatroyd – Tango – “Black & Gold” by Sam Sparro

Ginger Zee & Mark Ballas – Salsa – “La Malanga” by Eddie Palmieri

Jodie Sweetin & Valentin Chmerkovskiy – Paso Doblé – “Under Control” by Calvin Harris & Alesso

Kim Fields & Keo Motsepe – Viennese Waltz – “These Arms of Mine” by Otis Redding

Nyle DiMarco & Sharna Burgess – Viennese Waltz – “I Get to Love You” by Ruelle

Paige VanZant & Sasha Farber – Rumba – “Perfect” by One Direction

Von Miller & Lindsay Arnold – Jive – “Hips” by Beans & Fatback

Wanyá Morris & Witney Carson – Tango – “Hold Back the River” by James Bay

Monday’s episode will also feature Maksim Chmerkovskiy as a guest judge.

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