DWTS’ “Famous Dances Night” Will Include *NSYNC, Pink, Michael Jackson Routines

Sharna Nyle [ABC]

After spending a week with alternative partners, the nine remaining “Dancing With The Stars” contestants will reunite with their original pro dancers for this week’s show.

The theme? “Famous Dance Night.”

The nine couples will perform iconic dance routines from shows, movies, live performances, and music videos.

Among the dances to be featured include *NSYNC’s “Bye Bye Bye” routine from the VMAs, the dance from P!nk’s “Try” music video, “Footloose” from “Footloose,” and the routine from Michael Jackson’s “Bad” music video.

This week’s dance/song selections follow:

Antonio Brown & Sharna Burgess – Jive – “Footloose” from “Footloose”

Doug Flutie & Karina Smirnoff – Bollywood – “Jai Ho!” from “Slumdog Millionaire”

Ginger Zee & Valentin Chmerkovskiy – Jazz – “Nasty” from Janet Jackson music video

Jodie Sweetin & Keo Motsepe – Contemporary – “Try” from P!nk’s music video

Kim Fields & Sasha Farber – Jive – “You Can’t Stop the Beat” from “Hairspray”

Nyle DiMarco & Peta Murgatroyd – Quickstep – “Hey Pachuco” from “The Mask”

Paige VanZant & Mark Ballas – Jazz – “Soul Bossa Nova” from “Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery”

Von Miller & Witney Carson – Jazz – “Bad” from Michael Jackson music video

Wanyá Morris & Lindsay Arnold – Jazz – “Bye Bye Bye” from NSYNC’s “Video Music Awards” performance

Written by Brian Cantor

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