Songs By Rihanna, James Arthur, Demi, More Selected For “Dancing With The Stars” Semifinals

This week’s “Dancing With The Stars” song choices include “Desperado,” “Say You Won’t Let Go,” and “Skyscraper.”

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The “Dancing With The Stars” semifinal round airs this Monday.

Wednesday afternoon, ABC revealed the song and dance selections for the episode.

Each couple will dance twice. One dance will be a Judges’ Challenge, in which “Len Goodman, Bruno Tonioli, Carrie Ann Inaba and Julianne Hough have each been individually paired up with one couple, tasking them with a specific challenge for their dance.”

For the second dance, the couples will dance a style they have not yet done on the show.

Monday’s episode will also feature appearances by Calum Scott and Cheryl Burke. Scott will perform his songs “Dancing On My Own” and “Rhythm Inside,” while Burke will perform a dance from her “Love On The Floor” tour.

This week’s song and style selections follow:

For the Judges’ Challenge, the couples will dance to the following songs (in alphabetical order):

Simone Biles & Sasha Farber – CARRIE ANN INABA – Jive – “Faith” by Stevie Wonder featuring Ariana Grande

Rashad Jennings & Emma Slater – BRUNO TONIOLI – Rumba – “Say You Won’t Let Go” by James Arthur

Normani Kordei & Valentin Chmerkovskiy – LEN GOODMAN – Viennese Waltz – “Desperado” by Rihanna

David Ross & Lindsay Arnold – JULIANNE HOUGH – Foxtrot – “You Make Me Feel So Young” by Michael Bublé

For the second full dance, the couples will dance to the following songs (in alphabetical order):

Simone Biles & Sasha Farber – Rumba – “Skyscraper” by Demi Lovato

Rashad Jennings & Emma Slater – Quickstep – “Yes I Can” by Superhumans

Normani Kordei & Valentin Chmerkovskiy – Jazz – “What a Wonderful World” by Ray Chew Live

David Ross & Lindsay Arnold – Tango – “Castle on the Hill” by Ed Sheeran

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