Songs By Louisa, Meghan Trainor, More Selected For “Dancing With The Stars” Premiere

ABC reveals the song choices for Monday’s “DWTS” premiere.

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The twenty-seventh season of “Dancing With The Stars” begins this coming week.

Ahead of opening night, ABC shared a list of song and style selections for the show.

Song selections come from artists like Pitbull, Bruno Mars, Meghan Trainor, and Louisa. Style choices include jive, cha cha, foxtrot, salsa or quickstep.

Positioned as a two-part premiere, ABC will feature the competitive dances on Monday’s show. Tuesday’s show will feature the first elimination, as well as a performance by Mackenzie Ziegler.

This week’s song choices follow:

Alexis Ren and Alan Bersten – Jive – “Good Golly Miss Molly” by Little Richard

Bobby Bones and Sharna Burgess – Jive – “T-R-O-U-B-L-E” by Travis Tritt

Danelle Umstead and Artem Chigvintsev – Foxtrot – “Rise Up” by Andra Day

DeMarcus Ware and Lindsay Arnold – Cha Cha – “Sweet Sensation” by Flo Rida

Evanna Lynch and Keo Motsepe – Foxtrot – “Do You Believe in Magic” by Aly & AJ

Joe “Grocery Store Joe” Amabile and Jenna Johnson – Quickstep – “Fish Out of Water” by Leo Soul

John Schneider and Emma Slater – Foxtrot – “Good Ol’ Boys from Dukes of Hazzard” by Waylon Jennings

Juan Pablo Di Pace and Cheryl Burke – Salsa – “Dinero” by Jennifer Lopez featuring DJ Khaled & Cardi B

Mary Lou Retton and Sasha Farber – Cha Cha – “Treasure” by Bruno Mars

Milo Manheim and Witney Carson – Cha Cha – “Free Free Free” by Pitbull featuring Theron Theron

Nancy McKeon and Val Chmerkovskiy – Quickstep – “It Don’t Mean a Thing” by Club Des Belugas

Nikki Glaser and Gleb Savchenko – Salsa – “YES” by Louisa featuring 2 Chainz

Tinashe and Brandon Armstrong – Jive – “I’m a Lady” by Meghan Trainor

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