This week on “Dancing with the Stars: Juniors” the stars will perform dances to the music from the year they were born.
After two couples were sent home last week, 10 couples return for another week of competition.
Mackenzie Ziegler and Sage Rosen get the night of dancing started off with a Quickstep to “Are You Gonna Be My Girl?”. Calling the routine so good, Mandy said that Mackenzie definitely ate her dance cereal this week. Adam said that the couple delivered 100 percent more content this week. Giving the couple a standing ovation, Val said they killed it and the routine was incredible. Mackenzie and Sage scored 24 points for their dance.
Sky and JT danced the first Cha Cha of the night to “Just Dance” by Lady Gaga. Adam said that Sky came out and danced so clean. Saying that Sky can do anything, Val noted that she was focused, had incredible maturity, and was fun to watch. Saying that Sky has amazing execution, Mandy noted that Sky’s face was on point. Sky and JT scored 22 points for their dance.
Sophia and Jake performed a Foxtrot to “Love Story” by Taylor Swift. Calling the dance incredible, Val said that Sophia looked like a real Disney princess. Mandy called the routine amazing, but told Sophia to watch her arms. Saying that she did a beautiful job, Adam said that Sophia has such a beautiful presence on stage. Sophia and Jake scored 20 points for their dance.
Jason and Ellianna performed a Jive to “Shake It” by Metro Station. Noting that Jason has presence and poise, Mandy said that they did a great job. Adam loved Jason’s confidence; adding the way he performed was what the show is all about. Val said that the content and the dance were very good. Jason and Ellianna scored 21 points for their dance.
Mandla and Brightyn danced a Salsa that had Mandy praising his musicality. Noting that the dance lacked Salsa content, Adam said that Manda’s performance was off the charts. Val said that it was an awesome performance; but also added that he didn’t see much Salsa content. Mandla and Brightyn scored 22 points for their dance.
Hudson and Kameron performed a Super Hero themed Paso Doble. Val said that they killed it. Noting that she could see Hudson’s muscles through his costume, Mandy said that Hudson embodied the character. An impressed Adam said that the couple had some really great partnership but told Hudson to loosen up. Hudson and Kameron scored 22 points for their dance.
Miles and Rylee performed an Argentine Tango to the Gavin Degraw hit “I Don’t Wanna Be”. Mandy noted that Miles took command of the dance; adding that she loved it. Val said that Miles did it right with grace and tact…and with a girl that is taller than he is. Miles and Rylee scored 24 points for their dance.
Alana and Tristan performed a Cha Cha to the music of the Pussy Cat Dolls. Adam noted that Alana came out and owned it, Val noted that Alana’s transformation makes him proud. Mandy told Alana to watch her timing. Alan and Tristan scored 19 points for their dance.
Akash and Kamri performed a Cha Cha to “Dynamite”. Saying that they love Akash, Mandy noted that Akash doesn’t sky away from anything. Adam said that Akash came out and performed from his heart. Jordan noted that Akash has swag. Akash and Kamri scored 21 points for their dance.
In the final dance of the night, Ariana and Artyon danced a Jive. Mandy said that Arianna is really good. Adam simply stood and clapped. Val called them if not the couple to beat, at least one of a few couples to beat on the show; adding that they are separating themselves quickly. Making it a three way tie for the lead, Ariana and Artyon scored 24 points for their dance.
Year They Were Born scores:
Alana and Tristan – 19
Sophia and Jake – 20
Jason and Ellianna – 21
Akash and Kamri – 21
Sky and JT – 22
Mandla and Brightyn – 22
Hudson and Kameron – 22
Mckenzie and Sage – 24
Miles and Rylee – 24
Ariana and Artyon 24
After the judges posted and their scores and the studio audience cast their votes, Jordan told the couples that they all gave incredible performances this week before revealing that Hudson and Kameron were the couple who would be going home this week.