‘Dancing With The Stars’ Season 21 Bids Goodbye To Chaka Khan
This week’s “Dancing with the Stars” season 21 first elimination night had been the craziest ever! And the last appearance for Chaka Khan, who went home as the first celebrity eliminated in the show, hosted by Tom Bergeron and Erin Andrews.
Week 2 was all about Hometown Glory wherein celebrities picked out the songs that made them think of their hometowns to perform which will then evaluated by judges Carrie Ann Inaba, Julianne Hough and Bruno Tonioli. When all the performances have been presented, the night’s competition gave another top score for Bindi Irwin and Derek Hough, according to ABC.
Week 1 top scorer Bindi Irwin and Derek Hough performed AC/DC’s “You Shook Me” as a tribute to her late father, Steve Irwin. They ended up with first place with a score of 25 out 30 points, Entertainment Weekly wrote.
“I remember when I was really little dancing to that song with dad,” Bindi said afterward. “And it means everything to me.”
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Yahoo News wrote that the pair was followed by Tamar Braxton and pro partner Valentin Chmerkovskiy, Alexa PenaVega and Mark Ballas, and Carlos PenaVega and Witney Carson who have 24 points each. The foxtrot routine gave partners Alek Skarlatos and Lindsay Arnold a 23 but only 22 points for Hayes Grier and Emma Slater. Week 1 top scorer Nick Carter and Sharna Burgess tied up this week with Andy Grammer and Allison Holker for 21 points. While Paula Deen and Louis Van Amstel’s rumba and Kim Zolciak and Tony Dovolani’s quickstep earned them a score of 19 points each. The high school-themed foxtrot gave Gary Busey and Anna Trebunskaya an 18 while Victor Espinoza and Karina Smirnoff finished off with 17.
Meanwhile, People reported that Season 19 DWTS champion Alfonso Ribeiro will be the first Guest Judge in Season 21.
“Guest judging on Dancing with the Stars is like returning home for me but with the big twist of being on the other side of the judge’s table, which is both a relief and exciting,” said Ribeiro.
The present host of America’s Funniest Home Videos took home the Mirrorball Trophy in 2014 with pro partner Witney Carson.