Dancers and pros switch it up on “Dancing With The Stars”

LOS ANGELES, CA- For the first time this season couples will dance to new styles of dance including Hip-Hop, Burlesque, and Flamenco among others. America’s votes are in and the nine remaining celebrities will switch professional dance partners on MONDAY, OCTOBER 13 (8:00-10:01 p.m.) on “Dancing with the Stars.” International pop superstar Jessie J will guest judge alongside Julianne Hough, Carrie Ann Inaba and Bruno Tonioli in addition to kicking-off the night with a medley of her hit songs “Bang Bang” and “Burnin’ Up” featuring the Pros. Celebrities will perform one routine with their “switch up” partner and return to their original dance partners the following week.

The “Switch Up” pairings and styles of dance are:


  • Jonathan Bennett and Peta Murgatroyd dancing the Jitterbug
  • Tommy Chong and Emma Slater dancing the Mambo
  • Bethany Mota and Mark Ballas dancing Hip-Hop
  • Janel Parrish and Artem Chigvintsev dancing Burlesque
  • Alfonso Ribeiro and Cheryl Burke dancing Flamenco
  • Sadie Robertson and Derek Hough dancing the Charleston
  • Antonio Sabato Jr. and Allison Holker dancing Bollywood
  • Lea Thompson and Val Chmerkovskiy dancing Broadway
  • Michael Waltrip and Witney Carson dancing Disco

*Courtesy of ABC

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