“Dancing with the Stars” season 23 is down to its final four celebs, and they’ll each perform two dances in tonight’s finals before the Mirror Ball Trophy winner is crowned on Tuesday, November 22. The first will be a redemption dance: a reprise of a previously performed dance style that the finalists will hope to improve upon. And the second, of course, will be the highly anticipated freestyle dances where finalists typically pull out all the stops, blend styles, experiment with content and throw caution to the wind. The complete list of dances is below:
Laurie Hernandez & Val Chmerkovskiy
Redemption Style: Paso Doblé – “Wicked Ones” by Dorothy
Freestyle – “Brand New” by Ben Rector
James Hinchcliffe & Sharna Burgess
Redemption Style: Foxtrot – “It Had to Be You” by Harry Connick Jr.
Freestyle: “Beethoven’s 5 Secrets” by The Piano Guys
Calvin Johnson & Lindsay Arnold
Redemption Style: Viennese Waltz – “I Am Your Man” by Ryan Shaw
Freestyle: “Please Mr. Postman”/”I Want You Back” medley by The Marvelettes/Jackson 5
Jana Kramer & Gleb Savchenko
Redemption Style: Tango – “Stay the Night” by Zedd
Freestyle: “Unstoppable” by Sia
Three contestants will advance to Tuesday night’s season finale, where they will have one more hurdle to clear before one of them claims the season 23 title: the “24-Hour Fusion Challenge,” in which the celebs have just one day to prepare and perform a dance that combines two different dance styles. The “Fusion Challenge” will be the last competitive dance for the celebs and their last chance to add much needed points to their totals to help determine the winner.
ABC has also announced the return of Len Goodman to the judges table for the two-night finale. Goodman has appeared on and off in season 23 as he has divided his time between “DWTS” in the US and the British version, “Strictly Come Dancing,” across the pond — but how could he miss the grand finale?
So who do you think will be eliminated, and who will win the Mirror Ball Trophy tomorrow night?
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