Dancing with the Stars: All Stars will spotlight Country Music on Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, and Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, according to an Oct. 26 press release from ABC Television Network. This week’s episodes feature musical performances by Country Music stars Big and Rich, Little Big Town, Taylor Swift and Jason Mraz.
The Country Music theme ties in with Country Music week on ABC. A number of the shows will be featuring a Country theme, highlighted by the 46th Annual CMA Awards. Country Music week on ABC
Put on your cowboy wear… It’s Country night, on “Dancing with the Stars: All-Stars,” Monday, Oct. 29 (8-10 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. Each couple will be performing to a Country hit song where the celebrity will be required to perform a solo during his or her routine.
Monday night’s show will feature musical performances by Little Big Town and Big & Rich. Three-time CMA Award-nominated group Little Big Town will rock the stage, performing their smash hit, “Pontoon,” accompanied by The Troupe. Country legends Big & Rich, along with Cowboy Troy, will perform a medley of “Save a Horse (Ride a Cowboy)” and “I Play Chicken with the Train,” as they accompany the group dance.
Superstar Taylor Swift will perform on Tuesday, Oct. 30 (8-9 p.m., ET). Multi-platinum recording artist and six-time Grammy(r) winner Taylor Swift will perform her mega hit single, “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together,” from her new blockbuster album, “Red.” Taylor Swift is the two time winner of the CMA Entertainer of the Year award. Swift also performed on Good Morning America last week.
In addition Grammy-winning singer and songwriter Jason Mraz will perform his chart topping hit single, “I Won’t Give Up,” from his latest album, “Love is a Four Letter Word” as pro dancers Chelsie Hightower and Mark Ballas dance. And this week’s “Macy’s Stars of Dance” welcomes RJ Durell and Nick Florez, two of the hottest choreographers in the business, having worked with Katy Perry, Cher Lloyd and, most recently, Pink. Their dance will bring a modern day twist on Marie Antoinette, featuring incredible costumes, amazing hair and makeup, and 14 of some of the best dancers out there.
There were no eliminations last week, so this week two couples will be sent home. The competition is getting fierce, as the dancers are some of the best that have been on the show. DWTS recycles alumni for All-Stars
Hosted by Emmy Award winner Tom Bergeron (“America’s Funniest Home Videos”) and Brooke Burke-Charvet (“Dancing with the Stars” Season Seven Champion), the celebrities perform choreographed dance routines which will be judged by renowned Ballroom judge Len Goodman and dancer/choreographers Bruno Tonioli and Carrie Ann Inaba.
Good Morning America highlights week of Oct. 29-Nov.2