Season 17: Amber Riley & Derek Hough

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For season 17, Derek was partnered with actress and singer, Amber Riley. The two of them went all the way till the end winning the competition on November 26, 2013. This was Derek’s fifth win and the second back-to-back win. Their average score was 27.8 and they scored five perfect scores of thirty (30) during the show.

For all the media of Amber and Derek, you can check out the links below. Also, in this page you can find all their dances. All the videos can also be found in our Daily Motion playlist.

  • Interviews & Media
    1. Part 1: Media & videos from the cast announcement and the live show (except dance) of the first week.
    2. Part 2: Media & videos from the live shows (except dances) of weeks 2-4
    3. Part 3: Media & videos from the live shows (except dances) of weeks 5-7
    4. Part 4: Media & videos from the live shows (except dances) of weeks 8-10
    5. Part 5: Media and videos from the 2 live shows (except dances) of week 11
    6. Part 6: Amber & Derek’s After Party videos of Season 17
  • Picture Galleries
    1. Part 1: Cast announcement, Official promo shoot photos & Rehearsals/live shows pictures of Weeks 1 – 3
    2. Part 2: Rehearsals/live shows pictures of Weeks 4 – 6
    3. Part 3: Rehearsals/live shows pictures of Weeks 7 – 9
    4. Part 4: Rehearsals/live shows pictures of Weeks 10 – 11 & After Party
  • Derek’s blogs
  • Songs playlist: All the songs Amber and Derek danced to during the season.

  • Week 1:

Cha cha cha to the song “Wings” by Little Mix; Score 9 – 9 – 9 = 27

  • Week 2:

Jive to the song “Reet Petite” by Jackie Wilson; Score 8 – 8 – 8 = 24

  • Week 3:

Charleston to the song “Bang Bang” by will.i.am; Score 8 – 8 – 8 = 24

  • Week 4:

Tango to the song “Love Lockdown” by Kanye West; Score 9 – 9 – 9 = 27 (Guest judge; Julianne Hough)

  • Week 5:

Foxtrot to the song “Try a Little Tenderness” by the Glee cast; Score 9 – 7 – 10 = 26

  • Week 6:

Samba to the song “Get It Right” by Fantasia Barrino; Score 10 – 8 – 10 = 28

Switch-Up challenge to the songs “Sexy and I Know It” by LMFAO, “The Blue Danube” by Johann Strauss II, “Fulanito” by Chillando Goma & “Shake a Tail Feather” by The Blues Brothers; Awarded 4 points

  • Week 7:

Paso Doble to the song “Diablo Rojo” by Rodrigo y Gabriela; Score 10 – 10 – 9 = 29

Team FoxingAwesome (Freestyle) to the song “The Fox (What Does the Fox Say?)” by Ylvis; Score 10 – 10 – 10 = 30

  • Week 8:

Rumba to the song “If I could turn back time” by Cher; Score 9 – 9 – 10 = 28 (Guest judge; Cher)

  • Week 9:

Quickstep to the song “That’s It!” by Preservation Hall Jazz Band; Score 8 – 8 – 8 = 24

Salsa to the song “Que Viva la Vida” by Wish; Score 9 – 9 – 9 = 27

  • Week 10:

Jazz to the song “Locked Out of Heaven” by Bruno Mars; Score 10 – 10 – 9 – 10 = 39 (Guest judge; Maksim Chmerkovskiy)

Viennese Waltz to the song “Locked Out of Heaven” by Bruno Mars; Score 10 – 10 – 10 – 10 = 40 (Guest judge; Maksim Chmerkovskiy)

  • Week 11:

Charleston to the song “Bang Bang” by will.i.am; Score 10 – 10 – 10 – 10 = 40

Samba Relay to the song “No Scrubs” by TLC; Score Awarded 4 points

Freestyle to the song “Can You Do This” by Aloe Blacc; Score 10 – 10 – 10 = 30

Freestyle (encore) to the song “Can You Do This” by Aloe Blacc

Samba/Quickstep Fusion to the song “(Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher and Higher” by Jackie Wilson; Score 10 – 10 – 10 = 30

  • Amber and Derek winners of Season 17

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