Season 18: Amy Purdy & Derek Hough

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For season 18 Derek was paired with Paralympic snowboarder Amy Purdy. They went all the way till the finals where they were eliminated on May 20, 2014, taking the 2nd place. Their average score was 27.9 (guest judges’ scores not included) and they scored three perfect scores of thirty (30) during the show.

For all the media of Amy 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: Amy & Derek’s media and videos from the live shows (except dances) of the first three weeks (1-3) of Season 18.
    2. Part 2: Amy & Derek’s media and videos from the live shows (except dances) of weeks 4-7 of Season 18.
    3. Part 3: Amy & Derek’s media and videos from the live shows (except dances) of the last three weeks (8-10) of Season 18 and the After Party on GMA and Kelly & Michael.
  • Picture Galleries
    1. Part 1: Rehearsals/live shows pictures of Weeks 1 – 3.
    2. Part 2: Rehearsals/live shows pictures of Weeks 4 – 7.
    3. Part 3: Rehearsals/live shows pictures of Weeks 8 – 10.
  • Derek’s blogs
  • Song playlist: All the songs that Amy and Derek danced to during the season.

  • Week 1:

Cha cha cha to the song “Counting Stars” by OneRepublic; Score 8 – 8 – 8 = 24

  • Week 2:

Swing to the song “Swing Set” by Jurassic 5; Score 8 – 8 – 8 = 24

  • Week 3:

Contemporary to the song “Human” by Christina Perri; Score 9 – 9 – 9 – 9 = 39 (Guest judge; Robin Roberts)

  • Week 4:

Due to the Switch up, on week 4 Amy danced with Mark while Derek danced with NeNe.

Amy & Mark: Salsa to the song “Brand New” by Pharrell feat. Justin Timberlake; Score 9 – 8 – 8 – 9 = 34 (Guest judge; Julianne Hough)

Derek & NeNe: Jazz to the song “Grown woman” by Beyonce; Score 8 – 8 – 8 – 8 = 32 (Guest judge; Julianne Hough)

  • Week 5:

Waltz to the song “So this is love” from the movie Cinderella; Score 9 – 9 – 10 – 9 = 37 (Guest judge; Donny Osmond)

  • Week 6:

Jive to the song “Shout” by The Isley Brothers; Score 9 – 10 – 9 – 10 = 38 (Guest judge; Redfoo)

  • Week 7:

Rumba to the song “Light My Fire” by José Feliciano; Score 9 – 9 – 9 – 9 = 36 (Guest judge; Ricky Martin)

Team Loca (Latin Freestyle) to the song “Livin’ la vida loca” by Ricky Martin; Score 10 – 10 – 9 – 10 = 39 (Guest judge; Ricky Martin) [Due to Amy’s injury, the judges saw the video of the dress rehearsal and scored the team based on that]

  • Week 8:

Argentine Tango to the song “Heart Upon My Sleeve”by Avicii; Score 10 – 10 – 10 – 10 = 40 (Guest judge; Abby Lee Miller)

Dance duel Jive with James Maslow to the song “Ain’t Nothing Wrong with That” by Robert Randolph and the Family Band; Score 9 – 10 – 10 – 10 = 39 (Guest judge; Abby Lee Miller)

  • Week 9:

Quickstep to the song “You Can’t Hurry Love” by The Supremes; Score 10 – 9 – 10 – 10 = 39 (Guest judge; Kenny Ortega)

Jazz to the song “Too Darn Hot (RAC Mix)” by Ella Fitzgerald; Score 9 – 10 – 10 – 10 = 39 (Guest judge; Kenny Ortega)

  • Week 10:

Salsa to the song “Ran Kan Kan” by Tito Puente; Score 10 – 10 – 10 = 30

Freestyle to the song “Dare You” by Hardwell; Score 10 – 9 – 10 = 29

Argentine Tango/Cha cha cha fusion to the song “Rather Be” by Clean Bandit feat. Jess Glynne; Score 10 – 10 – 10 = 30

Encore Team Loca performance to the song “Livin’ la vida loca” by Ricky Martin.

In case you see that one or more videos are not working (many times videos gets deleted) please let us know. Your help is more than welcome! 🙂

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