Season 10: Nicole Scherzinger & Derek Hough

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For season 10, Derek was partnered with the lead singer of Pussy Cat Dolls, Nicole Scherzinger. The two of them went all the way till the end winning the competition on May 25, 2010. This was Derek’s second win. Their average score was 27.5 and they scored four perfect scores of thirty (30) during the show.

  • Songs playlist: All the songs Nicole and Derek danced to during the season.

  • Week 1:

Viennese Waltz to the song “Hold You In My Arms” by Ray LaMontagne; Score 9 – 7 – 9 = 25

  • Week 2:

Jive to the song “SOS” by Rihanna; Score 10 – 8 – 10 = 28

  • Week 3:

Quickstep to the song “Anything Goes” by Cole Porter ft.Stacey Kent; Score 8 – 6 – 9 = 23

  • Week 4:

Rumba to the song “The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face” by Roberta Flack; Score 9 – 8 – 8 = 25 for technique & 8 – 8 – 9 = 25 for performance

  • Week 5:

Tango to the song “Oh, Pretty Woman” by Roy Orbison; Score 10 – 9 – 10 = 29

  • Week 6:

Samba to the song “Maria” by Ricky Martin; Score 9 – 7 – 10 = 26

Swing Marathon to the song “In the Mood” by Ernie Fields; Awarded 10 points

  • Week 7:

Waltz to the song “You light up my life” by Debby Boone; Score 9 – 9 – 9 = 27

Team Gaga (Cha cha cha) to the song “Telephone” by Lady Gaga; Score 9 – 9 – 9 = 27

  • Week 8:

Foxtrot to the song “Haven’t Met You Yet” by Michael Buble; Score 10 – 9 – 10 = 29

Paso Doble to the song “Spanish guitar” by Bo Diddley; Score 10 – 10 – 10 = 30

Paso Doble (encore) to the song “Spanish guitar” by Bo Diddley

  • Week 9:

Argentine Tango to the song “El Capitalismo Foraneo” by Gotan Project; Score 10 – 10 – 10 = 30

Cha cha cha to the song “Kiss” by Prince; Score 10 – 9 – 10 = 29

  • Week 10:

Rumba to the song “The Lady in red” by Chris De Burgh; Score 9 – 9 – 10 = 28

Freestyle to the song “A little less conversation” by Elvis Presley; Score 9 – 9 – 9 = 27

Argentine Tango to the song “El Capitalismo Foraneo” by Gotan Project; Awarded 30 points

Jive to the song “Proud Mary” by Ike & Tina Turner; Score 10 – 10 – 10 = 30

  • Nicole and Derek win DWTS!

 

You can also find the season’s videos in our You Tube playlist. In case you see that one or more videos are not working (many times videos gets deleted from You Tube) please let us know. Your help is more than welcome! 🙂

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