News, Commentary on Classical Music, Jazz, Theater, Dance & More

Dancing with the Stars

Witney Carson and Carson McAlister

'DWTS' Mark Ballas Comes Clean about BC Jean Engagement? >>

It seems like something must be in the air over there at ABC's 'Dancing with the Stars.' Word has it that hot on the tail of Witney Carson's getting married at New Year's, cast favorite Mark Ballas has announced that he and his longtime girlfriend, BC Jean, have also gotten engaged. Although, Kym Johnson and 'Shark Tank' star, Robert Herjavec, haven't mentioned anything about getting married in 2016, the reality TV star insists she and her billionaire boyfriend are still going strong.

Ryan Seacrest

Julianne Hough Used 'DWTS' to Prepare for 'Grease: Live?' >>

Trying to fill Olivia Newton-John's iconic shoes isn't going to be easy for Julianne Hough, but thankfully she has all her Dancing with the Stars experience to help get he through it. The reality TV beauty is set to play the lead role of Sandy in Fox's Grease: Live, which airs January 31. According to Hough, her vast experience as a dancer has left her uniquely prepared to blend the physical and spiritual for her first musical performance. Meanwhile, Bindi Irwin's little brother, Robert, claims that he and his mom, Terri, have been in talks to join Dancing with the Stars latest celebrity cast.

Val Chmerkovskiy, Peta Murgatroyd and Maksim Chmerkovskiy

Maksim Chmerkovskiy Choreographs Zendaya 'Finding Neverland' Music Video? >>

It appears that Dancing with the Star champion and former cast favorite, Maksim Chmerkovskiy, can add yet another impressive accomplishment to his already lengthy resume. According to the latest gossip news updates, Peta Murgatroyd's fiancé co-choreographed Zendaya's new music video for "Neverland", a song from the hit Broadway musical, Finding Neverland. Although Maksim might be more than comfortable working out all the moves for a music video, the groom-to-be recently admitted that he is done calling the shots in his relationship with Peta and plans to let her make all the decisions from here on out.

Witney Carson and Carson McAlister

DWTS Mark Ballas & GF BC Jean Keep Wedding Plans Secret? >>

It would seem that Maksim Chmerkovskiy and Peta Murgatroyd aren't the only 'Dancing with the Stars' pros that have big plans for 2016. According to the latest gossip news updates, following the New Year's marriage of Witney Carson and her high school sweetheart, Mark Ballas and his longtime girlfriend, BC Jean, have gotten engaged. While Ballas and the "If I Were a Boy" song wirtier are reportedly keeping their engagement on the down low, Maksim and Peta have no problem talking about their plans to have an over-the-top, million-dollar wedding.

Witney Carson and Carson McAlister

Witney Carson Teams with Derek Hough following Honeymoon? >>

All throughout her last season of Dancing with the Stars, Witney Carson had to deal with rumors that she was secretly dating Bachelor Chris Soules, but earlier this month, the 22-year-old proved them all wrong, once and for all, by marrying her high school sweetheart, Carson McAlister. According to the latest gossip news updates, Witney won't be taking off much time for her Bahamas honeymoon, however -- having already signed up to join Derek Hough and the Pentatonix for ABC's upcoming Disney special set to air next month.

Val Chmerkovskiy, Peta Murgatroyd and Maksim Chmerkovskiy

Peta Murgatoyd Thought Maksim Chmerkovskiy Arrogant in 2006? >>

He may be an undeniable out on the dance floor, but when it comes to wedding planning, Maksim Chmerkovskiy, is terrified. According to the latest gossip news updates, the former 'Dancing with the Stars'pro is going to be letting his fiancé and fellow reality TV champ, Peta Murgatoyd, do all the planning going into their big day. Perhaps, it's that dedication to self that Petra first bristled at upon meeting Maksim. During a recent interview the New Zealander native explained that she didn't much like her boyfriend when she first met him -- thinking him too arrogant.

ABC's 'Dancing With The Stars' Live Finale

Chaka Khan Reveals Terrible Experience on 'Dancing With the Stars,' Joni Mitchell Tribute LP >>

Chaka Khan is working on a new tribute album to folk legend Joni Mitchell. Recently, the 62-year-old Queen of Funk revealed that the album may be released in February and also talked about her decision to appear on "Dancing With the Stars."

Alfonso Riberio from 'Fresh Prince of Bel-Air' Reveals Where Carlton Dance Came From

Alfonso Riberio from 'Fresh Prince of Bel-Air' Reveals The Carlton Dance Origin >>

For The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, the antagonist known as Carlton Banks--played by Alfonso Ribeiro--had a distinct persona on set. One of his most iconic moments are during what we know as the "Carlton Dance." And now, Ribeiro finally reveals where it all started.

Time for Three Leaves Tarmac at U.S. Airways and Jams with Valentin Chmerkovskiy from 'Dancing with the Stars'

Time for Three Leaves Tarmac at U.S. Airways, Jams with Valentin Chmerkovskiy from 'Dancing with the Stars' >>

Classicalite favorites Time for Three haven't just been hacking away at the tarmac--they have, finally, gotten off the ground and made it backstage to Dancing with the Stars.

UPDATE: 'Dancing With the Stars' Caves, Hires Ray Chew as New Musical Director >>

In a recent press release from ABC and BBC Worldwide Productions, the hit reality-television dance show Dancing With the Stars announced today that it will instate Ray Chew as the new Music Director of the show.

Dancing Without the Band: 'DWTS' Fires Live Orchestra, Replaced by Dubstep? >>

The Dancing With the Stars band--known as the Harold Wheeler Orchestra and Singers--have been sent their final notice to pack up and move out. Instead of paying for a big band ensemble, the producers of DWTS have announced that they will replace the group with a "small electronic band" of recorded music.

Good-Looking Violinist Joshua Bell to Judge Other Good-Looking Contestants in Miss America Pageant, Live from Atlantic City on ABC >>

So, when Mr. Bell's publicists came next for the Miss America Pageant, apparently, there was no one left to speak, "Hey, Josh, this is probably a bad idea."

Dancing With The Stars 2013 Cast: Season 16, Week 7 Results - Including Michael Bublé's 'Come Dance With Me' and YouTube Violinist Lindsey Stirling [VIDEO] >>

You've seen him eveywhere, including the New York City subway. And you've seen her pretty much every week on the Classicalite Chart Report. Now, watch Canadian crooner Michael Bublé's Sinatra and YouTube violin sensation Lindsey Stirling get results on Dancing With The Stars--Season 16, Week 7.

1 2
Real Time Analytics