Strictly Come Dancing 2019 – Week 1 Songs/Dances

Strictly Season is ever so close now with the first week of the new series happening in a matter of days. The BBC have just announced the first routines that the class of 2019 will be performing for judges points (which will carry forward into week 2) and I can reveal that those dances are…….

  • Alex and Neil – Quickstep to “I Get A Kick Out Of You” by Frank Sinatra
  • Anneka and Kevin – Cha Cha Cha to “Gloria” by Laura Branigan
  • Catherine and Johannes – Viennese Waltz to “I Got You Babe” by Sonny and Cher
  • Chris and Karen – Cha Cha Cha to “Juice” by Lizzo
  • David and Nadiya – Foxtrot to “Three Lions” by Baddiel, Skinner and The Lightning Seeds
  • Dev and Dianne – Foxtrot to “Build Me Up Buttercup” by The Foundations
  • Emma B and Anton – Jive to “Honey Honey” by ABBA
  • Viscountess Emma W and Aljaz – Cha Cha Cha to “She’s A Lady” by Sir Tom Jones
  • James and Luba – Tango to “Gold” by Spandau Ballet
  • Karim and Amy – Cha Cha Cha to “If I Can’t Have You” by Shawn Mendes
  • Kelvin and Oti – Samba to “La Vida Es Un Carnaval” by Celia Cruz
  • Michelle and Giovanni – Cha Cha Cha to “So Emotional” by Whitney Houston
  • Mike and Katya – Jive to “Do You Love Me” by The Contours
  • Saffron and AJ – Tango to “Lips Are Moving” by Meghan Trainor
  • Will and Janette – Quickstep to “Pencil Full Of Lead” by Paolo Nutini

Complaints to the BBC

What do you think of the songs and dances? As always you can let me know right here in the comments or over on Facebook or Twitter

You can still vote in the post launch show poll and tell me who your favourites were once all the couples were coupled up

Post Launch Show - Which Couples Are Your Favourites? (choose as many as you like)

  • Emma B and Anton (13%, 611 Votes)
  • Alex and Neil (12%, 559 Votes)
  • Karim and Amy (10%, 495 Votes)
  • Catherine and Johannes (10%, 475 Votes)
  • Dev and Dianne (8%, 410 Votes)
  • Kelvin and Oti (8%, 380 Votes)
  • Viscountess Emma and Aljaž (7%, 334 Votes)
  • Chris and Karen (7%, 323 Votes)
  • Michelle and Giovanni (6%, 296 Votes)
  • Saffron and AJ (6%, 281 Votes)
  • Will and Janette (5%, 230 Votes)
  • Mike and Katya (3%, 149 Votes)
  • Anneka and Kevin (2%, 117 Votes)
  • David and Nadiya (2%, 89 Votes)
  • James and Luba (2%, 75 Votes)

Total Voters: 1,550

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Strictly Come Dancing 2018 – Week 1 Discussion/Poll

Here we go it’s the start of the 2018 series of Strictly Come Dancing. All 15 couples will be dancing for our pleasure tonight and this will be our first proper look at the class of 2018. Whilst there is no spoiler and no elimination as all 15 couples will survive to week 2, there will still be a lot to discuss.

Who looks promising for this new series? And who is dead weight and in danger next week? You can let me know your thoughts about that or anything else to do with tonight’s show right here in the comments or over on Facebook or Twitter (tag @davejthorp and include #StrictlySpoiler on Twitter). Each time you join the discussion you earn an entry into the largest competition I have ever run with 4 prizes of a £20 Amazon UK voucher up for grabs each and every week. You can read more about the competition here.

A poll will open here when all the couples have danced. As always you will be able to select up to 3 favourites.

Week One - Who were your favourites? (choose up to 3)

  • Joe and Dianne (14%, 890 Votes)
  • Dr Ranj and Janette (13%, 787 Votes)
  • Stacey and Kevin (12%, 759 Votes)
  • Danny and Amy (10%, 646 Votes)
  • Ashley and Pasha (9%, 539 Votes)
  • Faye and Giovanni (8%, 524 Votes)
  • Graeme and Oti (8%, 478 Votes)
  • Lauren and AJ (7%, 424 Votes)
  • Charles and Karen (5%, 303 Votes)
  • Katie and Gorka (4%, 248 Votes)
  • Kate and Aljaž (4%, 240 Votes)
  • Seann and Katya (3%, 209 Votes)
  • Vick and Graziano (1%, 86 Votes)
  • Lee and Nadiya (1%, 79 Votes)
  • Susannah and Anton (1%, 70 Votes)

Total Voters: 2,463

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Strictly Come Dancing 2018 – Week 1 Songs/Dances

Here we are almost at the start of a brand new series of Strictly. Week 1 is upon us on Saturday and whilst there won’t be a spoiler as there is no elimination there will be lots of stuff happening.

The BBC last night revealed the songs and dances that the new couples will be performing on Saturday night and I can reveal that they are……

  • Ashley & Pasha: Viennese Waltz to Perfect by Ed Sheeran featuring Beyoncé
  • Charles & Karen: Cha Cha Cha to Ain’t No Love (Ain’t Not Use) by Sub Sub featuring Melanie Williams
  • Danny & Amy: Foxtrot to Top Cat Theme by Hoyt Curtin
  • Dr Ranj & Janette: Cha Cha Cha to How Will I Know by Whitney Houston
  • Faye & Giovanni: Cha Cha Cha to Lullaby by Sigala featuring Paloma Faith
  • Graeme & Oti: Samba to Soul Limbo by Booker T and The M.G.’s
  • Joe & Dianne: Jive to Take On Me by A-Ha
  • Kate & Aljaž: Cha Cha Cha to Kiss by Tom Jones
  • Katie & Gorka: Waltz to When We Were Young by Adele
  • Lauren & AJ: Waltz to I’m Kissing You by Des’ree
  • Lee & Nadiya: Waltz to Take It To The Limit by The Eagles
  • Seann & Katya: Tango to SexyBack by Justin Timberlake
  • Stacey & Kevin: Quickstep to Dancing by Kylie Minogue
  • Susannah & Anton: Samba to Tico Tico by Carmen Miranda
  • Vick & Graziano: Jive to Feel It Still by Portugal. The Man

What do you think of the choices? You can let me know in the comments or over on Facebook or Twitter. No prizes yet but Saturday is the first day of the 2018 competition with £80 worth of prizes up for grabs each and every week. You can find out what you need to do to get involved right here.

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Two polls are currently running and you can vote in them below

Post Launch Show - Which couples are your favourites? (choose up to 3)

  • Stacey and Kevin (12%, 322 Votes)
  • Ashley and Pasha (11%, 293 Votes)
  • Katie and Gorka (9%, 222 Votes)
  • Danny and Amy (8%, 221 Votes)
  • Kate and Aljaz (8%, 206 Votes)
  • Joe and Dianne (7%, 186 Votes)
  • Faye and Giovanni (7%, 185 Votes)
  • Vick and Graziano (7%, 178 Votes)
  • Dr Ranj and Janette (7%, 173 Votes)
  • Charles and Karen (6%, 148 Votes)
  • Graeme and Oti (5%, 141 Votes)
  • Lauren and AJ (4%, 106 Votes)
  • Seann and Katya (4%, 96 Votes)
  • Lee and Nadiya (3%, 66 Votes)
  • Susannah and Anton (2%, 62 Votes)

Total Voters: 997

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Who do you think will be eliminated first? (Select one answer only)

  • Susannah and Anton (44%, 329 Votes)
  • Graeme and Oti (12%, 88 Votes)
  • Seann and Katya (11%, 83 Votes)
  • Charles and Karen (6%, 43 Votes)
  • Dr Ranj and Janette (5%, 35 Votes)
  • Lauren and AJ (4%, 31 Votes)
  • Lee and Nadiya (4%, 31 Votes)
  • Vick and Graziano (3%, 26 Votes)
  • Joe and Dianne (3%, 24 Votes)
  • Danny and Amy (2%, 17 Votes)
  • Kate and Aljaz (1%, 11 Votes)
  • Stacey and Kevin (1%, 11 Votes)
  • Katie and Gorka (1%, 11 Votes)
  • Faye and Giovanni (1%, 5 Votes)
  • Ashley and Pasha (0%, 1 Votes)

Total Voters: 746

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