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Lindsey Stirling Places Second on Dancing with the Stars

Lindsey Stirling Places Second on Dancing with the Stars

After an exciting journey on the hit reality show Dancing with the Stars, LDS violinist Lindsey Stirling claimed second place with professional dance partner Mark Ballas. The pair performed two dances, a repeat of a jive number from earlier in the season and a “fusion” dance which combined the tango and the cha cha. You can watch both performances below; …

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Lindsey Stirling Makes It To Finals of Dancing With the Stars

Lindsey Stirling Makes It To Finals of Dancing With the Stars

Lindsey Stirling danced two pieces with partner Mark Ballas during the semi-finals of “Dancing with the Stars.” The pair made it through to the finals. You can watch both performances below. The first is a contemporary piece, which scored Stirling a 29 out of 30. Later, they performed an “iconic” tango, recreating a dance from champions Meryl Davis and Maks …

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Lindsey Stirling Heads to Semi-Finals of Dancing With The Stars

Lindsey Stirling Heads to Semi-Finals of Dancing With The Stars

Lindsey Stirling performed two dances this week on ABC’s hit reality show Dancing with the Stars and the performances helped her and professional dance partner Mark Ballas earn a spot in the semi-finals. First up, was a jazz trio number to “Let’s Face the Music and Dance.” For the number, Stirling and Ballas were joined by Season 5 champion Kristi …

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Lindsey Stirling Dances Dreamy Foxtrot to “When You Wish Upon a Star” on Dancing with the Stars

Lindsey Stirling Dances Dreamy Foxtrot to "When You Wish Upon a Star" on Dancing with the Stars

Lindsey Stirling and Mark Ballas dance the Foxtrot to “When You Wish Upon A Star” from Pinocchio, sung by Stan Whitmire on Dancing with the Stars’ Season 25 Disney Night. The pair scored a 28 out of 30 in a number that was “delightful” according to judge Len Goodman, while Bruno Tonioli said he felt he was “bathing in stardust.” Watch …

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Lindsey Stirling Performs Emotional Waltz in Memory of Her Dad

Lindsey Stirling Performs Emotional Waltz in Memory of Her Dad

In her latest performance on “Dancing with the Stars,” LDS violinist Lindsey Stirling opens up about the death of her father. The stars, who are paired with professional dancers and competed for the coveted Mirrorball Trophy, were asked to use their most memorable year as inspiration this week’s dances. Stirling chose the year her father passed. Alongside partner Mark Ballas, …

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Lindsey Stirling Performs Pajama Jive After Emotional Breakup

Lindsey Stirling Performs Pajama Jive After Emotional Breakup

Though Lindsey Stirling’s recent performance on ABC’s Dancing with the Stars is full of fun and energy, her pre-performance footage reveals a much deeper meaning. Stirling admitted to recently ending her year-and-a-half-long relationship and feeling heartbroken. “With all of this going on, I’m so thankful for this show. At a time when my heart is a little broken, I’m very …

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LDS Dad Wows Judges on The Voice Blind Auditions

LDS Dad Wows Judges on The Voice Blind Auditions

Chances are you’ve already heard of LDS dad Dave Crosby and his 4-year-old daughter Claire. The two have been creating viral videos for over a year now. This week, Crosby auditioned for NBC’s The Voice, a competition singing show where contestants start off with “blind auditions” where the judges don’t see them, but only hear them singing. Crosby got a …

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