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This morning the prime time Emmy nominations were announced with So You Think You Can Dance and Dancing With The Stars choreographers being recognized for their incredible work. The biggest surprise of the nominations was Cat Deeley getting her first nomination for hosting SYTYCD. This was a long time coming and very well deserved.
Deeley is one of the best hosts out there, connecting with the dancers on a personal level. She is personable and lovely and makes watching the show even more enjoyable. Congratulations Cat!
Nominated for So You Think You Can Dance were:
Mia Michaels for her routines:”Alice in Mia-Land, Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic” by Sting. Danced by Billy Bell, Stephen “Twitch” Boss, Kent Boyd, Neil Haskell, Allison Holker, Mark Kanemura, Ade Obayomi, Robert Roldan, Jose Ruiz, Dominic Sandoval and AdeChike Torbert.
“When We Dance” by Sting. Danced by Billy Bell, Kent Boyd, Lauren Froderman, Ashley Galvan, Robert Roldan, Jose Ruiz, and AdeChike Torbert.
“Sundrenched World” by Joshua Radin, danced by Kent Boyd and Allison Holker.
“Heaven Is A Place On Earth” by Katie Thompson, danced by Robert Roldan and Kathryn McCormick.
Travis Wall for his routines: “Collide” (Acoustic Version) by Howie Day. Danced by Lauren Froderman and Kent Boyd. (This video also has “My First Kiss” at the end)
“How It Ends” by DeVotchka. Danced by Kent Boyd and Neil Haskell.
“Fix You” by Coldplay, danced by Robert Roldan and Allison Holker. (Travis should win for this dance alone. My personal favourite of any season. This was beautiful, and Allison is unbelievable.)
NappyTabs (Tabitha and Napoleon Dumo) for their routines: “Scars” by . Danced by Robert Roldan and Dominic Sandoval.
“Fallin” by Alicia Keys, originally danced by Adechicke Tobert and Comfort Fedoke. (Video Comfort is replaced with Lauren Froderman)
“Outta Your Mind” by Lil Jon and LMFAO. Danced by Twitch and Alex Wong.
Mandy Moore for her routines: “Oh Yeah” by Yello, danced by Lauren Froderman and Ade Obayami.
“Boogie Shoes” by KC and the Sunshine Band. Danced by Lauren Froderman and Billy Bell.
Nominated for Dancing With The Stars:
Mark Ballas for his routines: “I Write Sins Not Tragedies” by Panic! At The Disco danced by Ballas and Chelsea Kane.
“Hedwigs Theme (Theme from Harry Potter)” danced by Ballas and Kane.
“My Love” by Sia, danced by Ballas and Kane.