DWTS 13, Week 7: Ricki leads, Rob Kardashian in second

How could “Dancing with the Stars” resist making last night’s show a Halloween special? Did you like it? Ricki Lake and Derek Hough were on top with 53 points, receiving 27 points for their individual dance and 26 points from their team dance.

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Lake and Hough were the team leaders for the paso doble team that included Robert Kardashian and Cheryl Burke and Hope Solo and Maksim Chmerkovskiy. They danced to “Bring Me to Live by Evanescence. Each pair received 26 points (9, 8, 9).

The tango team was led by J.R. Martinez and Karina Smirnoff and included David Arquette and Kym Johnson and Nancy Grace and Tristan MacManus. Team tango weren’t always in sync and the solos weren’t crisp. Dancing to Rihanna’s “Disturbia,” the group received a 23 (8, 7, 8).

Ricki Lake & Derek Hough : 27+26=53
Robert Kardashian & Cheryl Burke : 25+26=51
Hope Solo & Maksim Chmerkovskiy : 24+26=50
J.R. Martinez & Karina Smirnoff : 25+23=48
David Arquette  & Kym Johnson : 24+23=47
Nancy Grace & Tristan MacManus :  21+23=44

Nancy Grace and her partner Tristan MacManus had been in third place last week, behind J.R. Martinez and Karina Smirnoff and Ricki Lake and Derek Hough who were tied for first. Nancy Grace received her first nine last week, but for her individual dance this week, she was in last place.

Here’s the leader board with individual dances only.

  • Ricki Lake & Derek Hough : 27
  • Robert Kardashian & Cheryl Burke : 25
  • J.R. Martinez & Karina Smirnoff : 25
  • Hope Solo & Maksim Chmerkovskiy : 24
  • David Arquette & Kym Johnson : 24
  • Nancy Grace & Tristan MacManus : 21
David Arquette & Kym Johnson : 24
  • “Abracadabra” by Steve Miller Band
This score would tie Arquette with Solo for the best cha cha cha.
Hope Solo & Maksim Chmerkovskiy (week 3)

  • 24 (8,8,8)
  • “Tonight (I’m Lovin’ You)”by Enrique Iglesias

Rob Kardashian & Cheryl Burke

  • Score: 22 (8,7,7)
  • “Walk Like A Man” by The Four Seasons from Jersey Boys

Kristin Cavallari & Mark Ballas

  • Score: 19 (7, 6, 6)
  • “Dynamite” by Taio Cruz

Carson Kressley & Anna Trebunskaya

  • Score: 17 (6, 5, 6)
  • “Moves Like Jagger” by Maroon 5 and Christina Aguilera

Chaz Bono  & Lacey Schwimmer 

  • Score: 17 (6, 5, 6)
  • “Dancing in the Street” by Mick Jagger and David Bowie

Nancy Grace & Tristan MacManus

  • Score 16 (5, 5, 6)
  • “Cry Baby” by Cee Lo Green

Elisabetta Canalis & Val Chmerkovskiy 

  • Score: 15 (5, 5, 5)
  • “Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)” by Katy Perry

Metta World Peace (Ron Artest)  & Peta Murgatroyd 

  • Score: 14 (5, 4, 5)
  • “Krazy” by Pitbull featuring Lil Jon
Nancy Grace & Tristan MacManus : 21
  • “The Devil Went Down to Georgia” by Charlie Daniels Band
That score would leave her tied for fourth in this dance.

Ricki Lake & Derek Hough

  • Score: 23 (8, 7, 8) “Hey Ya!”—OutKast

Chynna Phillips & Tony Dovolani

  • Score: 22 (7, 7, 7) “The Boy Does Nothing”—Alesha Dixon

J.R. Martinez & Karina Smirnoff 

  • Score: 22 (7, 7, 8) “Jump, Jive an’ Wail”—The Brian Setzer Orchestra

Robert Kardashian & Cheryl Burke

  • Score: 21 (7, 7, 7) “Surfin’ Safari”—The Beach Boys

Hope Solo & Maksim Chmerkovskiy

  • Score: 19 (6, 7, 6) “Girlfriend”—Avril Lavigne

Carson Kressley & Anna Trebunskaya

  • Score: 19 (6, 6, 7)
  • “Wake Me Up Before You Go Go” by Wham!

David Arquette  & Kym Johnson 

  • Score: 18 (6, 6, 6) “Runaway Baby”—Bruno Mars
Ricki Lake & Derek Hough : 27
  • “Sweet Dreams” by Beyoncé
Lake and Hough have the top score for this dance so far this season.
Rob Kardashian & Cheryl Burke
  • Score: 24
  • Theme from: “Superman”
David Arquette & Kym Johnson
  • Score: 23 (8,7,8)
  • “The Raiders March” from “Raiders of the Lost Ark”
Nancy Grace & Tristan MacManus
  • Score: 21 (7,7,7) Week 4 (Movie Week)
  • “Flash’s Theme” from “Flash Gordon”
Chaz Bono & Lacey Schwimmer
  • Score: 21
  • “Gonna Fly Now” from Rocky
SAMBA
Hope Solo & Maksim Chmerkovskiy : 24
  • “Werewolves of London” by Warren Zevon
Only three other couples have performed the samba and of those couples, only one is still in the competition.
J.R. Martinez & Karina Smirnoff 
  • Score: 28 (9,9,10)
  •  “Conga” by Gloria Estefan
Kristin Cavallari & Mark Ballas
  • Score: 24 (8,8,8)
  • “Crazy in Love” by Beyonce ft. Jay-Z

Chaz Bono & Lacey Schwimmer
  • 21 (7,7,7)
  •  “Get Down on It” by Kool & the Gang

  • Robert Kardashian & Cheryl Burke : 25
  • J.R. Martinez & Karina Smirnoff : 25
C ompare this to previous tango scores and Kardashian and Martinez would be tied for second best in this dance.

Ricki Lake & Derek Hough

  • Score: 29 (10,9,10) Week 4
  • Theme from: “Psycho”

Hope Solo & Maksim Chmerkovskiy

  • Score: 24 (8, 8, 8) Week 5
  • “Livin’ On A Prayer” by Bon Jovi

David Arquette & Kym Johnson

  • Score: 25 (8,9,8) Week 5
  • “Tainted Love” by Soft Cell

Carson Kressley & Anna Trebunskaya

  • Score: 23 (8,7,8) Week 3
  • “It’s My Life” by No Doubt

Chynna Phillips & Tony Dovolani

  • Score: 21 (7,7,7) Week 4
  • Theme from: Mission: Impossible

Chaz Bono & Lacey Schwimmer

  • Score: 19 (7,6,6)
  • “The Phantom of the Opera” from “The Phantom of the Opera”

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About Jana J. Monji

I've written for the Rafu Shimpo, LA Weekly, LA Times, Examiner.com and, more recently, the Pasadena Weekly and RogerEbert.com. I formerly worked for a dot-com more interested in yodeling than its customers.

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