Score: 25.5 Apolo Ohno and Karina Smirnoff: Apolo and Karina's fever-inducing fox trot left the judges and audience satisfied.
Apolo pretty much said it all with, "I was just tryna channel my inner sexy." Score: 25.5 Helio Castroneves and Chelsie Hightower: Helio and Chelsie's quickstep was nearly perfect, but a slight issue with Chelsie's dress left the couple disoriented.
Below, we size up the season's new couples on a scale of 1 (worst) to 10 (best).
Anderson's first season: sixth place, Season 10 with Damian Whitewood Mac Manus' best finish: fifth place, Season 13 with Nancy Grace Of all the new pairs, this one has the most potential and is the most intriguing.
Dancing With the Stars pro Mark Ballas proposed to longtime girlfriend BC Jean (a.k.a.
Brittany Jean Carlson) in November, multiple sources confirm to Us Weekly.
The song was subsequently featured on the most recent season of DWTS, scoring Bindi Irwin and partner Derek Hough perfect 10s when they danced to it. 1 on the i Tunes singer-songwriter chart and hit No. The newly engaged couple, who haven't decided on a wedding date yet, are set to perform together at the SXSW music festival in Austin in March.
This  is something completely new to me."Mark adds, "For me, it's very cool to celebrate winning a medal, but the road to that medal is hard and taxing.
No offense to Nancy Grace and Gladys Knight, but Mac Manus has been due a younger partner (comparably) with dance ability — and more importantly, ableness — like many of his fellow male pros have had. Mac Manus has also built quite the fan base over the past year, which could carry them if Anderson does her thing on the floor.
Grade: 7Helio Castroneves and Chelsie Hightower Castroneves' first season: champion, Season 5 with Julianne Hough Hightower's best finish: fourth place, Season 8 with Ty Murray Like Hough, Hightower is young, cute, blonde and perky, but her modern, athletic style might not mesh that well with Castroneves' old-school showman's charm.
And for this dance — especially as a fan of the Olympics — I always watch the women's gymnastics or swimming.
I was really proud of her tonight and it was my first time doing contemporary dance on the show, which was awesome because I grew up doing contemporary dance.