Normani Kordei ‘Dancing With The Stars’ Judge’s Challenge Performance – WATCH VIDEO

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Normani Kordei DWTS

By Michael Lewittes |

Normani Kordei DWTS


Normani Kordei and Val Chmerkovskiy dominated again on Monday’s “Dancing With The Stars” with their Viennese waltz to Rihanna’s “Desperado” during the judge’s challenge round. Watch the video below of their spectacular semifinals performance.

Last week, the singer first danced a perfect contemporary routine and then Kordei performed a near flawless jive during her trio with Chmerkovskiy and Alan Bersten. About her flawless contemporary dance, which was her second perfect routine this season, Len Goodman admitted, “I was spellbound.” “I am completely mesmerized… I have no words,” Julianne Hough similarly stated. Bruno Tonioli was also bowled over, and Carrie Ann Inaba thanked the Fifth Harmony singer for “such a profound moment.” The audience was also blown away and cheered wildly afterwards. Her back-to-back perfect scores secured Kordei as this season’s frontrunner to win the mirrorball trophy.

This week, Goodman picked a Viennese waltz for the singer to perform as part of the show’s judge’s challenge night. He told here, “I want to be transported back to Vienna.” But did she accomplish it?

Following her dance, Goodman expressed, “You did exactly what I asked for… Well done!” Inaba said, “It was a thrill to watch.” Hough offered, “It was mysterious, magical.” And Tonioli exclaimed, “What a thriller, killer waltz.” For her Viennese waltz to Rihanna’s “Desperado,” Kordei nailed 36 out of 40 points. To see her and Chmerkovskiy’s performance during the “Dancing With The Stars” semifinals, watch the video below.


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