AceShowbiz - "Dancing with the Stars" commemorated one of the world's biggest stars, Taylor Swift, in the Tuesday, November 21 episode. Titled "A Celebration of Taylor Swift", the new outing featured the remaining six celebrity dancers hitting the ballroom to dance to Taylor's biggest hits.
Kicking off the night were Alyson Hannigan and Sasha Farber who danced a Cha Cha to "You Belong With Me". Judge Derek Hough praised Alyson for her charisma, adding that she improved significantly since the first episode. Guest judge and "Eras Tour" choreographer Mandy Moore, meanwhile, called Alyson fearless. Carrie Ann Inaba said that she was impressed by Alyson's confidence, but she needed more actual choreography. The judges gave the pair 29 out of 40.
Following it up were Ariana Madix and Pasha Pashkov. The two opted to dance a Rumba to "Cruel Summer" and Mandy thought Ariana matched the melodic quality of the song. Bruno also loved the classic and beautiful routine, saying that Ariana was singing with her body. Carrie Ann noted that the routine was technical and lyrical, with Derek calling it a proper Rumba. The pair earned 37 out of 40.
Jason Mraz and Daniella Karagach later hit the dance floor to dance a Tango to "Don't Blame Me". It was so impressive that Derek was brought to his feet, giving them a standing ovation. Carrie Ann loved that Jason was like the heart of the fire that night. As for Mandy, she described the performance with two words, grounded and epic. Jason got a perfect score for the routine.
Dancing a Rumba to "August" were Harry Jowsey and Rylee Arnold. Carrie Ann appreciated that the routine had more content, but he noted that Harry still had to improve some other things. Derek, meanwhile, criticized Harry's blank space face mid-performance. As for Bruno, he thought it was a strong attempt and praised Harry for his frame. Harry got 30 out of 40.
Up next were Charity Lawson and Artem Chigvintsev, who danced an Argentine Tango to "Look What You Made Me Do". Derek said that Charity had the best legs in the competition. As for Mandy, she hoped to see more of an attack. Bruno said that every line and shape had pin-point accuracy, while Carrie Ann pointed out Charity's unmatched lines and blank face. The pair got 38 out of 40.
Xochitl Gomez and Valentin Chmerkovskiy opted for a Quickstep to "Paper Rings" and the judges were mind-blown. Mandy said that the routine was like poetry. Bruno loved the movement, which he dubbed light, beautiful and extremely enjoyable. Carrie Ann loved how animated and enthusiastic performer Xochitl was, while Derek said that Xochitl brought every dance to life. The judges gave her 38 out of 40.
It was time for the Relay Dance where each winning couple would get three points. Ariana and Xochitl performing first, hitting the ballroom to dance a Viennese Waltz to "Lover". It was a tough call, but Xochitl and Val were eventually named as the winner.
The next battle was between Harry and Alyson, who danced a Jive to "Shake It Off". The judges said that both of them did well with Derek noting that he loved the competitive atmosphere. At the end, Alyson and Sasha came out as the winner.
For the final relay dance, Jason and Charity competed while dancing a Cha Cha to "Lavender Haze". Derek was impressed by both Jason and Charity, while Mandy thought that it was a clean performance. The judges named Jason and Daniella as the winner.
It was time for the results. Ariana, Xochitl and Jason were safe, meaning that Alyson, Harry and Charity were the bottom three. Eventually, Harry and Rylee were revealed to be the couple eliminated that night.
Meanwhile, some fans took to social media to express their disappointment after watching the "Taylor Swift Night" episode. Some Swifties took issues with how the show didn't feature Taylor's actual voice but used covers instead. "am i the only one confused that they didn't use taylor's voice??" a Swiftie questioned. "Disappointed! Why are we not using the actual songs?! Isn't it a celebration of Taylor swift?!! Not a celebration of covering her songs. She deserves better!" another raged. One person, meanwhile, suggested that it was probably due to copyright.