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'Strictly' songs and dances for week seven announced

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'Strictly Come Dancing' songs and dances have been announced for week seven. (Image credit: BBC1)

There were plenty of screams and sparkles during Strictly Come Dancing’s 2021 Halloween week, with Rose Ayling-Ellis scoring the first perfect 40 of the series with her pro partner Giovanni Pernice. But unfortunately, we had to say goodbye to Judi Love as she was sent home last week.

Judi described her time on Strictly as a “life-changing experience” and showed her appreciation to her partner Graziano Di Prima: “Graziano has supported me, stuck by me, and took me to a place I never thought I could go and so for that, I love you so much.”

The remaining nine couples will continue competing for the Glitterball trophy once again with a new and exciting set of dance routines and songs. Rose is the current favourite to win the show after her epic Halloween performance. 

As the competition heats up, here are the announced songs and dances each couple will be dancing this week...

Strictly Come Dancing week seven songs and dances 

AJ Odudu & Kai Widdrington are doing the Charleston to Don’t Bring Lulu by Dorothy Provine, Pinky and The Girls

Rose Ayling-Ellis & Giovanni Pernice will do the Samba to Cinema Italiano by Kate Hudson

Sara Davies & Aljaz Skorjanec will dance Quickstep to 9 to 5 by Dolly Parton

Tilly Ramsay & Nikita Kuzman will Tango to Kings & Queens by Ava Max

Adam Peaty & Katya Jones will Jive to Little Bitty Pretty One by Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers

Dan Walker & Nadiya Bychkova will be doing the Couple’s Choice to Classic by MKTO

John Whaite & Johannes Radebe will Rumba to Shape of My Heart by Sting

Rhys Stephenson & Nancy Xu will Quickstep to What A Man Gotta Do by Jones Brothers

Tom Fletcher & Amy Dowden are doing the Paso Doble to Amparito Roca by Jamie Texidor

Strictly Come Dancing continues on BBC1 this Saturday at 6:45 p.m - check out our TV Guide for full TV listings.

Grace Morris

Grace is a digital writer with WhatToWatch.com, where she writes series guides for must-watch shows and the latest TV news. She graduated from Anglia Ruskin University in 2020 with a degree in Writing and Film Studies, which only made her love for creative writing, film, and TV grow stronger.


Some of her favourite TV shows are Line of Duty, Fresh Meat, The Great British Bake Off, and Gogglebox. In her spare time, Grace likes to explore new places with her friends and family and, of course, watch and read about the latest films and TV series!