After impressing the judges last week with a contemporary number for the Most Memorable Years Night, Jana Kramer stepped up her game on Monday’s Dancing with the Stars as she and pro dance partner Gleb Savchenko cranked up the heat with a sultry Argentine tango to the tune of “Hands to Myself” by Selena Gomez, earning the pair their first perfect score this season.
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Though Kramer has her own definition of sexy (think flip flops and oversized T-shirts) and admits that doing the Argentine tango is completely out of her comfort zone, the 32-year-old singer was determined to push herself.
“This Argentine tango is full of content and the technique is very sharp and complicated,” Kramer wrote on her blog on People prior to Monday’s performance. “There are also a lot of lifts, which have aggravated my rib injury. But I’m powering through it and I hope the judges and audience appreciate how much we’re putting into this dance. Gleb keeps saying, ‘Let me change this move. I’ll make it easier.’ And I’ll say, ‘No! I want harder! Let’s do this!'”
“I want to go out there and own it tonight,” she continued. “Everyone in the competition has stepped up their game and you can feel the difference in the air. We all want to win and we’re all working hard to make that happen for ourselves. I’m nervous to get out there tonight, but I’m going to become this other version of myself and give it my all.”
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Fortunately, all their hard work paid off. Not only did Kramer and Savchenko pull off a perfect 40 just moments after finding out they were one of the couples in danger of going home, they also delivered one of the sexiest performances in Dancing With the Stars history. “I think you just set the record for the hottest Argentine tango, for sure,” judge Julianne Hough said.
Do you agree with Hough? Did Kramer and Savchenko really set the record for the hottest tango in DWTS history? If not, which couple and routine do you consider the sexiest? Watch the video and tell us what you think:
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