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All performances from Season 9 of So You Think You Can Dance.

Legend
Eliminated Bottom 6 Bottom 4 Runner-Up Winner

Meet the Top 20 (June 27, 2012)Edit

Judges: Nigel Lythgoe, Mary Murphy, Zooey Deschanel

Dancers Routine Style Choreographer(s)
"We Found Love"
(BBC Radio 1 Live Lounge)
Jessie J.
Contemporary Tyce Diorio
"Dance Again"
Jennifer Lopez ft. Pitbull
Cha Cha Jason Gilkison
"Romantic Inclinations/Like A Shot/Fury"
P. Mottram, S. Everitt,
G. Shadid, T. Marberger
Ballet Dwight Rhoden
Desmond Richardson
"Sail"
Awonation
Jazz Sonya Tayeh
"Modern Drift"
Efterklang
Contemporary Stacey Tookey
"Resolve"
Nathan Lanier
Martial Arts, Stepping,
Animation
Christopher Scott
Top 10 Girls "Where The Light Gets In"
Sennen
Contemporary Travis Wall
Top 10 Guys "Precognition"
(Steed Lord Machine Mix)
Steed Lord
Jazz Sonya Tayeh
Top 20 "Eyes" (Coachella Live 2012 version)
Kaskade
Contemporary Mia Michaels

^1 Due to an illness, Janelle was an unable to dance in the jazz number with Tiffany and Audrey.

Week 1: Top 20 Perform (July 11, 2012)Edit

Judges: Nigel Lythgoe, Mary Murphy, Kenny Ortega

Group Dance

Dancers Music Style Choreographer(s)
Top 20 "Architect of the Mind"
Kerry Muzzey
Modern Christopher Scott

Couples Dances

Dancers Music Style Choreographer(s)
Witney &
Chehon
"Jump"
The Cube Guys &
Lucinana
Samba Louis van Amstel
Tiffany &
George
"Turning Page"
Sleeping At Last
Contemporary Sonya Tayeh
Janaya &
Brandon
"Take Care"
Drake ft.
Rihanna
Lyrical Hip-Hop Nappytabs
(Tabitha and Napoleon D'umo)
Alexa &
Daniel
"Hey Hey"
(DF's Attention Vocal Mix)
Dennis Ferrer
Jazz Sean Cheesman
Amber &
Nick
"Nights in White Satin"
Tina Arena
Viennese Waltz Jason Gilkison
Amelia &
Will
"The Lovecats"
The Cure
Hip-Hop Nappytabs
Janelle &
Dareian
"Jungle"
Hilight Tribe
African Jazz Sean Cheesman
Eliana &
Cyrus
"Run and Tell That"
Hairspray
(Original Broadway Cast)
Broadway Tyce Diorio
Audrey &
Matthew
"Unchained Melody"
The Righteous Brothers
Contemporary Travis Wall
Lindsay &
Cole
"Unstoppable"
E.S. Posthumus
Paso Doble Jason Gilkison

Week 2: Top 20 Perform + Results (July 18, 2012)Edit

Judges: Nigel Lythgoe, Mary Murphy, Adam Shankman

Group Dance

Dancers Music Style Choreographer(s)
Top 20 "The Beautiful People"
(District 78 remix)
Marilyn Manson
Jazz Nappytabs

Guest dancers

Dancers Music
Dancers from
Step Up: Revolution
"Hands in the Air"
Timbaland ft.
Ne-Yo

Couples Dances

Dancers Music Style Choreographer(s)
Lindsay &
Cole
"Teeth"
Lady Gaga
Hip-Hop Christopher Scott
Amelia &
Will
"3326"
Ólafur Arnalds
Contemporary Sonya Tayeh
Amber & "Tanguera"
Sexteto Mayor
Argentine Tango Miriam Larici
Leonardo Barrionuevo
Nick Bloxsom-Carter
Audrey &
Matthew
"Here Me Now"
(Dri, Lind and Likka Mix)
Steed Lord
Jazz Sonya Tayeh
Janelle &
Dareian
"My Girl"
The Temptations
Lyrical Hip-Hop Christopher Scott
Janaya French & "Bring on the Men"
Linda Eder
Broadway Sean Cheesman
Brandon
Eliana &
Cyrus
"I'm Shakin'"
Jack White
Jive Tony Meredith
Melanie LaPatin
Alexa & "So Long My Friend"
Yanni
Contemporary Dee Caspary
Daniel
Tiffany &
George
"I Want to Be Loved by You"
Sinéad O'Connor
Foxtrot Tony Meredith
Melanie LaPatin
Witney & "Tandav Music"
Aatish Kapadia
Bollywood Nakul Dev Mahajan
Chehon
  • Amber Jackson and Brandon Mitchell became a new couple as their respective partners were eliminated.

Week 3: Top 16 Perform + Results (July 25, 2012)Edit

Judges: Nigel Lythgoe, Mary Murphy, Christina Applegate

Group Dance

Dancers Music Style Choreographer(s)
Top 16 "The Here and After"
Jun Miyake
Contemporary Tyce Diorio

Guest Dancers

Dancers Music
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater "Jungle Jam"
Les Tambours Du Bronx

Couples Dances

Dancers Music Style Choreographer(s)
Tiffany & "Out of My Mind"
B.o.B feat. Nicki Minaj
Hip-Hop Nappytabs
George
Amber & "Dr. Feelgood
(Love is Serious Business)"
Aretha Franklin
Jazz Ray Leeper
Brandon
Janelle & "Call Me Maybe"
Carly Rae Jepsen
Cha Cha Pasha Kovalev
Dareian
Lindsay & "Wild Horses"
Charlotte Martin
Contemporary Mandy Moore
Cole
Amelia &
Will
"You!"
The Creatures
Jazz Mandy Moore
Audrey &
Matthew
"Cinco Salsa"
Sverre Indris Joner/HSC/Kork
Salsa Liz Lira
Witney &
Chehon
"I Will Always Love You"
Whitney Houston
Contemporary Stacey Tookey
Eliana & "Toxic"
District 78 ft. Cheesa
Hip-Hop Nappytabs
Cyrus

Solos

Dancer Music Style
Amber "This Is What Makes Us Girls"
Lana Del Ray
Contemporary
Brandon "I Want It All Back"
Tye Tribbett & G.A.
Stepping
Eliana "Near Light"
Ólafur Arnalds
Ballet
Dareian "Ordinary People"
John Legend
Contemporary

Week 4: Top 14 Perform + Results (August 15, 2012)Edit

Judges: Nigel Lythgoe, Mary Murphy, Michael Nunn, Billy Trevitt
Theme: All dancers performed routines choreographed by Mia Michaels for past seasons.

Group Dance

Dancers Music Style Choreographer(s)
Top 14 "Hanging On"
Active Child
Contemporary Mia Michaels

Couples Dances

Dancers Music Style
Eliana &
Cyrus
"Mercy"
Duff
Contemporary
Tiffany & "Hometown Glory"
Adele
George
Amelia & "Koop Island Blues"
Koop ft. Ane Brun
Will
Janelle & "Dreaming with a Broken Heart"
John Mayer
Dareian
Audrey & "Time"
Billy Porter
Matthew
Witney &
Chehon
"Calling You"
Celine Dion
Lindsay & "Gravity"
Sara Bareilles
Cole

Solos

Dancer Music Style
Amelia "Falling Slowly"
Glen Hansard & Marketa Irglova
Contemporary
Janelle "Inta Omri"
Elie Attieh
Belly Dance
Lindsay "Hip Hip Chin Chin"
Club des Belugas
Samba
George "So Long, Lonesome"
Explosions in the Sky
Contemporary
Dareian "It's a Man's Man's Man's World"
Joshua Ledet
Contemporary
Matthew "Delicate"
Damien Rice
Contemporary

Week 5: Top 10 Perform + Results (August 22, 2012)Edit

Judges: Nigel Lythgoe, Mary Murphy, Benjamin Millepied

Group Dance

Dancers Music Style Choreographer(s)
Top 10 "The Cool World Stomp"
Mark Isham
Broadway Tyce Diorio

Guest Dancers

Dancers Music
LA Dance Project "Trio"
Nico Muhly

Couples Dances

Dancers Music Style Choreographer(s)
Tiffany &
Brandon Bryant
"You Make Me Feel..."
(Disco Fries remix)
Cobra Starship ft. Sabi
Disco Doriana Sanchez
Witney & "Sing It Back"
Moloko
Jazz Travis Wall
Nick Lazzarini
Cole &
Anya Garnis
"Glad You Came"
The Wanted
Cha Cha Dmitry Chaplin
Lindsay &
Jakob Karr
"Dancin' Dan"
(Me and My Shadow)
Fosse
Broadway Spencer Liff
Will &
Kathryn McCormick
"Ohh La La"
Dirty Picture
Bollywood Nakul Dev Mahajan
Cyrus &
Jaimie Goodwin
"Outro"
M83
Contemporary Travis Wall
Chehon & "Pretty Wings"
Maxwell
Hip-Hop Dave Scott
Lauren Gottlieb
George & "Bahamut"
Hazmat Modine
Jazz Tyce Diorio
Allison Holker
Eliana &
Alex Wong
"Bang Bang
(My Baby Shot Me Down"
Nancy Sinatra
Contemporary Stacey Tookey
Audrey & "Sincerely, Jane"
Janelle Monae
Hip-Hop Dave Scott
Stephen "tWitch" Boss

Solos

Dancer Music Style
Witney "You'll Find a Way"
(Switch & Sinden remix)
Santigold
Samba
Audrey "And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going"
Jennifer Holliday
Contemporary
Chehon "Til Enda"
Oláfur Arnalds
(Commissioned by Wayne McGregor/Random Dance)
Ballet
George "Brotsjor"
Oláfur Arnalds
Contemporary

Week 6: Top 8 Perform + Results (August 29, 2012)Edit

Judges: Nigel Lythgoe, Mary Murphy, Jesse Tyler Ferguson

Group Dance

Dancers Music Style Choreographer(s)
Top 8 "Run Boy Run"
Woodkid
Contemporary Peter Chu

Couples Dances

Dancers Music Style Choreographer(s)
Witney &
Stephen "tWitch" Boss
"My Homies Still"
Lil Wayne ft. Big Sean
Hip-Hop Luther Brown
Cole &
Allison Holker
"Possible Maybe" (Instrumental)
Björk
Contemporary Sonya Tayeh
Eliana &
Ryan Di Lello
"That Man"
Caro Emerald
Quickstep Jonathan Roberts
Lindsay &
Alex Wong
"Somebody That I Used to Know"
Gotye ft. Kimbra
Jazz Sonya Tayeh
Will &
Lauren Gottlieb
"Dance My Pain Away" (District 78 remix)
Wye Oak
Hip-Hop Christopher Scott
Cyrus &
Melanie Moore
"Badder Badded Schwing"
Freddy Fresh ft. Fatboy Slim
Jazz Mandy Moore
Chehon &
Anya Garnis
"Breaking Below Surface"
Jesse Cook
Argentine Tango Miriam Larici &
Leonardo Barrionuevo
Tiffany &
Ade Obayomi
"The Power of Love"
Celine Dion
Contemporary Mandy Moore

Solos

Dancer Music Style
Tiffany "I Was Here"
Glee cast
Jazz
Will "Better Man"
James Morrison
Contemporary
Lindsay "Senorita"
bond
Paso Doble
Chehon "On the Nature of Daylight"
Max Richter
Ballet
Witney "Where Have You Been"
Rihanna
Cha Cha
Cole "Arise"
E.S. Posthumous
Martial Arts
Eliana "Infra 8"
Max Richter
Ballet
Cyrus "Existence" (VIP)
Excision & Downlink
Animation

Week 7: Top 6 Perform + Results (September 5, 2012)Edit

Judges: Nigel Lythgoe, Mary Murphy, Christina Applegate

Group Dance

Dancers Music Style Choreographer(s)
Top 6 "Scream"
Kellis
Jazz Sonya Tayeh

Couples Dances

Dancers Music Style Choreographer(s)
Tiffany &
Benji SchwimmerBenji Schwimmer
"What I Like About You"
Lillix
Jive Jean-Marc Généreux
Cole &
Melanie Moore
"Too Close"
Alex Clare
Jazz Sonya Tayeh
Eliana &
Stephen "tWitch" Boss
"Please Mr. Postman" (District 78 remix)
The Marvelettes
Hip-Hop Christopher Scott
Chehon &
Kathryn McCormick
"Eli, Eli" (A Walk to Caseara)
Sophie Milman
Contemporary Tyce Diorio
Witney &
Marko Germar
"No Nothing"
Curtis & Reinhard ft. Blair
Lyrical Jazz Ray Leeper
Cyrus &
Comfort Fedoke
"Cinema" (Skillex remix)
Benny Benassi ft. Gary Go
Dubstep Christopher Scott
Witney &
Tiffany
"Where Have You Been"
Rihanna
Cha Cha Jean-Marc Généreux
Eliana &
Cole
"Adagio for Strings"
Brno Philharmonic Orchestra
Contemporary Mia Michaels
Tiffany &
Cyrus
"Treat Me Rough" (Girl Crazy)
Debbie Gravite
Broadway Spencer Liff

Solos

Dancer Music Style
Witney "Malagueña"
Brian Setzer '68 Comeback Special
Paso Doble
Chehon "Way Back Home"
District 78
Ballet
Tiffany "Just The Way You Are"
Carmen Reece
Jazz
Cole "Night of the Wolf"
Nox Arcana
Martial Arts Fusion
Eliana "I Will Follow You Into the Dark"
Death Cab for Cutie
Contemporary
Cyrus "Harem"
Sarah Brightman
Animation

Week 8: Top 4 Perform (September 11, 2012)Edit

Judges: Nigel Lythgoe, Mary Murphy, Rob Marshall

Group Dance

Dancers Music Style Choreographer(s)
Top 4 "Eine kleine Nachtmusik"
(District 78 remix)
KPM Studio Arts
Broadway Tyce Diorio

Couples Dances

Dancers Music Style Choreographer(s)
Eliana &
Cyrus
"The Game Has Changed"
Daft Punk
Paso Doble Jason Gilkison
Tiffany &
William Wingfield
"Time is Now"
Moloko
Jazz Sonya Tayeh
Eliana &
Chehon
"The Nutcracker Suite
Pas de Deux"
Bruton Apm Studios
Classical Ballet Marat Daukayav
Tiffany &
Cyrus
"Best Thing I Never Had"
Beyoncé
Lyrical Hip-Hop Tessandra Chavez
Chehon &
Allison Holker
"Leave"
Once
Contemporary Stacey Tookey
Eliana &
Tiffany
"When You're Good to Mama"
Chicago
Broadway Ray Leeper
Chehon &
Cyrus
"Fangs" (District 78 remix)
Little Red Lung
Jazz Sonya Tayeh
Eliana &
Alex Wong
"Without You"
Harry Nilsson
Contemporary Travis Wall
Tiffany &
Chehon
"Love Me Tender"
Adam Levy & Norah Jones
Rumba Dmitry Chaplin
Cyrus &
Stephen "tWitch" Boss
"Like a Criminal"
District 78
Animation Christopher Scott

Solos

Dancer Music Style
Eliana "Passacaglia"
Johann Johannsson
Ballet
Cyrus "Holy Ghost"
(Helicopter Showdown & Sluggo Remix)
Messinian
Animation
Tiffany "I Believe"
Fantasia Barrino
Jazz
Chehon "How It Ends"
DeVotchKa
Contemporary

Week 9: And the Winner Is... (Finale) (September 18, 2012)Edit

Judges: Nigel Lythgoe, Mary Murphy, Tyce Diorio, Debbie Allen, Lil' C, Adam Shankman

Group Dance

Dancers Music Style Choreographer(s)
Top 20 "Torn"
Nathan Lanier
Contemporary/Hip-Hop Sonya Tayeh
Christopher Scott

Cyrus
Comfort
Stephen "tWitch" Boss
Christopher Scott

"Holy Ghost (Helicopter Showdown and Sluggo Remix)"
Messinian
Animation Christopher Scott
Top 10 with All-Stars "The Circle of Life/Nants Ingonyama
(District 78 Remix)"
The Lion King
Jazz/Hip-Hop Nappytabs

Guest Dancers

Dancers Music Style Choreographer(s)
Dragon House &
Bryan Gaynor
"Cryosleep"
Cyberoptics
Hip-Hop/Animation Dragon House
Bryan Gaynor

Judge's Pick

Dancers Music Style Choreographer(s) Chosen by
Audrey &
Matthew
"Unchained Melody"
The Righteous Brothers
Contemporary Travis Wall Nigel Lythgoe
Witney &
Stephen "tWitch" Boss
"My Homies Still"
Lil Wayne ft. Big Sean
Hip-Hop Luther Brown Lil' C
Tiffany &
George
"Turning Page"
Sleeping At Last
Contemporary Sonya Tayeh Debbie Allen
Lindsay &
Cole
"Unstoppable"
E.S. Posthumus
Paso Doble Jason Gilkison Adam Shankman
Amelia &
Will
"The Lovecats"
The Cure
Hip-Hop Nappytabs Tyce Diorio
Chehon &
Kathryn McCormick
"Eli, Eli" (A Walk to Caseara)
Sophie Milman
Contemporary Tyce Diorio Mary Murphy
Tiffany &
Brandon Bryant
"You Make Me Feel..."
(Disco Fries remix)
Cobra Starship ft. Sabi
Disco Doriana Sanchez Cat Deeley

Dancer's Pick

Dancers Style Music Choreographer(s) Chosen by
Eliana &
Alex Wong
"Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down)"
Nancy Sinatra
Contemporary Stacey Tookey Eliana Girard
Chehon &
Anya Garnis
"Breaking Below Surface"
Jesse Cook
Argentine Tango Miriam Larici &
Leonardo Barrionuevo
Chehon Wespi-Tschopp
Tiffany &
Ade Obayomi
"The Power of Love"
Celine Dion
Contemporary Mandy Moore Tiffany Maher
Cyrus &
Stephen "tWitch" Boss
"Like a Criminal"
District 78
Animation Christopher Scott Cyrus Spencer

PlacementEdit

Place Dancer
Runner-Up: Girl Tiffany Maher
Runner-Up: Guy Cyrus Spencer
Winner: Girl Eliana Girard
Winner: Guy Chehon Wespi-Tschopp


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