Elvis night dances on "Dancing With the Stars" ranged from sexy rumbas to speedy quicksteps.
There was a three-way tie between a D'Amelio, a comedian, and a "Bachelorette" star for first place.
Judge Len Goodman picked difficulty over technique and saved Cheryl Ladd from elimination.
SAFE: Cheryl Ladd and Louis Van Amstel's tango to "A Little Less Conversation" earned them a 21 out of 40.
While judge Bruno Tonioli criticized the duo's performance, judge Derek Hough told the pair, "We all make mistakes."
Hough also praised Ladd's "ferocity" and passion for dance. And judge Len Goodman called the performance "a proper tango."
Ladd and Van Amstel landed in the bottom two, and the judges were split on whether or not to send them home. However, Goodman's vote for Ladd and Van Amstel as head judge broke the tie, and the pair made it to the next round.
ELIMINATED: Teresa Giudice and Pasha Pashkov danced a jive to "All Shook Up" that earned a 23 out of 40 and got them sent packing.
Goodman said Giudice's performance was "bright and lively" but he couldn't ignore all of the mistakes in the leg work.
Judge Carrie Ann Inaba said she noticed that the "Real Housewives of New Jersey" star really "focused on learning how to dance" this week and said the dance had "integrity."
Giudice's performance couldn't save her from elimination though. She landed in the bottom two alongside Ladd, and Goodman voted to save Ladd in a tiebreaker.
SAFE: Joseph Baena and temporary partner Alexis Warr's Viennese Waltz to "If I Can Dream" garnered a 24 out of 40.
"That could have been a catastrophe, but it wasn't," Hough said of the performance. Inaba praised Baena in particular, saying, "It was impressive that he was genuinely leading."
And Goodman told the duo that he liked Baena's more "gentle" side.
SAFE: Jessie James Decker and her partner Alan Bersten stayed out of trouble with a foxtrot to Elvis's early hit "Trouble" and a score of 25 out of 40.
Goodman said Decker's legs looked "stronger" and she showed "improvement" from last week.
Tonioli said she was a "sexy lady" and should "use it" but needed to learn how to "glide" in the next step of her dancing journey.
Decker was in the bottom three, but viewers saved her from facing the judges' vote.
SAFE: Sam Champion and Cheryl Burke also danced a Viennese waltz, and received a 26 out of 40.
Several of the judges praised Burke's tough-as-nails approach for this week's dance to "Heartbreak Hotel."
"She gets results," Tonioli said of Burke's "bossy" teaching method. And Hough joked, "Listen, dance mom Cheryl, she gets results."
Inaba, for her part, called the waltz "sultry."
SAFE: The judges gave Jordin Sparks and Brandon Armstrong a 27 out of 40 for their foxtrot to "Hound Dog."
Hough said Sparks had an "amazing performance quality," but that she should watch her arms in frame.
"She attacks like a cat," Tonioli said of the singer's performance. He added that there were a few "incidents" in the performance.
"You don't have to be a dancer when you start, you just have to be willing to become one," Inaba said to Sparks.
SAFE: Vinny Guadagnino donned an Elvis wig for his quickstep with Koko Iwasaki to "Viva Las Vegas." The pair earned a 27 out of 40.
"You went all in and it paid off," Goodman said of the pair's performance. Hough praised Guadagnino as well, saying, "This week you were in total control."
Tonioli also chimed in, calling Guadagnino a "contender."
SAFE: Heidi D'Amelio and Artem Chigvintsev's foxtrot to "Suspicious Minds" earned a 28 out of 40.
Goodman praised the elder D'Amelio's "elegance" and "beautiful musicality" through her arms, but thought she "needed more freedom."
Hough echoed Goodman's sentiment, saying of Heidi: "She has the technique, but needs more feeling."
And Inaba said she could see "trust building" between the duo.
SAFE: Selma Blair danced a polished jive to "Jailhouse Rock" that earned her and partner Sasha Farber a 28 out of 40.
Tonioli said Blair made the dance hers and "made it work." Inaba pointed out that she lost time after she did a split in her dance but said "the split was worth it."
SAFE: Shangela and Gleb Savchenko danced a rocky quickstep to the King's hit "Shake, Rattle, and Roll" that earned a 28 out of 40.
The quickstep proved challenging for Shangela, as the judges noticed a mistake she made that she tried to gloss over but eventually admitted.
Despite the mistake, Inaba said she was a "sharp" performer and Goodman said the dance "had all the energy of an Elvis concert."
SAFE: Daniel Durant danced a "stanky" jive to Elvis's little-known song "King Creole" that earned him and partner Britt Stewart a 29 out of 40.
Durant and Stewart impressed everyone so much that even host Tyra Banks couldn't help but comment on Durant's "sexy" stank face.
"Long live the king," was all Tonioli could say.
Inaba admitted that the dance was hard to judge because she was so "in awe" of Durant.
SAFE: Trevor Donovan and Emma Slater got the judges hot and bothered with a rumba to "Always On My Mind." They earned a 30 out of 40.
Donovan said on last week's season premiere that he was afraid to dance but Hough urged him to accept the fact that he actually loved it and called the rumba "exceptional."
Tonioli said it was the best rumba he'd seen from a man in week two, while Inaba exclaimed, "You're going to be on a lot of people's minds tonight!"
Goodman compared Donovan's transformation to a caterpillar's.
SAFE: The judges gave Gabby Windey and Val Chmerkovskiy a 32 out of 40 for their Viennese Waltz to "Can't Help Falling in Love."
Tonioli said he was "totally swept away" by the pair's performance, and Goodman called their waltz "soft, like a whisper."
SAFE: Charli D'Amelio and Mark Ballas danced a quickstep to "Bossa Nova Baby" that earned her comparisons to a hummingbird and a score of a 32 out of 40.
Tonioli called the dance "delicious" and compared Charli's movement to a hummingbird's. Inaba called Charli and Ballas a "quirky match made in heaven."
SAFE: Wayne Brady and Witney Carson's jive to "Burning Love" earned them a top spot and a score of 32 out of 40 despite an injury.
Brady had an injured knee but Tonioli was impressed by all of the Elvis nuances he hit on the right beats.
Goodman said there was "no messin', no stressin'" and called the dance a "proper" jive.
Hough said Brady had the "best kicks and flicks" of all the jives that night.
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