So You Think You Can Dance: Top 8 Performance Night Recap – August 24, 2015 (@DanceOnFOX #SYTYCD)

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So You Think You Can Dancehas returned for its seventhweek of live shows tonight (August 24th) in Los Angeles, Calif.

The Top 8 Eddie “Neptune” Eskridge, Gaby Diaz, Hailee Payne, Derek Piquette, Jim Nowakowski, Virgil Gadson, Jana JaJa VankovaandMegan Megz Alfonso kicked off the show with a special group performance choreographed by Tyce Diorioto “Lillies of the Valley” off the Pia soundtrack. Following the group performance, the contestants were paired with all-stars Jasmine Harper, Jaimie Goodwin, Fik-Shun, Paul Karlmiryan, Kayla Radomski, Comfort Fedoke, Robert RoldanandRicky Ubedato perform various African jazz, contemporary, hip-hop, Paso Doble, jazz and Broadway sequences in front of judgesPaula Abdul, Nigel Lythgoe,andJason Derulo.

After each performance, the Top 6 took the stage for mini-solos to show America their talents before cutting to commercial break.

Following the all-star duets and solos,Team StreetsEddie “Neptune” Eskridge, Virgil Gadson, Jana “Jaja” VankovaandMegan “Megz” Alfonsotook the stage foran insane performanceto Puff Daddy & Friends Finna Get Loose, choreographed by Dave Scott. AfterTeam Street,it was time forTeam Stageto perform their group number.Gaby Diaz, Hailee Payne, Derek PiquetteandJimNowakowskiperformed a beautiful contemporary piece to Ed Sheeran’s “Give Me Love” choreographed byTessandra Chavez.

At the end of the show,hostCat Deeleyrevealed the finalresults, sharing thatDerek PiquetteandEddie Neptune Eskridgewere eliminated from the competition.

Check out photos and videos from tonights episode ofSo You Think You Can Dancebelow. Make sure to tune in next Monday @ 8PM to watch your favorite dancer perform!


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Written by Juliet Schroder

Juliet Schroder

Juliet is the founder and executive producer/host of Celeb Secrets and Celeb Secrets Country. When not reporting on the latest news in pop culture and country music, she enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and family, and exploring the latest fashion trends.

Juliet holds a B.S. in marketing from St. John's University.

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