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JASON DERULO TO APPEAR AS A GUEST JUDGE AND PERFORM WITH SNOOP DOGG ON MILESTONE 200TH LIVE EPISODE OF "SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE" WEDNESDAY, JULY 2, ON FOX
Musical guests return to the SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE stage this week with Jason Derulo performing his new hit single, "Wiggle," featuring Snoop Dogg, on the series' milestone 200th LIVE episode airing this Wednesday, July 2 (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) on FOX.
Also, the competition for America's favorite dancer begins this week, when each of the Top 20 finalists is paired with another finalist specializing in the same style. The pairs will work with world-renowned choreographers to create a dance routine showcasing their genre. After the performances, viewers will have the opportunity to vote for their favorite dancers via the official website, fox.com/dance, the FOX NOW App and the official Facebook page, facebook.com/SoYouThinkYouCanDance.
In his short five-year career, Jason Derulo has proven to be a contender with pop music's biggest hitters, and his rise to fame isn't slowing down. His past single, "Talk Dirty" (ft. 2 Chainz), is his most successful track to date, having sold more than six million singles worldwide. The music video for it has garnered nearly 200 million views on YouTube. Derulo's career started when he was 16 years old and began writing hits for the likes of Lil Wayne, Pitbull, Diddy, Sean Kingston, Cassie and Danity Kane. Now 24 years old, the Miami native has since received nods from the TEEN CHOICE AWARDS, the MTV Europe Music Awards, the MOBO Awards and the BMI Pop Awards. His career-defining hits include "Whatcha Say," "In My Head," "Ridin' Solo," "Don't Wanna Go Home" and "It Girl." After suffering a catastrophic neck injury in 2012, Derulo released his comeback record, "The Other Side," in 2013. It became radio's No. 1 most-added record of the year.
Snoop Dogg is a multi-Platinum artist and entertainment icon. With more than 20 years in the music industry, Snoop's ability to stay at the forefront of popular culture and new technology through hit records, brand partnerships, innovative digital strategies, philanthropy and more, has resulted in unwavering relevance.
SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE was created by Simon Fuller and Nigel Lythgoe and is from 19 Entertainment, a division of CORE Media Group, and dick clark productions. The series is executive-produced by Fuller; Lythgoe; Allen Shapiro, CEO of dick clark productions; Barry Adelman, Executive Vice President of dick clark productions; James Breen; and Jeff Thacker. Visit the official SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCEsite at www.fox.com/dance to view exclusive videos and photos. "Like" SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE on Facebook at facebook.com/SoYouThinkYouCanDance. Follow the series on Twitter @DANCEonFOX and join the discussion using #sytycd. Follow host Cat Deeley at @catdeeley, and follow the judges Nigel Lythgoe @dizzyfeet and Mary Murphy @hottamaletrain.