Rixton to Perform; Christina Applegate to Judge on FOX's SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE, 8/20

Rudy Abreu and Tanisha Belnap were eliminated tonight on SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE, after America's vote was revealed. Also on tonight's show, Michael Jackson's new single, "A Place With No Name," was featured in the Top Eight group performance, choreographed by Jackson choreographer Travis Payne. A preview of the song's never-before-seen music video also was screened. In addition, each of the Top Eight performances of contestants with their All-Star Partners featured a Michael Jackson song, either one of his classics or from his current album.

Next Wednesday, Aug. 20 (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed), on FOX, returning guest judge, actress and dancer Christina Applegate will join judges Nigel Lythgoe and Mary Murphy, as the Top Six finalists - Casey Askew, Zack Everhart, Jacque LeWarne, Jessica Richens, Valerie Rockey and Ricky Ubeda - will be paired up with All-Star Partners to perform for America's votes. The All-Stars include Stephen "tWitch" Boss (Season Four), Makenzie Dustman (Season 10), Fik-Shun (Season Ten), Anya Garnis (Season Three), Ade Obayomi (Season Five) and Will Wingfield (Season Four). Tune in for a special appearance from Rixton, who will perform their hit single, "Me & My Broken Heart."

The top six finalists are:


Casey Askew Age: 19

Hometown: Seattle, WA

Dance Specialty: Contemporary

Facebook: facebook.com/Dance11Casey

Twitter: @caseyaskeww

Instagram: @caseyaskeww


Zack Everhart, Jr. Age: 20

Hometown: Kennesaw, GA

Dance Specialty: Tap

Facebook: facebook.com/Dance11Zachary

Twitter: @zackeverhart47

Instagram: @zackeverhart47


Jacque LeWarne Age: 18

Hometown: Clive, IA

Dance Specialty: Ballet

Facebook: facebook.com/Dance11Jacque

Twitter: @JacqueLeWarne

Instagram: @jacquelewarne


Jessica Richens Age: 18

Hometown: Yorba Linda, CA

Dance Specialty: Jazz

Facebook: facebook.com/Dance11Jessica

Twitter: @jessicarichens

Instagram: @jessicarichens


Valerie Rockey Age: 20

Hometown: Indianapolis, IN

Dance Specialty: Tap

Facebook: facebook.com/Dance11Valerie

Twitter: @ValerieRockey

Instagram: @valerierockey


Ricky Ubeda Age: 18

Hometown: Miami, FL

Dance Specialty: Contemporary

Facebook: facebook.com/Dance11Ricky

Twitter: @RickyUbeda11

Instagram: @rickyubeda11


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 Dance site 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. Through the FOX NOW app, FOX viewers can watch full episodes of their favorite FOX shows on a variety of digital platforms, while enjoying enhanced interactive and social capabilities around those shows. Download the FOX NOW app atwww.fox.com/foxnow.

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