Singer Brandy Norwood and professional partner Maksim Chmerkovskiy topped Dancing with the Stars' judging leaderboard for the second time this season -- and second consecutive week -- during Monday night's sixth eleventh-season performance show.
Monday night's performance show featured the competition's seven remaining couples performing individual tango or paso doble routines and then competing in a dance marathon during which they were all on the floor at the same time and eliminated by Dancing with the Stars judges Len Goodman, Carrie Ann Inaba and Bruno Tonioli one-by-one.
The first couple eliminated from the four-minute marathon received four points, the second couple got five points, and so on until the last remaining couple received 10 points.
Norwood and Chmerkovskiy finished in first place on the judges' leaderboard after they received 26 out of 30 possible points -- including two nines from Goodman and Tonioli -- for their tango routine and 10 points during the marathon.
They were followed by The Hills star Audrina Patridge and partner Tony Dovolani, who received 24 points for their own paso doble and eight points during the marathon.
Former NBA basketball player Rick Fox and partner Cheryl Burke and Disney Channel star Kyle Massey and partner Lacey Schwimmer finished tied for third place on the judges' leaderboard.
Fox and Burke received 24 points for their tango and six points during the marathon while Massey and Schwimmer earned 23 points for their own tango but finished a point ahead with seven points in the marathon.
Actress Jennifer Grey and professional partner Derek Hough received 20 points from the judges during the initial individual performance round. However, they earned nine additional points during the marathon -- which, when combined with the 20 points they received from their paso doble, left them in fifth place on the judges' leaderboard.
Teen mom Bristol Palin and partner Mark Ballas finished in sixth place after their tango performance earned 23 points from the judges and they received five points during the marathon.
Retired NFL quarterback Kurt Warner and partner Anna Trebunskaya finished in last place after receiving 18 points for their paso doble and only four points during the marathon.
All three judges gave Warner and Trebunskaya six out of 10 points for their paso doble.
"It didn't feel that you were comfortable -- Sorry it just wasn't polished and it didn't come together tonight. I'm very sorry Kurt, very sorry," Inaba said.
"You looked awkward doing it, I felt awkward watching it. It was just one of those things," Goodman added.
"The problem is, you look like you were doing karate instead of Spanish dances. All the lines were wrong, and you went, but you went the wrong way," Tonioli said.
During their private interview after receiving their scores from the judges, Warner was questioned on what he learned from celebrity guest star Bret Michaels, who appeared for "Rock N' Roll" theme week.
"Being a rock star is all about the attitude inside, so it really isn't about the appearance, it's about what's inside," Kurt answered.
However Warner pledged to continue trying.
"You never wanna be at the bottom but we'll keep working," Warner lamented.
The judges' scoring and home viewer votes that were cast after Monday night's performances will now be combined and one of the seven celebrity and professional pairings will be eliminated on Dancing with the Stars' sixth eleventh-season results show tonight at 8PM ET/PT.
(Photo credit ABC)
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