Meet Philip Lawrence, Future Host of Talent Show ‘Come Dance With Me’

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Upcoming CBS talent show Come Dance With Me has found its host. The dance competition, which was announced last year, will be hosted by Philip Lawrence.

Lawrence joins Jenna Dewan, who was recently announced as one of the show’s judges. Although he isn’t known as a dancer, he showed off a few moves for his part in Jingle Jangle, and also danced alongside Bruno Mars during his Super Bowl Halftime Show in 2014.

Philip Lawrence to Host ‘Come Dance With Me’

Lawrence is a songwriter and record producer. He has won eight Grammys, including Album of the Year for 24K Magic. He also released his own studio album in 2013 called Letters I Never Sent.

Lawrence is also a voice actor, lending his talents to the film Rio 2, as well as several Disney video games and television series.

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Last year, he wrote and produced several songs for the Netflix holiday musical Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey, and also appeared in the film. Lawrence also founded multimedia company CMNTY Culture.

What is the Upcoming Show About?

Come Dance With Me is an upcoming dance competition show executive produced by NCIS: Los Angeles stars LL Cool J and Chris O’Donnell. It’s reportedly set to film in Australia starting in late May.

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The show will feature several young dancers who will each perform with an untrained grown-up from their life, with the help of choreographers. They’ll be competing for a grand prize.

It sounds like the show will be heartwarming and family-friendly, giving the dancers a chance to bond with the people who have supported their dreams. We can’t wait to find out who the other judges will be.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Jill O'Rourke
Jill O'Rourke

Jill O’Rourke is a contributor at Talent Recap, writing news stories and recaps for shows like ‘AGT,’ ‘The Voice,’ and ‘American Idol.’ She graduated from the University of Georgia with a degree in English and Film Studies, and has been writing about pop culture since 2012, with previous bylines at Crushable and A Plus. Jill spends her free time binge-watching sitcoms and daydreaming about life as a hobbit

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