PICTURES! First Strictly Come Dancing 2019 live performances

Here are all the pictures from tonight's opening live show of Strictly Come Dancing 2019.

Tonight's episode saw all fifteen couples hit the ballroom for the first time.

Starting off the live performances of the 2019 series were Alex & Neil performing the Quickstep to I Get a Kick Out of You by Frank Sinatra and Chris & Karen performing the Cha Cha Cha to Juice by Lizzo.

Following them onto the dance floor were Catherine & Johannes are dancing the Viennese Waltz to I Got You Babe by Sonny and Cher and Saffron and AJ Tangoing to Lips Are Moving by Meghan Trainor.

Mike and Katya were next, Jiving to Do You Love Me by The Contours, before Emma W and AljaĆŸ danced the Cha Cha Cha to She's a Lady by Tom Jones.

James & Luba Tango'd to Gold by Spandau Ballet while Kelvin & Oti danced the Samba to La Vida Es Un Carnaval by Celia Cruz.


David and Nadiya performed a Foxtrot to Three Lions by Baddiel, Skinner and Lightning Seeds before Michelle and Giovanni took to the floor to dance the Cha Cha Cha to So Emotional by Whitney Houston.

Next up were DJ Dev & Dianne performing the Foxtrot to Build Me Up Buttercup by The Foundations and Anneka & Kevin dancing the Cha Cha Cha to Gloria by Laura Branigan.

They were followed into the ballroom by Will & Janette Quickstepping to Pencil Full of Lead by Paolo Nutini and Karim and Amy dancing the Cha Cha Cha to If I Can't Have You by Shawn Mendes.

Completing the first round of live performances were Emma B and Anton dancing the Jive to Honey Honey by ABBA.

Remember, no celeb is going home this week: Strictly Come Dancing is back next Saturday night for the second weekend of live shows.

The scores from the judges will carry forward before the public are given their first say on the performances.