'World of Dance' Season 4: Release date, plot, judges, host, contestants, trailer and all you need to know about the reality show

'World of Dance' Season 4 will feature extraordinary groups of competitors who are ready to battle it out against each other vying for the grand prize of $1 million


                            'World of Dance' Season 4: Release date, plot, judges, host, contestants, trailer and all you need to know about the reality show
Ne-Yo, Jennifer Lopez, Derek Hough (Trae Patton/NBC)

Get ready to put on your dancing shoes, as 'World of Dance' is all set to return with Season 4 featuring 34 brand new acts. 

'World of Dance' Season 4 will feature extraordinary groups of competitors who are ready to battle it out against each other vying for the grand prize of $1 million and the title of the best dancer in the world. Season 4 will include exciting new format changes and surprises. 

With barely a month left for the series to premiere, here's everything you need to know about the forthcoming season of 'World of Dance'. 

Release Date: 

'World of Dance' Season 4 will premiere on May 26 only on NBC. 

Plot: 

According to NBC,  the hit dance competition series, 'World of Dance,' is led by a judging team of extraordinary dance superstars: Jennifer Lopez (who also serves as an executive producer), Derek Hough, Ne-Yo and host Scott Evans. The series gives dancers the platform to showcase their talents and the opportunity to receive a life-altering grand prize of $1 million. 

Judges: 

Jennifer Lopez 

Jennifer Lopez is the judge and executive producer of 'World of Dance'. Lopez is a well-known actor, singer, dancer, film, and television producer. She is also a New York Times bestselling author and entrepreneur. She decided to take up acting as a career in 1993. She has appeared in 'Anaconda' and 'Out of Sight.' 

Jennifer Lopez performs during "One World: Together At Home" presented by Global Citizen on April, 18, 2020. The global broadcast and digital special was held to support frontline healthcare workers and the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund for the World Health Organization, powered by the UN Foundation (Getty Images)

Ne-Yo 

Ne-Yo is a famed singer, songwriter, record producer, actor, and dancer. He has three No 1 albums, more than 10 million albums sold worldwide, and has won three Grammy Awards. Apart from that Ne-Yo has also written hit songs for singers like Rihanna, Beyoncé, Jennifer Hudson, Usher, Carrie Underwood, and many more. 

Ne-Yo attends NBC's Los Angeles Mid-Season Press Junket on February 20, 2019, in Los Angeles, California (Getty Images)

Derek Hough

Derek Hough is a famed professional Latin and ballroom dancer, choreographer, actor, and singer. Derek is a two-time Emmy Award winner and a New York Times, bestselling author. He is also the only six-time champion in the history of the 'Dancing with the Stars'. 

Derek Hough attends the Westwood One Radio Roundtables during the 61st Annual Grammy Awards at Lexus Lounge on February 08, 2019 in Los Angeles, California (Getty Images)

Host: 

Scott Evans: 

Scott Evans is a famed actor, who is known for playing the police officer Oliver Fish on the 'One Life to Live'. He also plays the recurring role of Oliver on 'Grace and Frankie'. Scott will serve as the host this season instead of Jenna Dewan. 

Actor Scott Evans at The Human Rights Campaign 2017 Los Angeles Gala Dinner at JW Marriott Los Angeles at LA LIVE on March 18, 2017, in Los Angeles, California (Getty Images)

 

Contestants: 

JUNIOR DIVISION:

305, Latin Ballroom group from Miami
 Amari Smith, Hip-Hop dancer from Las Vegas
 Antonio & Maria, Latin Ballroom duo from Naples, Italy
 Bailey & Kida, Urban Dance duo from Los Angeles
 Chibi Unity, Fusion crew from Niigata
 GigaBots, Popping group from Vancouver
 GRVMNT, Hip-Hop group from Vancouver
 Itty Bitty Crew, Hip-Hop trio from Edmonton
 James & Harris, Contemporary duo from Seattle
 Keagan Kapps, Contemporary dancer from Moore
 Maddy Penny, Ballet dancer from Mesa
 MDC 3, Contemporary trio from Placentia
 Project 21, Jazz group from Yorba Linda
 Savannah Manzel, Jazz dancer from Lake Elmo
 The Break Ninjaz, Breaking crew from Las Vegas
 The Difference, Contemporary group from Carol Stream
 The Young Cast, Hip-Hop group from Levis
 Willis, Afro House dancer from Bondy

UPPER DIVISION:
Avant Garde Collective, Urban Dance group from Amsterdam, Netherlands
CBAction, Street Dance group from Cordoba
Geometrie Variable, Tutting trio from Montpellier
Indigenous Enterprise, Native American Dance quartet from Phoenix
Jake & Chau, Contemporary duo from San Jose
Jefferson y Adrianata, Salsa duo from Cali, Colombia
Josh & Erica, Urban Dance duo from Los Angeles
Kurtis Sprung, Contemporary Dancer from Caroga Lake
Luca & Alessandra, Latin Ballroom duo from Sicily, Italy
Oxygen, Urban Dance crew from Maastricht, Netherlands
Pumpfidence, Heels Dance group from Los Angeles
Show Stopper Miami, Jazz Funk group from Miami
Styles & Emma, Ballet duo from Rochester
The Rise, Hip-Hop group from Gilbert
The Williams Fam, Hip-Hop quartet from Vallejo
UPeepz, Urban Dance group from Manila, Philippines

Trailer: 

Watch the trailer for 'World of Dance' Season 4 here: 

 


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Where to Watch 'World of Dance':

'World of Dance' Season 4 will premiere on NBC on May 26. Check your local listings for more information.

If Your Like 'World of Dance' You Might Like: 

'America's Got Talent'

'America's Got Talent: The Champions' 

'The World's Best' 

'Dancing With The Stars' 

'So You Think You Can Dance' 

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