Meryl Davis and Charlie White, the Gold Medal winning Ice Dance champions skated to David Cook’s “Billie Jean” at the final exhibition show of the US National Figure Skating Championships. The exhibition took place last night (Jan 24).

If the pair take a medal in Vancouver, it’s possible they will perform the same routine at the upcoming  Olympic skating exhibition. So, watch for that!

The routine starts at about the the 2 minute mark. I’m not a big ice skating fan, but these two are simply  mesmerizing. Wow.

thanx lady madonna.

Check it out, after the jump…

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  • terps

    This has been there exhibition all season, so I do believe this will be performed at the Olympics if they win a medal.

  • mmb

    not only the medallists perform in the olympics exhibition — usually the top 5 in each discipline…davis & white will probably be in the top 5, so they will be in the exhibition.

  • mwilliams1431

    omg, memories…I remember the night David sang this like it was yesterday. Thanks for posting. It is such a beautiful rendition and so was the skate.

  • incarcerate

    always nice to hear DC’s voice

  • spritely

    There were skaters in that vid?

    Seriously, lovely.

  • aga

    David Cook’s powerful voice is so beautiful on my TV.

  • Laurie

    That performance was beautiful. The combination of the stunning ice dancing routine, along with David’s smouldering , sexy voice, made this a very memorable performance. Davis and White have great taste in music btw! Good luck to them in Vancouver!

  • nina.t

    Awesome song, David Cook and these two people.

  • Planet Fierce

    OMG…brought tears to my eyes. He is so incredible..so raw…he allows himself to rip his heart open when he sings…thank you David, thank you.

  • tierbee

    Ooh, love it! Beautiful routine and sexy, haunting Cookie voice? Works for me.

  • BootStar

    Wow. Maybe I just have a greater appreciation for ice dancing after watching SYTYCD the last few years, but that’s the first ice dancing performance that has wowed me in a couple of decades. Hoping they go far and that someday Billie Jean (the D. Cook version) gets re-released for sale on iTunes.

  • springboard

    I love it. A beautiful routine on Cook’s sexy rendition, a perfect match.

  • lifeisgood

    That was wonderful!

  • maturin

    That was a fun performance, and I loved hearing that song again.

    I have to confess that Blades of Glory has kind of warped my viewing of skating forever–I keep expecting one of them to take the other’s head off with their skate blade!!

  • SashaB

    Davis & White are favorites to win the gold. I can’t recall when the US had such a strong team for ice dancing. Wow. Can’t wait for Vancouver.

    Anywho, this was a gorgeous performance that was choreographed wonderfully to the music. Great to hear David’s voice fill that arena. Awesome.

    Thanks for the thread, MJ.

  • 2dogs

    Glad to see this song getting the spotlight again. This was a great rendition by David Cook and brings back happy memories from Season 7.

  • ksgirlfordc

    Thanks MJ for this thread. Cookie’s “Billie Jean” was wonderful on the TV and the ice dancing wasn’t half bad either.

  • cookmerized

    These two are amazing. I watched the US championships over the weekend but fast forwarded thru all the teams after 15 seconds. When I got to this pair, I couldn’t take my eyes off the tv. Kind of reminds me of ai season 7 when I held my breath and was mesmerized every time cookie was on screen. How appropriate then that they selected Billie Jean. That performance was awesome and hearing cookie in the background made it that much more special. What a great Monday morning surprise.

  • http://www.facebook.com/home.php#/profile.php?id=587900002&ref=name cruzceleste

    Charlie White is so hot, and they skate so well that… is a great rutine…

  • Pam

    This song fit perfectly for the routine. It’s nice to be able to hear this song on tv again. :)

  • progression

    Fantastic choreography, just stunning. What a great tribute to Dave, to have his version of the song used in a performance by such incredibly talented athletes. It always brings back good memories to have Dave’s voice coming from my TV set – now I have even more to look for to from the Olympics. Thanks for postsing this.

  • Laurie

    “Charlie White is so hot”

    I chuckled in the beginning, because right before they started their routine, some girl screams out I love you Charlie, and the crowd bursts into laughter. Kind of reminded me of a David Cook concert for a minute! Lol!

  • colette

    WOW

    adore skating and will be there in Vancouver for one of the ice dancing competition shows — can’t wait! Perfect music for Davis-White, who I’m rooting for to win gold….

  • rayni

    I know I’m an idol-loonie but David singing that song the way he does kicked that routine up a notch. It added some powerful element that made it even better. Not taking away from them AT ALL, but a lot of times in these routines song choice is as important as it can be on idol.

  • wellhesback

    Cookie’s voice sounds so very good on this song. And the skating was beautiful. Hopefully more people will see & hear because of this thread

  • seriously

    Nice. I got the chills. Has it really been almost two years since we first saw Billie Jean? Jeez.

  • http://www.facebook.com/home.php#/profile.php?id=587900002&ref=name cruzceleste

    I chuckled in the beginning, because right before they started their routine, some girl screams out I love you Charlie, and the crowd bursts into laughter.

    lol… Funny cause If I was in that Arena I would have totally screamed… I mean he is sooooooooo hoooooooot… and a girl have the right to dream with his favorite ice skater/ athlete/ singer… ;)

  • Balance

    I almost never go back and listen to AI David, but this beautiful performance reminded me of just how damn good he was on that show. Guess I know which ipod playlist I’ll be listening to in the car on the way home!

  • http://www.fatladysings.us TFLS

    Stunning. I hope this is the program they skate in Vancouver.

  • SharB

    a truly beautiful performance…..along with David’s rendition of “Billie Jean” made it even more special. Oh how well do I remember the night I came home and saw that gorgeous man on my TV. I have been mesmerized ever since and absolutely love me some Cook!!!!

    Yes seriously, it’s hard to believe it’s been almost two years since DC’s S7 AI. I’ve taken a few trips down memory lane recently too listening to his performances during that time. I smile with “Glee.”

  • Daniel B

    David Cook makes everything just a little bit better. :) Very pretty routine; I don’t know much about ice dancing but I hope they win (and I hope it’s to the bittersweet and beautiful ‘Billie Jean’ by Cook).

    Did the announcer lady towards the end suggest that they had just danced to something from the Phantom of the Opera? Because Cook did that too, but it wasn’t this song…

  • k4dc

    Did the announcer lady towards the end suggest that they had just danced to something from the Phantom of the Opera? Because Cook did that too, but it wasn’t this song…

    She said they used a Phantom of the Opera song in their free dance. This one was the exhibition.

    Wow, that brought tears to my eyes! Funny how people keep mentioning the walk down memory lane; just this weekend I was fiddling with my iPod and happened to call up DC’s “Billie Jean” performance video. It still gives me chills! I remember the night he sang that live – March 25, 2008. The day my life changed forever. Because of DC, my interest in music was renewed. It’s mostly because of him that I’ve started taking piano lessons, something I’ve wanted to do my entire life and never made happen. So, thanks, David, for bringing music back into my life!

  • ksgirlfordc

    Went back and watch this again, this time on a big screen and it was even more wonderful than before. I sincerely hope they skate this in the Olympics. That would be amazing.

  • offside

    Belbin & Agusto ( canadian pair ) have been my favorite
    ice dancers for years, but I just might have to switch
    to Davis & White !

  • karenc

    Wow, that brought tears to my eyes! Funny how people keep mentioning the walk down memory lane; just this weekend I was fiddling with my iPod and happened to call up DC’s “Billie Jean” performance video. It still gives me chills! I remember the night he sang that live – March 25, 2008. The day my life changed forever. Because of DC, my interest in music was renewed. It’s mostly because of him that I’ve started taking piano lessons, something I’ve wanted to do my entire life and never made happen. So, thanks, David, for bringing music back into my life!

    I thank David for bringing music back into my life too. I hadn’t listened to music much in years,I think I had only bought 1 cd in the past 5 years. I loved David on AI, and then when his cd came out, I really became a fan. I had never really went to concerts, and through listening to his online, I got a love of live music that I never had before and am buying and listening to cds like crazy. His was actually my first major concert and I have been to 3 more since then, and am planning more. And it started with David on AI. I know that I was impressed by him, especially with Hello and Eleanor Rigby, but Billie Jean just blew me away. It was great to hear it last night, and the skaters were good too.

  • Kate8

    I loved hearing Cook’s Billie Jean again. His Billie Jean and Hello performance were my two favorite performances of his during Season 7.

  • wonderings

    Great taste in music, these two! And smart – they both attend the University of Michigan. (go blue!)

    It too bad David’s version of “Billie Jean” is no longer available for purchase – such an awesome rendition! I’m sure this dance would have moved some copies.

    I was thinking the same thing about Jason Castro’s Hallelujah now that Help for Haiti & JT have it back on the top of itunes….

  • seriously

    Great taste in music, these two! And smart – they both attend the University of Michigan. (go blue!)

    It too bad David’s version of “Billie Jean” is no longer available for purchase – such an awesome rendition! I’m sure this dance would have moved some copies.

    I wish it was for sale too. I never got to buy it. GO Scarlet and Gray!! lol I’ve lost my mind.

  • ksgirlfordc

    Don’t know if this has been posted, but a blip about David’s “Billie Jean” from the Seattle Times…

    “• If David Cook isn’t prime for the ice-dancing audience, I don’t know who is. His “Billie Jean” cover was the real star of the ice dancing exhibition, alongside gold-medalists Meryl Davis and Charlie White at the final exhibition show of the US National Figure Skating Championships.”

  • cookcricket

    Well, I have his studio version (though my ipod is currently not working):(, but wish I had the performance version on my ipod.

    I remember reading that a lot of vids were taken off of utube, but Imma gonna go see if his is still up.

    This was simply beautiful and oh that voice!!!!! :) It would be so cool to see in the Olympics.

    lol, seriously I’m w/ you scarlet and gray!

  • 123abc456

    Great song beautiful video. I love this song always have. Thanks for posting it.

  • TwigLA

    That was exquisite. I love ice dancing and these two do it so well … and to great music. Here’s hoping they take the Gold.

    I was never a fan of that song until David Cook sang it. One of the ‘moments’ over the years on AI.

  • FolkFan

    Thanks for the thread, MJ. A great performance to a very cool version of Billie Jean. Their Bollywood program is also a lot of fun. I actually think this exhibition fits them better than Phantom does for their free skate, but the Phantom performance is also quite good.

  • BootStar

    Here’s an earlier performance, from last July in Lake Placid. Cut short, but terrific nonetheless!

    ETA: For some reason, I’m unable to post a pretty link. Hopefully this works: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c6cvUC0Y6j8. (Just cut and paste into your browser if you can’t click through.)