NBC’s World of Dance is the world’s most competitive dance competition, where celebrity judges Jennifer Lopez, Ne-Yo, Derek Hough, and host/mentor Jenna Dewan Tatum watch incredible dancers compete for a whopping $1 million prize. From hip hop to tap, break dancing to ballroom, it’s a celebration of all things dance, and we’re pumped to give you a look at each and every amazing dancer, duo, and crew. Let’s meet Alaman.


Style: Tap: Solo

Category: Junior

From: Los Angeles, California

Who he is: Alaman Diadhiou is a 16-year-old dancer (and singer and actor) and no stranger to publicity. He was featured in a Coca-Cola commercial that ran during the Super Bowl and the Summer Olympics, and he was nominated for for his performance as the lead in Twist: An American Musical.

Fun fact: As a dancer, he’s worked for brands such as GAP and TV shows like The Young & The Restless.

Where to catch him: Follow Alaman on Instagram to keep up.

Watch him in action: 

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