In what is certain to be among the most emotional reflects of the seaboy on Dancing With The Stars, Andy Grammer will certainly honor the memory of his mother for week four’s theme of “My Most Memorable Year.”

Grammer — who will certainly dance the cha-cha to his new single, “Good to be Alive” — chose the year of 2009 as not only his the majority of memorable year, however his a lot of heartbreaking as the singer lost his mommy to breastern cancer. The display will air Monday night (Oct. 5).

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As viewed in this Hollylumber Reporter exclusive, Grammer shares exactly how he started the year busking at Santa Monica’s Third Street Promenade as “a street performer paying my rent, driving my mom’s minivan. My guitar case would be open and I’d pretty much go out there for eight hrs a day.”

The 31-year old Los Angeles native was driving to a performance at a camp once he got a contact that his mother had actually breastern cancer. Even worse — it was captured “really late” and also he just had actually “2 or three days to say goodbye.”

Devadeclared, the musician walked “dazed and confused” around Los Angeles till at some point out of desperation he wrote a “pick me up” song called “Keep Your Head Up.”

“The song that I composed from it was what started my whole career,” he said.

Ten couples complete tonight on DWTS, airing 8 p.m. on ABC.

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