Charli D’Amelio, a popular TikTok user, and Mark Ballas won the 31st season of Mirrorball.
The couple defeated fellow celebrities Shangela, Wayne Brady, and Gabby Windey, who were matched with professional partners Gleb Savchenko, Witney Carson, and Val Chmerkovskiy, respectively, to win the 31st season of “Dancing with the Stars.”
The four couples engaged in a redemption routine selected by one of the judges for their dance-off, which was broadcast live on Disney+. They already performed the chosen routines earlier in the season.
dazzling atonement and freestyle dances
Brady danced the quickstep to Jackie Wilson’s “(Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher and Higher” for his redemptive performance, while Shangela danced the quickstep to Rochelle Diamante’s “Queen Bee”. Each person received a 36.
But the two dances that really impressed the judges were Windey’s Cha Cha to Pete Rodriguez’s “I Like It (Like That)” and D’Amelio’s Jive to Little Mix’s “Grown,” which both received a score of 40.
A freestyle round was then played by the last four partners. Brady was the first to hit the dance floor with his “Superbowl” performance with partner Carson to a mashup of “24K Magic” by Bruno Mars and “Get Up” by Ciara and Chamillionaire, earning him a 40.
The TikTok singer D’Amelio also received a 40 for her emotional freestyle performance to Pinar Toprak’s “Us Again,” which presented a tale of her love of dancing, her loss of it, and her subsequent rediscovery of it.
Windey also received a 40 for her hot “Cell Block Tango” from Chicago, which was choreographed by Chmerkovskiy’s wife, Jenna Johnson.
The whole ballroom stood up for Shangela’s thrilling freestyle to “Survivor” by Destiny’s Child and “Call Me Mother” by RuPaul, which also included Shangela’s partner Savchenko dressed as Natasha.
Len Goodman commented after Shangela’s performance, “I forgot to vote because I was utterly enthralled by the entire thing.
He mentioned the part of their dance when Shangela threw him a fried chicken leg, saying, “It even had chicken.”
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Cheryl Burke bids you farewell.
Cheryl Burke, who announced her departure from the program over the weekend after 25 seasons, also danced one final time.
Performing with two of her favorite dance professional partners, Louis Van Amstel and Pasha Pashkov, the two-time Mirrorball winner gave a powerful performance to Barry Manilow’s “Copacabana (At the Copa)”.
Prior to speaking, co-host Tyra Banks referred to Burke as a “living icon” and recalled that Burke was her first “Dancing with the Stars” recollection.
Burke said, “This is my family. “Every single individual who worked behind the scenes as a member of our cast before today. Thank you to each and every one of you for supporting me and assisting me in finding my voice. I appreciate each and every one of you since you guys have contributed to my sense of self.
“Thank you, professional dancers and famous people, for encouraging me to be the best artist I can be. She added, “I love you all,” as the audience started shouting her name.
Len Goodman receives a Mirrorball Award of his own.
Goodman, who last week announced his retirement from “Dancing with the Stars,” also said farewell. A video montage of all the judge’s greatest moments, who has been regarded as the “difficult” one on the program, was presented to him.
Goodman said in the video that “all wonderful things have to come to an end.” “To be a part of ‘Dancing with the Stars’ was such an honor for me.”
“I’ll miss the judges, I’m sorry. Since season 1, Bruno Tonioli and Carrie Ann Inaba have been dating. Derek [Hough] is also outstanding, in my opinion. It was fantastic, and I liked being a part of it,” he said. “I’m so grateful you let me perform on ‘DWTS,” I said. I’ll always have it with me. It was so enduring.
Alfonso Ribeiro, the co-host, presented Goodman with his own Mirrorball Trophy as the montage came to a close.
He added, “That is amazing and thank you very much,” as the crowd yelled his name as Inaba, Hough, and Tonioli raised their paddleboards to represent the number 10. Being a part of “Dancing With the Stars” has been such a thrill. This is unquestionably the icing on the cake.
Jerry Springer, Shawn Johnson, and Kristi Yamaguchi were among the previous contestants who paid homage to Goodman throughout the evening.
“I recall how long Mark and I worked on the first 10 from you, and how happy we were when it eventually arrived. And all the best for the future,” Yamaguchi said.
Kelly Osbourne, a contestant on season 9 of the program, said, “When I came on the show, I was an insecure little girl, and with your guidance, love, and support, I became a lady. And I can never express my gratitude to you enough.
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If you’re a “Dancing With the Stars” fanatic, you’ll be able to see some of the contestants live when they go on tour.
It was revealed during the performance that Windey would do live performances at every stop on her North American tour. Charli and Heidi D’Amelio, “CODA” actor Daniel Durant, and “Jersey Shore” star Vinnie Guadagnino will also do live performances in a few towns.
“Dancing with the Stars” pro Emma Slater remarked, “We enjoy it so much, we’re alive, we get to experience that energy, and there’s really nothing that matters more to us.” “We are really anticipating your visit to view it.”
Show logo for “Dancing with the Stars,” 2022.
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