Ore and Joanne are Strictly Champions 2016!
Ore Oduba and Pro partner Joanne Clifton became the 14th Champions to take home the Glitterball Trophy after a phenomenal Grand Final in the Strictly Ballroom.
The impressive pair left us all astounded with three incredible dances: an astonishing American Smooth to "Singin' in the Rain," a spectacular Showdance to "I Got Rhythm" and a Jive that had the Judges' jaws dropping to "Runaway Baby" by Bruno Mars. Bruno spoke for all of us when he said that Ore's dance, "exceeded all expectations, I am totally razzle dazzled!"
Ore was thrilled to have been awarded the winning title. "I'm speechless. I just wanted to say thank you, I wanted to say thank you for everything you've given me. You are the most incredible person." "This has been the most incredible experience of my life. I've learned to dance. I've made a best friend. I've been on the show that I've loved for 12 years."
Ore and Joanne faced stiff competition from Hollyoaks star Danny Mac and his partner Oti Mabuse, as well as singer Louise Redknapp and her dance partner Kevin Clifton. Kevin, Joanne's brother, was thrilled that his sister had taken home the gold, and gave her a big hug.
Let us know what you thought of tonight’s show in the comments section below and send your congrats to Ore and Joanne, our Strictly 2016 Champions! Follow Strictly on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for all the Strictly action and some glittery behind-the-scenes fun. It’s been a fantastic series of tremendous Strictly performances – and it’s not finished yet! The Strictly Christmas Special airs on Christmas Day, so be sure to tune in for more festive Strictly fun, and of course, Len’s final farewell to the Strictly ballroom.
Until then, keeeeeeeeeeep dancing!