Posted on Tue May 22, 2012 09:00 PM PDT
Dancing With the Stars has crowned a new winner for Season 14, and NFL wide receiver Donald Driver was the lucky contestant to take home the Mirror Ball trophy tonight!
The three-hour finale saw finalists Driver, Katherine Jenkins and William Levy battle it out for the coveted trophy, and their scores were combined with Monday night's show to determine the Season 14 champion.
Driver his partner Peta Murgatroyd performed a flawless Cha Cha that landed them in first place, and prompted judged Len Goodman to say "my feeling is you're the best we've had," giving them a perfect 30/30. Jenkins and her partner Mark Ballas came in second place with their Jive, while Levy and partner Cheryle Burke's Salsa dance landed them in third.
Twelve contestants started the competition ten weeks ago, but Gavin DeGraw, Gladys Knight, Jack Wagner, Jaleel White, Maria Menounos, Martina Navratilova, Melissa Gilbert, Roshon Fegan and Sherri Shepherd failed to make it to the finals. Knight took the stage once again to perform "The Way We Were," while American Idol winner Kelly Clarkson also took the stage to perform her new single "Dark Side," and "Stronger." Think Clarkson will consider joining DWTS season 15?
Did the best dancer win tonight?
Congrats to Driver!
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