AceShowbiz - "Dancing with the Stars" season 27 aired its finale on Monday, November 19. In the episode, the 4 finalists, radio personality Bobby Bones, "Harry Potter" actress Evanna Lynch, model Alexis Ren and Disney Channel star Milo Manheim were dancing against each other as they were vying for the coveted Mirror Ball Trophy.
Tonight, each couple danced a repeat dance and a freestyle. First up performing a repeat dance was Alexis and her pro partner Alan Bersten. The pair decided to dance an Argentine Tango to "Swan Lake" by Ray Chew Live. Len Goodman said it had "plenty of snap, crackle and pop," adding that her footwork needed to be fixed. Alexis earned a 27 out of 30. They got a 25 the last time.
The next performers were Bobby and Sharna Burgess, dancing a Cha Cha to "U Can't Touch This" by MC Hammer. Bruno Tonioli loved the routine, "You were shining like a pop idol. ... Whatever you do is so totally, honestly you that you're irresistible." Carrie Ann Inaba similarly raved, "You defy the laws of Latin and ballroom dancing." The judges gave him a 24, adding 4 more points from their previous score of 20.
Before moving on the next performance, eliminated couple were Joe Amabile and Jenna Johnson took the stage to dance. The performance was later followed with a Tango to Rihanna's "Disturbia" by Evanna and Keo Motsepe. "I love to see you growing. That was clear, crisp, clean. You looked like the leading girl," Brunp gushed. The pair previously got a 29 for the routine, but now the judges gave them a perfect score.
Milo and Witney Carson then hit the stage to perform a Charleston to a live performance of "Living in New York City" by Robin Thicke. "I've got underpants older than you … To come out with so much confidence, so much maturity," Len raved about the perfomance. Meanwhile, Bruno called it "sharper than ever." The judges gave him a perfect score that night, raising 4 points from the previous 26 points they gave him.
Now that the finalists had performed their repeat dances, audience were soon offered the freestyles. However, before that, Juan Pablo Di Pace, who was eliminated last week, took the stage to perform an encore. Tinashe followed it up with a performance of "Fever" with male dancers joining her onstage.
Alexis and Alan danced to a live performance of "Head Above Water" by Avril Lavigne. "It had strength, it had a wonderful musicality about it. Dramatic," Len said of the performance. Bruno, meanwhile, thought that Alexis "aimed very high. ... The level of difficulty, not just technically but emotionally. ... You were on top of it all the way through." The judges gave them a perfect score, bringing their total score to 57 out of 60.
Bobby and Sharna, meanwhile, danced to "The Greatest Show" remix by Panic at the Disco. "That was the perfect freestyle for a free spirit. ... Sharna, you have done ab absolutely stunning job with that number. It was spectacular, and it was delicious," Bruno praised him. They earned a 30 out of 30. With that, his total score was 54 out of 60.
Milo and Witney followed it up with a performance to "Ain't No Sunshine" (Lido Remix) by Bill Withers. "My mind is blown. I don't think we've ever had a freestyle with that much content ... You've grown from a boy to a man," Carrie Ann couldn't help praising him. Bruno added, "Versatile. Incredible in everything you do. You are a star." They got a perfect score, making him get a 60 out of 60.
Rounding out that night were Evanna and Keo. The last pair danced their way to the ballroom to "It's Oh So Quiet" by Bjork. Calling the dance "the cherry on the cake," Len said, "Absolutely stunning ... It showed every part of your dancing off beautifully." Carrie Ann added, "You made it your own, and you made it spectacular." The pair got a 30, bringing her total score to a 60.
Now it was time to announce the winner of "Dancing with the Stars" season 27. And the winners are Bobby Bones and Sharna Burgess! Congratulations!