Entertainer Donny Osmond and partner Kym Johnson won season nine of "Dancing with the Stars." The couple received the highest point total after Monday's judges' scores were added to viewers' votes and Tuesday's judges' points. Viewers' votes accounted for half the point total.
A practically speechless Donny ran to his wife, standing in the audience, and carried her onto the stage exclaiming "I did it." As soon as he received the mirror-ball trophy, Donny pointed to and then dragged sister Marie onto the stage, too.
Placing second was Mya. Placing third was Kelly Osbourne.
"I am just so happy to have made it to the finals... We had the time of our lives," Mya said.
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"Thank you, America. Thank you so much for voting me in every single week. It's because of you I've grown so much," Kelly said.
After Monday's competition, singer Mya and partner Dmitry Chaplin were leading with 87 points. Donny and Kym were in second with 85 points and Kelly and partner Louis Van Amstel were third with 76 points.
On Tuesday's results show, the top three couples each danced their "signature" dance from the season for one final ranking from the judges. The judges awarded first place and 30 points to Donny. Second place and 28 points went to Mya. Third place and 26 points were awarded to Kelly.
Donny Osmond and partner Kym Johnson danced the Argentine Tango.
Carrie Ann Inaba: "This was artistry in motion the first time and once again artistry in motion tonight."
Len Goodman: "What you've never lost is your 100 percent coming out there and performing... You finished strong."
Bruno Tonioli: "Donny Osmond: The great performer."
Mya and partner Dmitry Chaplin performed the jive.
Bruno Tonioli: "Versatility. Sex appeal. Charm. Romance. You've got it all."
Len Goodman: "I know we've had a few ups and downs over the 10 weeks, but I've never doubted your dance talent. You are fantastic."
Carrie Ann Inaba: "Every season we have somebody that sets the pace of the whole season and everyone, from that moment on, is trying to catch up to them. That has been you from day one."
Kelly Osbourne and partner Louis Van Amstel danced their week one Viennese Waltz.
Len Goodman: "Of all the celebrities we've had on this show, I will miss you the most."
Bruno Tonioli: "You may come from rock-and-roll royalty, but you have really earned your place as a ballroom princess."
Carrie Ann Inaba: "Of all seasons, I don't know if anyone has ever touched me as much as you have when I watch you dance."
Tuesday's results show welcomed back all of the season nine celebrities. Each had a chance to dance again.
To compete in a mambo face-off, celebrity dancers from previous seasons joined model Joanna Krupa and partner Derek Hough. Actress Cloris Leachman, talk-show host Jerry Springer and Apple computer wiz Steve Wozniak each competed and lost to the mambo queen, Joanna. Singer Aaron Carter and partner Karina Smirnoff performed to Muppet tunes before the face-off challenge.
A special award, a mirror ball ring, was given to the best dancer in the NFL wide receiver challenge. Wearing the Cowboys' signature blue and silver, Michael Irvin and partner Anna Demidova faced 49ers star and previous dance competitor Jerry Rice and partner Anna Trebunskaya. The judges declared Michael the winner and gave him the ring. The judges then awarded a second ring to Jerry Rice for the "best body" award.
Snowboarder Louie Vito and partner Chelsie Hightower danced while Donny Osmond sung "Puppy Love." Louie used the opportunity to show off his gymnastic ability by incorporating several back flips into the routine.
Olympic swimmer Natalie Coughlin showed off her strong steps in a dance with partner Alec Mazo. Actress Melissa Joan Hart did the splits in an impressive ending to her salsa with partner Mark Ballas.
In an entertaining martial arts' dance, ultimate fighter Chuck Liddell with partner Anna Trebunskaya and "Iron Chef" chairman Mark Dacascos with partner Lacey Schwimmer showed off their fighting skills. Who would win an actual fight? Chuck and Mark both agreed Lacey would kick butt.
Conservative politician Tom Delay and partner Cheryl Burke performed the The Texas Two Step, the dance the couple would have performed in round four had they not been forced to withdraw because of Tom's injured feet.
Actor Ashley Hamilton and partner Edyta Sliwinska took the stage for a final dance together after he was presented with a sequin-covered black tuxedo jacket as his prize for entering the losers' circle, a group made up of the first people to be eliminated each season. Taking the stage next were the three losing ladies, actress Debi Mazar (with partner Maksim Chmerkovskiy) model Kathy Ireland (with partner Tony Dovolani) and singer Macy Gray (with partner Jonathan Roberts).
Here's a recap from Monday's final competitive show:
For their final performances of the season, the celebrities and their professional dance partners were allowed to "freestyle" a dance routine.
Donny Osmond and partner Kym Johnson earned their first perfect score of the season, a 30, for their Broadway freestyle.
Bruno Tonioli, 10: "That was truly an absolute show-stopper."
Len Goodman, 10: "Mr. Showbizness... You are the master."
Carrie Ann Inaba, 10: "Welcome to the hall of fame of the freestyle."
Mya and Dmitry Chaplin earned 27 points for their 1960's focused freestyle. The judges complained that they kept "waiting for something to happen" during the dance. While technically sound, it didn't excite the judges.
Carrie Ann Inaba, 9: "High energy. Fun. But not outstanding to me."
Len Goodman, 9: "It's clear that you have great dance talent... It had a sameness about it."
Bruno Tonioli, 9: "You owned the beat... I was expecting something more spectacular."
Kelly Osbourne and Louis Van Amstel received 24 for their freestyle dance to Gloria Gaynor's "I Will Survive." They had a few mistakes, or "worrying incidents," as Len called them, including one where Kelly fell attempting a lift.
Bruno Tonioli, 8: "You had all the glitz and glamour of the disco era. And I tell you I was there I know it was right. Sometimes people fell on the floor. It was part of the night." In the audience, Kelly's parents, Sharon and Ozzy Osbourne, stood and applauded Bruno's comments.
Carrie Ann Inaba 8: "You were definitely a survivor... When you fall you get back up. When you forget you laugh at yourself."
Len Goodman, 8: "You smiled through it. You were singing. I thoroughly enjoyed it."
This finale introduced a new feature: The Megamix Challenge. It was a group dance where each couple danced, in unison, to identical choreography. The Megamix contained steps from three different dances: Viennese Waltz, samba and jive.
Len Goodman, "It was really, really difficult... There's no clear winner."
All the judges agreed that Donny, at times, was as good as the male professional dancers. They chose Mya's samba moves and Kelly's lines in the Viennese Waltz as the best components of the Megamix.
Mya won the challenge and was awarded 30 points. Donny Osmond received 28 points for second place and Kelly Osbourne got 26 points for third place.
Donny Osmond and partner Kym Johnson earned 27 points for the cha-cha-cha.
Carrie Ann Inaba, 9: "Where did those hips come from?"
Len Goodman, 9: "Ding. Dong. Donny. That was a cha-cha-cha."
Bruno Tonioli, 9: "This guy is a professional, he's a credit to his profession. I shouted at him for an hour. No attitude."
Mya and partner Dmitry Chaplin earn a perfect 30 for their paso doble to "We Will Rock You" by Queen.
Bruno Tonioli, 10: "The power of Mya unleashed for all to admire."
Carrie Ann Inaba, 10: "I dub you the queen of the paso doble."
Len Goodman, 10: "You've come out like the no-stress express."
Kelly Osbourne and partner Louis Van Amstel earned 26 points for their Argentine Tango.
Len Goodman, 9: "You epitomize what this contest is about."
Bruno Tonioli, 8: "You have been the revelation of this season."
Carrie Ann Inaba, 9: "I'm so proud of you tonight."
In week nine, model Joanna Krupa and partner Derek Hough were eliminated.
In week eight, singer Aaron Carter and partner Karina Smirnoff were eliminated.
In week seven, NFL star Michael Irvin and partner Anna Demidova and "Iron Chef" chairman Mark Dacascos and partner Lacey Schwimmer were eliminated.
In week six, actress Melissa Joan Hart and partner Mark Ballas and snowboarder Louie Vito and partner Chelsie Hightower were eliminated.
In week five, swimmer Natalie Coughlin and partner Alec Mazo left the show.
In week four, Chuck Liddell and partner Anna Trebunskaya were eliminated.
In week three, actress Debi Mazar and her partner Maksim Chmerkovskiy and politician Tom Delay and his partner Cheryl Burke left the show.
In week two, model Kathy Ireland and her partner Tony Dovolani were eliminated. Guest judge Baz Luhrmann was on the panel in place of Len Goodman.
In week one, actor Ashley Hamilton with partner Edyta Sliwinska and singer Macy Gray with partner Jonathan Roberts were eliminated.