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Dancing with the Stars 2016 Finale Recap: Nyle DiMarco Wins the Mirrorball Trophy!

By Jim Donnelly | May 24th, 2016

The entire Dancing with the Stars 2016 cast  returned to the ballroom for the epic 2-hour Dancing with the Stars Finale where the Dancing with the Stars winner was crowned as Nyle DiMarco & Peta Murgatroyd beat out the other Dancing with the Stars finalists Ginger Zee & Valentin Chmerkovskiy and Paige VanZant & Mark Ballas to take home the coveted Mirrorball Trophy. In one of the closest competitions in the history of the show, the top model won the ultimate battle of the ballroom. Let's take a look at Nyle's winning moment, his last dance as well as the other 24-hour fusions from Ginger and Paige with the Season Finale highlights in The Glitter Report!

Nyle DiMarco Is the Dancing with the Stars 2016 Champion: See his winning moment and the 24-hour fusion dances!

Nyle DiMarco & Peta Murgatroyd combined a Tango and the Cha Cha to "Summer" by Calvin Harris for their 24-hour fusion dance. Tears were flowing and cheers kept growing when this routine was over.

Paige VanZant & Mark Ballas combined a Jive and Salsa to "Little Bitty Pretty One" by Thurston Harris for their 24-hour fusion dance. Carrie Ann said it was a terrific way to end the season. It was another knockout performance that earned the team a perfect 30, which matches Mark's age as the finale took place on his birthday!

Ginger Zee & Valentin Chmerkovskiy combined a Foxtrot and an Argentine Tango to "Just Like Fire" by Pink for their 24-hour fusion dance. The team continued their streak of solid, crowd-pleasing performances with a fun routine that got three 9s from the judges.

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