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Dancing with the Stars Finale 2016 Recap: Who won the Mirrorball Trophy?

By Jim Donnelly | Nov 22nd, 2016

SPOILER ALERT - WINNER REVEALED HERE! The Dancing with the Stars finale wrapped things up with the Dancing with the Stars winner, Laurie Hernandez, besting fellow finalists James Hinchcliffe and Calvin Johnson, Jr., and the rest of the Dancing with the Stars cast to bring home the coveted Mirrorball Trophy for Season 23. After a rousing opening number, lots of fabulous encore routines, musical performances and fusion dances from the finalists, Laurie Hernandez ended up as the winner for Dancing with the Stars Fall 2016. See all the highlights of the night in our Dancing with the Stars video recap of The Finals, Part 2 with all the top moments in the Glitter Report including the big Season 23 winner's moment, the fusion dances and a lot more Dancing with the Stars fun!

SEE LAURIE HERNANDEZ'S DANCING WITH THE STARS JOURNEY RIGHT HERE!

SEE JAMES HINCHCLIFFE'S DANCING WITH THE STARS JOURNEY HERE!

SEE THE SEASON 23 WINNER OF DANCING WITH THE STARS REVEALED RIGHT HERE!

James Hinchcliffe and Sharna Burgess (Fusion Dance - Viennese Waltz & Foxtrot): Len said he wished he could dance like James while Julianne wished she could dance with him. Bruno called James and artist of great versatility. Carrie Ann added that she felt the team made the perfect choice for their fusion dance. Scores of 10-10-10-10 from the judges for a perfect 40. SEE JAMES HINCHCLIFFE'S FULL FUSION DANCE!

Calvin Johnson, Jr. and Lindsay Arnold (Fusion Dance - Jive & Quickstep): Julianne called it the perfect fusion dance and it's been such a joy to watch Calvin. Bruno loved the charm in which Calvin presents his dances. Carrie Ann believes he has an X factor. Len described watching Calvin as chicken soup for the eyes. Scores of 10-10-10-10 from the judges for a perfect 40. SEE CALVIN JOHNSON'S FULL FUSION DANCE!

Laurie Hernandez and Val Chmerkovskiy (Fusion Dance - Foxtrot & Argentine Tango): Len said Little Miss Dynamite did a fabulous dance to close out the night. Julianne added that Laurie came out with a bang and finished it with a bang. Scores of 10-10-10-10 from the judges for a perfect 40. SEE LAURIE HERNANDEZ'S FULL FUSION DANCE!

GET THE RECAP OF PART 1 OF THE FINALS

SEE THE RESULTS FROM THE FINALS, PART 1!

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