Dancing With the Stars crowns champion

We shimmied, two-stepped, and pranced our way through a seventh season of ABC's Dancing With the Stars. Cloris Leachman's antics (and cleavage) kept us mesmerized, injuries trimmed the field prematurely, and Jeffrey Ross never stood a chance. But in the end it came down to a model, a football player, and a boy-bander, and one walked away the winner.

Brooke Burke finished off her season-long dominating run with another fantastic performance and was dubbed the winner of this edition after she and pro-dancing partner Derek Hough scored an 88 out of 90 from judges and fans. The former Wild On hostess could only muster an "Unbelievable!" when asked about the experience.

VIDEO: Interview with Brooke Burke and Derek Hough

Former gridiron sack-master Warren Sapp and his partner Kym Johnson finished in second place, largely due to Sapp's gigantic teddy-bear charisma, and former N'Sync member Lance Bass and partner Lacey Schwimmer trotted into third place.

The finale also included performances by Miley Cyrus and Alicia Keys, as well as a last dance with all of the able-bodied contestants from this season.

PHOTOS: Dancing With the Stars season seven finale photo gallery
VIDEO: Lance Bass and Lacey Schwimmer interview
VIDEO: Warren Sapp and Kym Johnson interview

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Lol, so does this mean that the ratings for other tv shows on mondays can back to normal?
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Sad.
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I do like the show and I guess Brooke deserved to win but I agree this run was kind of boring. Hope they have some people on next season I'm more invested in.
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So glad they won!!
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I'm soooooooooo happy Brooke won!!!! She deserved it!
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it was the worst season by far and without alicia keys' performance the finale would it be painful to watch.
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Do they make the trophies so ugly on purpose?
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Nice trophies
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This win, as well as last season's win, was well deserved.
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I think its great that they won. From the beginning of the season, she was the strongest competitor and best dancer. She definitely deserves the title. :]
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Man congrats to Brooke Burke!
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