Dancing With the Stars Finale: The Winner Is ...

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ABC's Dancing With the Stars has officially crowned another champion.

After emerging as favorites early on and refusing to yield the frontrunner's mantle all season, Kellie Pickler and Zendaya matched each other step for step in Monday's final performances.

It came as no surprise that they finished 1-2. But in what order?

While fellow finalists Jacoby Jones and Aly Raisman battled gamely, they finished third and fourth, respectively, leaving Zendaya and Kellie to vie for the coveted Mirror Ball trophy.

Only one point separated them, leaving this one up to the voters.

Tuesday's instant dance did not change the totals, as both received perfect scores. So when the finally vote tally was counted, your Dancing With the Stars winner was ...

Dancing With the Stars Finale Photo

Kellie Pickler! The former American Idol star edged out the Disney actress.

"This is amazing!" Kellie said, thrilled and shrieking, hardly able to speak.

What do you think? Did the right person win Dancing With the Stars?

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Dancing With the Stars Quotes

That was the most fun I've ever had in my whole life.

Jonathan Bennett

I'm really good at doing whatever beautiful women tell me to do.

Tommy Chong