Ore Oduba Wins Strictly Come Dancing 2016, As the Show’s Finale Got 13.1 Million Viewers
The BBC hit show dancing competition Strictly Come Dancing has winded up with Ore Oduba emerging the winner.
The 2016 finale is now adjudged the most-watched in the show’s 12-year history, having 13.1 million viewers with an average of 11.8 million people watching while 53.5% was audience share.
The Strictly come dancing 2016 winner, Oruba who performed with his partner Joanne Clifton has become the 14th champion of Strictly Come Dancing competition.
One peculiar thing about this year’s winner was that he has TWO perfect scores during last night’s competition. First for his Showdance and their jive
The pair scored 119 points out of a possible 120, including two maximums of 40 out of 40. Their performances got them got a standing ovation.
During the grand finale, each couple performed three dances – their favorite of the series, a show dance and a third chosen by the judges.
However, Oduba and Clifton scored the first 40 of the final and topped the leaderboard, with the two other couples taking joint second.
But it was the voters at home that made the final decision and the decision was in favor of Oru.
The 30-year-old sports broadcaster was so surprised when he was announced the Strictly come dancing 2016 winner.
After he was declared winner Oruba said “I am so speechless. I just wanted to say thank you. Thank you for everything you’ve given me.
“You are the most incredible person. This has been the most incredible experience of my life.
“I’ve learned to dance. I’ve made a best friend. I’ve been on the show that I’ve loved for the past 12 years.”
For judge Len Goodman Ore “represented the spirit of Strictly”, while Bruno Tonioli described him as “sheer perfection”.
While judge Bruno Tonioli described Danny Mac as his top-scoring samba “one for the history books”.
And judge Goodman said that Redknapp was “most consistent dancer”
In an emotion-laden voice, Ore’s partner Joanne muttered “Thank you. I can’t believe it. Thank you for working so hard. You’ve become a dancer.
Meanwhile, The pair beat Danny’s Mac and dance partner Oti Mabuse as well as Louise Redknapp and partner Kevin Clifton to grab the trophy.