Wednesday, November 28, 2007

And the Winner is???

And the winners are??? That is what over 20 million viewers have been waiting to hear for months now. Dancing with the Stars, season finale aired live in Hollywood last night. Several months of sweat and tears came down to this one spectacular night. Producers of the show even invited Celine Dione to perform at last's night’s show.

MARIE OSMOND, HELIO CASTRONEVES, and MELANIE BROWN "Mel B", were the three competitors left in the season finale.

Many may know Marie Osmond from co-host of the popular variety program, The Donny & Marie Show. Co-hosted Ripley's Believe It or Not, achieved success as a recording artist, performed on Broadway, made the New York Times bestselling authors list, and established herself as an entrepreneur with her highly successful Marie Osmond Collectible Doll line. She is also the co-founder and co-host of the Children's Miracle Network.

Helio Castroneves is the two-time Indianapolis 500 champion began the celebratory tradition of climbing the racetrack fence in 2001, racing for Team Penske. A native of Brazil, Castroneves is partner and owner of the NasrCastroneves racing team, which competes in the Brazilian Stock Car V8 Championship. He has amassed twelve wins and forty-nine top five finishes during his IndyCar career.

Last but not least there was MELANIE BROWN - "Mel B.," a.k.a. "Scary Spice," is best known as a member of the Spice Girls, the hit British music group that put "girl power" on the map and took the world by storm in 1996. For the first time in six years, she reunites with her four band mates to embark on a world tour this December. Brown is also a mother, entrepreneur and actress who starred in Rent as Mimi on Broadway, in The Vagina Monologues in London, and hosted the British TV series this is My Moment.

Some of the other competitors that were competing in the show were Wayne Newton, Sabrina Bryan, Mark Cuban, Jennie Garth, Josie Maran, Cameron Mathison, Floyd Mayweather, Albert Reed, and Jane Seymour.

So the winner was Helio Castroneves and his partner professional dancer Julianne Hough. Julianne has only been in the series show twice and won both times. Last year her partner was Apollo. Congratulations HELIO and JULIANNE!!!

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