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    Donny Osmond danced his way into the hearts of the judges and America when he was voted the winner of seaon nine of "Dancing with the Stars." Clearly stunned, he accepted the Mmirror Ball trophy surrounded by family and friends. Osmond finished the competition with a tango that the judges praised for its artistic quality. <br><br> Osmond won the hearts of millions as both a member of the Osmonds and, with his sister (and "Dancing with the Stars" alumna) Marie, as the youngest co-hosts in primetime history on the iconic ABC variety series, "The Donny & Marie Show." He was paired with Kym Johnson, who returned for her seventh season.
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    Singer Mya was the steady high-scorer on season ninw but still came in second to Donny Osmond. The judges loved her natural talent and awarded her 10's across the board on more than one occasion. Her Tuesday night jive won praise but it wasn't enough to stir the voters at home.
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    Kelly Osbourne was awarded third place after dancing a Viennese Waltz. She thanked America for consistently voting for her week after week and then ran over to her father, heavy metal icon Ozzy Osbourne, for a post-competition hug. <br><br> Osbourne has credited her extensive workouts for "DWTS" as the cause of a 14-pound weight loss.
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    The judges praised Polish-born model Joanna Krupa for her long lines and graceful moves. But even after a near-flawless Viennese Waltz, the leggy beauty and her partner Derek Hough were voted off in a tight elimination Nov. 17, 2009.
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    Despite earning high praise from the judges in week eight of "Dancing With the Stars," pop star Aaron Carter and his partner Karina Smirnoff were voted off. <p> "I think you're an inspiration to all young people that anything is possible," judge Len Goodman told Carter after his elimination. "If you were my son, I would be so proud of you, but more important, you be proud of yourself because you've been great." <p> The three remaining stars in the competion are Mya, Joanna Krupa, Donny Osmond and Kelly Osbourne.
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    Regarded as one of the most successful wide receivers in the history of the NFL, former Dallas Cowboy Michael Irvin impressed the "DWS" judges with his big smile and his increasingly smooth moves. <br><br> Even though his graceful foxtrot with partner Anna Demidova garnered his highest scores, he was voted off in a tough double elimination on Nov. 3, 2009.
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    Known as "The Chairman" and host of Food Network's "Iron Chef America," Mark Dacascos turned out to be a master of dance. <br><br> The judges loved his acrobatic moves but his luck ran out when his partner Lacey Schwimmer fell ill with the flu, leaving him a new partner with an ill-prepared samba. He and NFL great Michael Irvin were voted off the floor on Nov. 3, 2009.
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    Melissa Joan Hart couldn't cast a spell over the judges on Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2009. The viewers voted the clearly disappointed actress off the floor during a tense double elimination. <br><br> The actress starred on "Clarissa Explains It All" and "Sabrina the Teenage Witch" and is a wife and mom.
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    The judges were clearly charmed by this sweet snowboarder. But on Oct. 27, 2009, after going up against football great Michael Irvin in a dance-off, the champion slope rider just didn't have the chops to impress the judges. <br><br> Louie Vito competes in both the Pipe and Slopestyle disciplines and continues to train for the Grand Prix qualifying.
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    Natalie Coughlin may win gold in the pool, but she failed to win gold on the dance floor. "Dancing With the Stars" viewers voted Coughlin, 27, and her partner Alex Mazo off the show in week five of competition. The doomed duo danced the paso doble to Lenny Kravitz' "American Woman," and while they weren't the highest-scoring couple, the judges were sad to see them go. Carrie Ann Inaba was "very disappointed" and Len Goodman and Bruno Tonioli both agreed the couple did not deserve to be there. Coughlin looked devastated and apologized for her performance. "I've loved this so much. I didn't show it -- how much I loved it -- but I really did and I'm sorry." Adding insult to injury the couple got to dance their last dance tonight to "Ain't That a Shame."
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  • Chuck Liddell eliminated from "Dancing With the Stars."

    Ultimate Fighting champion Chuck Liddell has been 'knocked out' of Dancing With the Stars. While praised by the judges, Liddell's two-step snagged just 17 of 30 points. Aaron Carter just barely edged-out Liddell, and lives to dance another week.
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    Tom DeLay, the former Republican House majority leader, has decided to leave the 'Dancing' floor due to stress fractures sustained in both feet. He tried to put on a brave face and dance his samba through the pain but on Oct. 6, 2009, a heartbroken "Hammer" is bowing out of the competition.
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    Actress Debi Mazar had style but she didn't have enough grace to save her place on "Dancing With the Stars." She and Tom DeLay, who suffered injuries, said good-bye on Oct. 6, 2009.
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    Supermodel Kathy Ireland was an early fan favorite but she was still booted off "Dancing" on Sept. 29, 2009. She and partner Tony Dovolani took a final spin across the dance floor to a cheering crowd. <br><br> Ireland is a wife, mother of three, author and fashion CEO of Kathy Ireland Worldwide, a $1.4 billion design empire. UCLA has named her as one of the Top Ten Women's Health Advocates in America.
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