Strictly Come Dancing 2020 FINAL: Bill Bailey and Oti Mabuse are crowned WINNERS

Strictly Come Dancing 2020 FINAL: Bill Bailey and Oti Mabuse are crowned WINNERS

Strictly Come Dancing 2020 FINAL: Invoice Bailey and Oti Mabuse are topped WINNERS

Invoice Bailey and Oti Mabuse have been topped the winners of Strictly Come Dancing 2020.

The comic, 55, turned the oldest champion within the present’s historical past as he scooped the Glitterball trophy on Saturday, and paid tribute to his skilled accomplice for ‘turning him right into a dancer.’

The victory additionally made Oti Strictly’s first ever back-to-back champion within the present’s historical past, and the dancer additionally praised her movie star accomplice for being ‘a good friend, father determine and brother.’  

Victory! Bill Bailey and Oti Mabuse have been crowned the winners of Strictly Come Dancing 2020

Victory! Invoice Bailey and Oti Mabuse have been topped the winners of Strictly Come Dancing 2020 

As they ready to carry the Glitterball trophy, Invoice stated: ‘It feels surreal, it feels extraordinary, it feels fantastic, I by no means thought we would get to the ultimate however I had essentially the most extraordinary trainer, essentially the most extraordinary dancer, who believed in me proper from the start and he or she discovered one thing in me and turned me right into a dancer.’

Oti fought again tears as she stated: ‘I feel you’re wonderful, exceptional Invoice Bailey, you simply put your coronary heart into every little thing, you are in your world however I really like your world and I at all times need to be part of you, thanks for being a good friend, thanks for being a father determine and a brother and for this!’ as she gestured to the glowing trophy.’

Earlier within the present Invoice and Oti delivered a fierce Showdance full with pyrotechnics, lifts, and loads of drama, to Queen’s The Present Should Go On with even Craig gushing it ‘reeked of desperation and he beloved it.’

Sweet: The comedian became the oldest champion in the show's history as he scooped the Glitterball trophy on Saturday, and paid tribute to his professional partner for 'turning him into a dancer'

Candy: The comic turned the oldest champion within the present’s historical past as he scooped the Glitterball trophy on Saturday, and paid tribute to his skilled accomplice for ‘turning him right into a dancer’

Amazing! The victory also made Oti Strictly's first ever back-to-back champion in the show's history, and the dancer also praised her celebrity partner for being 'a friend, father figure and brother'

Superb! The victory additionally made Oti Strictly’s first ever back-to-back champion within the present’s historical past, and the dancer additionally praised her movie star accomplice for being ‘a good friend, father determine and brother’

What drama! Earlier in the show Bill and Oti delivered a fierce Showdance complete with pyrotechnics, lifts, and plenty of drama, to Queen's The Show Must Go On with even Craig gushing it 'reeked of desperation and he loved it'

What drama! Earlier within the present Invoice and Oti delivered a fierce Showdance full with pyrotechnics, lifts, and loads of drama, to Queen’s The Present Should Go On with even Craig gushing it ‘reeked of desperation and he beloved it’

STRICTLY 2020 FINAL: THE SCORES

JUDGES PICK

Maisie Smith and Gorka Marquez – Samba to Samba (Conga) by Gloria Estefan – 29 out of 30

HRVY and Janette Manrara – Jive to Religion by Stevie Surprise feat. Ariana Grande – 29 out of 30

Invoice Bailey and Oti Mabuse – Quickstep to Speak To The Animals by Bobby Darin – 29 out of 30

Jamie Laing and Karen Hauer – Charleston to Zero To Hero from Hercules – 26 out of 30

SHOWDANCE

HRVY and Janette –  Boogie Wonderland by Brittany Murphy – 29 out of 30

Invoice and Oti – The Present Should Go On by Queen – 30 out of 30

Jamie and Karen – I am Nonetheless Standing by Taron Egerton – 29 out of 30

Maisie and Gorka – We Want A Little Christmas by Idina Menzel – 30 out 30

FAVOURITE DANCE

Jamie and Karen – Couple’s Option to Gonna Make You Sweat (All people Dance Now) by C+C Music Manufacturing facility – 29 out of 30

Maisie and Gorka – Quickstep to When You are Smiling by Andy Williams – 29 out of 30

HRVY and Janette – American Clean to One (Singular Sensation) from A Refrain Line – 30 out of 30

Invoice and Oti – Couple’s Option to Rapper’s Delight from The Sugarhill Gang – 29 out of 30

Moving: The duo received their first ever 30 for the performance, and the first perfect score of the evening, with Bill fighting back tears as he vowed the dance was a symbol of the nation carrying on during such unprecedented times

Shifting: The duo acquired their first ever 30 for the efficiency, and the primary excellent rating of the night, with Invoice preventing again tears as he vowed the dance was an emblem of the nation carrying on throughout such unprecedented instances

The duo acquired their first ever 30 for the efficiency, and the primary excellent rating of the night, with Invoice preventing again tears as he vowed the dance was an emblem of the nation carrying on throughout such unprecedented instances.

It got here after Prime Minister Boris Johnson introduced earlier within the day that a lot of London and the South Ease can be plunged into a brand new Tier 4 simply days earlier than Christmas. 

He advised Claudia: ‘The restrictions are going to be more durable. Persons are going to be remoted over Christmas. This isn’t only a music in regards to the arts. That is an anthem about not giving up, maintaining hope. Getting via this. The present should go on.’

Hosts Tess and Claudia additionally took a second to thank the present’s crew for maintaining the present afloat throughout the pandemic, saying a lot of their crew made ‘big sacrifices’ to make sure the collection may go forward. 

Finalists HRVY and Janette Manrara began the present with their Jive to Religion by Stevie Surprise feat. Ariana Grande, and earned common reward from the panel, coming near excellent rating with 29 factors out of 30.

This included the present’s ‘Mr Nasty’ Craig Revel-Horwood, who stated that in mild of latest bulletins concerning authorities tiers he’d be ‘optimistic’ for the night.

Motsi added: ‘I’m satisfied that that is nonetheless probably the greatest dances we have now ever seen and that was only a affirmation, it was slick, quick recent, so you could have this youthfulness. You saved up you smashed it you killed it!’ 

Don't stop! Finalists HRVY and Janette started the show with their Jive to Faith by Stevie Wonder feat. Ariana Grande, and earned universal praise from the panel, coming close to perfect score with 29 points out of 30

Do not cease! Finalists HRVY and Janette began the present with their Jive to Religion by Stevie Surprise feat. Ariana Grande, and earned common reward from the panel, coming near excellent rating with 29 factors out of 30

Jamie and Karen then took to the ground to bounce their Hercules-themed Charleston to the monitor Zero to Hero, and was additionally praised by the panel for his huge enchancment, incomes a rating of 26 out of 30.

Craig joked: ‘It is beautiful to see that wig once more darling!’ 

Invoice and Oti then delivered one other efficiency of their energetic Quickstep to Speak To The Animals by Bobby Darin, which Shirley declared was ‘spot on,’ and Motsi gushed they danced with ease.

The pair earned their highest ever rating from Craig, and got here near an ideal 30 with 29 factors.

Heroic! Jamie and Karen then took to the floor to dance their Hercules-themed Charleston to the track Zero to Hero

From Zero! He was also praised by the panel for his vast improvement, earning a score of 26 out of 30

Heroic! Jamie and Karen then took to the ground to bounce their Hercules-themed Charleston to the monitor Zero to Hero, and was additionally praised by the panel for his huge enchancment, incomes a rating of 26 out of 30

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What a showman! Invoice and Oti then delivered one other efficiency of their energetic Quickstep to Speak To The Animals by Bobby Darin

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Sensational: The pair earned their highest ever rating from Craig, and got here near an ideal 30 with 29 factors

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FIRE! Maisie and Gorka had been the fourth and last couple to bounce their Judges Alternative, and took to the ground with teir carnival-themed Samba to Samba (Conga) by Gloria Estefan

Maisie and Gorka had been the fourth and last couple to bounce their Judges Alternative, and took to the ground with teir carnival-themed Samba to Samba (Conga) by Gloria Estefan.

As anticipated the duo had been showered with reward by the panel, with hysterical Shirley gushing: ‘Let me management myself! That was completely distinctive! It was scintillating it was sensual it had lovely consciousness of your accomplice.’

Motsi added: ‘You killed me, I had so many phrases they only disappeared, I am left with a sense, I keep in mind seeing you do a Samba the primary day you’re only a modified lady, I see these eyes, it was very rhythmical.’  

The pair earned a rating of 29 out of 30, touchdown them in joint first place on the leaderboard. 

Red hot! As expected the duo were showered with praise by the panel, with hysterical Shirley gushing: 'Let me control myself!

Jaw-dropping: Shirley added: 'That was absolutely exceptional! It was scintillating it was sensual it had beautiful awareness of your partner'

Purple sizzling! As anticipated the duo had been showered with reward by the panel, with hysterical Shirley gushing: ‘Let me management myself! That was completely distinctive! It was scintillating it was sensual it had lovely consciousness of your accomplice’

Because the traces opened for viewers to forged their votes, the 4 pairs took to the ground as soon as once more for his or her Showdance.

HRVY and Janette had been up first with their festival-themed efficiency, taking the Strictly ballroom to Glastonbury following a 12 months when a lot of the nation’s dwell exhibits had been cancelled, and as soon as once more got here near perfection with 29 out of 30.

The pair left the panel gasping for breath with their high-octane showcase, with Tess crowning him ‘King of the Lifts,’ whereas Shirley added: ‘Congratulations to Janette for making your first last, you squeezed each final drop of something to do with dance out of this younger man!’   

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Cease for breath! Because the traces opened for viewers to forged their votes, the 4 pairs took to the ground as soon as once more for his or her Showdance. HRVY and Janette had been up first with their festival-themed efficiency

What a show! The pair left the panel gasping for breath with their high-octane showcase

Don't drop her! Host Tess crowned HRVY the 'King of the Lifts, while Shirley said Janette 'squeeze every last drop of anything to do with dance out of him'

What a present! The pair left the panel gasping for breath with their high-octane showcase, with Tess crowning him ‘King of the Lifts,’ whereas Shirley added: ‘You squeezed each final drop of something to do with dance out of this younger man!’ 

The comeback King! Jamie and Karen were second with their performance to I'm Still Standing from 2019's Rocketman, which earned them 29 points out of 30

The comeback King! Jamie and Karen had been second with their efficiency to I am Nonetheless Standing from 2019’s Rocketman, which earned them 29 factors out of 30

After receiving their rating, Janette fought again tears as her movie star accomplice praised her for maintaining her spirits up throughout such unprecedented instances.  

He stated: Thanks for every little thing you’re the most unbelievable human being I’ve met. You’re so proficient and you’ve got put up with me for the final couple of months and also you’re simply wonderful. I am so completely satisfied that I will be with you within the last since you deserve it a lot.’

Jamie and Karen had been second with their efficiency to I am Nonetheless Standing from 2019’s Rocketman, which earned them 29 factors out of 30. 

Shirley stated: ‘You dance from the center, gave me shivers, nicely executed,’ whereas Motsi stated: ‘Made me smile, you are such a task mannequin along with your inspiring fightback vitality, that was unbelievable.’ 

It's Christmas! Following Bill and Oti's staggering performance, Maisie and Gorka brought the festive feel to the final with their beautiful dance to We Need A Little Christmas by Idina Menzel, earning them their first 30 of the night

It is Christmas! Following Invoice and Oti’s staggering efficiency, Maisie and Gorka introduced the festive really feel to the ultimate with their lovely dance to We Want A Little Christmas by Idina Menzel, incomes them their first 30 of the night time

Following Invoice and Oti’s staggering efficiency, Maisie and Gorka introduced the festive really feel to the ultimate with their lovely dance to We Want A Little Christmas by Idina Menzel, incomes them their first 30 of the night time.

Motsi praised: ‘Content material of the very best high quality – faucet, jazz , musical, every little thing,’ whereas Craig added: ‘Annoying as a result of I could not discover something unsuitable with it.’ 

For his or her third and last dance, every couple had been tasked with reprising their favorite dance of the collection, which for HRVY and Janette was their American Clean to One from A Refrain Line, scoring 30 out of 30.

Craig stated: ‘It gave me goosebumps… Just one phrase: fab-u-lous!’ whereas Shirley added: ‘The seven Ps, you’re perfection, you’ve got improved from day one, gentlemanly, nicely executed.’ 

What a show! For their third and final dance, each couple were tasked with reprising their favourite dance of the series, which for HRVY and Janette was their American Smooth to One from A Chorus Line, scoring 30 out of 30

What a present! For his or her third and last dance, every couple had been tasked with reprising their favorite dance of the collection, which for HRVY and Janette was their American Clean to One from A Refrain Line, scoring 30 out of 30

After a turbulent time reaching the Strictly ballroom, as he was pressured to drag out of final collection with a foot damage, Jamie took to the ground for his last dance with nothing however pure pleasure.

He and Karen carried out their Couple’s Option to Gonna Make You Sweat (All people Dance Now) by C+C Music Manufacturing facility, and the judges praised him for bringing such an infectious vitality.

Shirley stated: ‘I’ll carry the enjoyment of dance from you in my coronary heart endlessly. Sensational,’ whereas Motsi added: ‘Your finest dance of the entire collection. The vitality was wonderful.’ 

Invoice and Oti additionally delivered a reprisal of their viral Couple’s Option to Rapper’s Delight by The Sugarhill Gang, which despatched followers right into a frenzy once they danced it in Week 4.

Sensational: After a turbulent time reaching the Strictly ballroom, as he was forced to pull out of last series with a foot injury, Jamie took to the floor for his final dance with nothing but pure joy

Sensational: After a turbulent time reaching the Strictly ballroom, as he was pressured to drag out of final collection with a foot damage, Jamie took to the ground for his last dance with nothing however pure pleasure

Shirley declared: ‘Dancer extraordinaire, performer of the very best high quality, sensational.’ because the duo acquired 29 factors out of 30.

And shutting out the dances, and the ultimate as a complete, Maisie and Gorka reprised their Quickstep to Andy Williams’ When You are Smiling. 

Shirley praised: ‘I will name you little completely satisfied ft, lovely footwork, glide in your stride, lined the ground, saved the body, you are a phenomenal ballroom dancer,’ with Motsi including: ‘You are a shining diamond, what an evening you are having.’ 

As viewers forged their votes, Strictly additionally welcomed again Katya Jones and Nicola Adams for a sensual routine, after they had been pressured to drag out of the present in November when the professional examined optimistic for COVID-19. 

The dancing duo earned a thunderous reception from the viewers for his or her dance to Feeling Good.

MailOnline had beforehand revealed that Nicola and the Katya had been pressured to drag out of Strictly after Katya contracted COVID and needed to self-isolate for 14 days.

Speaking on Strictly spin-off present, It Takes Two, through video from her dwelling, Nicola revealed: ‘Nicely, , as my saying goes: “I do like doing essentially the most”. Me and Katya will probably be coming again!’

To which host Zoe Ball rapidly clarified they’d be dancing for one final time, reasonably than participating within the competitors once more.

Nicola went on to clarify to Zoe, 49, that it was ‘irritating’ not with the ability to proceed on this 12 months’s collection of Strictly, however stated that she was ‘doing her half’. 

Nicola additionally sweetly praised Katya and stated that she has bought a ‘good friend for all times’ with the 2 ‘serving to one another out’ throughout their isolation interval.  

The Strictly professionals kicked off the present with a luminous opening routine, which was partially filmed earlier this 12 months when the celebs shaped a bubble to pre-record all of their group performances.

As they ready to unveil the finalists, hosts Claudia Winkleman fought again tears as she paid tribute to the present’s crew, revealing they had been making up the studio viewers after working tirelessly to make present a actuality.

She stated: ‘Now earlier this 12 months we did not know if Strictly may even occur and tonight our viewers is made up of the sensible crew that bought us right here.’ 

Tess added: ‘Thanks, crew. Thanks all. If ever individuals wanted cheering up, it is now.’ 

Lauded: Motsi praised: 'Content of the highest quality - tap, jazz , musical, everything,' while Craig added: 'Annoying because I couldn't find anything wrong with it'

Lauded: Motsi praised: ‘Content material of the very best high quality – faucet, jazz , musical, every little thing,’ whereas Craig added: ‘Annoying as a result of I could not discover something unsuitable with it’

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Sensational: The Strictly professionals kicked off the show with a luminous opening routine, which was partially filmed earlier this year when the stars formed a bubble to pre-record all of their group performances

Sensational: The Strictly professionals kicked off the present with a luminous opening routine, which was partially filmed earlier this 12 months when the celebs shaped a bubble to pre-record all of their group performances

Saturday noticed Invoice and Oti, HRVY and Janette, Jamie and Karen and Maisie and Gorka carry out 3 times to win viewers’ votes, the Judges Choose, their Showdance and their favorite dance of the collection.

Regardless of dealing with challenges within the competitors after discovering herself within the dance off twice, Maisie beforehand stated being on Strictly has proven her that she will be assured and ‘recover from’ her self-doubts. 

She defined: ‘I’ve at all times had insecurities and I in all probability at all times will. Everybody has. However being on this present with the costumes and the dances and doing issues utterly out of my consolation zone, I’ve been thrown into the deep finish so in a method it has helped me with my confidence.

‘On this present it goes so fast you do not have time to say ‘I do not really feel snug’ you simply should go on the market and do it. It has pushed me to recover from it.

‘I try to really feel happier with myself and it is solely been eight weeks however I already really feel higher about myself and I did not anticipate that to ever occur.’

Moving: As they prepared to unveil the finalists, hosts Claudia Winkleman fought back tears as she paid tribute to the show's crew, revealing they were making up the studio audience after working tirelessly to make show a reality

Shifting: As they ready to unveil the finalists, hosts Claudia Winkleman fought again tears as she paid tribute to the present’s crew, revealing they had been making up the studio viewers after working tirelessly to make present a actuality

The cleaning soap star has even juggled filming her scenes for EastEnders with coaching for the present, leading to her nonetheless rehearsing at gone midnight.

However her skilled dance accomplice Gorka Márquez, 30, stated the pair have not argued as soon as, which is a triumph in itself in line with ‘hormonal teen’ Maisie.

Gorka stated: ‘It’s humorous as a result of , so many hours in the identical coaching room and you may get on one another’s nerves however funnily sufficient, even final week with the loopy schedule Maisie had, we each had been like ‘it’s what it’s.’

Maisie added: ‘I am an adolescent, I am hormonal however even nonetheless we have now by no means bickered and that is fairly spectacular!’

'The final countdown': Despite facing challenges in the competition after finding herself in the dance off twice, Maisie previously said being on Strictly has shown her that she can be confident and 'get over' her self-doubts

‘The ultimate countdown’: Regardless of dealing with challenges within the competitors after discovering herself within the dance off twice, Maisie beforehand stated being on Strictly has proven her that she will be assured and ‘recover from’ her self-doubts

Invoice additionally not too long ago revealed he is impressed Gavin and Stacey actor Rob Brydon to look on the following collection.

The comic hoped to interrupt ‘dad dancing’ stereotypes by exhibiting ‘blokes of his age’ which you could be taken critically within the competitors regardless of being in your mid 50s.

Skilled dancer Oti Mabuse, 30, stated she ready the ‘easiest’ routine for Invoice’s first look on the BBC present – however rapidly realised her celeb accomplice was able to far trickier steps.

She stated: ‘If you come again as a reigning professional, you get somebody which you could present a bit extra character…

‘The primary day we went right into a rehearsal and I did the only Cha Cha and he bought it and I went ‘oh I could be in hassle, this could be a protracted season’ and I saved pushing and pushing and he did it. I did not anticipate it.

‘I spoke to the comic Rob Brydon and he is a giant, large Strictly fan and he stated for the primary time when he watched it and noticed Invoice he thought ‘oh my goodness, if I did Strictly, there’s a risk that I may go far.’

‘As a result of he is a good man and character in English society, if he ever got here onto Strictly that may be one thing that he would need to do, be taken critically and actually give it his all and hopefully make it far.’

Invoice added: ‘If that’s the consequence of me being on this present then that is fantastic. Blokes typically really feel a bit self-conscious, significantly blokes of my age, they really feel they’ll be referred to as the dad dancer and I feel if me exhibiting I can get on the market and look somewhat bit greater than someone shuffling about then why not?

‘I might love to hold on dancing. It is a lot enjoyable it’s accelerating and liberating.’

Viewers have complimented Invoice over his latest weight reduction after eight weeks of dance coaching has left him with a slimmer physique.

Really? Bill also recently revealed he's inspired Gavin and Stacey actor Rob Brydon to appear on the next series

Actually? Invoice additionally not too long ago revealed he is impressed Gavin and Stacey actor Rob Brydon to look on the following collection 

Jamie was additionally praised by his accomplice Karen for her unbelievable physique transformation following eight weeks of her rigorous dance coaching.

Karen, 38, stated she’s ‘made a machine’ out of the Made In Chelsea star, 32, who now has ‘superior abs’ in addition to ‘wonderful enthusiasm and vitality’ that he brings to each efficiency.

She stated: ‘I’ve made a good friend and I’ve made a machine now as a result of he is bought superior abs! I’ve by no means seen somebody bounce again with such positivity and resilience.

‘It is the entire mentality of it, throughout these instances when everybody wants lifting and the very fact he is been in a position to carry me and himself at instances, and lifting individuals at dwelling with all his wonderful enthusiasm and vitality, I feel that is what’s sensible about Jamie.

‘I am so happy with him – with all these ups and downs he is at all times managed to have a smile on his face.’

Toned up: Jamie was also praised by his partner Karen for her incredible body transformation following eight weeks of her rigorous dance training

Toned up: Jamie was additionally praised by his accomplice Karen for her unbelievable physique transformation following eight weeks of her rigorous dance coaching

Jamie has escaped elimination 4 instances after profitable over the judges by being prepared to higher himself and tackle their criticisms.

The TV character has skilled combined feelings – whereas he is thrilled to have reached the ultimate, he is additionally discovered it ‘robust’ saying goodbye to his co-stars. 

He stated: ‘It’s actually tough. This Strictly household, you do grow to be a household, everybody talks about it however you actually do.

‘When one in every of your buddies goes and Ranvir, they’re true pals. It is a bizarre mixture since you clearly do not need to go dwelling however you do not need another person to go dwelling.

‘It is a kind of issues, it’s robust and it’s exhausting nevertheless it’s a part of the present. If it was us at any level I might have stood there and stated ‘ what, truthful sufficient, that’s what occurs, it is a part of the present.’

‘Some individuals now assume we’re bribing the judges. It is simply we dance nicely.’

'They're true friends': The TV personality has experienced mixed emotions – while he's thrilled to have reached the final, he's also found it 'tough' saying goodbye to his co-stars, such as Ranvir Sin

‘True pals’: Jamie has skilled combined feelings – whereas he is thrilled to have reached the ultimate, he is additionally discovered it ‘robust’ saying goodbye to his co-stars, reminiscent of Ranvir Singh

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