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Kellie Pickler is far from the only singer to win “Dancing With the Stars.”

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In 2013, country singer Kellie Pickler proved she knows how to hold a tune and cut a rug on season 16 of Dancing with the stars. The singer got her start in the industry after placing sixth in season five of american idol. She later released her debut album Small town girl in 2006.

during their time on DWTS, Pickler was paired with dance pro Derek Hough. The dance duo made it to first place by two steps, narrowly beating Zendaya and Val Chmerkovskiy. While Pickler’s win was a great achievement, she’s far from the only singer to have won the coveted Mirrorball trophy. Read on to discover more singers who have received top honors during their season DWTS.

In the season after Pickler clinched a win with Hough, the dance pro helped waltz another singer to the Mirrorball trophy. joy Alum Amber Riley and Hough wowed the judges in season 17, earning first place in the week 11 finale according to Us Weekly. Riley rose to fame for her portrayal of Mercedes Jones on the 2009-2015 drama-comedy.

After the win DWTS and the end of joyRiley went on to appear as a judge on the BBC ONE musical theater talent show let it shine. Through this show, Riley formed a musical theater supergroup with Beverly Knight and Cassidy Johnson. The group called themselves Leading Ladies and released their debut album, songs from the stage, in 2017.

In 2020 Riley released her first solo EP under the name RILEY.

Another singer who won the Mirrorball trophy DWTS is Nicole Scherzinger, ex-lead singer of pop girl group Pussycat Dolls. In 2010, Scherzinger was crowned Season 10 Champion DWTS with – you guessed it, Derek Hough. The dance duo beat other celebrities like Pamela Anderson, Kate Gosselin, Niecy Nash, Erin Andrews and Chad Ochocinco.

After her victory DWTSScherzinger went on to serve as a judge on a number of television talent shows, including The sing off, The x factor, The X Factor Britainand Australia’s Got Talent. In addition, Scherzinger was a panelist The Masked Singer since its inception in 2019.

During Season 9 of DWTS, singer Donny Osmond took home the Mirrorball trophy with dance pro Kym Johnson. Osmond rose to fame as a child in the 1970s as a member of his family band, The Osmonds. From 1976 to 1979, Osmond and his sister Marie also hosted a TV variety series on ABC called The Donny & Marie Show.

Also, the other Osmond made an appearance in season 5 of DWTS in 2007. Marie placed third with dance pro Jonathan Roberts, losing to runner-up Mel B and IndyCar Champion Helio Castroneves. In addition to DWTSDonny also appeared in Season 1 of The Masked Singer and finished second, losing to rapper T-Pain.

Another famous singer to take home the Mirrorball trophy was ’90s heartthrob Drew Lachey. Of course, Lachey was a member of the popular group 98 Degrees. After his boy band career fizzled out in 2002, Lachey agreed to take part in the second season of DWTS in 2006.

Lachey secured the Mirrorball trophy with help from dance pro Cheryl Burke. During season two, Lachey was able to beat other celebrities like Lisa Rinna, Jerry Rice, and Master P. Lachey’s brother and sister-in-law Nick and Vanessa, both of whom competed in season 25 DWTS. However, the couple didn’t fare quite as well as Drew.

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