Strictly Come Dancing 2012 results: JLS' JB wins Christmas special!

JLS' JB (Strictly Come Dancing)

Strictly Come Dancing decked the halls with glitterballs as JB Gill won the 2012 Christmas special this evening.

Just a few days after the grand finale of the 2012 series, which saw Louis Smith crowned champion, Strictly Come Dancing quickstepped back to screens to deck the halls with glitterballs for a one-off seasonal special, which saw JB Gill crowned King of the Christmas Ballroom.

The six-star line-up brought a sprinkling of festive sparkle to Christmas day: one quarter of boyband sensation JLS, JB Gill, took to the dancefloor with Ola Jordan; star of stage and screen Sheila Hancock danced with Strictly's Ian Waite, comedian and television personality Bobby Ball partnered Katya Virshilas, Blue Peter presenter Helen Skelton took to the floor with Artem Chigvintsev, comedienne Katy Brand danced with Anton Du Beke, and Footballer Fabrice Muamba was partnered with Strictly 2011 professional champion Aliona Vilani.

There was also an extra special festive treat: a Strictly All-Stars group performance featuring a host of former competitors including Kelly Brook, Rachel Stevens, Tom Chambers, Chris Hollins, Chelsee Healey, Colin Jackson, Russell Grant, Ann Widdecombe, and original Strictly champion Natasha Kaplinski.

After watching all dances, the studio audience cast their vote for their favourite and then Sir Bruce Forsyth and Tess Daly announced that the champion of the Strictly Come Dancing 2012 Christmas special was JB and Ola.

Reflecting back on the results of tonight's show, JB stated "It feel really, really, really, REALLY good, I'm sure the boys will be proud."

He added: "I loved it, it was an incredible experience".

The judges gave JB a near perfect score for his Jive, with only Craig Revel Horwood not giving the singer ten points.

Len Goodman told the boy band star: "JB, I'll tell you what it stands for - jive bunny! Hopping and bopping! It wasn't contained; it was full on and flat-out. For one week of training, that was fantastic!"

And Bruno added: "Oh yes you set it all off with a real cracker of a jive! I tell you, the vitality. that will wake you up from your Christmas slumber. Don't try that at home - not with a full stomach, it won't be pretty. Leave it to the young ones. Len is right - excellent!"

The Christmas special featured a performance from rock and roll legend, Rod Stewart, singing his perennial Christmas favourite Let It Snow.

Browse pictures of the Strictly special below!

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