The former Hollyoaks star topped the scoreboard last weekend with the best marks of the series to date.
The judges each gave Danny and pro partner Oti Mabuse a 9 out of 10 for their Paso Doble.
However Danny says he was worried all week in the lead up to the live show.
"The dance is a blur but the comments after were just amazing, we did not expect it, I was so pleased," Danny reflected. "We never got it right once [in rehearsals], we got that cape stuck in the chandelier, we were early, we were late...
"This was my most stressful routine so far, I was stressed all week, I was nervous."
Chatting on It Takes Two, Danny revealed how pro partner Oti had been showing him "tough love" in training.
"It works!" she quipped.
Oti added: "It is a dream, we were saying, last year I was out on week three so it was kind of nice to do well... but that's not the end we don't want to go out!"
This week Danny and Oti will be dancing the Quickstep to 'I Won't Dance' by Fred Astaire and so far there hasn't been any signs of stress.
Although, bizarrely, that may end up stressing out Danny.
"This is going surprisingly... I won't say well, but I'm enjoying it this week. The previous three routines I've been stressed... but now I'm worried, is it all going to go horribly wrong?
"But you cannot compare this week's routine to last week's, we start at zero. I can't try and beat a Paso Doble because it's a completely new dance"
Strictly Come Dancing airs Saturday night from 6:30PM on BBC One.