Another season of ABC's "Dancing With the Stars" comes to a close on Tuesday night (Nov. 24) and the competition has been narrowed down to just three teams. After Carlos and Witney were eliminated in Monday's (Nov. 23) Finals, it all comes down to these three: Alek and Lindsey, Nick and Sharna, and Bindi and Derek.

The third place trophy -- just kidding, there isn't one -- is always announced first and it's Alek and Lindsay. Alek, being the ever gracious hero, takes the news in stride, waving to the massive crowd that gathered at The Grove in Los Angeles, California.

And then there were two ...

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Relocating back to the studio, Tom Bergeron and Erin Andrews positioned themselves with the coveted mirror ball in full view. Will it be former Backstreet Boy Nick Carter, or this season's shining light Bindi Irwin?

When the winner is announced, a mix of joy and shock fills her face as the lucky mirror ball recipient for Season 21 of "Dancing With the Stars" is, not surprisingly, Bindi! Getting hoisted on the shoulders of many, she tells Bergeron, "Thank you for changing my life!"

No, Bindi, thank YOU for changing ours!

Posted by:Aaron Pruner

When he was a child, Aaron memorized the entire television lineup, just for fun. He once played Charlize Theron’s boyfriend in a Japanese car commercial. Aaron’s a lover of burritos and a hater of clowns. TV words to live by: "Strippers do nothing for me, but I will take a free breakfast buffet any time, any place."