Strictly Come Dancing FINAL: Danny Mac is the favourite to win, but will Louise Redknapp steal the crown?

by Nick Barnes
Strictly Come Dancing 2016: Louise Redknapp, Danny Mac, Ore Oduba

Today’s the day… it’s the Strictly Come Dancing grand finale this evening, and we’re pretty excited as this year we have three fantastic dancers in the final, and we just can’t call who will take the Glitterball Trophy.

All three dancers in the final – Danny Mac, Louise Redknapp, and Ore Oduba – are brilliant dancers, and all three of them deserve to take home the crown, but as ever, only one of them can.

For me personally, I think that Danny Mac has shown himself to be a truly fantastic dancer this year. When the series kicked off I wasn’t too sure about Danny and how he’d get on in the series, but week after week he has stunned and mesmerised viewers with his routines. He’s had some of the most complex and most difficult dance routines we’ve ever seen on Strictly Come Dancing, and he could go down as one of the best contestants we’ve seen in recent years.

Strictly Come Dancing 2016: Danny Mac

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But then there’s Louise Redknapp, who we love equally as much. Louise was another contestant who we were’ too sure about at the beginning of the series, but Louise has had quite the journey. Danny Mac just wowed us from pretty much day one with his moves, but with Louise she’s had more of a gradual ascent on the show. We didn’t know how she would fare from week one, but she’s improved week on week, which we love to see in a competition. She’s shown us how much of a fantastic dancer she is.

Ore Oduba has also pulled out some fantastic dances over the weeks, and he’s demonstrated to viewers how much of a talented dancer he really is. We think Ore will have even shocked himself over the past few months with how good he really is on the dancefloor. But has he done enough to win? Well only time will tell…

Strictly Come Dancing 2016: Louise Redknapp


At the time of publishing this article, Danny Mac is way out in front at the bookies. Paddy Power has listed him with odds of 4/6, making him the absolute favourite to win. Louise Redknapp has odds of 17/10, putting her in second place. Finally, the third favourite to win is Ore Oduba with odds of 8/1.

Who do you think will lift the Glitterball trophy? Let us know in the comments, below…

Nick Barnes

Nick is the Assistant Editor at Unreality TV, along with being a full-time Beyoncé obsessor! Email him at or catch him on Twitter @ImNickBarnes