Len Goodman, Carrie Ann Inaba and Bruno Tonioli make up the judging panel, but it's America's vote that ultimately decides the winners of Dancing with the Stars. In Season 15, The Bachelor contestant Melissa Rycroft competed against the show's most memorable contestants during the show's All-Stars version and beat out previous winners such as 98 Degrees singer Drew Lachey and hot gymnast Shawn Johnson. The series celebrated its 16th season with a dozen celebrity contestants vying to win. On May 21, Kellie Pickler won Season 16 against finalists Zendaya Coleman, Aly Raisman and Jacoby Jones. The country singer joins the elite list below as the newest DWTS champ. Vote up your favorite winner to the top of the past Dancing with the Stars winners list and see who's truly the best of the best!
Birthplace: Des Moines, Iowa, United States of America
Profession: Gymnast, Actor, TV Personalitysee more on Shawn Johnson
Birthplace: Honolulu, Hawaii, United States of America
Profession: Record producer, Songwriter, Model, Actor, Singer, + more
#31 on The Greatest Dancing Singerssee more on Nicole Scherzinger
Birthplace: Hayward, California, United States of America
Profession: Figure Skater, Author, Actor, Athlete, Sports analystsee more on Kristi Yamaguchi