After 11 weeks of competition Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Hines Ward emerged the winner of Dancing With the Stars.  Based on judges scores and votes from viewers at home he and his partner, professional dancer Kym Johnson came out ahead of second-place Kirstie Alley and her partner.   Chelsea Kane came in third.  Dancing With The Stars season finale

Last night's finale also featured performances from Josh Groban, The Go Go's, The Black-eyed Peas and Sara Evans.

Ward now joins a list of former "Dancing" champions including singer Donny Osmond, Olympic skaters Kristi Yamaguchi and Apolo Anton Ohno and race car driver Helio Castroneves.