His spirited performance of the K-pop hit alongside partner Katya Jones earned the former Labour shadow chancellor a standing ovation
Bruno: 'It was a recognisable quickstep'
'There is too much risk of scaring young viewers'
Judge Craig Revel Horwood called it the 'antithesis of smooth'
'Unfortunately, I am leaving the show for personal reasons,' says the pop singer
The EastEnders actress followed Melvin Odoom out of the ballroom
DJ Melvin Odoom was sent home
Balls was left at the bottom of the leaderboard after his Strictly debut but remains a fan favourite
'Did anyone notice some pro's always get celebs that have had loads of dance training'
The pre-recorded dance competition was marred with mic 'distortion' and 'fluctuating' audio levels
The former shadow Chancellor took part in a group dance during Saturday's glitzy launch show
It's time to find out this year's pairings and watch their first group dance
Balls has demonstrated his dad dancing at past Labour Party events
'It would be nice if Anton or Karen Hardy took over'
'It is an honour being part of the wonderful Strictly Come Dancing family and I’m looking forward to my last series very much and to whatever comes next'