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Daisy Lowe wows in first Strictly Come Dancing performance

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Daisy Lowe proved what she could do on Saturday night after topping the leader board with a "dreamy" waltz on Strictly Come Dancing.

The model danced to Unforgettable by Nat King Cole with her partner Aljaz Skorjanec, and judges and viewers alike unanimously praised the stunning performance.

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Daisy dazzled the judges

Darcey Bussell said that the performance sent "shivers down [her] back," while Craig Revel Horwood told them that they "danced it beautifully", despite also calling it "over-the-top" and "sickly sweet".

Len Goodman added: "I don't think I've seen a dance better than that for week one, ever!"

Daisy took the Twitter after the show, writing: "It wasn't a dream?! Thank you my perfect partner @aljazskorjanec for our unforgettable waltz... love you all with all of me @bbcstrictly."

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Daisy and Aljaz scored 32 points, topping the leader board

Fans were also quick to praise the routine, with one writing: "Daisy Lowe. More like Daisy HIGH. BECAUSE SHE GOT A 9," while another wrote: "BEAUTIFUL I loved this, Alijaz always puts together the best waltz dances and Daisy dances beautifully, great pair #strictly."


The 27-year-old received 32 points for the waltz, while Louise Redknapp and Danny Mac were placed in joint second with 31 points a-piece.

Meanwhile, Ed Balls scored the lowest out of the 15 contestants, with just 21 points for his Westminster-themed waltz with his partner, Katya Jones. However, fans on Twitter appeared to enjoy his performance, with one writing: "Ed Balls can waltz me across Westminster Bridge anytime. What a gent."

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Ed danced a Westminster-themed waltz

His partner Katya also praised him, tweeting: "Couldn't be prouder of my partner @edballs! Pulling off line like this after 2 weeks? Let's give him support because he deserves it.

"Truth is – the man who danced with me tonight is not the man who walked into the dance studio on day 1."

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