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Closing out the first night of the finals are Lindsey Stirling and Mark Ballas, dancing their freestyle to a medley of “Remember the Name” by Fort Minor feat. Styles of Beyond and “Palladio” by Escala. Their freestyle is inspired by Stirling’s personality and musical spirit.

Carrie Ann Inaba says the freestyle, which involved Stirling simultaneously dancing and playing the violin, perfectly showcased her uniqueness, while Len Goodman praises the “war on the floor” among the remaining competitors. Guest judge Julianne Hough calls it a masterpiece, adding that it was so different. Bruno Tonioli calls it a “modern classic extravaganza,” adding that is was extremely creative and imaginative. They score a 40 out of 40.

Watch Lindsey Stirling and Mark Ballas’s Intense Freestyle

Welcome to the first night of the season 25 finale! The four finalists will be performing two dances on Monday—a Charleston, foxtrot, quickstep or paso doble for their redemption-style dance in round one and the fan-favorite freestyles in round two. Former pro Julianne Hough joins the judging panel tonight. One couple will be eliminated at the end of the night. On Tuesday, the three remaining finalists will repeat their favorite dance from the season and perform in the 24-Hour Fusion Challenge, which combines two contrasting dance styles. Drew Scott and Emma Slater are currently at the bottom of the leaderboard with 48 out of 60 points. At the top of the leaderboard are Jordan Fisher and Lindsay Arnold, who earned a perfect score for their Iconic Dance jive during the semi-finals last week.

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According to ABC, Stirling “is one of the biggest artist development breakthrough stories in recent years. An acclaimed violinist from Gilbert, AZ., she entered a futurist world of electronic big beats and animation, using her classical violin training, to leap through the music industry with almost 10 million YouTube subscribers, over 1.9 billion views on her YouTube channel, two Billboard Music Awards, Billboard chart-topping hits and sold out tours worldwide. She’s created a new music world where modern classical meets the infectious energy of dance and electronica.”

The finalists for the 25th season of “Dancing with the Stars,” hosted by Tom Bergeron and Erin Andrews, include Hamilton’s Jordan Fisher, “Property Brothers” co-host Drew Scott, violinist Lindsey Stirling and actor Frankie Muniz.

The judging panel features Len Goodman, Carrie Ann Inaba and Bruno Tonioli. Their scores, along with America’s votes, determine which couples will go home and which ones will advance to compete for the coveted Mirrorball trophy.

This season’s “Dancing with the Stars” champion will be announced during Tuesday’s finale beginning at 9 p.m. on ABC.

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