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'Dancing with the Stars' Results: Gavin DeGraw Eliminated After a Dance-Off

April 18, 2012 (2:54 am) GMT
The 'I Don't Want to Be' hitmaker and his partner Karina Smirnoff are voted off by the judges after having a dancing duel with another team, Jaleel White and Kym Johnson.

After dodging elimination several times, was sent home in the fifth week of "". The singer/songwriter landed on the bottom two along with Jaleel White on Tuesday, April 17 night.

Gavin and his pro dancer partner as well as Jaleel and his team mate Kym Johnson were then put up against each other in a dance-off. They danced the cha-cha at the same time in front of the judges.

Explaining that they made their decisions based "purely on the quality of the dances they're seeing right now," the judges opted to save Jaleel and eliminate Gavin. "It's been amazing to be part of the show," so the "Not Over You" singer delivered his final words on the show, praising Karina as a great mentor.

Before the results were announced, and kicked off the Tuesday show with an encore of their sexy salsa. Instead of kissing each other like they did on Monday night, this time Maria let Bruno Tonioli kiss her cheeks while Derek landed a smooch on Carrie Ann Inaba.

At the end of their routine, Maria almost had a wardrobe malfunction as her top had ridden up on the left side a little. Luckily, the "Extra" host noticed it and turned from the camera to pull the teeny outfit back down.

Also on the results show, and made live performances.

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