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This Ethereal Duet From The “So You Think You Can Dance” Season 18 Finale Was Absolutely Mesmerizing

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Dakayla Wilson and Easton Magliarditi’s final duet on Season 18 of So You Think You Can Dance was both mesmerizing and emotional.

Now that the season has concluded, fans are remembering the best performances of the year, and Dakayla and Easton’s duet to Lana Del Rey’s Change is among the top.

The dance was Dakayla’s final duet, and it fulfilled her dream of working with choreographer Talia Favia. She chose to pair up with her tried and true partner, Easton, who had been cut the episode prior.

The two gorgeously and perfectly played off each other’s strengths as they moved through the slow, melancholy music. By the end, the judges and audience were moved to tears.

“I am so in awe of you right now,” Allison Holker told Dakayla. “There is something about being a good dancer, and then something about someone who can make someone feel something at home, and you always deliver on that.”

Dakayla and Easton’s “So You Think You Can Dance” Duet Was “Best Dance Of The Season”

Despite neither of the dancers taking home the crown, So You Think You Can Dance fans are certain their duet was “the best dance of the season.”

“This dance is going into the best of the best moments,” someone wrote on Instagram. “Wow! Just blown away!”

“I can’t stop watching this. It’s just extraordinary. That little moment when she lifts him… just breathtaking,” a fan swooned on YouTube.

“This was the single best moment of a great season,” wrote another commenter. “Bravo!”

Dakalya’s duet with Easton was also a defining moment for her. During a behind-the-scenes chat with Allison, she shared that the routine was crafted around the changes that she was making in her own life and the confidence she had to find to face them.

Dakayla took home the runner-up title by the conclusion of the finale. Her boyfriend, Anthony Curley, was crowned the winner.

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