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'Strictly Come Dancing' poll result: Natalie and Artem top vote

Natalie Gumede has finished top of Digital Spy's third Strictly Come Dancing reader poll of 2013.

The former Coronation Street star and her professional dance partner Artem Chigvintsev won 28.13% of DS reader votes for their rumba, which attracted a score of 36 from judges Craig Revel Horwood, Len Goodman, Darcey Bussell and Bruno Tonioli.

Natalie impresses the judges with her Rumba.


Natalie impresses the judges with her Rumba.

Tonioli described the duo's routine as "beauty in perpetual motion" on Saturday's (October 12) performance show.

BBC Breakfast co-host Susanna Reid placed joint second on the night for her Viennese waltz with Kevin Clifton, which received a judges' score of 34 points. The pair also finished second in the DS poll, attaining 14.72% of the vote.

Meanwhile, Hollyoaks star Ashley Taylor Dawson and Ola Jordan finished third in our poll, taking 14.03% of the vote for a samba, which earned 31 points on the night.

This placed them in joint third on the judges' leaderboard with Sophie Ellis-Bextor and Brendan Cole, who picked up 12.42% of the reader vote to give them fourth place in the DS poll.

Ellis-Bextor and Cole topped last week's reader poll with over half of the vote at 51.02%.

Susanna and Kevin got their top score to date.


Susanna and Kevin

Patrick and Anya dance the Foxtrot.


Patrick and Anya

Patrick Robinson and Anya Garnis could face danger tonight, placing second from bottom in the DS reader poll with just 1.19% of the vote.

However, it was Julien Macdonald and Janette Manrara who finished bottom of the poll with 0.41% of the reader vote for a jive which earned them 22 points on Saturday night, placing them third from bottom of the judges' leaderboard.

Over 5,000 Digital Spy readers voted in this week's poll.

Strictly Come Dancing's results show airs tonight (Sunday, October 13) at 7.20pm on BBC One.

'Strictly Come Dancing' week two performances in pictures:

'Strictly Come Dancing' week three: Who was your favourite couple this week?
Natalie and Artem28.12%
Susanna and Kevin14.74%
Ashley and Ola14.03%
Sophie and Brendan12.42%
Ben and Kristina 7.97%
Abbey and Aljaz4.97%
Dave and Karen4.97%
Deborah and Robin3.53%
Rachel and Pasha2.98%
Mark and Iveta1.73%
Vanessa and James1.68%
Fiona and Anton1.27%
Patrick and Anya1.19%
Julien and Janette 0.41%
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