Glee: Cast praise Amber Riley on DWTS win & Lea Michele unveils debut single, album title

by Nick Barnes

Amber Riley, Derek Hough Dancing with the Stars

Last night (November 26), Glee star Amber Riley took home the Dancing with the Stars crown and her on-screen co-stars were on hand to congratulate her.

After winning the 17th series of the show, Lea Michele, Chris Colfer, Naya Rivera and Chord Overstreet all took to Twitter to congratulate Riley on her success.

Michele tweeted that she was “so proud” of Riley whilst Overstreet said that she’s shown him how it’s really done.

Riley beat away rivals Corbin Bleau and Jack Osbourne as she scored a perfect score of 30 for her final dance. Last night’s win also marks the fifth win for Derek Hough.

Lea Michele wrote: “@MsAmberPRiley!!! OMG!!! So proud of you!!! #DWTSWINNER”

Chris Colfer added: “AHHHHHHHHHH!!!! YES YES YES YES YES!!!!! @MsAmberPRiley.”

Naya Rivera went on to add: “That’s right! @MsAmberPRiley won #DWTS! Proud of you!!”.

Finally, Chord Overstreet tweeted: “Congrats @MsAmberPRiley!!!! Love you girl! Way to show me all how it’s done!! You rock!!!”

Meanwhile, Amber’s professional dance partner Derek Hough tweeted a picture of their Mirror Ball trophies, adding: “So friggin proud of this girl!!! Love you so much, Amber! @MsAmberPRiley.”

Lea Michele

NeNe Leakes who has previously starred on the show went on to say: “Congrats to my co-star @MsAmberPRiley did an amazing job baby girl! I’am so proud of u #glee #girlpower”.

In other Glee news, Lea Michele has today unveiled the titles of her debut solo single and album!

Lea’s debut solo track is titled ‘Cannonball’ and has been written by none other than Sia. Her debut album is also set to be titled ‘Loud’.

Fans will instantly be able to download ‘Cannonball’ when they pre-order her album next month.

Michele took to Twitter to make the announcement in which she tweeted: “I’VE GOT SOME VERY EXCITING NEWS TO SHARE WITH YOU GUYS…. :)”

She added:

“WRITTEN BY THE AMAZING @SIA#CANNONBALL will be available instantly on Dec 10th with my album pre-order”.

We also know that a track from her forthcoming album will be dedicated to her late boyfriend, Cory Monteith.

Glee continues on Thursdays at 9/8c on FOX.