Lee is a member of the boy band Blue (along with former Strictly contestant Simon Webbe - big shoes to fill!), who had a hit with their debut single All Rise, and three number one albums. The band split in 2004, and Lee followed a solo career, but they reformed for Eurovision in 2011, and after the ITV documentary series The Big Reunion followed the group, the released two more albums. They have sold over 15 million records worldwide. Lee has also acted on stage and appeared in EastEnders.

Read more about Lee on his Wikipedia page: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lee_Ryan

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Lee too part in the sixteenth series of Strictly and was partnered with Nadiya Bychkova, finishing fourteenth in the competition.


WeekDanceCRHDBSBBT Total
1 Waltz 4 6 6 6 22
2 Jive 6 7 6 7 26
3 Cha cha cha 3 5 5 6 19

CRH = Craig Revel Horwood
DB = Darcey Bussell
SB = Shirley Ballas
BT = Bruno Tonioli

WEEK 3 - Cha cha cha - The Power of Love

Week 2 - Jive - Blue Suede Shoes

Week 1 - Waltz - Take It To The Limit