Tinashe reacts to shocking 'Dancing With the Stars' elimination: 'We did our best' (Exclusive)

Sometimes high scores aren't all you need to go the distance on Dancing With the Stars.

This was the case for Tinashe and her partner Brandon Armstrong, a first-time DWTS pro, when they ended up getting eliminated at the end of Monday's Trio Night.

ET's Katie Krause caught up with the "2 On" singer and her partner backstage after the show, and the pair reacted to getting the axe in the fourth week, despite routinely earning some of the highest scores among the contestants.

"I feel like we did our best every week so that's what's really important," the 25-year-old singer shared. "We had fun so that's all that matters. It happens."

Despite not getting the love she needed from viewers at home, the singer was clearly appreciative of her time on the show and of the fans that got her to this point in the competition.

"Thank you to everyone who did vote for us. It was really fun honestly. We appreciate all of the support," she said. "[It's] very humbling, very sweet. It was a great experience so that's really nice of everyone."

On Monday, Tinashe and Brandon earned the second-highest score of the night, a 26 out of 30, for their trio tango -- set to "Hit Me with Your Best Shot" by Pat Benatar -- alongside paralympian and former DWTS finalist Amy Purdy.

Despite their impressive scores and well-received routine, the pair found themselves in jeopardy alongside Harry Potter actress Evanna Lynch and her pro partner, Keo Motsepe, and were ultimately eliminated.

Tinashe managed to keep her spirits high as she and Brandon took center stage for their final bow, and were embraced in a big group hug with her fellow cast members.

Before season 27 kicked off, ET caught up with Tinashe and Brandon in the rehearsal studio, and the pair shared their strategy for trying to take home the Mirrorball trophy. Check out the video below to hear more.

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LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 08: Tinashe poses at 'Dancing with the Stars' Season 27 at CBS Televison City on October 8, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 08: Tinashe poses at 'Dancing with the Stars' Season 27 at CBS Televison City on October 8, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 08: Brandon Armstrong (L) and Tinashe pose at 'Dancing with the Stars' Season 27 at CBS Televison City on October 8, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images)
DANCING WITH THE STARS - 'Las Vegas Night' - After taking in the music and culture of New York City on last night's show, the 12 remaining couples are set to celebrate the allure of Sin City and take a gamble on dancing to some of the city's most iconic songs as Las Vegas Night comes to 'Dancing with the Stars,' live TUESDAY, OCT. 2 (8:00-10:01 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network. (Eric McCandless/ABC via Getty Images) TINASHE, BRANDON ARMSTRONG
LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 02: Tinashe poses at 'Dancing with the Stars' Season 27 at CBS Televison City on October 2, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images)
DANCING WITH THE STARS - 'Las Vegas Night' - After taking in the music and culture of New York City on last night's show, the 12 remaining couples are set to celebrate the allure of Sin City and take a gamble on dancing to some of the city's most iconic songs as Las Vegas Night comes to 'Dancing with the Stars,' live TUESDAY, OCT. 2 (8:00-10:01 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network. (Eric McCandless/ABC via Getty Images) TINASHE
DANCING WITH THE STARS - 'Las Vegas Night' - After taking in the music and culture of New York City on last night's show, the 12 remaining couples are set to celebrate the allure of Sin City and take a gamble on dancing to some of the city's most iconic songs as Las Vegas Night comes to 'Dancing with the Stars,' live TUESDAY, OCT. 2 (8:00-10:01 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network. (Eric McCandless/ABC via Getty Images) MARY LOU RETTON, SASHA FARBER, TINASHE, BRANDON ARMSTRONG, NANCY MCKEON, VAL CHMERKOVSKIY
DANCING WITH THE STARS - 'New York City Night' - The 12 remaining couples take a bite out of the Big Apple and dance to iconic songs from the city that never sleeps, as New York City Night comes to 'Dancing with the Stars,' live, MONDAY, OCT. 1 (8:00-10:00 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network. (Eric McCandless via Getty Images) TINASHE
DANCING WITH THE STARS - 'New York City Night' - The 12 remaining couples take a bite out of the Big Apple and dance to iconic songs from the city that never sleeps, as New York City Night comes to 'Dancing with the Stars,' live, MONDAY, OCT. 1 (8:00-10:00 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network. (Eric McCandless via Getty Images) TOM BERGERON, TINASHE, BRANDON ARMSTRONG
DANCING WITH THE STARS - 'New York City Night' - The 12 remaining couples take a bite out of the Big Apple and dance to iconic songs from the city that never sleeps, as New York City Night comes to 'Dancing with the Stars,' live, MONDAY, OCT. 1 (8:00-10:00 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network. (Eric McCandless via Getty Images) BRANDON ARMSTRONG, TINASHE
DANCING WITH THE STARS - 'Episode�2701 - 'Dancing�with the Stars' is back with a new, dynamic cast of 13 celebrities who are ready to move out of their comfort zones and hit the ballroom floor on a special two-night premiere. The competition begins with a two-hour season premiere, live,�MONDAY, SEPT. 24�(8:00-10:00 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network. (Eric McCandless/ABC via Getty Images) TINASHE
DANCING WITH THE STARS - 'Episode 2701A' - On part two of the spectacular season premiere, the 13 celebrities get ready to hit the ballroom floor once again, with a lot riding on their final scores, on 'Dancing with the Stars,' live, TUESDAY, SEPT. 25 (8:00-10:01 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network. (Eric McCandless via Getty Images) TINASHE, BRANDON ARMSTRONG
DANCING WITH THE STARS - 'Episode�2701 - 'Dancing�with the Stars' is back with a new, dynamic cast of 13 celebrities who are ready to move out of their comfort zones and hit the ballroom floor on a special two-night premiere. The competition begins with a two-hour season premiere, live,�MONDAY, SEPT. 24�(8:00-10:00 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network. (Eric McCandless/ABC via Getty Images) TOM BERGERON, TINASHE, BRANDON ARMSTRONG
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