Meet the New Cast of DANCING WITH THE STARS and I have a REALLY GOOD feeling about not just one but TWO Female country artists who are in the Cast!
Here’s the NEW CAST:
Dancing With the Stars” returns Monday, March 18. The first results show airs Tuesday, March 26.
“No stranger to reality TV competition, the country music singer is the first competitor to cross over from “American Idol.”
Partner: Derek Hough.
“Country music great Wynonna Judd will bring a dose of Nashville to the dance floor this season. The five-time-Grammy-winner-turned-reality-TV-star rose to fame as a country music duo with her mother, Naomi, but broke out on her own to have a successful solo career with more than a dozen No. 1 singles.”
Partner: Tony Dovolani, who won last season with Melissa Rycroft.
“Stand-up comedian D.L. Hughley will give ‘Dancing’ a whirl this season. The comic shot to fame on the sitcom ‘The Hughleys’ and went on to become a TV personality and pundit.”
Partner: Cheryl Burke.
“The Baltimore Ravens wide receiver is the latest NFL star to put his football footwork to the test in the ballroom. Jones, who’s known for his victory dances in the end zone, joins the cast on the heels of the Ravens’ big Super Bowl victory, where he scored two touchdowns. The 28-year-old follows in the footsteps of past NFL stars Donald Driver, Hines Ward and Emmitt Smith, who won the competition.”
Partner: Karina Smirnoff.
One of the “Real Housewife of Beverly Hills,” Vanderpump is a “British TV personality, restaurateur and bestselling author best known for her role on the Bravo reality show about her luxurious lifestyle — and her Pomeranian Giggy.”
Partner: Gleb Savchenko, new to the show this season.
The comedian “is bringing his quips and humor to the dance floor.”
Partner: Sharna Burgess, also new this season.
Ortiz is a former welterweight boxing champion.
Partner: Lindsay Arnold, still another new pro this season.
“The Disney star, known by her fans as Zendaya, is an actress, singer and dancer on the Disney Channel’s hit series ‘Shake It Up.’ At 16, she will be the youngest contestant ever on the show.”
Partner: Valentin Chmerkovskiy.
“The Olympic gymnast … became a household name as part of women’s gymnastics team’s ‘Fierce Five’ at the London Olympics last summer, where she took home a gold medal for her performance on floor.”
Partner: Mark Ballas.
“The German-born actor is best known for his longtime role as Jasper “Jax” Jacks on the ABC soap opera ‘General Hospital.’”
Partner: Kym Johnson.
The figure skating great, 56, won the 1976 Olympic gold medal in women’s figure skating at age 19, “wowing audiences with her envelope-pushing spins on the ice and her iconic hair.”
Partner: Tristan MacManus.