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Carole Baskin, Nelly to compete on Season 29 of 'Dancing With the Stars'

DWTS returns September 14
Dancing With The Stars: Carole Baskin, Nelly among those who will compete during upcoming season
Posted at 2:15 PM, Sep 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-02 15:15:47-04

ABC's Dancing With the Stars is returning to televisions on September 14.

And on Wednesday, September 2, Good Morning America revealed the celebrities who will be dancing their way to the mirror ball trophy.

The first dancer to be announced on Wednesday was "Tiger King" star Carole Baskin.

Other dancers for Season 29 include "Hot in Here" rapper Nelly, "Desperate Housewives" hunk Jesse Metcalf, Super Bowl champ Vernon Davis, "Cheer" coach Monica Aldama, actress Anne Heche, Disney Channel alum Skai Jackson, "One Day at a Time" star Justina Machado, "The Real" co-host Jeannie Mai, NBA great Charles Oakley, "Catfish" host Nev Schulman, "Selling Sunset" actress Chrishell Stause and ice skater Johnny Weir.

"Bachelorette" star Kaitlyn Bristowe and Backstreet Boy AJ McLean were announced previously as dancing contestants and round out the list of 15.

Judges Carrie Ann Inaba, Len Goodman and Bruno Tonioli will return to the show while supermodel Trya Banks will replace longtime hosts Tom Bergeron and Erin Andrews.

Banks will be the first Black female host, and first solo host in the franchise's history, according to ABC.

Read more about the return of Dancing With the Stars, here.

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