'Dancing With The Stars' Cast & Partners Announced; Aly Raisman, Lisa Vanderpump, Kellie Pickler, Wynonna Judd & More

The celebrity line-up for Dancing With The Stars season 16 was officially revealed Tuesday on ABC's Good Morning America.

ABC confirmed that Aly Raisman will indeed join this season. Raisman left the London Olympics with three medals, the most of any American gymnast last summer. Former gymnasts Shawn Johnson and Kristi Yamaguchi both won Olympic gold medals and also became known as champions of the the reality dance competition. 

Comedian Andy Dick - known for his raunchy humor, arrests and drug abuse on Newsradio - signed a contract to dance on the show. Country superstar Wynonna Judd and fellow country singer and former American Idol contestant Kellie Pickler will be also a part of the cast. Pickler will be the first former contestant of Idol to join DWTS.

Judd mentioned on GMA that she had been asked to participate in past seasons of the show but she felt it was the right time for her now.

The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills reality star Lisa Vanderpump and comedian D.L. Hughley will also be showing off their dance moves.

Although an insider revealed that San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick was asked to participate he was not announced as a cast member on GMA. ABC announced that another NFL player, Jacoby Jones, will join the cast.

Jones, 28, starred for the Ravens in their Super Bowl victory against the 49ers returning a kickoff a playoff-record 108 yards for a touchdown and grabbing a 56-yard TD reception in which he dived for the ball. Boxing Champ Victor Ortiz also made the lineup.

Other names include gold medalist in figure skating Dorothy Hamill, Disney Channel star  Zendaya Coleman and General Hospital actor Ingo Rademacher.

DWTS will air on March 18 on ABC. 

Below is the list of the full cast. 

Singer Wynonna Judd dancing with Tony Dovolani

Actor D.L. Hughley dancing with Cheryl Burke

NFL wide receiver Jacoby Jones dancing with Karina Smirnoff

Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Lisa Vanderpump dancing with Gleb Savchenko

Actor Andy Dick dancing with Sharna Burgess

Boxer Victor Ortiz dancing with Lindsay Arnold

Shake It Up! star Zendaya Coleman dancing with Val Chmerkovskiy

Gymnast Aly Raisman dancing with Mark Ballas

Actor Ingo Rademacher dancing with Kym Johnson

Singer Kellie Pickler dancing with Derek Hough

Figure skater Dorothy Hamill dancing Tristan MacManus

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