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has revealed the next set of stars who will by shimmying in sequins for your votes, and the list includes some familiar faces and a few not-so-familiar ones like that of Katherine Jenkins.
Jenkins, a striking blonde, hails from Wales, and her claim to fame is as a classical singer. Jenkins performs across a spectrum of operatic arias, popular songs, and musical theater. Her breath of talent coupled with her gorgeous good looks have made a crossover sensation in Europe. Now, she looks to take the States by storm by winning the Dancing with the Stars trophy.
The season 14 cast includes actor Jack Wagner
of Melrose Place
fame, Little House on the Prairie
child star Melissa Gilbert
, The View
co-host Sherri Shepherd
, Jaleel "Steve Urkel" White, Mowtown singer Gladys Knight
, tennis legend Martina Navratilova
, TV host Maria Menounos
, Disney star Roshon Fegan
, singer Gavin DeGraw
, Telenovela actor William Levy
, and Green Bay Packer Donald Driver
The competitors have already been assigned their professional partners, and if you listen really closely you'll be able to hear the early rumblings of Mark Ballas
/Katherine Jenkins romance rumors. You can check out the full list of partnerships here
. Dancing With the Stars
season 14 premieres March 19 at 8 pm on ABC.
See more photos of Katherine Jenkins:Katherine Jenkins looking worse for leaving the Mahiki club in London. (Pacific Coast News)more pics »Katherine Jenkins attends the 20th UNESCO charity gala at Maritim Hotel on November 19, 2011 in Duesseldorf, Germany. (Getty Images)more pics »Katherine Jenkins signs copies of her new album at HMV, Oxford Street on October 14, 2011 in London, England. (Getty Images)more pics »Katherine Jenkins attends the Women of the Year Glamour Awards at Berkeley Square in Central London. (Pacific Coast News)more pics »Katherine Jenkins arrives at the Gorby 80 Gala at the Royal Albert Hall in London. The gala is to celebrate the 80th birthday of the former Soviet leader. (Pacific Coast News)more pics »Welsh opera singer Katherine Jenkins performing live at the Katherine Jenkins Gala Charity Dinner at Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa. (FlynetPictures.com)more pics »