by Tierney Bricker | Wed., Sep. 2, 2015 5:51 AM
Please welcome to the ballroom the new cast of Dancing With the Stars!
The ABC reality hit officially announced the full cast of celebrities and professional dancers for the upcoming 21st season on Good Morning America Wednesday. Backstreet Boys singer Nick Carter, wildlife expert Bindi Irwin controversial chef Paula Deen and more will all compete for the mirrorball trophy when DWTS returns on Sept. 14, with the cast also including the first-ever married couple competing against each other (Spy Kids' Alexa Vega and husband Carlos Pena, from the band Big Time Rush).
Here is the list of celebs and their professional partners for season 21:
Andy Grammer is paired with Allison Holker
Alexa Vega is paired with Mark Ballas
Bindi Irwin is paired with Derek Hough
Chaka Khan is paired with Keo Motsepe
Paula Deen is paired with Louis van Amstel
Hayes Grier is paired with Emma Slater
Nick Carter is with Sharna Burgess
Carlos Pena is paired with Witney Carson
Gary Busey is paired with Anna Trebunskaya
Alek Skarlatos is paired with Lindsay Arnold
Victor Espinoza is paired with Karina Smirnoff
Tamar Braxton is paired with Val Chermovskiy
Kim Zolciak-Biermann is paired with Tony Dovolani
While Julianne Hough, Bruno Tonioli and Carrie Ann Inaba are all set to return to the judges' table, head judge Len Goodman will not be coming back this season, with guest judges set to take his seat.
DWTS starts its two-night premiere on Monday, Sept. 14, on ABC.