The Wanted singer Jay McGuiness has been named as the tenth celebrity to compete in the new series of Strictly Come Dancing. The Glad You Came singer made the revelation during an appearance on Matt Edmonson's BBC Radio One show on Monday afternoon, and said he "can't wait" for the show to start.
"My family are such huge Strictly fans, I know I've made them very happy by taking part – I can't wait to get started," Jay revealed. "I love to dance but this is going to be so different from everything I have done before, I'm up for it!"
The news follows the announcement that professional boxer Anthony Ogogo had signed up for the entertainment show on Friday, with the 26-year-old saying he will be "trying my hardest" to make his mum proud.
Jay McGuiness is the tenth contestant confirmed for Strictly Come Dancing
On Thursday it was revealed that singer Jess Glynn will be performing on the opening show next month. The Hold My Hand singer proudly announced the news to her 80,000 Twitter followers. "So excited to tell you guys! I'll be performing on the opening show of @bbcstrictly!!! I CAN'T WAIT!! ??," she wrote.
The new series of Strictly kicks off with the launch show on Saturday 5 September, with the main series beginning later in the autumn.