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Strictly's fabulous first dance routines confirmed

We cannot wait for Saturday!

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Aisha Nozari
Aisha NozariOnline Writer
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The race for the glitterball is officially on!

Strictly Come Dancing has announced what this year's celebrity couples will be strutting their stuff to on Saturday, and this might be the most exciting roundup of first dances we've ever seen!

Find out which pair will dance to what below…

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Caroline Quentin and Johannes Radebe

The 60-year-old actress is under the show-stopping teachings of Johannes this season, and their first dance will be an American Smooth to Sheena Easton's 9 to 5.

johannes © Photo: BBC

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Clara Amfo and Aljaž Škorjanec

The BBC Radio 1 DJ looked thrilled as her partner was announced and it's clear why – no one moves quite like Aljaž!

We can't wait to see them take to the dancefloor to perform the Cha Cha on Saturday, set to none other than Dua Lipa's Don't Start Now.

aljaz   2020© Photo: BBC

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Jacqui Smith and Anton Du Beke

Former Labour MP and Home Secretary Jacqui and Anton will be tackling the Foxtrot with a little help from Monty Python's Always Look On The Bright Side Of Life. The anticipation is killing us! 

anton 2020 © Photo: BBC

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Maisie Smith and Gorka Marquez

It's a Samba for Maisie and Gorka, and we can't wait to watch them impress the judges as they take the Strictly stage by storm to Gloria Estefan's Samba!

gorka 2020 © Photo: BBC

Nicola Adams and Katya Jones

Olympic boxer Nicola and her partner Katya will no doubt nail their Quickstep at the weekend, and best of all they'll be shimmying away to Get Happy by Ella Fitzgerald!

katya 2020 © Photo: BBC

Ranvir Singh and Giovanni Pernice 

It's a Paso Doble soundtracked by Beyonce's End Of Time for these two – we hope this one's as iconic as it sounds!

giovanni 2020 © Photo: BBC

Bill Bailey and Oti Mabuse

Did someone say a Cha Cha to Pata Pata? That's right, Bill and Oti have bagged themselves the Miriam Makeba hit.

oti   2020© Photo: BBC

HRVY and Janette Manrara

Just when you thought Faith by Stevie Wonder and Ariana Grande couldn't get any better, we're sure HRVY and Janette will manage to take things up a notch when they perform a Jive to the hit.

janette 2020 © Photo: BBC

Jamie Laing and Karen Hauer

Another Cha Cha, but Jamie and Karen will be performing it with a little help from Daði Freyr's song Think About Things.

karen 2020 © Photo: BBC

Jason Bell and Luba Mushtuk

These two will be tackling the American Smooth, and their song is My Girl by The Temptations – we're sure it's going to look as awesome as it sounds!

luba 2020 © Photo: BBC

JJ Chalmers and Amy Dowden

We hope JJ is partial to a little Louis Armstrong, because he's about to Waltz to the musician's What A Wonderful World!

amy 2020 © Photo: BBC

Max George and Dianne Buswell

We bet Max and Dianne are looking forward to performing the Tango to James Bay's Best Fake Smile, because we certainly are! 

dianne 2020 © Photo: BBC

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