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'Dancing With the Stars' Season 21 Cast Gets Official Portraits!

The official cast photos for the upcoming 21st season of Dancing With the Stars have arrived!

The dancing duos include Alexa PenaVega and Mark Ballas, Carlos PenaVega and Witney Carson, Hayes Grier and Emma Slater, and Bindi Irwin and Derek Hough.

Also competing this time around are American soldier Alex Skarlatos and Lindsay Arnold, celebrity chef Paula Deen and Louis van Amstel, Braxton Family ValuesTamar Braxton and Val Chmerkovskiy, Real Housewives of Atlanta‘s Kim Zolciak and Tony Dovolani, singer Chaka Khan and Keo Motsepe, jockey Victor Espinoza and Karina Smirnoff, singer Andy Grammer and Allison Holker, and singer Nick Carter and Sharna Burgess!

And we’ll have Allison blogging every week for!

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Nina Dobrev & Zendaya Hit Up Taylor Swift's L.A. Concert!

Nina Dobrev and Zendaya strike a pose while hanging out at Hyde Staples Center hosted by Tommy Bahama during the Taylor Swift concert on Saturday evening (August 22) in Los Angeles.

The ladies were joined by Modern Family‘s Ariel Winter, Bunk’d star Peyton List, Dog With a Blog‘s G Hannelius, and Dancing With the Stars pros Cheryl Burke and Mark Ballas.

“She’s giving me an inspirational speech and I’m here for all of it #preach @taylorswift13,” Zendaya tweeted. “MARRRRYYYYY J BLIGE!!!!!!!!!!!!! Me and @DB_YumYum are done😩🙌 #nomoredrama #lyricforlyric”

In case you missed it, check out all the pics and videos of the special guests Taylor had on stage that night!

FYI: Nina is carrying a kate spade new york bag.

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Willow Shields Does a Spring Break Salsa on 'DWTS' - Watch Now!

Willow Shields and her pro partner Mark Ballas take the stage and wow the crowd during Dancing With the Stars on Monday night (April 20) in Hollywood.

The 14-year-old actress performed an amazing Salsa routine to “Tequila” by Xavier Cugat and received a score of 34 points out of 40 from the judges.

Before her segment, a doctor revealed the reason Willow‘s ribs were still hurting from an injury – it’s because she has EXTRA ribs! It’s apparently pretty rare, and shocked Willow.

There’s a double elimination next week, so be sure to vote vote vote!

To vote for Willow Shields and Mark Ballas, call 1-855-234-5612!

Willow Shields & Mark Ballas Do 'Hunger Games' Inspired Dance on 'DWTS' - Watch Now!

Willow Shields and Mark Ballas performed an extraordinary Hunger Games inspired dance on Dancing with the Stars on Monday (April 6) live from Hollywood.

The 14-year-old actress and her pro partner received the highest score of the season – a whopping 39 out of 40 points! Willow and Mark received three 10′s and one 9, which is considered amazing! There had only been one other “10″ awarded that night – to Nastia Liukin and Derek Hough.

Watch Willow and Mark‘s amazing Hunger Games inspired dance below, and be sure to keep on voting in preparation for next week. Willow and Mark were in the bottom three this week!

Jennifer Lawrence Talks About Bonding With 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay' Cast in This Exclusive Featurette!

Jennifer Lawrence opens up about friendships with her The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 co-stars in this “Unbreakable Bonds” featurette, given exclusively to

Also featuring stars Liam Hemsworth, Josh Hutcherson, Woody Harrelson, Elizabeth Banks, and Willow Shields, the clip shows how much the cast has become a family over the years on and off set of the movie franchise.

Be sure to pick up your copy of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 now available on Digital HD and on Blu-ray/DVD on March 6!

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 “Unbreakable Bonds” Featurette

Also pictured below: Willow heads home after Dancing With the Stars practice with Mark Ballas on Monday (March 2) in Hollywood.

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Mark Ballas, Val Chmerkovskiy, & More 'Dancing with the Stars' Pros Return for Season 20

The professional cast for the upcoming twentieth season of Dancing with the Stars has been revealed!

Returning pro dancers include Mark Ballas, Kym Johnson, Sharna Burgess, Witney Carson, Artem Chigvintsev, Val Chmerkovskiy, Tony Dovolani, Allison Holker, Peta Murgatroyd, and Emma Slater.

Two more pros will be announced at a later date, while the full celebrity cast will be announced on Tuesday, February 24!

Dancing With the Stars Season 20 premieres on Monday, March 16 @ 8PM on ABC!

WHAT DO YOU THINK of the DWTS pro cast this season?

Julianne Hough Shows Some Skin in See-Through Lace Dress

Julianne isn’t afraid to flaunt some skin while hitting the red carpet at her pal Mark BallasKicking Clouds EP Release Party held at Crustacean on Tuesday night (September 16) in Beverly Hills, Calif.

The 26-year-old actress was joined at the event by her brother Derek and former Dancing with the Stars contestants Meryl Davis, Amy Purdy, and Chelsea Kane.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Julianne Hough

“It’s out. So excited y’all can finally hear what I’ve been working on. #KickingCloudsEP is available on @iTunesMusic,” Mark tweeted.

The week before, Julianne and Mark were spotted exiting a dance studio together in Los Angeles.

FYI: Julianne is wearing an Olcay Gulsen top and skirt, Barbara Bui shoes, and Graziela jewels.

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