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Pixie Lott joins 'Strictly Come Dancing' lineup

2014-08-27
Pixie Lott is to compete on the upcoming series of Strictly Come Dancing, it has been announced. The BBC show's official Twitter account confirmed that the pop singer has signed up to compete by sharing a Vine earlier this afternoon (August 27). Check it out below. Lott joins ten other celebrities already confirmed for the new series: BBC Radio 1 DJ Scott Mills, wildlife presenter Steve Backshall, EastEnders actor Jake WoodCasualty actress Sunetra Sarker,  former TOWIE star Mark Wrightrecent Attitude cover star Thom EvansBlue singer Simon WebbeThe Saturdays’ Frankie BridgeAndy Murray’s mum Judy Murray and This Morning’s Alison Hammond. Three more celebrities will be announced before the series gets started next month (September) – and according to a recent report, so-called “old duffers” have been banned by the BBC. Read the full story here. Meanwhile, Lott's boyfriend Oliver Cheshire appears on a special collectors' edition of the new Attitude cover - check it out here.