Everything you need to know about this year's Strictly contestants so far

JLS singer Aston Merrygold has been unveiled as the eighth celebrity for this year's series of Strictly Come Dancing.

Tuesday, 15th August 2017, 11:31 am
Updated Monday, 11th September 2017, 1:02 pm
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Merrygold, 29, joins a host of other famous faces who are hoping to shake their hips to ballroom glory. Here is a rundown of the other seven names announced so far who will be joining him on the dance floor: