Official 'Dancing With The Stars' Partners Revealed

Karina Smirnoff and Aaron Carter gear up for the first episode of 'DWTS' Season 9, Aug. 2009 Karina Smirnoff and Aaron Carter gear up for the first episode of 'DWTS' Season 9, Aug. 2009

ABC finally confirmed all of the Season 9 pairings for “Dancing With the Stars” on Monday.

The pairings set to compete for ballroom glory are:

- Pop star Aaron Carter teams with Karina Smirnoff, who returns for her seventh season

- Olympic champion swimmer Natalie Coughlin teams with Season 1 champion Alec Mazo, who returns for his fifth season

- “Iron Chef” actor Mark Dacascos joins Lacey Schwimmer, who returns for her third season

- Former House Majority Leader Tom DeLay teams up with two-time champion Cheryl Burke, who returns for her eighth season

- Grammy winner Macy Gray teams with Jonathan Roberts, who returns for his seventh season

- Actor and comedian Ashley Hamilton teams with Edyta Sliwinska, who is the only pro to compete in all nine seasons of “Dancing With the Stars.”

- Actress Melissa Joan Hart teams up with reigning two-time “Dancing With the Stars” champ Mark Ballas, who returns for his fifth season.

- Model Kathy Ireland teams with Tony Dovolani, who returns for his eighth season.

- NFL Hall of Famer Michael Irvin teams with Season 8’s professional dancer competition winner Anna Demidova, who makes her debut.

- Model Joanna Krupa teams with Season 7 champ Derek Hough, who returns for his fifth season.

- Ultimate Fighting champion Chuck Liddell teams with Anna Trebunskaya, who returns for her fourth season.

- Actress Debi Mazar teams with Maksim Chmerkovskiy, who returns for his seventh season.

- Singer Mya teams with Dmitry Chaplin, who returns for his second season.

- Reality star Kelly Osbourne teams up with Louis Van Amstel, who returns for his fifth season.

- Showbiz legend Donny Osmond is paired with Kym Johnson, who returns for her seventh season.

- Professional snowboarder Louie Vito joins Chelsie Hightower, who returns for her second season.

Season 9 of “Dancing With the Stars” will return with a three-night premiere on ABC on September 21 at 8 PM EST.

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