The singer will join Chaka Khan, actress Alexa PenaVega and her husband Carlos, Nick Carter, Bindi Irwin and jockey Victor Espinoza on the dancefloor for the 21st season of the hit show.

But he's already hit a snag - he needs a new partner.

Grammer tells Los Angeles DJ Ryan Seacrest, "I've had one meeting so far with my partner who apparently got hurt, which is a super bummer. So I have to get another partner, which is terrible.

"I really liked her! Her name is Peta Murgatroyd. I can kind of move and be on beat, but I was telling her, everything she wanted me to do was like Gaston from Beauty and the Beast."