According to The Tennessean, Judd has been adamant for a number of years that she would not be doing the show, saying "They've asked me for 6 years. I'm just trying to get back to my original weight of 8 pounds 15 ounces."
Judd has been paired with pro Tony Donolani while Pickler will be with Derek Hough.
The rest of this year's contestants and their pro partner:
- U.S. Olympian Aly Raisman (Mark Ballas)
- Comedian/Actor Andy Dick (Sharna Burgess)
- Comedian/Actor D.L. Hughley (Cheryl Burke)
- U.S. Olympian Dorothy Hamill (Tristan MacManus)
- Soap Star Ingo Rademacher (Kym Johnson)
- Baltimore Raven's Jacoby Jones (Karina Smirnoff)
- Real Housewives of Beverly Hills' Lisa Vanderpump (Gleb Savchenko)
- Boxer Victor Ortiz (Lindsay Arnold)
- Disney Star Zendaya Coleman (Val Chmerkovskiy)