Well we did not see this coming. Who knew the nation's favourite Donegal crooner was light on his feet too? Or at least we hope he is.
Daniel O'Donnell has today confirmed on the BBC Radio 2 show 'Steve Wright in the Afternoon' that he is the eighth celebrity who will take to the dance floor in the upcoming season.
He said; "Earlier this year, I decided to take a short break from touring and told myself that I would only consider doing something if it was both different and exciting, well what could be more exciting than Strictly Come Dancing?
"I love to dance and boy am I looking forward to getting started and being the best that I can be!”
Wee Daniel. On Strictly. Your ma will have a meltdown.