The 53-year-old Irish singer and TV presenter, who is the first artist to have a different album in the British charts every year for 25 consecutive years, was revealed on Steve Wright’s BBC2 Radio Show this afternoon.
“I’m looking forward to enjoying it more than anything… I’m a great fan of the show,” he said.
O’Donnell is no stranger to the odd dance move, but he’s not convinced he’s ready to take to the Strictly dance floor.
“I can dance, but don’t ask me to be in a certain place at a certain time. This is going to be very, very challenging for me. God help whoever gets me!” he added.
Emma is RadioTimes.com’s resident reality TV expert and is most likely to be found chasing Simon Cowell down the street, cancelling her social life to keep up with the latest batch of sob stories and trying to get selfies with celebrities. Emma is a chat show addict and quotes Friends more than is probably healthy.