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Derek Hough is packing up his things and heading to Nashville!

The five-time Dancing with the Stars champ will take on the role of Noah West on the ABC drama, reports Deadline

Set for a multi-episode arc, Noah is a movie star who crosses paths with Rayna (Connie Britton) & Co. after he's cast in a biopic about a famous country singer. Whether or not he'll be doing any romancing while he's in town is still unknown.

Nashville's season premiere to feature live musical performances

Hough joins previously announced guest stars Alexa PenaVega, who stars as Kiley, Gunnar's (Sam Palladio) high school sweetheart, and Brette Taylor, who takes on the role of Pam, a backup singer who becomes Deacon's (Charles Esten) muse.

Nashville returns Wednesday, Sept. 24 at 10/9c on ABC.

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