PICTURES! Meet the Strictly Come Dancing 2017 pairings!

Strictly 2017 celebrities and pro dancers coupled up

All of the Strictly Come Dancing 2017 couples have been revealed - here's just who's dancing with who.

This year we've fifteen celebrity contestants and last night's launch saw them partnered up with the pros.

For 2017 the professional dancers include a number of new faces after three others left. Joining Strictly are champions from the Ballroom and Latin world; Dianne Buswell from Australia, Nadiya Bychkova from Ukraine and Amy Dowden from Wales.

They join returning male dancers Anton Du Beke, Brendan Cole, Kevin Clifton, Neil Jones, Pasha Kovalev, Gorka Marquez, Giovanni Pernice, AJ Pritchard and Aljaž Škorjanec

Plus returning female dancers Karen Clifton, Chloe Hewitt, Katya Jones, Oti Mabuse and Janette Manrara.

However both Neil and Chloe won't get a celeb partner, instead only appearing in the pro routines and acting as standbys in case of any injuries.

As for the celebrity pairings, they start off with Mollie King & AJ Pritchard, Susan Calman & Kevin Clifton, Alexandra Burke & Gorka Marquez, Charlotte Hawkins & Brendan Cole and Ruth Langsford & Anton Du Beke.

More confirmed pairings from tonight's launch show are Simon Rimmer & Karen Clifton, Chizzy Akudolu & Pasha Kovalev, Debbie McGee, & Giovanni Pernice, Gemma Atkinson & Aljaž Škorjanec and Aston Merrygold & Janette Manrara.

Finally, rounding off the pairs are Reverend Richard Coles & Dianne Buswell, Davood Ghadami & Nadiya Bychkova, Joe McFadden & Katya Jones, Jonnie Peacock & Oti Mabuse and Brian Conley & Amy Dowden.

Following the pairings, the celebs of 2017 then took part in their first group dance to close the launch episode.

Now all the celebs and pros have just two weeks of intensive training before they have their first LIVE performance on BBC One at the end of the month.

Strictly Come Dancing returns Saturday, September 23 on BBC One.

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