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Anne-Marie to sign up for Strictly Come Dancing after Christmas special?

Anne Marie, Graziano Di Prima - (C) BBC - Photographer: Guy Levy
Anne Marie, Graziano Di Prima - (C) BBC - Photographer: Guy Levy

Anne-Marie could sign up to Strictly Come Dancing after impressing on this year’s Christmas special.

The popstar scored a perfect 40 points in the festive one-off on Saturday after dancing the Cha Cha with Graziano Di Prima.

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And now Strictly bosses are said to be keen to secure the performer for the show’s main series next year.

A source shared with The Sun newspaper: “There’s no rule to say celebs who have been on the Christmas special can’t join the main run.

“Bosses would love her to do a main series but they know how busy her schedule is.”

On social media, viewers were keen to see more of Anne-Marie on the dancefloor.

“She’d be a sensation were she to compete in a season, sign her up please producers,” one wrote on Twitter.

Another added: “Wow @AnneMarie was outstanding!” and a third posted: “How good was Anne Marie on Strictly?!! Sign up her for a full series next year now! #StrictlyComeDancing #strictly”

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Speaking ahead of the Christmas special, Anne-Marie said of signing up for the festive episode: “I love dancing, not that I do it a lot, or even on my shows, but I love it and doing something like this is really fun, especially when it is for Christmas! I am in heaven! I love the glitter, the baubles, the crackers!

“I love Strictly, I love the outfits, I love watching it, I just have never had time to do a full series so this felt perfect!”

And the 2002 singer added: “I did jazz, tap and ballet until I was 11 years old, but then I went into karate. When I perform on stage I never rehearse, I just freestyle which usually ends up in me running and kicking, maybe bringing some of that karate training back?

“So although I can pick up the moves, its the feminine side of me and the confidence that I have found the hardest to connect with.”

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You can catch up with the Christmas special on BBC iPlayer now.

Meanwhile the main series of Strictly will be back next autumn on BBC One.

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