Mika to perform on Strictly Come Dancing 2012 launch show

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Mika will be performing on the launch of Strictly Come Dancing 2012, it has been revealed.

The 29-year-old British singer will be promoting his upcoming studio album The Origin of Love on Saturday night's opening show.

The pre-recorded launch show, which was filmed at BBC Television Centre in West London this evening, will see the Strictly celebrities find out who their professional partners are.

The premiere event will also see group performances from the professional dancers and a first group dance from the celebrities.

As well as that, new judge Darcey Bussell will be introduced to the panel for the first time.

The Strictly Come Dancing 2012 launch show airs this Saturday at 6:30PM on BBC One.

The live shows kick off three weeks later on October 5.

Browse pictures of the Strictly Come Dancing line up below...

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