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'DWTS' Lineup Unveiled … Mostly

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Feb 09, 2009 | 5:27am EST

While CBS was busy handing out Grammys for what felt like all of Sunday night, ABC made some important announcements of its own: the participants in season 8 of Dancing with the Stars.

Well, most of them, anyway.

Thirteen ‘star’ contestants were announced, with the final celeb dancers to be revealed on Feb. 12.

Among the highlights: Jackass’ resident self-mutilator Steve-O; Grammy-winning rapper/onetime jailbird Lil' Kim; Apple cofounder/Kathy Griffin’s former beau Steve Wozniak; actress/reality TV also-ran Denise Richards; and pop-turned-country singer Jewel and her cowboy husband Ty Murray, the first-ever spouses to appear together on the show.

The other contestants will include Olympic gold-medal gymnast (and token athlete participant) Shawn Johnson; country singer Chuck Wicks; Gilles Marini (aka “The Naked Guy” from the Sex and the City movie); former NFL star (and token football-player contestant) Lawrence TaylorAccess Hollywood co-host Nancy O'Dell; ‘80s singer Belinda Carlisle; and TV journeyman David Alan Grier.

The new season kicks off March 9.

So, who do you expect -- or hope -- the final contestants will be?

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