PEOPLE exclusively reveals the new pairings

By Patrick Gomez
Updated December 01, 2020 11:37 PM
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Switch-Up Week on Dancing with the Stars is always a time of mixed emotions for the contestants.

“I’m excited and terrified,” Vine star Hayes Grier tells PEOPLE of the prospect of being paired with someone other than pro dancer Emma Slater, whom he has been working with since before the season 21 premiere last month.

But Switch-Up Week is here whether Grier likes it or not, and PEOPLE can exclusively reveal who is paired with whom:

Bindi Irwin partnered with Val Chmerkovskiy

Paula Deen partnered with Mark Ballas

Alexa PenaVega partnered with Derek Hough

Alek Skarlatos partnered with Emma Slater

Hayes Grier partnered with Allison Holker

Andy Grammer partnered with Sharna Burgess

Nick Carter partnered with Witney Carson

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Former pro dancer Maksim Chmerkovskiy will serve as a guest judge on the Switch-Up Week episode, which airs Monday at 8 p.m. (ET) on ABC.