HRVY joins Strictly Come Dancing 2020 line-up as final star in BBC show

YOUTUBE star and singer HRVY is the 12th and final signing for BBC favourite Strictly Come Dancing, The Sun can reveal.

The social media sensation, 21, joins stand-up comedian Bill Bailey, EastEnders’ Maisie Smith and popstar Max George in this year’s line-up.

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Kent-born HRVY, full name Harvey Leigh Cantwell, has had almost 500million views online and previously appeared on BBC’s Friday Download on CBBC.

An aspiring singer, he collaborated with Jonas Blue on their hit single ‘Younger’ in 2019 and supported popband Little Mix on their 2014 Salute tour.

A source said: “HRVY brings a massive youth audience, which the BBC craves.

“Historically these slightly lesser known stars have done well on the show – just look at Joe Sugg and Saffron Barker.


“If he can dance, he’ll go far in the competition for sure.”

The Sun revealed his competition yesterday, leaving a space for the social media mogul to join the 11 other contestants.

Strictly 2020’s official line-up

  • YouTuber and singer HRVY
  • Boxing champion Nicola Adams
  • Ex- Home Secretary Jacqui Smith
  • Made In Chelsea star Jamie Laing
  • Radio 1 DJ Clara Amfo
  • Comedian Bill Bailey
  • Actress Caroline Quentin
  • Good Morning Britain presenter Ranvir Singh
  • Ex-NFL star and Nadine Coyle's ex Jason Bell
  • Former The Wanted member Max George
  • Inspirational former Royal Marine JJ Chalmers
  • EastEnders star Maisie Smith

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