Pia Toscano - The American singer Pia Toscano who was controversially voted off American Idol two week ago, will perform with her rumoured boyfriend Mark Ballas on Dancing With The Stars next week. Pia Toscano will take to the stage during the live results show on 26th April 2011, according to the show's host Tom Bergeron.
The 22-year-old New Yorker will be joined by her rumoured boyfriend Mark Ballas, who will be performing a dance routine to the song. Host Bergeron announced on yesterday's show, "Thanks to our friends at Fox and American Idol, it's the network return of the sensational Pia Toscano, she'll be singing and it features what promises to be an amazing dance by her close friend, Mark Ballas". The professional dancer, who is partnering Disney star Chelsea Kane in the current season of show, spoke to US Weekly about the opportunity to dance for Pia, saying, "I get to dance with Karina Smirnoff and Pia will be singing, which will be amazing because she's a ridiculously amazing vocalist". Although Toscano's song choice is yet to be revealed, Ballas hinted that the track will be "slow and romantic".
Despite her shock American Idol elimination, Pia Toscano is reportedly in talks with a number of major labels surrounding a possible record deal. Recent speculation has suggested that Interscope Records are favourites to land the 22-year-old's singing talents.