Derek Hough and Ne-Yo Join Jennifer Lopez as Judges on 'World of Dance'
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The 'Hairspray Live!' star and the 'Wiz Live!' actor are announced to join J.Lo on NBC's new reality dance competition.

AceShowbiz - Two judges are added to Jennifer Lopez's upcoming reality TV competition. Former "Dancing with the Stars" pro Derek Hough and R&B singer Ne-Yo are confirmed to join J.Lo on "World of Dance" were contestants are vying for a grand prize of $1 million.

"Thrilled to be joining JLo and Ne-Yo with the amazing new show 'WORLD OF DANCE'. I cannot wait to see the amazing talent we will uncover on this new incredible adventure," Hough wrote on Instagram. "I cannot wait to see the amazing talent we will uncover on this new incredible adventure!"

Ne-Yo was equally excited when he broke the news on Twitter, "Exciting 'World of Dance' news! Welcome to the team." He added, "Passion, Precision, Technicality, Groove....What makes the world's best dancer THE WORLD'S BEST DANCER? We shall see."

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Ne-Yo was signed on for the NBC new dance competition after he joined the Peacock's 2015 production "The Wiz Live!" as Tin Man. Meanwhile, Derek Hough is gearing for his role as Corny Collins on NBC's "Hairspray Live!" that airs December 7.

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