"Julianne will come back on the show, and she's going to be able to sing on the show," Kim DelGrosso, creative director of Orem's Center Stage dance studio in Utah, told The Tribune. Several Dancing with the Stars' professionals are members of the dance studio, according to the paper.
ABC won't formally reveal Dancing with the Stars' seventh-season cast until Good Morning America's August 25 broadcast, however Hough's participation was also reportedly subsequently confirmed by her father Bruce, and sources also told The Tribune that Hough is still under contract for the show.
However despite the obvious promotional value that the top-rated reality show provides, back in March, Hough had said that due to the May release of her her self-titled debut album, she was "not sure" she'd be able to participate in Dancing with the Stars' upcoming edition this fall.
Her self-titled debut subsequently dropped at No. 3 on Billboard's The Billboard 200 and at No. 1 on the Top Country album sales charts after moving 67,000 copies in its first week of release -- representing the highest country debut for any new artist since 2006.
It currently sits at No. 24 on the Top Country album sales chart.