Meet Dancing's Newest StarsWho's nervous? Excited? Overly confident? The contestants of DWTS Season 18 tell all

CODY SIMPSON

The Aussie singer is ready to make his ballroom debut with newbie Witney Carson. "It'll definitely help that I've had some performing and entertaining background," Simpson tells PEOPLE, adding with a laugh, "but it doesn't help too much though with Latin hip-shaking."