Inside Vamps star Connor Ball’s posh Birmingham apartment after he signs up to Dancing On Ice

DANCING On Ice's line-up is complete with The Vamps star Connor Ball the final contestant announced for 2022 series.

The Sun exclusively revealed the bassist had signed up and will trek to London from his home in Birmingham to brave the ice rink.

Connor, 25, has shown off the posh flat in photos on Instagram and it's certainly a dream home for any young lad.

His city apartment boasts huge windows, its own pool table, snazzy lighting and lamps, and bright artwork on the walls.

In one snap the musician poses with his nan standing next to a giant metal egg chair.

Another picture reveals the open plan living area, with a large dining table next to a bench dressed in fur rugs.

The Vamps star – who admitted he is "accident-prone" and may struggle on the rink – can afford the high spec interior design thanks to his success in the indie group.

The band – consisting of Ball, Brad Simpson, James McVey and Tristan Evans – formed in 2012 and in 2020 released their fifth studio album titled Cherry Blossom.

Speaking about signing up to DOI, Connor said: "I'm excited, obviously, but I'm really nervous. I'm quite clumsy, accident prone. Ice is hard."

The musician is joining Coronation Street’s Sally Dynevor and Happy Mondays singer Bez, who The Sun exclusively revealed had signed up to the ITV show earlier this week.

Also appearing on the series, which starts next year, are rugby player Ben Foden, Love Island babe Liberty Poole and Regan Gascoigne.

A source said: “Connor is going to be the heartthrob of the series.

“He is young, fit and raring to go in the competition.

“Connor is a born performer and has great musicality so he’ll be able to dance no issue – but when it comes to ice skating it could be a little more difficult.”

Former Strictly Come Dancing star Brendan Cole has also signed on the dotted line for the popular ITV series.

With the Vamps Connor, 25, has had huge success, with two No1 albums and five top ten singles.

However he hasn’t always found performing easy and in 2018 went onto This Morning to seek from resident therapists, The Speakmans, about his struggle with anxiety.

He also suffered from bad panic attacks – some which left him being hospitalised. 

Connor said: “I suffer with generalised anxiety order, panic attacks and depression as well.

“In the band it has affected me because I don’t go to as many things as I would like to or should do. I would like to be going out and seeing more people.”

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