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'Special moment' Billy McGuinness to perform Dancing With The Stars 'Dedication' song for Christy Dignam

"To me, I have been with Christy for 40 years. I have been standing beside him on a stage for 40 years."

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Billy McGuinness with his dance partner Hannah

Billy McGuinness with his dance partner Hannah

Billy McGuinness with his dance partner Hannah

ASLAN star Billy McGuinness has revealed how he is performing his Dancing With The Stars 'Dedication' song tonight for his fellow band member Christy Dignam.

Billy says the legendary singer was his number one choice when he was asked to whom he'd like dedicate his performance.

Billy also reveals that he and dance partner Hannah Kelly will be performing to Aslan's classic song Crazy World this evening.

"Myself and Hannah were up with Christy during the week at his house and I think it's going to be a special moment and a special memory for Christy at well," explains Billy.

"People say 'there are a lot of contestants dedicating their song to their wives or grandparents'.

"To me, I have been with Christy for 40 years. I have been standing beside him on a stage for 40 years."

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Christy Dignam with his Aslan bandmates.

Christy Dignam with his Aslan bandmates.

Christy Dignam with his Aslan bandmates.

Billy, who is married to wife Adreanna and has two sons, Jake (22) and Liam (20), stresses the ordeal Christy (61) has had during his life.

"So, the abuse he suffered as a child. The drugs that ended up with Aslan breaking up. It ended up with Christy going to rehab in Thailand to get clean.

"To get clean from drugs and then to be hit with cancer, a fight that is ongoing for him at the moment..." he says.

"It was never in my mind to doubt that I was going to do this dance for Christy, and the fact we are dancing to an Aslan song makes it that more poignant for me, and for Christy.

"Myself and Hannah did a bit of video for the show on Sunday and he's blown away, absolutely blown away."

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