Pia Toscano Wants To Be On Next Season Of ‘Dancing with the Stars’ [AUDIO]

April 21, 2011 9:15 am

American Idol alumnus Pia Toscano called in to “On Air with Ryan Seacrest” first thing Thursday to discuss her upcoming performance with new boyfriend Mark Ballas on next weeks “Dancing with the Stars,” and possibly becoming a contestant next season.

For the first time last week Pia was able to sit with American Idol audiences and watch the performances of the remaining idol contestants saying, “I was so nervous for them! I was going through all their emotions. But it was good to be back.”

Since her elimination from American Idol Pia has not only been romantically connected to dancing star Mark Ballas, but also set to perform with Mark on “Dancing with the Stars” next week! Pia detailed how she came to be invited to the show. “Honestly, I was just asked to appear on the show. Its one of my favorite shows, besides American Idol. I thought it would be a great idea. I’m really looking forward to it. Its going to be lots of fun.” Pia went on to deny rumors her new found boyfriend lobbied for their upcoming performance saying, “My management asked me. No, it wasn’t Mark. He didn’t even know.”

When asked if Pia would be dancing with Mark she denied saying, “No, I don’t think so. I’m just going to be singing. I think he will be dancing to my music.” However Pia does have high hopes of becoming a contestant on the popular celebrity dancing program saying, “I’m definitely a huge fan so its definitely something that I would love to do!”

Listen to the full interview below to get all the details on Pia’s performance.