Singer Jason Derulo visits the Elvis Duran Z100 Morning Show at Z100 Studio on January 31, 2014 in New York City

Singer Jason Derulo visits the Elvis Duran Z100 Morning Show at Z100 Studio on January 31, 2014 in New York City

*For the first time ever, “Dancing with the Stars” will open with a musical guest.

Jason Derulo will perform his hit song “Talk Dirty” as the pro dancers kick off Season 18 with a choreographed number. Each couple will then perform a Cha Cha, Foxtrot or Contemporary routine, vying for America’s vote.

The two-hour season premiere begins Monday, March 17 (8:00-10:01 p.m., ET) on ABC.

NeNe Leakes and Billy Dee Williams are part of the cast this year.