The PRESS at www.Juliannehough.com says Julianne and Chuck are dating!!!! Awesome!!!! She said It's very difficult to date -- I just got kind of lucky!...He's just a great guy! He's awesome and really, really talented...I'm having a great time getting to know him.(People.com,2008) Wicks broke up with his long-term girlfriend earlier this year, before the start of the Paisley tour, and Hough ended her engagement to former dancer Zach Wilson last year. With the start of DWTS -- Hough went to LA Tuesday to meet her new partner -- she had to bid goodbye to Wicks, who will remain on tour. But she's confident they can survive the distance. Says Hough: That's what's cool about being with an independent person. www.people.com The singer is Mariah Carey performing DREAM LOVER.