Cody Simpson (pictured) and Big Time Rush star James Maslow may not be that well known to older folks, but tweens definitely know who they are. Young stars, especially those with a TV connection, tend to do well on DWTS, with Glee's Amber Riley taking the Mirror Ball last season. Of the two, Cody is perhaps the best known, so that will give him a big advantage, but James's more grown-up good looks will probably make him a more visually appealing piece of eye candy to older female viewers. Another blow to Cody: he's been paired with Witney Carson, a newbie pro who used to perform in the DWTS troupe.
Prediction: Unless they have serious skills, both boys might not make it past the semifinals. They'll have to find a way to endear themselves to DWTS's older audience or make sure that they can get their tween fans to vote every single week.