Welcome to Pure Derek Hough!

This is a site for fans of Derek Hough. We try our best to compile all news, pictures, music and videos about and by Derek – if you find something you think we’ve missed, feel free to contact us. If you are a new fan of Derek’s and want to learn more about him, the “Accomplishments” and “Biography” buttons to the right (and above) contain pages of what we know (or think we know). 😉

Also to the right is a music section where you can find music by Ballas Hough, Derek’s band, and songs that Derek has danced to on Dancing with the Stars. Complete with iTunes links.

If you want to see old posts, there are two ways: 1) by the media buttons to the right, or; 2) by month under the “Derek Archives” buttons also on the right-hand side of this page.

Questions? Click Contact Us. And Welcome!

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The Adventures of Derek Hough and His Dad – June 30, 2016

There is no way you would catch me doing this, but I sure am glad Derek and Bruce had a fun adventurous day today. 🙂


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ABC Reports On Lindsey Stirling’s New Video Including Derek Hough And More

This is awesome. ABC did a report on Lindsey Stirling and how she is a “Superstar On The Strings”. Note how Derek Hough and her new “The Arena” video is in this coverage as well. I love what Lindsey says on Derek too. Note how she would do Dancing With The Stars in a heartbeat with him.


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More Working Out Dance Videos Of Derek Hough And His Family In Utah

Last night, Miss Heidi posted some cool videos of Derek working out at the gym with his family (be sure to scroll down to see those fun posts). Derek’s Mom posted more videos at her Instagram. See below. They dance too while doing so. You can see more here and looking so good. Note how they had a bite to eat afterwards.

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Derek Hough in Utah (Still): A Day in the Life – June 29, 2016

Remember Jordan from my previous post? Yeah, you’ll see that Derek spent a good bit of the day in the gym. 😀 But my absolutely favorite bit is the scream of “Uncle D!!!” My gosh, how cute is she?? 🙂


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The “Fun, Cheap or Free” Queen Has an “Awkward” Encounter with Derek Hough

Aw, I feel for her. Pretty sure all my encounters with him felt just as awkward. I think it’s never as bad as it feels at the time. 🙂 At least Sharee was there to lighten it up a bit. 🙂 From the Fun, Cheap or Free facebook page, here’s Jordan’s story…she’s hilarious. 🙂 P.S. – check out her facebook page, she has a cool shot of Derek – she makes fun of her pose in the video. 😉

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Derek Hough Media Tidbits – Video Stats Report On “The Arena, Perez Hilton Raves, Gorgeous Hairstyle

Just a few Media Tidbits on the gorgeous Derek Hough this morning. First, check out the hits of Lindsey Stirling’s video for “The Arena for which he stars in. In only 24 hours, it’s managed 855,279+ hits. In only an hour’s time yesterday, it had over 100K hits. Amazing. Here’s to “The Arena” hitting a Million views today! If you haven’t seen it yet, see it HERE. Miss Heidi’s new screencaps of the video are a “must see” too.

The new video has caught the eye of Perez Hilton as well. He published a post on it at his site right away yesterday describing it like this….

On Tuesday, violinist Lindsey Stirling released her video for The Arena, and boy is it badass! 3

Set in a Mad Max-like universe, the performer does an intricate dance with Dancing With The Stars’ Derek Hough!

Perez also tweeted this….

Lastly, I can’t help but post this tweet by a fan who ran into Derek yesterday. Check out his HAIR! I’m loving it so much…

And that is all for now. Vogue over and out!xx

ETA: “The Arena” is also trending at You Tube!!! You can see it trending here. Awesome.

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Derek Hough in Utah! A Day in the Life – June 27 and 28, 2016 (Snapchat Video)

You know I’ve been to 44 of the 50 states and Utah is not one of them!! And it’s snapchats like Derek’s from yesterday that makes me want to go really bad! Then today…how cute are those little girls and boys?? The cutest things ever. I love seeing Derek have fun with the nieces and nephews.


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Then Derek posted this hilarious video on instagram yesterday – him golfing is pretty damn funny. 😉

Happy Gilmore Shot…or Not! ???????????? #steveYoungClassic

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“Arena” by Lindsey Stirling and Featuring Derek Hough!! Screencaps

Wow. I can’t get over how gorgeous this song is and the video is beautiful. Stunning. I couldn’t resist doing my screencapping thing on it. Enjoy the beautiful Lindsey and Derek. If you somehow missed the video, go watch Arena now.

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WATCH Derek Hough In Lindsey Stirling’s New “The Arena” Video

OMG, this is BRILLIANCE at it’s FINEST! POWERFUL, CREATIVE!!! Let us know what you think in comments. To download “The Arena” and Lindsey Stirling’s new “Brave Enough” album, see iTunes. Go Derek and Lindsey!!!! It’s a true MASTERPIECE!

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Countdown to Lindsey Stirling’s New Music Video Featuring Derek Hough! (Video)

Okay, waiting patiently for this epic new music video to a song from the album Brave Enough. Looks like an argentine tango from the video below, that you might have seen the other day when we posted it. Haven’t seen much of Derek dancing lately so I’m very excited for this…and not waiting all that patiently. 🙂 Keep watching this site – we’ll post and discuss the new video as soon as it’s available…provided it doesn’t come out in the middle of the night. 😉 You can also read how Derek and Lindsay met and this video was born.

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