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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Derek Hough: A Day in the Life – June 23, 2017

Derek really loves “Mustang Sally” doesn’t he? 🙂 He found some people to play with in Nantucket last night and then today he was off to Bulgaria via Boston and Frankfurt…but not before face timing Hayley. 😉

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Media Coverage of Derek Hough in Nantucket for Nutro Ad

Derek’s time in Nantucket with the cute doggies got picked up in a couple places, complete with photos.

Just Jared has a couple cute photos, just click the link.

Entertainment Tonight also included Derek in their “Star Sightings” with a little blurb and a nice photo. Blurb below, click the link to go to the article to see the photo.

On Nantucket Island, Massachusetts, Derek Hough enjoyed some puppy playtime wile celebrating the new NUTRO. FEED CLEAN™ dry dog food recipes.

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Derek Hough: A Day in the Life – June 22, 2017

The fun continues in Nantucket!!  So quaint looking and beautiful. Still sad that we couldn’t get to Nantucket because of weather when I was in the northeast two summers ago.

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Derek Hough Overwhelmingly Wins Fun GoldDerby Poll

You all should know by now that online polls are essentially meaningless, but when Derek wins one so convincingly it’s fun to see. And beating JLo and NeYo is no small thing, online poll or not. 🙂 The photo below is from GoldDerby, but be sure to visit the site and read the article.

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Derek Hough Films Advertisements for “Nutro” Dog Food

How fun and cute!! Derek and dogs – how perfect. 🙂

He also took this lovely shot while in Nantucket. 🙂

I am walking toward a bright light and the nearer I get the brighter it is #Nantucket

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NBC New Talent Mixer Event Portait Photos Of Derek Hough

Check out Getty Images when you can at this link. They have new photos of Derek at NBC’s New Talent Mixer Event courtesy of photographer Clive Standen. Gorgeous!

ETA: Below is Derek with Keoni and Mari. Thanks to Jennie for sending…

They just make us so happy! #WorldofDance

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Precious Moments With Derek Hough And The Elderly – Move Beyond Tour Photos By Voguerista

I promise! My new “2017 Move Beyond Live Tour Photo Reflection Photos” with Derek and Julianne is coming soon. For now, I couldn’t help but post these photos with Derek and the two women he sang to at my shows in Lincoln, Nebraska and Denver, Colorado. They melted my heart. The whole audience just oooed and awed for how sweet these moments were. And get this…the second lady you see in the Gallery (in the blue pants) even sang and danced with Derek a little. It was so cute. Derek was so impressed, he asked if he could take her on a date in the coming weekend. Precious precious moments of the Move Beyond Tour….I’ll never forget them. So, what was this part of the show like for you? Do you have anything to share on it? If so, let Miss Heidi and I know in comments.

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Derek Hough Talks “World of Dance” to Kansas City Live TV (Video)

This is a fun interview that Derek gave to Kansas City Live TV the other day. So cute. Thanks to Nina for the heads up.

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Derek Hough: A Day in the Life – June 21, 2017

Wherein Derek drives to Nantucket. A couple years ago I was up in that area and I drove my mom crazy but saying, constantly, “there once was a girl from Nantucket…” I didn’t say the rest of of the rhyme (cuz I can’t remember it), just that one phrase over and over again. I might not be in the will any more. 😉

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Derek Hough Tells “People” What He Loves About America

This was pretty easy to guess if you’ve been following Derek for any time at all. 🙂 Did you guess?

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