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 left contain pages of what we know (or think we know). ;-)

Also to the left 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 left, or; 2) by month under the “Derek Archives” buttons also on the left-hand side of this page.

Questions? Click Contact Us. And Welcome!

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Watch Derek Hough In Rehearsals For DWTS Cast Reveal (Video)

Too fun and he’s looking so fine!!

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“Nashville” Season 3 Spoilers, Video With Derek Hough

The ibtimes is reporting on some fun “Nashville” Season 3 spoilers. We’ve already reported on what they’ve written about Derek and his love interest on the show, but, here is some new footage we haven’t seen yet. Let’s hope there are more teasers soon.

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Fun Review Of Derek Hough’s “Taking The Lead” Book Signing At The Grove (Pictures)

Pop Buff has a new “Taking The Lead” book signing blog posted! You can read all about how Derek interacted with fans at Barnes and Noble at the “The Grove” in Los Angeles. They have some beautiful high quality photos too. Be sure to check out the link out when you can.

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New Access Hollywood Interview With Derek Hough (Video)

What a fun interview with Derek Hough and Access Hollywood. He talks on the new season of Dancing With The Stars, Julianne being a new judge, coaching a new partner and starting over, and more.

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SYTYCD Mary Murphy Comments On Derek And Julianne Hough, So Proud Of Them

So You Think You Can Dance’s Mary Murphy talked with E Online about Derek and Julianne. She doesn’t plan to give Julianne any judging advice for Danding With The Stars because she has done a lovely job in the past. She comments on Derek too and how “he’s living the dream” right now. More below….

“I have no advice for her, because I saw her guest judge before and she’s absolutely lovely,” Murphy told E! News. “She did a great job then and I know she’ll do a great job now. I’ve known her since she was like this high. I’m so proud of her and so excited for her. I think she’s going to be a great addition.”

And as for Julianne’s brother Derek, in addition to returning to DWTS as a pro dancer for Season 19 (with his own sister as a judge!), he’s also set to guest star on Nashville in a major arc this season…but Murphy had no idea he had set his sights on acting. In fact, we were the ones to actually break the news to her!

“He’s going to be on Nashville? I love that show! Oh, that’s exciting!” Murphy said. “I didn’t hear that. That’s great. He is definitely living the dream right now.”

Murphy is proud to see the Hough siblings landing so many great opportunities like these. “These kids are both on the right track,” Murphy said. “They’re both hard workers. Ever since they were seven years old, I’ve seen them dancing and I’m just so proud of them. I love watching them blossom like this and it’s great seeing everything that’s happened to her and Derek.”

More at E Online.

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More Derek And Julianne Hough 2014 Emmy Awards Coverage

The Huffpost has some video of Derek and Julianne on the Red Carpet at the Emmy Awards. They also report on the big dance Derek had with Sophia Vergara at the HBP after party. And since I last checked, Getty Images has added more pictures of Derek and Julianne like the one below. So cute!! AP Images has some photos too. Be sure to check the links to be sure you see them all.

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Derek Hough Dancing With The Stars Rehearsal Arrival Photos

What an exciting day for news and photos. To make things even better, Just Jared Jr. posted pictures of the cast of Dancing With The Stars Season 19 arriving to the rehearsal studios over the weekend. Be sure see Derek at this link. He is such a doll as always.

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Julianne And Derek Hough Glamming Up Before The 2014 Emmy Awards (Photos)

Julianne Hough posted about getting all “glammed” up for the Emmy’s last night at her official site. She posted some adorable and fun shots of she and Derek before they left for the show too. Beautiful. Be sure to see them at this link. Below is one of them and one her instagrams too.


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Watch Derek Hough And Sophia Vergara Dance In Full At HBO Emmy After Party

…or almost in full. You an also see the mystery brunette (Jessica Lee Keller?) and Julianne too. Thanks to People for this coverage. OMG HOTNESS!

Also, be sure to tune into E News on TV tonight as they may show footage there too.

ETA: And also, below is another instagram we haven’t posted yet. Thanks to Gayle for sending.

ETA2: Another video of the dance has been added below. Thanks to Vered.

ETA3: E Online now has a video posted as well. Also, check out Variety. They have a fun Emmy gallery with photos of Derek and Sophia.

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Derek and Julianne Hough – After the 2014 Emmys (HQ Photos)

Lookin’ gorgeous. Hanging with Nigel, it seems. :-)

Photo Credit: Adriana M. Barraza/WENN.com and Winston Burris/WENN.com

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