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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Nappytabs Accomplishment Video Part 1 Includes Derek Hough And Allison Holker

Nappytabs made a cool cool video of their accomplishments. And guess what? They included Derek and Allison Holker in it. Be sure to watch it below. Stunning!

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Derek Hough Planning Something For 2017 – Any Guesses?

Do you have some guesses for what this picture might be about? Mine: something for the new Move Live On Tour. Let us know what you think in comments while I give Derek the same look back. Hmmm….

Derek Hough 2017

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Derek Hough To Appear And Perform At MPTF’s ‘Hollywood’s Night Under the Stars’

Derek is scheduled to appear at MPTF’s ‘Hollywood’s Night Under the Stars’ on October 1st. From Hollywood Reporter. Be sure to read the link for more.

Also scheduled to appear at the Oct. 1 event are Matt Bomer, Yvette Nicole Brown, Michael Douglas, Derek Hough, Hugh Jackman, Norm Lewis, Jane Lynch, Johnny Mathis, Sheryl Lee Ralph, Anika Noni Rose and Catherine Zeta-Jones.

ETA: Perhaps not just appearing but PERFORMING?? Whoo Hoo, if so! Thanks Linz! ~Heidi
Performance by Derek Hough

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Derek Hough And Mark Ballas Have Dinner With Family And Friends – Photos

Last night, Derek and Mark Ballas had dinner with family and friends. Below are some photos courtesy of Shirley Ballas. Beautiful.

Also, here are a few from Derek’s snapchat and instagram.

Derek Hough In The Moment

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New Dance Move Interactive Interview With Julianne And Derek Hough – Video

Good Day, Everyone. For starters today, here is a fun interview with Derek and Julianne at their Dance Move Interactive Tuesday night. Note how Derek mentions being nervous about making a decision. Also, you can view a few more photos.

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New Interview with Derek Hough Discussing Hairspray Live and Broadway (Video)

This is a fun little interview…don’t know why it’s just now being posted, but it’s fun and he looks gorgeous as always.

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Lindsey Stirling Was Terrified At First To Work With Pro Derek Hough – New Interview

Lindsey Stirling mentions Derek and working with him in a new My Fox Zone interview. I can’t embed it, but, you can watch it at the link. Below is a quote too….

Stirling isn’t just showing off her signature fiddle talent. In one of her latest videos, “The Arena,” the self-taught dancer shows off her moves too!

“I was so excited for that video, to get to learn some ballroom, and I’m going to try to get something new, stretch myself and push myself in a way that’s a little uncomfortable and terrifying — dancing with a professional dancer like Derek Hough and trying to look like I know what I’m doing. But it was so fun and I was so happy with it.”

ETA: She talks on Derek in this interview too at the 4:00 minute mark. Thanks to Abby for the heads up.

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Emmys Outstanding Choreography Nominee Reception This Sunday

Will we see some new photos of Derek this Sunday? Let’s hope so as the Emmys Outstanding Choreography Nominee Reception takes place. Thanks to Linz for the heads up.

Emmy

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Access Hollywood Covers Derek And Julianne Hough With Friends And Family On Vacation In Idaho

Access Hollywood covered Derek and Julianne’s vacation in Coeur D’Alene last week. Check out this fun footage.

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A Dance Class “Move Interactive” With Julianne And Derek Hough – HQ Photos And More

What another successful night for “Move Interactive”. If you haven’t seen Miss Heidi’s first fun report, see this post. Then afterwards, see Zimbio, Getty Images, and Wire Images for some high quality photos. Below are more instagrams too. Be sure you read what each of them say for some heart warming stuff and great reports. I love how one of them said it was a moment in her life that was “just grace”. Well done, All!!

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