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.
Vote early, vote often – consider it practice for Monday. I have no idea what KARtv is or why they have dance awards. But I DO know who the best all around dancer/choreographer is. Vote Derek at the KARtv Dance Awards.
Of course, they seem to cover him when he sneezes any more, but it’s all good when you see the pictures. Wow. Very….muscle-y. Nice wine glasses, ladies!! OH, and Hi Julianne!! Click Daily Mail to read the article and see more pictures. Thanks to Linz for sending me this.
Everyone thank Helen for this great blog from last season – now seemed like a good time to post it, right before the season 16 finale, as Helen is going to the Season 16 Finale as well!
Mum had been a fan of Strictly Come Dancing from the start but I was slow to warm to ballroom dancing, until I saw the more glitzy and better presented American version, but it was seeing the futuristic Paso that Derek did that really made my jaw drop and take a second (and third) look at ballroom dancing, not to mention go online to buy DVDs of all the previous DWTS seasons. We have both loved and looked forward to Dancing with the Stars ever since and especially to see Derek’s brilliantly innovative and watchable “show within a show” routines which have amazed, bedazzled, wowed and made me come to love ballroom dancing.
So when we heard that season 15 may be Derek’s last series, plus it was an all-star season and he would be partnered with Shawn Johnson, whom I love as I am a couch sports fan and Gymnastics is one of the sports I love to watch, I knew I had to go and see him dance live at least once…
I knew you could apply through on camera but even if we did get lucky, coming from the UK, we wouldn’t have enough notice so I began searching online for other options. I discovered that VIP tickets were occasionally auctioned online for charity and found some on eBay to support US Friends of David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, which was perfect as I adore animals and try to support wildlife charities as much as possible and so we got ourselves two VIP performance show tickets.
Next decision was which show to go to , really wanted to see the freestyle that Derek would choreograph with Shawn’s abilities but that would be taking a chance they would get to the final. I had confidence though, especially after seeing their quickstep, who after that wouldn’t vote to see them do a free-style! Hence we asked our seller for tickets for the final performance show, she agreed and it turns out that the seller is also one of the show producers and when we mentioned being huge fans of Derek’s she said if we could stay for another day for the final results show, if Derek was there and available she would introduce us – woop woop!!! Continue reading DWTS All Stars Finale – Fan Blog by Helen