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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Extra! Talks to Derek Hough about Quarantine, DWTS and More

And he doesn’t say “NO WAY” to DWTS. Please, no. I’ll watch and vote but I won’t like it. 🙂

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Derek Hough on Live with Kelly and Ryan (Video)

Here is a bit of Derek on Live with Kelly and Ryan today…with Maria Menounous as the guest host with Ryan. I’ll post more if I find it. I assume there IS more…

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Derek Hough and Hayley Erbert Teach a “Simple” Dance for TIME

Yes, simple is in quotes because I get tired just watching Derek and Hayley do this dance. 🙂

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Will Derek Hough Return to Dancing with the Stars?

Daily Mail claims he has been approached to return. It would not surprise me if they asked, since Derek’s star is continually on the rise unlike any other current or former DWTS Pro (including his sister), but would he actually do it? I’m inclined to immediately say no, but….this is Derek Hough. Nothing is off limits to him. He is, IMO, above partnering celebrities on a fading reality show. But he’s so damn good at it, and he seems to enjoy it. And, like I said – nothing is off limits to him. But what does his contract with NBC say? It used to be that ABC wouldn’t take people from other networks – I don’t know if NBC has the same restrictions. But in the age of COVID desperation, all bets could be off. At the end of the day, he seems to be available because his Vegas show has been delayed to 2021. Plus, with Witney AND Lindsay being pregnant, Hayley may finally have a real shot at pro. Those factors make it really hard for me to totally rule it out. I still think it’s a long shot but….anyway, from Daily Mail:

As far as 35-year-old Hough coming back, sources have told DailyMail.com that he has been approached.

‘Derek has already been asked if he is interested in coming back to Dancing With The Stars,’ a source told DailyMail.com.

‘They have always liked working with him because he is very professional and really talented plus just an overall nice guy. The celebrities trust him.

‘And it does not hurt that he has a huge following and fans want him back.

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“Dance Your Way to Wellness” featuring Derek Hough

Another upcoming virtual event with Derek, besides the Tony Robbins thing that I posted on earlier. Check out the Time website and register for this event!

In this event, learn how dance strengthens your body and mind, even if you have two left feet. Derek Hough, Dancing With the Stars alum, will teach some easy moves that anyone can do.

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Join Derek Hough at “Rise Up for Children”

This is a benefit started by or for Tony Robbins to help stop child trafficking. Looks like they are having a virtual event on July 30th that you can join! From the Website:

Child trafficking is real and happening! 2020 has been a horrific year for our children, continually being forgotten and overlooked. Reports of child abuse cases are millions higher this year than they were last year. This is not a small thing or a conspiracy theory, this is the fastest growing criminal enterprise in the world. The children need us. It is time to Rise Up for them.

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Work Out with Derek Hough and Hayley Erbert!

Or get lots of enjoyment from watching someone else sweat. 🙂 Your choice.

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He’s Back – Derek Hough on a New World of Dance Tonight

Wow. This looks like fun! I’ve missed new Derek on my TV!

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Derek Hough and Jennifer Lopez – the Tik Tok Edition

This is pretty hysterical and quite entertaining. Derek, Jennifer and little bits of Ne-Yo behind the scenes of World of Dance.

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New Derek Hough Interview on “The Talk” (Video)

Here’s a little snippet of Derek on today’s “The Talk” – he’s his usual funny, charming self. I’m sure there’s more to this interview – not sure if they post the whole thing on line.

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