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***2016 Emmy Nominations For Dancing With The Stars***

Congratulations to Dancing With The Stars! Our favorite show has just been nominated for for OUTSTANDING REALITY PROGRAM!! Other nominations for “Outstanding Reality Program” include American Ninja Warrior, Project Runway, The Amazing Race, The Voice, and Top Chef.

Also, Derek Hough has been nominated for “Outstanding Choreography” for “Footprints In The Sand/Grace Kelly/Cry Little Sister”!! Other nominations in the “Outstanding Choreography” category are America’s Best Dance Crew (Runaway Baby/Take U There/Summer Thing Quest Crew), Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (I’m So Good at Yoga/A Boy Band Made Up of Four Joshes/Settle For Me Kathryn Burns,), So You Think You Can Dance (Beautiful Friends/November/Gimme All Your Love Travis Wall), So You Think You Can Dance (Dibidy Dop” Anthony Morigerato). More on Derek at Pure Derek Hough including videos.

Stay tuned for updates as we go through the press release….

ETA: Also….

Outstanding Technical Direction, Camerawork, Video Control For A Series – 2016
Dancing With The Stars “The Finals (Part 2)”
Jimmy Kimmel Live “In Brooklyn” ABC
Last Week Tonight With John Oliver “Episode 303” HBO
Saturday Night Live “Host: Ariana Grande” NBC
The Big Bang Theory “The Celebration Experimentation” CBS

Outstanding Costumes For A Variety, Nonfiction Or Reality Program – 2016
Dancing With The Stars “Disney Night / Costumes: dancers only”
Grease: Live “Costumes: all”
RuPaul’s Drag Race
“Keeping It 100! / Costumes: RuPaul only”
The Wiz Live! “Costumes: all”

Outstanding Hairstyling For A Multi-Camera Series Or Special – 2016
Dancing With The Stars “The Finals (Part 1)” ABC
Grease: Live FOX
“Y’all Ready For This” Comedy Central
Saturday Night Live “Host: Fred Armisen” NBC
The Wiz Live! NBC

Outstanding Host For A Reality Or Reality-Competition Program – 2016
Ryan Seacrest American Idol
Tom Bergeron Dancing With The Stars
Jane Lynch Hollywood Game Night
Steve Harvey Little Big Shots starring Steve Harvey
Heidi Klum & Tim Gunn Project Runway
RuPaul Rupaul’s Drag Race

Outstanding Lighting Design | Lighting Direction For A Variety Series – 2016
American Idol “Finale” FOX
Dancing With The Stars “The Finals (Part 2)” ABC
Saturday Night Live “Hosts: Tina Fey & Amy Poehler” NBC
So You Think You Can Dance “Season 12 Finale” FOX
The Voice “Episode 917A ”

Outstanding Makeup For A Multi-Camera Series Or Special (Non-Prosthetic) – 2016
Dancing With The Stars “Halloween Night” ABC
Grease: Live FOX
“Y’all Ready For This?” Comedy Central
Saturday Night Live “Host: Ryan Gosling” NBC
The Wiz Live! NBC

“Grease Live” was also nominated for:
“Outstanding Casting For A Limited Series, Movie Or Special”
“Outstanding Sound Mixing For A Variety Series Or Special – 2016”
“Outstanding Technical Direction, Camerawork, Video Control For A Limited Series, Movie Or Special – 2016”
“Outstanding Lighting Design | Lighting Direction For A Variety Special – 2016”
“Outstanding Production Design For A Variety, Nonfiction, Event Or Award Special”
“OUTSTANDING SPECIAL CLASS PROGRAM – 2016”
Outstanding Directing For A Variety Special”

EIGHT total nominations for Dancing With The Stars! TEN total Emmy nominations for Grease Live! (If we missed any, let us know)

The Winners will be announced on September 18, 2016 at 7:00PM ET / 4:00PM PT on ABC. To view more 2016 Emmy Nominations, see Emmys.com.

July 14, 2016 I Written By

I'm a fashion and music fan....and I have always loved dancing too of any kind. Dancing With The Stars seems to have this way of bringing all of those things together. One of my favorite dancing quotes at the moment: "No matter what, nobody can take away the dance you've already had...." ~Gleb Savchenko . For fun music and dance mixes, visit WilUnleashed Soundcloud. To view my photography site, see Lisa Kay Photography.

DWTS Witney Carson Talks On Her Start, The Future, Gives Dance Advice, And More

This is a cool interview with Dancing With The Stars Witney Carson. It’s an older interview, but, fun regardless. Witney talks of where she sees herself in 10 years. She also gives dance advice and more. Special thanks to Kristyn Burtt for the interview. Kristyn also writes about it at Dance Dish.

July 24, 2016 I Written By

I'm a fashion and music fan....and I have always loved dancing too of any kind. Dancing With The Stars seems to have this way of bringing all of those things together. One of my favorite dancing quotes at the moment: "No matter what, nobody can take away the dance you've already had...." ~Gleb Savchenko . For fun music and dance mixes, visit WilUnleashed Soundcloud. To view my photography site, see Lisa Kay Photography.

DWTS Mark Ballas And BC Jean “Alexander Jean” End “Head High” Tour With A Bang – Photos, Video

Last night was the last show for Dancing With The Stars Mark Ballas’ and BC Jean’s “Head High” tour. Dancing With The Stars Keo Motsepe, Allison Holker attended as well as Bethany Mota. Casey Abrams also made a special appearance (omg, does he have wicked hair now or what? 8O). Shirley Ballas was there too. Below are some photos and videos (be sure to click “read more” as there are lots). Let’s hope the “King and Queen of Hearts” tour again real soon!!

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I'm a fashion and music fan....and I have always loved dancing too of any kind. Dancing With The Stars seems to have this way of bringing all of those things together. One of my favorite dancing quotes at the moment: "No matter what, nobody can take away the dance you've already had...." ~Gleb Savchenko . For fun music and dance mixes, visit WilUnleashed Soundcloud. To view my photography site, see Lisa Kay Photography.

Beautiful Gallery Of The Maks & Val “Our Way” Show From Grand Rapids, Michigan

To see an amazing Gallery of photos (85 total) from the “Our Way” tour, see IdolXfactor.com. Al was able to see the show in Michigan last night. He was a little late, but, he had a great time. Good job, Al!!!

ETA: Al added some videos to the link. Be sure to see three dances here. Below is one of them. Well done, Al!

July 21, 2016 I Written By

I'm a fashion and music fan....and I have always loved dancing too of any kind. Dancing With The Stars seems to have this way of bringing all of those things together. One of my favorite dancing quotes at the moment: "No matter what, nobody can take away the dance you've already had...." ~Gleb Savchenko . For fun music and dance mixes, visit WilUnleashed Soundcloud. To view my photography site, see Lisa Kay Photography.

Dancing With The Stars, Derek Hough, Mark Ballas, Witney Carson, Peta Murgatroyd Nominated For 2016 Dance Industry Awards

Guess what? Dancing With The Stars has been nominated for Favorite TV Show in the 2016 Dance Industry Awards. Derek Hough, Mark Ballas, and Witney Carson have been nominated for “Favorite Dance Idol”. Also, Derek Hough and Peta Murgatroyd have been nominated for “Favorite Performance”. To VOTE in all the categories, see this link (while there, you can vote for Nappytabs in the Choreograph category too! 😉 ). The 2016 Dance Industry Awards will take place on August 17, 2016. Thanks to Karolina for the heads up!

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I'm a fashion and music fan....and I have always loved dancing too of any kind. Dancing With The Stars seems to have this way of bringing all of those things together. One of my favorite dancing quotes at the moment: "No matter what, nobody can take away the dance you've already had...." ~Gleb Savchenko . For fun music and dance mixes, visit WilUnleashed Soundcloud. To view my photography site, see Lisa Kay Photography.

Dancing With The Stars Anna Trebunskaya And Kym Johnson Attend Opening Of Cabaret – Videos, Photos

Dancing With The Stars Anna Trebunskaya, Kym Johnson, and Carson Kressley graced the Red Carpet at the Opening Of Cabaret At Hollywood Pantages Theatre in California. You can watch some pap videos and view some pics below. Kym was asked if she was dancing on Dancing With The Stars this season, but, she said she didn’t know yet.

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I'm a fashion and music fan....and I have always loved dancing too of any kind. Dancing With The Stars seems to have this way of bringing all of those things together. One of my favorite dancing quotes at the moment: "No matter what, nobody can take away the dance you've already had...." ~Gleb Savchenko . For fun music and dance mixes, visit WilUnleashed Soundcloud. To view my photography site, see Lisa Kay Photography.

Wanya Morris Writes On His Experience On Dancing With The Stars, Encourages Everyone To Step Out Of Their Comfort Zone

The things that scare us, or we find most difficult, are what make us stronger and better people. ~Wanya Norris

Usually we don’t post on the celebrities after a season is over on Dancing With The Stars, but, we couldn’t help posting on Wanya Morris. He wrote a new blog for the Las Vegas Review Journal on his time and experience on Dancing With The Stars. He’s so thankful he danced. Read on to see why and how he encourages everyone to step out of their comfort zone and more.

I worked hard to perfect the final two routines. I wasn’t sure how it was going to go, but if it was going to be my last night, I wanted to make sure that it was my best performance yet for the fans. My final performances were memorable ones, and when all three judges held up 10’s, I was elated.

Although I didn’t make it to the finals, I wouldn’t have changed a thing! Not only did I try my best and worked as hard as I ever had, I also did something new, faced the challenge and got so much out of it.

The things that scare us, or we find most difficult, are what make us stronger and better people. I was out of shape and one of the older contestants, but my drive allowed me to persevere.

I now have some unbelievable friends and a new passion that I am continuing. I encourage all of you to step out of your comfort zone and do something you aren’t sure you can achieve. It could be one of the greatest experiences of your life.

For all the fans who have supported me over the years and voted every Monday night, I want to thank you. I appreciate every single one of you.

More at Las Vegas Review Journal including a cool gallery.

July 20, 2016 I Written By

I'm a fashion and music fan....and I have always loved dancing too of any kind. Dancing With The Stars seems to have this way of bringing all of those things together. One of my favorite dancing quotes at the moment: "No matter what, nobody can take away the dance you've already had...." ~Gleb Savchenko . For fun music and dance mixes, visit WilUnleashed Soundcloud. To view my photography site, see Lisa Kay Photography.

Dancing With The Stars Carrie Ann Inaba And Pet Rescue Story Featured In People Magazine

Be sure to pick up this week’s issue of People Magazine. Dancing With The Stars Carrie Ann Inaba is featured in it with a story on her and her pet rescues. Cute teaser below.

ETA: People now has part of the special feature published online. You can view it in full and see a really sweet photo here. Carrie Ann’s smile says it all!

Carrie Ann Inaba had already rescued her 10-year-old chow chow/Chihuahua/pug mix, Peanut, when she was introduced to Lola and Buddy, now both 2 and half years old.

“One of the organizations I work with sent me a picture of these two dogs that needed to be adopted out, but they were going to separate them,” the Dancing With the Stars judge, 48, tells PEOPLE. “I looked at them and I was like, ‘They only have each other in this world.’ “

Inaba (who is wearing a T-shirt from Dirtee Hollywood’s The Animal Project collection) was planning on fostering them until she could find a home that would take both pups.

“But as soon as I fostered them, I failed at the foster, and I now have three dogs!” she says.

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I'm a fashion and music fan....and I have always loved dancing too of any kind. Dancing With The Stars seems to have this way of bringing all of those things together. One of my favorite dancing quotes at the moment: "No matter what, nobody can take away the dance you've already had...." ~Gleb Savchenko . For fun music and dance mixes, visit WilUnleashed Soundcloud. To view my photography site, see Lisa Kay Photography.

DWTS Sasha Farber And Emma Slater Choreograph For So You Think You Can Dance, Jenna Johnson And Allison Holker Interviewed

Dancing With The Stars Sasha Farber and Emma Slater choreographed a Jive for Tahani & Jake on “So You Think You Can Dance” last night. You can watch them in rehearsals below and the ending result was on FIRE (Goodness! They are so GOOD! I should be watching this show! 😯 ) You can also watch new interviews with Jenna Johnson, Allison Holker, and tWitch with Kristyn Burtt. Note how Allison says she hopes to be back on Dancing With The Stars this coming season and “that’s the plan” (like in a previous interview). Thanks to @Idolxfactor1 for recording and Kristyn for the fun interviews!

July 19, 2016 I Written By

I'm a fashion and music fan....and I have always loved dancing too of any kind. Dancing With The Stars seems to have this way of bringing all of those things together. One of my favorite dancing quotes at the moment: "No matter what, nobody can take away the dance you've already had...." ~Gleb Savchenko . For fun music and dance mixes, visit WilUnleashed Soundcloud. To view my photography site, see Lisa Kay Photography.

DWTS Lindsay Arnold And Witney Carson “Born And Raised In Utah” Coverage – Photos, Messages, Videos

Dancing With The Stars Lindsay Arnold and Witney Carson’s “Born And Raised In Utah” premiered last night. Below you can view some backstage coverage, messages from Lindsay and Witney, videos, and photos. It looks like they had a blast. I’m loving those smiles and you missed our exclusive interview with Lindsay, you can see it here. YAY! CONGRATULATIONS, Girls!

lindsarnold: OH MY GOSH WE DID IT!!!!:):) I am truly speechless right now. There are no words to describe the amount of gratitude I am feeling right now for every single person that helped make this possible and for each of our incredible fans that came to our show tonight and supported us. I never dreamed that this all would be possible and standing in front of a sold out crowd and feeling all the love from our audience it truly surpassed all expectations. Thank you thank you again!! #bornandraisedutah #bornandraised

witneycarson: I’m so incredibly thankful & my heart is so full seeing our fans fill the SOLD OUT theatre tonight! This couldn’t have been possible without our amazing FANS, friends, family, and our hubbys. I’ll never forget this night and the feeling I had performing on that stage tonight. THANK YOU ALL SO MUCH. I love you with all my heart ❤️❤️ #born&RaisedUTAH

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July 16, 2016 I Written By

I'm a fashion and music fan....and I have always loved dancing too of any kind. Dancing With The Stars seems to have this way of bringing all of those things together. One of my favorite dancing quotes at the moment: "No matter what, nobody can take away the dance you've already had...." ~Gleb Savchenko . For fun music and dance mixes, visit WilUnleashed Soundcloud. To view my photography site, see Lisa Kay Photography.

Kym Johnson And Robert Herjavec Choose The Flowers For Their Wedding

Dancing With The Stars Kym Johnson and Robert Herjavec’s wedding is coming soon. Below she and Robert talk all about the flowers for it…..and they want lots of them. I’m loving her taste.

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July 15, 2016 I Written By

I'm a fashion and music fan....and I have always loved dancing too of any kind. Dancing With The Stars seems to have this way of bringing all of those things together. One of my favorite dancing quotes at the moment: "No matter what, nobody can take away the dance you've already had...." ~Gleb Savchenko . For fun music and dance mixes, visit WilUnleashed Soundcloud. To view my photography site, see Lisa Kay Photography.