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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!

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.

Interesting 2016 Emmy Nominations Numbers Report, How Dancing With The Stars Ranked

According to TV By The Numbers, Dancing With The Stars ranked 5th in TV viewers of the 20 Emmy Nominated Series. Excellent….

5. ‘Dancing with the Stars’ (ABC, reality-competition series)
Adults 18-49: 1.8. Viewers: 11.97 million.

4. ‘American Ninja Warrior’ (NBC, reality-competition series)
Adults 18-49: 1.9. Viewers: 6.54 million.*
(*Ratings for the summer 2015 season. The current season will be eligible for next year’s Emmys.)

3. ‘Modern Family’ (ABC, comedy series)
Adults 18-49: 2.6. Viewers: 7.92 million.

2. ‘The Voice’ (NBC, reality-competition series)
Adults 18-49: 2.6. Viewers: 11.15 million.*
(*Averages for all episodes on all nights it aired.)

1. ‘Game of Thrones’ (HBO, drama series)
Adults 18-49: 3.9. Viewers: 7.69 million.

For the complete Top 20, see TV By The Numbers.

Also, CBS News did a number count of the Most Nominated Programs. Dancing With The Stars placed in the top half or so. Check it out here. Fascinating!! For more on Dancing With The Stars and it’s Emmy Nominations, see this previous post.

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.

***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.

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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.

Pure Dancing With The Stars 2016 Emmy Nomination Predictions

Coming up on Thursday, July 14th, is the nominations for the 2016 Emmy Awards. Question: Which dances or performances from Dancing With The Stars do you think should be nominated? Keep in mind that ALL of Dancing With The Stars Season 21 and Season 22 are eligible for an Emmy Award (May 2nd was the deadline, but, we think there are exceptions to the rule for shows and performances that take place until May 31st). So, we’re assuming all of season 22 is eligible, but we could be wrong?). If you’d like to read the rules and procedures for the 2016 Emmy Awards, you can do so at Emmys.com. So, with all that said, let us know in comments for which dances you think should be nominated. You can also include dances and performances from other TV shows or specials if you like. Below are our predictions: Read more..

July 11, 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 Julianne Hough Press Day For “Running Wild With Bear Grylls”

As you might know from a previous post, Dancing With The Stars Julianne Hough will be appearing in the new season of “Running Wild with Bear Grylls” on August 1st and 2nd. Today she did some press for it. First, you can watch her interview with Today below courtesy of News Update. Later, we’ll add her appearance with AOL Build via @Idolxfactor1 and maybe more as she also did some radio interviews too. So, stay tuned and check back later.

ETA: You can also watch an interview with Julianne with Bear Grylls with Access Hollywood Live here and here (sorry they won’t let me embed them like they use to). They talk on “Running Wild”, but, Julianne also talks on her future on Dancing With The Stars. She says “maybe” to judging again or she says she will be involved in some way at some point in time. Bear says an absolute “no” to Dancing With The Stars! lol He’s too funny.

You can also read a really cool interview with Julianne at Haute Living and see some beautiful photos. Here’s a take from the link where she talks on her future as well.

She’s adamant about one thing regarding her future path: “I don’t want to settle for anything else,” she says firmly, noting, “I’ll have been in L.A. ten years in August. It’s hard coming here. When you’re a kid, you’re like, ‘Yeah, I’ll take any risks and I’ll just go for it.’ L.A. and Hollywood and the career I’ve chosen, it kind of wears on your childlike dreaming a little bit and so you get complacent. Now I’ve got to be able to pay rent.”

What Hough wants most of all is to return to the point of being fearless about her future. “I’m kind of realizing that I need to find that child again and just go for things, take risks and be adventurous. My 18-year-old self had $2,000 when I moved out here. I just always thought I’d figure it out, and I did. I have to have that same mentality now as I’m getting older so that I don’t just play things safe, so that I do things that really excite me.”

As she sets out on an entirely new journey—a smart career path, marriage and potential motherhood—she acknowledges that life is pretty good. “I think now I’m in a place where I really only want to do things that are fun and make me happy. That could be a dramatic role and something serious, but it has to be something that I’m passionate about.”

Lastly, and as promised, below is also their interview on AOL Build. The doo doo preview of “Running Wild” is hilarious. Special thanks to Lori, Abby, and Idolxfactor1 for all the help today.

ETA2: First Look has some press photos from the Empire State Building too. What a day for Julianne and Bear!

ETA3: If you go to the 24:00 minute mark, you can listen to Julianne on the Opie With Jim Norton Show:

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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 Derek and Julianne Hough Hold Their First “Move Interactive” Experience With Fans And Friends

Dancing With The Stars Julianne and Derek Hough held their first “Movie Interactive” fitness class in the Sherman Oaks area and Pulse Fitness Studio in Los Angeles, California on Saturday. Fans and friends like Sasha Farber, Emma Slater, Julz Tocker, Jason Glover, and Hayley Erbert turned out in the masses to take part and/or joined in on the festivities afterwards. One fan at the event (Thanks Suzy) said, “It was fun, great energy all around.” You can watch some video coverage of the event below. For lots more on this fun event including a live stream, gobs of fan and high definition photos, and videos galore, see Pure Derek Hough.

July 10, 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 And Derek Hough Win 2016 Scoop Awards

Copied from Pure Derek Hough:
Guess what? According to E Online, Derek Hough has won the 201g Scoop Award for “Best Reality or Talk Show Star”. Nyle DiMarco (Dancing with the Stars) is the runner-up! Dancing with the Stars also won for Best Reality or Talk Show. Yayyyy!

July 7, 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.

WATCH DWTS Julianne Hough In Season Premiere Of “Running Wild with Bear Grylls”

Dancing With The Stars Julianne Hough will be appearing in the new season of “Running Wild with Bear Grylls”. Note how her appearance will take place on August 1st and 2nd for those interested in watching. Here is more from Broadway World.

“Running Wild with Bear Grylls” is returning to take A-list celebrities on adventures of a lifetime when the series returns Monday, Aug. 1 (10-11p.m. ET) with actress and Emmy Award-winning choreographer Julianne Hough and Tuesday, Aug. 2 with triple-platinum recording artist and actor Nick Jonas (10-11p.m. ET). The series will follow summer hits “American Ninja Warrior” on Monday and “America’s Got Talent”on Tuesday.

For more, see Broadway World.

July 6, 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.

Lindsey Stirling’s New Music Video Featuring Derek Hough – Video

Today Lindsey Stirling released a new video for her new Single “The Arena”. What’s even more awesome is that Dancing With The Stars’ Derek Hough is in it and what a masterpiece it is!! You can watch it below. For more on Derek and all of his current projects, see Pure Derek Hough.

ETA: If you go to Pure Derek Hough, you can hear Lindsey talking on her new video, Derek, and how he choreographed her dance moves (via a report from ABC). She also said she’d do Dancing With The Stars and wanted to dance with Derek if she did so.

June 28, 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.

Derek Hough, Peta Murgatroyd, Bindi Irwin, Nyle DiMarco , And Dancing With The Stars Nominated For 2016 TV Scoop Awards (VOTE)

Derek Hough, Peta Murgatroyd, Bindi Irwin, Nyle DiMarco have all been nominated in the 2016 TV Scoop Awards for Best Reality/Talk Show Star. If you’d like to see any of them win, go to E Online at this link. You can also VOTE for Dancing With The Stars for Best Reality/Talk Show!!! Let’s do it, Guys! RT this post everywhere, VOTE as many times as you can, and make it happen!

June 23, 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.