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Mark Ballas Talks About Dancing With The Stars And His New Music With Timbaland (Video)

Mark Ballas was on Ryan Seacrest’s radio show today. They chat about this season of “Dancing with the Stars”, Mark’s new music with Timbaland, and what to expect of his new album. Here is what he said about working with Derek and Shawn last week;

When Derek got injured a few weeks Mark was called to step in. “I feel like I’ve done more work since I’ve been kicked off than when I was on,” he says. So, who takes creative control Derek or Mark? “We kind of do that together. He was in there, he was wanting to move around. Me and Shawn [Johnson] we just kind of wanted him to relax and take time to really heal. We actually ended up tying him to the chair with big rubber bands. He was tied to the chair for about an hour and a half. But it was really good, Derek and I have grown up together since we were 9 and 10-years old. My parents trained us both. So it’s really easy for me and him to be creative together. It worked really well and I danced with Shawn in season 8, so it was already kind of natural, we kind of picked up where we left off.”

Thanks to Lori for the heads up on this news!! Wow Timbaland. Mark’s working with the best now!

November 15, 2012 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.

Dancing Pro Mark Ballas To Work With Timbaland, Bangladesh And The Beamer Boyz

Mark wrote his last blog for the season at USA Today. He talks of how proud he is of taking an “unknown” to the finals and how thankful he is for all the fan support for he and Katherine Jenkins. They had a great time in New York City making the press rounds after the show. He also took some time to celebrate his birthday and spend time with his mom Shirley Ballas (pictured above). You can read on Mark’s summer plans below of working on a new album and working with music moguls and producers like Timbaland, Bangladesh, and the Beamer Boyz. He hopes to be back for the All-Star season of Dancing With The Stars.

This summer, I will be working on a new album. I recently signed to BMG as a writer/artist and will be working with some amazing producers like Timbaland, Bangladesh and the Beamer Boyz. I’m really looking forward to resting my body for a little and focusing on music and other things. Make sure to keep up with me on twitter @markballas for more updates during the break.

Until then, this wild animal is going to take a break and hopefully they will let me back out of my cage for DWTS’ All-Stars season! Hope to see you there!

Be sure to read more at USA Today if interested. Picture courtesy of Zimbio Pictures.

May 26, 2012 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.