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Derek Hough: I Entered The Show With New Gratitude

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Four-time "Dancing With The Stars" champion is up for two Emmy Awards this year for his choreographer. But before that, Derek is stepping out of his comfort zone when he will both dance AND sing. Derek will take center stage with the California Philharmonic for a fun-fueled line-up of songs including tributes to Elvis, Abba and Michael Jackson.

Derek joins Steve Edwards and Maria Sansone on Good Day L.A.

Fun Facts About Derek Hough:

  • is an American dancer and choreographer. Holding a world champion title in Under 21 Latin American Dance.
  • Hough has earned five Creative Arts Primetime Emmy nominations for Outstanding Choreography for his work on "Dancing With The Stars".
  • When Hough was 12 years old, his parents sent him to London to live and study with dance coaches.
  • He has four sisters, Sharee, Marabeth, Katherine who are older and Julianne, who is younger.

(Source: Wikipedia)

Derek will perform Saturday at Santa Anita and Sunday at the Disney Concert Hall.

You can follow Derek on Twitter: @derekhough

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