DWTS’ Derek Hough Wins Third Emmy Award

A “Dancing With the Stars” skilled dancer has added one other Emmy to his mantle. Derek Hough took house his third Creative Arts Emmy Sunday, Sept. 12. Read on to search out out which routine received him the {hardware} (as a result of he was competing in opposition to himself) and what different routines he has earned Emmys for.

Hough Won For His ‘Let’s Fall In Love For The Night’ Routine’

There have been a number of “Dancing With the Stars” nominations within the 2021 Creative Arts Emmy Awards subject — not just for choreography but in addition for hairstyling, make-up, and lighting design and lighting course. But Outstanding Choreography For Variety or Reality Programming was the one award the show took house and it was for Hough’s paso doble and faucet dance routine to “Let’s Fall In Love For The Night” by Finneas.

Hough carried out that routine as a part of the “Dancing With the Stars” finale. It featured Hough dancing a solo quantity that was very a lot within the model of Fred Astaire or Gene Kelly — he used a coatrack as his associate, tap-danced on a big field, did a coordinated fall off of a tall ladder, and twirled his fedora like a dancer proper out of the Nineteen Forties.

In the Outstanding Choreography For Variety or Reality Programming, Hough was really competing in opposition to himself. His “Jingle Bells” routine from the “Disney Holiday Singalong” was additionally nominated. Hough additionally beat out fellow “Dancing With the Stars” professional Artem Chigvintsev, who was nominated for his Argentine tango and freestyle routines to “Toxic” by Britney Spears and “Sparkling Diamonds” by Nicole Kidman that he carried out with Kaitlyn Bristowe within the season 29 finale.

The different three nominated routines have been “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindoor”/”Baby, Please Come Home” from “Christmas in Rockefeller Center” on NBC; “Garden Scene” from “Savage X Fenty Show Vol. 2.” on Amazon Prime Video; and “Come Thru”/”Superbad, Superslick”/”Bohemian Rhapsody” from “World of Dance” on NBC.

This Is Hough’s Third Creative Arts Emmy

Since 2009, Hough has been nominated for 9 Creative Arts Primetime Emmy Awards for choreography. He received in 2013 for his “Dancing With the Stars” routines “Hey Pachuco,” “Para Los Rumberos” and “Walking on Air,” the primary two of which he carried out together with his season 15 associate Shawn Johnson and the third of which was a part of the “Macy’s Stars of Dance” showcase on “Dancing With the Stars” that very same season. Hough carried out “Walking on Air” with Jaimie Goodwin; it was an homage to Fred Astaire’s basic rotating-room routine.

Hough’s second Emmy got here in 2015 when he received Outstanding Choreography for his “Elastic Heart” routine from “Dancing With the Stars” season 20. Hough carried out this routine to Sia’s “Elastic Heart” alongside his sister, Julianne Hough, as a visitor efficiency in the course of the season 20 finale. He shared the Emmy with Julianne and fellow choreography Tessandra Chavez.

His different nominations have been for his season seven jive to “Great Balls of Fire” that he and Julianne carried out as a part of “Macy’s Stars of Dance”; his season 9 paso doble and quickstep that he carried out with associate Joanna Krupa; his season 10 outcomes show paso doble that he carried out with fellow professional dancer Chelsie Hightower; his season 15 up to date that was a gaggle quantity; his season 18 jazz quantity that he carried out with associate Amy Purdy; his season 21 freestyle, foxtrot and Argentine tango that he carried out with associate Bindi Irwin; and his season 23 group quantity that includes dancing violinist Lindsey Stirling.

Hough ought to actually spend money on a trophy case of some variety. He revealed again in January 2021 that he really misplaced two of his 5 Mirrorball trophies and needed to ask the show to interchange them. Between his 5 “Dancing With the Stars” championships, three Emmy Awards, and a Young Hollywood Award, Hough is accumulating fairly the gathering of {hardware}.

Congratulations to Hough, who returns for “Dancing With the Stars” season 30 as a choose. It premieres Monday, September 20, 2021, at 8 p.m. Eastern and Pacific instances on ABC.


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