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Julianne Hough

Julianne Alexandra Hough ( /ˈhʌf/; born July 20, 1988) is an American professional ballroom dancer, country music singer and actress. She is most widely known for being a two-time champion of ABC's Dancing with the Stars. She was nominated for Creative Arts Primetime Emmy in 2007 for outstanding choreography. Hough was signed to Mercury Nashville Records in December 2007. Her self-titled debut album was released May 20, 2008, debuting at No. 1 on the Billboard Country Album chart and No. 3 on the Billboard 200. It sold 67,000 copies its first week, and has sold over 320,000 total copies. On October 12, 2008, she released a holiday album, Sounds of the Season: The Julianne Hough Holiday Collection, which as of January 5, 2009, had sold 157,000 copies. Her first leading role was in the 2011 film remake of Footloose. Most recently, she has starred in the film Rock of Ages, released on June 15, 2012. Hough was born and raised in Sandy, Utah, a suburb of Salt Lake City, the last of five children in a Latter-day Saint (Mormon) family. Her parents are Mari Anne (née Heaton) and Bruce Robert Hough, who was twice chairman of the Utah Republican Party. Her brother, Derek Hough, is also a

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Julianne Hough -- Returns to "Dancing with the Stars" ... As a Judge

Julianne Hough
Returns to DWTS As a Judge

Julianne Hough has learned a hard lesson about the movie biz ... it ain't that easy, so she's returning to "Dancing with the Stars" but this time as a judge ... TMZ has learned.Sources connected… READ MORE >

Julianne Hough -- Take a Hike, Ryan Seacrest ... I Got a New Boyfriend

Julianne Hough
Take a Hike, Ryan I Got a New BF

Julianne Hough loves a man with a big stick ... ergo her new hockey player boyfriend.Julianne caught some So. Cal. rays with Washington Capitals center Brooks Laich. With photogs in plain sight… READ MORE >

- 216 days ago
Ryan Seacrest -- Moving On with New Blonde

Ryan Seacrest
Moving On with New Blonde

Ryan Seacrest is more predictable than crap in a diaper -- the "American Idol" host has a new lady in his sights after dumping Julianne Hough ... and shocker, she's also a hot blonde.The girl's… READ MORE >

- 292 days ago
Julianne Hough -- Wearing Whiteface

Julianne Hough
Wearing Whiteface

Julianne Hough was virtually make-up free and, more importantly, smoking hot yesterday in Los Angeles ... the perfect way to make people forget about that whole blackface Halloween thing. … READ MORE >

- 322 days ago
Julianne Hough -- Orange Is the New Blackface

Julianne Hough
Orange Is the New Blackface

Julianne Hough had 2 black eyes last night ... and a black nose and a black forehead ... yeah, she went full blackface.                    … READ MORE >

- 330 days ago
Zac Efron -- Post-Rehab Reunion With 'Hairspray' Cast

Zac Efron
Post Rehab Reunion With 'Hairspray' Cast

Zac Efron returned to the L.A. nightlife scene Thursday ... for the first time since news about his 2 stints rehab went public ... and it was all to celebrate HALLOWEEN!! Efron appeared in great… READ MORE >

- 345 days ago
Selena Gomez -- My Famous Friends Are Hotter Than Yours

Selena Gomez
My Famous Friends Are Hotter Than Yours

Julianne Hough and "Vampire Diaries" star Nina Dobrev are two of the hottest chicks in Hollywood ... and both were at Selena Gomez's 21st bday party ... but the question is, who's hotter?… READ MORE >

- 420 days ago
Julianne Hough -- New Boyfriend Delivers After Walk of Shame

Julianne Hough
New BF Delivers ... After Walk of Shame

It's getting serious ... Julianne Hough's face-sucking new bf performed the walk of shame from her place this weekend -- but followed up like a champ by sending her flowers. Ryan Seacrest's… READ MORE >

- 425 days ago
Julianne Hough Sucks Face with Ryan Seacrest Knockoff

Julianne Hough
Sucks Face with Seacrest Knockoff

A poor-man's Ryan Seacrest got a little octopus at Nobu restaurant ... courtesy of Ryan's ex, Julianne Hough. Our sushi sources tell us ... the 2 were all over each other like white on rice ...… READ MORE >

- 430 days ago
Julianne Hough -- NAILED Going Undercover with Ashley Greene

Julianne Hough
Nailed Going Undercover with Ashley Greene

Julianne Hough and Ashley Greene got the royal treatment in a nail salon, but it wasn't easy spotting 'em in the crowd of busy employees. Instead it was ridiculously easy, 'cause ... y'know.Check… READ MORE >

- 479 days ago

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