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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 -- More Ass, More Fun (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Julianne Hough
More Ass ... More Fun

Julianne Hough got her last licks in a bikini down in Mexico ... gracias dios! Julianne, her sisters and their mom practiced the time honored tradition of "Sun's out, buns out" on their final day… READ MORE >

Julianne Hough -- Family Blonding Turns into Puke Fest (PHOTOS)

Julianne Hough
Family Blonding Turns Into Puke Fest

Julianne Hough and her 3 sisters are having a kick ass Mexican vacation -- bikinis, sun, cervezas and ... projectile vomiting off a boat! The former "Dancing with the Stars" judge and pro is down… READ MORE >

- 46 days ago
Julianne Hough Engaged -- NHL's Brooks Laich Ices Her Up

Julianne Hough Engaged
NHL's Brooks Laich ... Ices Her Up

Julianne Hough is excitedly announcing she's freshly engaged to Washington Capitals star Brooks Laich -- but, oddly, she's not giving up the goods!  The "Dancing With the Stars" judge has… READ MORE >

- 257 days ago
Sadie Robertson -- Now She's Gonna Cut Loose From Anti-Dance High School Rules

Sadie Robertson
Now She's Gotta Cut Loose From Anti-Dance High School Rules

Mark Ballas has a true rookie on his hands with Sadie Robertson because the "Duck Dynasty" star hails from a high school where dancing is strictly forbidden ... just like "Footloose."Willie… READ MORE >

- 587 days ago
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 >

- 621 days ago
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 >

- 804 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 >

- 880 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 >

- 910 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 >

- 918 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 >

- 933 days ago

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