Derek Hough Tributes Dick Van Dyke With Flawless Dance Routine To “Put On A Happy Face”

Derek Hough paid tribute to actor Dick Van Dyke during the 43rd Kennedy Center Honors on Sunday, June 6.

The professional Latin/ballroom dancer and choreographer wowed with a truly impressive dance routine in honor of the comedian and actor. Joined by Laura Osnes, Hough tapped danced along to “Put On A Happy Face.”

Later in the show, Hough performed “Step In Time” alongside Pentatonix and more, which you can watch below.

The 43rd Kennedy Center Honors featured tribute performances from Sturgill Simpson, Rhiannon Giddens, Emmylou Harris, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Kelly Clarkson, James Taylor, Gladys Knight, Jimmie Allen, Laura Osnes, Aaron Tveit, Pentatonix, Yo-Yo Ma, Gil Shaham, Adele Anthony, Hilary Hahn, Randall Goosby and Midori’s Orchestra Residencies Program.

Additionally, the 2-hour awards ceremony included a star-studded list of presenters, including Jackson Browne, Phoebe Bridgers, Tom Morello, Bradley Cooper, Jason Aldean, John Travolta, Wayne Gretzky, Julie Andrews, Bryan Cranston, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Chita Rivera, Steve Martin, Gustavo Dudamel, John Lithgow, and Bette Midler.

Hosted by Gloria Estefan, the 2021 Kennedy Center Honors aired on Sunday, June 6 at 8/7c, exclusively on CBS and streaming on Paramount+.

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