Julianne Hough says she's not returning to "Dancing With the Stars" next season. In an interview on Ryan Seacrest's radio show, the 20 year old professional dancer said she needed time to concentrate on her country music career. Hough, who's nabbed two titles in four seasons on ABC's popular dance competition! The Utah native and her celebrity partner, Cody Linley, were eliminated from the show Tuesday night. This year, she released a self-titled country album and a holiday album. Asked if she plans to try out for Fox's "American Idol," Hough joked that she didn't think ABC "would be too excited about that."
Country singer and professional dancer Julianne Hough is shown in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Dean Dixon, file)