Following the success of the 2014 tour and high demand, the Houghs announced the return of "Move Live on Tour" in the summer of 2015.Spanning from June 12, 2015 to August 8, 2015, the sold out tour visited over 40 cities throughout the U. and Canada, and visited larger venues than in the previous year.They embarked on the sold out tour on May 25, 2014 in Park City, Kansas and ended it in Los Angeles on July 26, 2014.Due to the success of ticket sales and several sold out venues before the tour had officially kicked off, several more shows were added to the tour schedule, which also sold out.The event started off in Sherman Oaks with a workout session at Pulse Fitness Studios led by celebrity personal trainer and owner, Mark Harari.The participants then took part in a two-mile run along Ventura Blvd, before finishing off with a dance-fitness class at Just Dance Los Angeles. She later signed with Universal Music Group Nashville's Mercury Nashville division.On November 20, 2008, Hough told Ryan Seacrest on his radio show she would not be returning to Dancing with the Stars, for the foreseeable future, in order to further her music career.
Hough's album, which met with mixed reviews, and released an EP of Christmas music called Sounds of the Season: The Julianne Hough Holiday Collection.
In September 2014, she returned as the show's permanent fourth judge.
On March 18, 2014, Hough and her brother Derek announced a summer tour of over 40 cities across the U. and Canada, called "Move Live on Tour", which would include dancing and singing from both of them, and the appearance of a group of dancers employed by the Houghs who earned their jobs through auditions.
Hough appeared in the 2010 musical Burlesque, starring Cher and Christina Aguilera.
In the film, which chronicles a small-town girl (Aguilera) who finds success at a Los Angeles burlesque club, Hough plays a dancer named Georgia. Hough played the role of Sherrie Christian in the 2012 film adaptation of the Broadway musical Rock of Ages, alongside Tom Cruise, Catherine Zeta-Jones and Malin Akerman.