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Darius Rucker

Darius Rucker

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Famous as :

Singer

Birth Name :

Darius Carlos Rucker

Birth Date :

May 13, 1966

Birth Place :

Charleston, South Carolina, USA

Spouse :

Beth Leonard (since 2000)

Claim to fame :

Single "Don't Think I Don't Think About It" (2008)

Biography


Darius Rucker is an African American singer and songwriter, who was born on May 13, 1966 in Charleston, South Carolina. Graduated from Charleston's Middleton High School, Darius attended the University of South Carolina and there he shared the dorm with fellow musicians Mark Bryan, Jim Sonefeld, and Dean Felber.

In late 1989, Darius was asked by the threesome to join them as a lead singer in a soft rock/pop band, Hootie & The Blowfish. Together, they reached the top of success with their hit singles, including "Hold My Hand" and "Only Wanna Be With You". However, eight years later, Darius announced that the band would take a break from recording and the road.

Latest News


Darius Rucker Teared Up Upon Invited to Grand Ole Opry

October 03, 2012 17:04:44 GMT

received a nice surprise on Tuesday, October 2 when told him that he has been invited to become the latest member of Grand Ole Opry. Rucker, who founded Hootie and the Blowfish in 1986, would be the first African-American to join the Opry since Charley Pride became a member in 1993.
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Darius Rucker to Perform With Disabled Teens at 2011 ACM Awards

March 29, 2011 05:55:19 GMT

Former Hootie & The Blowfish frontman is set to hit the stage at the Academy of Country Music (ACM) Awards on Sunday, April 3 with 25 disabled youngsters who helped write his new track.
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'Tron Legacy' Releases New Image, Could Be a Beginning of Trilogy

March 03, 2010 03:39:13 GMT

Another sneak peek at "" has been shared in a new image. On Tuesday, March 2, Walt Disney Pictures has, through the film's Facebook page, released a still which gives a close look at Flynn's Arcade with 's Sam Flynn, who is seen in rearview mirror, arriving in front of the building with motorcycle.
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Nominees of 2010 ACM Awards Announced, Lady Antebellum Lead the List

March 03, 2010 02:52:43 GMT

and have visited CBS' "The Early Show" on March 2 to announce nominees of the 45th Annual Academy of Country Music (ACM) Awards. And, dominate the list, grabbing seven nods.
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Darius Rucker Performed Before War Veterans

February 26, 2010 09:13:20 GMT

Country star showed his charitable side on Wednesday, February 24 when he treated hospitalized war veterans in Tennessee to a free show. The singer teamed up with non-profit organization Musicians on Call to entertain patients at the Tennessee Valley Healthcare System's Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Murfreesboro.
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