Darius Rucker

February 16, 2011 by Post Team 

Darius Rucker, Darius Rucker (born May 13, 1966) is an American musician. Born in Charleston, South Carolina, he first gained fame as a singer and rhythm guitarist of the rock band Hootie & the Blowfish, which he founded in 1986 at the University of South Carolina alongside Mark Bryan, Jim “Soni” Sonefeld and Dean Felber. The group has released five studio albums with him as a member, and plotting six tops 40 hits on the Billboard Hot 100. Rucker co-wrote most songs in the group with three other members.

He released a solo album R & B, Back to then, in 2002 on Hidden Beach Recordings, but was not at all easy to him. Six years later, Rucker signed to Capitol Records Nashville as a country music artist, releasing information to the live album this year. His first single, “Do not Think I Do not Think About It,” made him the first African American to table number one in the charts Hot Country Songs since Charley Pride in 1983. It was followed by two more singles number one, “It Will not Be Like This for Long” and “Alright” and the number three “History in the Making.” In 2009, he became the first African American to win the New Artist Award from the Country Music Association, and only the second African American to win a prize from the association. A second Capitol album, Charleston, SC 1966, was released October 12, 2010, and was led by number one “Come Back Song “.
Darius Rucker has appeared on “Good Morning America” on Wednesday, February 16, to promote his new album “Charleston, SC 1966,” which has already scored a No. 1 hit in the charts Country. Rucker made a video for the song “Your three words” just for GMA that you can watch here.

So what did Rucker out of writing the song? “To me, he is only doing what you want the song, not trying to write a hit or anything. You’re writing a song at the end of it, you’re happy. ”

Rucker also revealed that he took his children to see – who else? — The Bieber! “We saw Justin Bieber. It was a great show, “he said. “We have seen in Hershey, Pennsylvania, and it is awesome. It was a great show.” How children handle their heartbreaking loss Bieber Grammys? “My 15 years was really unhappy. I was like, ‘you know, you have to understand that politics is how it works.”

The National Association for Music Education has released the latest edition of its series of ads for public service radio featuring top pop, country, classical music and Mars, Music in Our Schools Month ® (MIOSM ®). The series, called Why music? Features music stars talk about the value and importance of music education. MIOSM, sponsored by MENC, is an annual event during which schools and communities to draw attention to the importance of music programs in schools.

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