Darius Rucker

Darius Rucker

Darius Carlos Rucker (born May 13, 1966) is an American musician. He first gained fame as the lead singer and rhythm guitarist of the Grammy Award-winning rock band Hootie & the Blowfish, which he founded in 1986 at the University of South Carolina along with Mark Bryan, Jim “Soni” Sonefeld and Dean Felber. The band has released five studio albums with him as a member, and charted six top 40 hits on the Billboard Hot 100. Rucker co-wrote the majority of the band’s songs with the other three members.

He released a solo R&B album, Back to Then...

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Discography

‘CMA Fest’ TV Special to Feature 28 Performances

The ABC one-night special, hosted by Kelsea Ballerini and Thomas Rhett, will feature a whopping 28 performances from some of country music’s hottest names.

Kelly Brickey • August 15, 2017

10 Songs You Should Be Listening to Right Now – August 2017

Our August 2017 playlist includes songs from seasoned acts like Thomas Rhett and Darius Rucker, as well as newcomers like Brandon Lay and Jillian Jacqueline.

SLN Staff Writer • August 1, 2017

Darius Rucker Reveals Title and Release Date of Forthcoming Album

When Was The Last Time marks the fifth album Rucker has put out as a part of Capitol Records Nashville, and will feature his eighth career No. 1 hit, “If I Told You.”

Kelly Brickey • July 25, 2017

Thomas Rhett, Kelsea Ballerini Share Preview of ‘CMA Fest’ TV Special

Country music fans will soon be able to re-live the 2017 CMA Music Festival when ABC airs CMA Fest, hosted by Thomas Rhett and Kelsea Ballerini.

Lauren Jo Black • July 13, 2017