Darius Rucker Scores Fifth Number ONE!

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“This” Tops Country Singles Charts

Darius Performing at ABC's CMA Country Christmas Special

Rucker to Perform on NBC’s TODAY Show, Late Night With Jimmy Fallon, and The Wendy Williams Show

“Live From Home with Darius Rucker” New York City Benefit Performance Nearing Sold-Out

Nashville, Tenn. (Monday, April 18, 2011) – Capitol Records Nashville’s Darius Rucker is no stranger to success, but this week he has reached a milestone that he never dreamt would be possible: his fifth chart-topping single.  “This,” the second single from his 2010 release Charleston, SC 1966, is currently #1 on bothBillboard and MediaBasecharts.

“When we set out to record this album, we tried to choose songs that would mean something to the fans,” says Rucker.  “The single, “This,” was a song I never thought would be a single, but that just shows you the power of the fans because they were the ones requesting it, downloading it, and playing it for their friends.  It’s their support that has made my career in country music possible.”


Rucker will celebrate his latest hit with a series of performances next week in New York City including TODAY ShowLate Night With Jimmy FallonThe Wendy Williams Show, and a benefit concert “Live From Home with Darius Rucker” at Housing Works’ Bookstore Café located at 126 Crosby Street.

A few tickets still remain available for purchase for “Live From Home” with every dollar supporting Housing Works’ mission to end homelessness and AIDS.  For more information and ticketing information, please visit DariusRucker.com.
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Rucker Returns to Letterman and H2O Frozen Over Tour in 2011

DARIUS RUCKER IS READY FOR ‘THIS

Nashville, Tenn. (Tuesday, January 18, 2011) – Capitol Records Nashville’s Darius Rucker started this week in Nashville with a video shoot at the historic Ryman Auditorium for his new single, “This,” from his sophomore album Charleston, SC 1966—a song he will also perform when he makes his return to Late Show with David Letterman this Wednesday, January 19. Rucker will end the week returning to the H2O Frozen Over Tour with Brad Paisley in Green Bay, Wisconsin at the Resch Center on Thursday, January 20.

“LATE SHOW WITH DAVID LETTERMAN” (performance) Wednesday, January 19, 2011 (CBS, 11:35 PM/ET)

Rucker will also visit The Gayle King Show, LIVE on XM 156/SIRIUS 195 on January 19 at 10:35 AM ET, LIVE at thegaylekingshow.com, or at 10 am EST on Oprah’s new Network, OWN.


Rucker recently described his feeling of acceptance into the country music family in Parade Magazine, “I see why people see it as a reinvention, but I don’t feel like I was doing anything that different. For me, it was just getting to do something I wanted to do. It honestly felt like a natural evolution of my career.”

Video from CBS – captured by audioperv.com – hosted by Photobucket

An evolution that has yielded four #1 singles—his latest with “Come Back Song”—what could be next on the horizon for Rucker? “I’m going to go out and headline a lot of shows this year,” Rucker shares. “When we play, we want everyone to leave going, ‘Man, that was fun.’ That’s our goal every night as a band.”

For more information, please visit www.dariusrucker.com.

WISCONSIN COUNTRY THUNDER MUSIC FESTIVAL JULY 21-24, 2011

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DARIUS RUCKER, EASTON CORBIN, SAWYER BROWN AND NEAL McCOY JOIN THE LINE-UP FOR WISCONSIN COUNTRY THUNDER MUSIC FESTIVAL JULY 21-24, 2011

Twin Lakes, WI – Country Thunder – Once again, Country Thunder Festival does not disappoint, proving with the latest additions to the line-up that it is a festival you won’t want to miss.

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Bringing the party right out of the gate, Sawyer Brown will be ready to entertain Thursday’s crowd with their infectious energy and will join Lady Antebellum to show the crowd that Country Thunder is back and better than ever, packed with an unrivaled line-up. On Saturday, 2009 CMA “New Artist of the Year” winner Darius Rucker and Country Thunder favorite Neal McCoy will both be joining powerhouse Martina McBride, a combination sure to keep the crowd on their feet. Sunday, Easton Corbin, who has taken country music by storm with his #1 hits “A Little More Country Than That” and “Roll With It” will take the stage alongside Rascal Flatts, helping bring the festival to a close.

Taking place July 21-24, 2011, music fans can cowboy-up for a full 4-day general admission pass for the sweet price of only $99.00, this price valid until December 31st, 2010. That’s less than a hundred bucks for four hot headliners and a full weekend of amazing country music. Reserved and sponsorship packages are also available with added perks including preferred parking, and premium concert seating.

For the thousands of new and returning fans of Country Thunder, several tent and campsite options are available, offering primitive rugged to rustic and modern amenities. Check out our new website for all the information!
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