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Darius Rucker Plans Multiple TV Appearances for ‘Southern Style’ Release- DVR Alert

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Darius Rucker launches his fourth solo album, Southern Style, on March 31st with multiple national media appearances including NBC’s Today Show (3/31), ESPN’s Mike & Mike, First Take and SportsCenter (3/31), CNN’s Headline News (4/1), The Dan Patrick Show (4/1), The Ellen DeGeneres Show (4/6) and ABC’s The Chew (4/16). The album produced by Frank Rogers and Keith Stegall features the Top 5 and climbing hit single “Homegrown Honey,” which Rucker co-wrote with Nathan Chapman and label mate Charles Kelley of Lady Antebellum. Rucker co-penned all 13 tracks on Southern Style with some of country music’s most notable songwriters including Rhett Akins, Ashley Gorley, Mark Nesler and Rivers Rutherford.

Southern Style Track Listing:

1. Homegrown Honey (Darius Rucker, Nathan Chapman and Charles Kelley)
2. Good For A Good Time (Darius Rucker, Kendal Marvel and Jeremy Spillman)
3. Baby I’m Right (Featuring Mallary Hope)* (Darius Rucker, Mark Nesler and Phillip White)
4. Southern Style (Darius Rucker, Rivers Rutherford and Tim James)
5. High On Life (Darius Rucker, Josh Thompson and Jessi Alexander)**
6. Perfect (Darius Rucker, Ashley Gorley and Rhett Akins)
7. You, Me And My Guitar (Darius Rucker, Ashley Gorley and Rhett Akins)
8. Low Country (Darius Rucker, Troy Verges, Blair Daly and Hillary Lindsey) **
9. Need You More (Darius Rucker, Jonathan Singleton and Deric Ruttan)
10. Half Full Dixie Cup (Darius Rucker, Frank Rogers and Monty Criswell)
11. Lighter Up (Darius Rucker, Drew Davis and Blake Bollinger) **
12. You Can Have Charleston (Darius Rucker and Frank Rogers)
13. So I Sang (Darius Rucker, Rivers Rutherford and Tim James) **

Little Big Town, Dierks Bentley, Darius Rucker & MORE added to iHeartRadio Country Festival

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The full show-stopping lineup for the 2015 iHeartRadio Country Festival, bringing together Country music’s biggest superstars all on one stage at the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas on Saturday, May 2nd will feature Tim McGraw, Brad Paisley, Rascal Flatts, Darius Rucker, Little Big Town, Dierks Bentley, Brantley Gilbert, Justin Moore, The Band Perry, iHeartRadio’s On The Verge artist Sam Hunt and Tyler Farr. The live celebration of all things Country will be hosted by iHeartMedia’s nationally-syndicated Country music personality Bobby Bones – with unbelievable collaborations and surprise special guests, bringing the music of the iHeartRadio app to life onstage.

The iHeartRadio Country Festival will video stream live exclusively on Yahoo Live ( for fans nationwide and broadcast live on iHeartMedia Country radio stations across the U.S. on Saturday, May 2nd at 7 p.m. CT. The iHeartRadio Country Festival will also be televised as an exclusive nationwide two-hour broadcast special on NBC, May 27th from 9-11 p.m. ET/CT.

“Country music has never been bigger in America and we are bringing the marquee names together live on one stage for one night,” said John Sykes, President of Entertainment Enterprises, iHeartMedia. “It will be a once in a lifetime event for fans that night in Austin, as well as millions nationally on-air, online on Yahoo and on NBC.”

iHeartMedia will launch a six weeklong nationwide promotion, beginning Monday, March 30th, giving thousands of Country music fans nationwide the opportunity to win a trip to Austin, Texas for a one-of-a-kind experience at the iHeartRadio Country Festival. The promotion will run across more than 120 iHeartMedia Country radio stations as well as on iHeartRadio, the company’s all-in-one digital streaming platform.

“Country is one of the most vibrant and exciting genres in music today,” said Tom Poleman, President of National Programming Platforms, iHeartMedia. “I love that our iHeartRadio Country Festival gives us a opportunity to showcase such an amazing lineup of incredible artists and music not only live in Austin, but across the country on our stations, Yahoo and NBC.”

Tickets go on sale to the general public Saturday, March 28 at 10 a.m. ET. For more information visit

Brett Eldredge’s “Mean to Me” Grabs the #1 Spot!

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“Mean to Me” from Brett Eldredge officially claims the #1 spot on this week’s Mediabase country radio chart. In doing so, it becomes his third consecutive chart-topper.

Jason Aldean’s “Just Gettin’ Started,” which claimed #1 on last week’s chart, slips to number two this week.

Other top 5 songs this week include Cole Swindell’s #3 “Ain’t Worth the Whiskey”, Chris Young’s #4 “Lonely Eyes” and Darius Rucker’s #5 “Homegrown Honey”.

Darius Rucker Announces Sixth Annual “Darius And Friends” Benefit Concert

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For the sixth year in a row, Platinum-selling country artist Darius Rucker will host his annual “Darius and Friends” benefit concert in Nashville, Tenn. on Monday, June 8 at the Wildhorse Saloon, benefiting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. The event has received an overwhelming response in past years, with consistent sellouts and over $439,000 raised in total, and fans have come to look forward to kicking off CMA Fest with Rucker and his friends. Friends performing with Darius in past years have included Luke Bryan, Radney Foster, Randy Houser, Jamey Johnson, Charles Kelley (Lady Antebellum), Dustin Lynch, Justin Moore, Jerrod Niemann and Kenny Rogers, among others. The lineup for this year’s event will be announced in the coming weeks.

An exclusive pre-sale for Darius Rucker Fan Club members will begin Wednesday, March 11 at 11 a.m. CDT with general on sale opening at 11 a.m. CDT on Friday, March 13. A sixth consecutive sell-out is inevitable, so fans are encouraged to purchase their tickets early. Prices start at $35 for General Admission and go up to $100 for VIP table options. Tickets will be available through the Wildhorse Saloon box office (615-902-8200 x1),, and

The Darius and Friends Celebrity Golf Tournament will take place June 9. Last year, the charity concert, auction and celebrity golf tournament raised over $120,000 for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, shattering previous years’ records. Rucker hopes to top past year’s totals to further benefit the pediatric treatment and research facility.

Darius and Friends Annual Tee-Off benefiting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is sponsored by State Water Heaters.
For more information on “Darius and Friends,” please visit

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