Hootie & the Blowfish are celebrating their 25th anniversary, just as their lead singer is hitting the top of the country charts.
Darius Rucker’s new album, “Charleston, SC 1966,” debuted at No. 1 on the Country Albums chart and at No. 2 on the Billboard 200. It also sold more than 100,000 copies in its first week, according to Nielson SoundScan.
Rucker formed Hootie & the Blowfish in 1985 with guitarist Mark Bryan when Bryan discovered Rucker singing in the shower at the University of South Carolina. Now Columbia, South Carolina, is celebrating the group’s start with a permanent memorial, according to The State.
Our daily cheat-sheet for breaking celebrity news, Hollywood buzz and your pop-culture obsessions.
Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.
Join 7,777 other followers