Darius Rucker is the first African American to win a Country Music Award in the show's 43 years.  While Rucker rocked it for some time as front man for Hootie and the Blowfish, the singer won the 'Best New Artist' title at this year's CMA's held in Nashville.

Essence.com
Nov, 12, 2009



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Darius Rucker is the first African American to win a Country Music Award in the show's 43 years.  While Rucker rocked it for some time as front man for Hootie and the Blowfish, the singer won the 'Best New Artist' title at this year's CMA's held in Nashville.

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