Darius Rucker will be awarded the Harry Chapin Memorial Humanitarian Award during the Music Biz 2019 Awards & Hall of Fame Dinner on Tuesday, May 7th at the JW Marriott Nashville Hotel. He is being celebrated for his lifelong philanthropic efforts that include work on behalf of children.
For years, Darius has also been a continuous supporter of the MUSC Children's Hospital in his hometown of Charleston, South Carolina. Since 2010, his annual Darius & Friends benefit concert and golf tournament has raised millions of dollars for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Through the Hootie & the Blowfish Foundation, Rucker and his bandmates have raised funds for over 200 charitable causes that support public education and junior golf programs in South Carolina.
Music Biz 2019 will also award Bebe Rexha and Kane Brown with Breakthrough Artist Awards.