GMA3: What You Need to Know: Hootie & The Blowfish, Zac Young, Kandi Burruss (ABC, June 20, 2024)

GMA3 What You Need To Know

On Thursday, June 20, 2024, GMA3: What You Need to Know welcomes Hootie & The Blowfish, an American rock band, chef Zac Young, and actress, singer, and songwriter Kandi Burruss.

Hootie & The Blowfish, formed in Columbia, South Carolina, in 1986, have become a staple in the music industry. The band’s lineup consists of Darius Rucker, Mark Bryan, Dean Felber, and Jim Sonefeld. They rose to fame with their debut album, “Cracked Rear View,” which became the best-selling album of 1995 and one of the fastest-selling debut albums of all time. The band has won two Grammy Awards and landed sixteen singles on various Billboard charts. Their sound has been described as “a mainstream pop variation of blues rock” with “equal parts of jam band grooves and MOR pop.” Hootie & The Blowfish are also known for their charity work and have supported various causes over the years.

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Zac Young, an American pastry chef and TV personality, is known for his appearances on baking shows such as Top Chef: Just Desserts, Unique Sweets, and Nailed It! He was named one of the Top Ten Pastry Chefs in America in 2015 by Dessert Professional. Young has worked with renowned chefs and restaurants, including Thomas Keller’s Bouchon Bakery, and has created unique dessert sensations like the PieCaken.

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Kandi Burruss, known professionally by her mononym Kandi, is a multi-talented artist. She gained recognition as a member of the multi-platinum R&B group Xscape and has since pursued a successful solo career. Burruss has won a Grammy Award for Best R&B Song for her work on TLC’s “No Scrubs.” In addition to her musical endeavors, Burruss has appeared on reality television shows, including The Real Housewives of Atlanta.

“GMA3: What You Need to Know” airs weekdays at 1:00 p.m. on ABC.

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