Billy Dukes is a Senior Editor and Executive Producer at Taste of Country, where he has over 11,000 articles to his name. His media background includes jobs as music director at WQDR 94.7 in Raleigh, N.C.; writer for Recoil Magazine, a monthly out of Grand Rapids, Mich.; and writer for the Kalamazoo Gazette in Kalamazoo, Mich. The Western Michigan University graduate followed a girl to Raleigh in 2006 and wisely married her one year later. In 2014, they moved to Nashville, where they now live with their three sons. In his free time, Billy enjoys playing and watching baseball, cycling and home renovation.
Conner Smith Is Loving the Divided Response to ‘I Hate Alabama’
If you listen closely you'll hear the country newcomer paying the Crimson Tide football team a compliment.
Blake Shelton, Eric Church Among First 2021 CMA Awards Performers Announced
In total there have been seven announced performances for the ABC broadcast.
Carrie Underwood Shares What Life With Mike Fisher Really Looks Like
The singer shared the dirty details on social media — and we do mean dirty.
Jordan Davis and Luke Bryan Deliver Acoustic ‘Buy Dirt’ Music Video [Watch]
The song from Davis' Buy Dirt EP is currently a Top 20 radio hit, but this new video illustrates how the lyrics hit on a smaller scale.
Scotty McCreery Has Beef With King George in ‘Damn Strait’ [Listen]
Saying yes to this song had to be among McCreery's easiest career decisions to date.
Kane Brown’s Daughter Can’t Stop Dancing to Dad’s Music [Watch]
Watch Kingsley Rose Brown get down to her daddy's music.
Travis Tritt Won’t Play at Venues That Require Vaccination or Negative COVID-19 Test
The singer says he's "putting my money where my mouth is."
Cody Johnson’s Christmas Album Will Feature Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard Classics
'A Cody Johnson Christmas' will drop on Nov. 19 and include two new original songs and several familiar standards.
Elvie Shane’s ‘Boy’ Is Soaking Up the Benefits of the Chart-Topping Song
He's also not shy about asking for his share.
Luke Bryan to Host the 2021 CMA Awards Solo
It's been a long time since the show had just one host.
Gwen Stefani Reveals New Videos From the Day Blake Shelton Proposed
The country singer dropped to bended knee on Oct. 17, 2020, and there were multiple witnesses.
Report: Rascal Flatts’ Joe Don Rooney Says a Deer Led to DUI Arrest
He said a deer ran in front of his car, causing him to swerve off the road and into a tree line.