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.
Why Jason Aldean Suddenly Started Talking About Politics
The singer admits he always tried to stay away from politics. What changed?
Chris Janson Releases ‘All In,’ the Title Track From His Next Album [Listen]
Janson says the song is an inside look at the history of his relationship with his wife, Kelly.
Maddie & Tae Singer Tae Dye’s Baby Arrives Early [Pictures]
The little girl arrived very early, but is "beautiful, strong and everything we have ever dreamed of."
Tim McGraw Shares Behind-the-Scenes Photo Marking Bittersweet End of ‘1883’ Filming
McGraw and wife Faith Hill play James and Margaret Dutton on the Paramount+ show.
New Date for 2022 Grammy Awards Bumps CMT Awards’ Debut on CBS
The new date created a scheduling conflict for CBS and the CMT Awards.
‘Dutton Rules’ Podcast: ‘1883’ Buried a Fan Favorite, But Why? [Listen]
Don't worry, it's not either of the two actors pictured.
Jason Aldean’s ‘Trouble With a Heartbreak’ Recalls His Early Breakup Ballads [Listen]
"Tattoos on This Town," "Flyover States" and "Night Train" aren't apples-to-apples comparisons, but sonically that's where "Trouble With a Heartbreak" fits.
Kane Brown Laments Lost Love in New ‘Whiskey Sour’ Video
The breakup ballad is delivered as if the singer has one, very specific ex-lover on his mind.
Luke Bryan on Vocal Rest Ahead of Crash My Playa Shows
He went a little too hard during the National Championship game on Monday.
Thomas Rhett Announces ‘Where We Started’ Album
It's his sixth studio album, and the follow-up to Country Again: Side A, released in April 2021.
Maren Morris Announces New ‘Humble Quest’ Album
'Humble Quest' finds Morris searching for the true definition of humility.
Trace Adkins’ ‘Monarch’ Won’t Be Coming to Fox This Month, After All
The reason for the Monarch delay is a familiar one.