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.
Kenny Rogers Through the Years, With Family and Famous Friends [Pictures]
The late country legend was seemingly everyone's friend.
Carrie Underwood, Reba McEntire Join Loretta Lynn for ‘Still Woman Enough’ [Listen]
The new song begins with a driving acoustic shuffle and Lynn telling her story, as she does at her best.
Carrie Underwood Ends an Impressive ACM Awards Record
It was one heck of a run for Carrie Underwood.
‘Duck Dynasty’ Star Jase Robertson’s Daughter Recovering After Major Surgery
This most recent surgery is called a distraction.
Song Suffragettes To Honor Ashley McBryde During Special Anniversary Show
The "Martha Divine" singer will also play a few songs during a special anniversary performance this month.
‘King of the Hill’ Could Get a Revival With Older Characters
Country music stars often appeared on the animated program.
Charley Pride’s 10 Best Songs and Biggest Hits
Charley Pride's trailblazing life and career came to an end on Dec. 12, 2020, but his catalog of hit songs will live forever.
Matt Stell Is Drawn to Defiance in Life and Art
The "That Ain't Me No More" singer tells Taste of Country he's defiant by nature, but not lately.
The Cadillac Three Show Support for Independent Music Venues With ‘Long After Last Call’ V…
The newly-released clip brings awareness to a cause that necessitated this sparse treatment.
Jeff Foxworthy Is Just the Cutest New Grandpa
Look how happy he is!
Mickey Guyton Says Response to Calling Out Morgan Wallen Led to Early Labor
Her baby was born less than a week after the news broke.
Here Are the Top 5 Moments From the 2021 Grammy Awards
The best moments from the 2021 Grammy Awards brought a mix of emotions.