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 George Strait Isn’t in the Grand Ole Opry — Secret History of Country Music Podcast
To understand it, you need to understand how he was raised.
12 Rarely Seen Photos of Dolly Parton From the 1970s
Including photos with Mick Jagger, Carol Burnett, John Belushi and more.
‘Duck Dynasty’ Star Kay Robertson Hospitalized After Dog Attack
She bent down to kiss her dog and he snapped.
Kelsea Ballerini Sings About Families on ‘Sesame Street’ [Watch]
She sings, "But the one thing every family has, whatever they may be / Is the thing that we call love / That's what makes a family."
Jon Pardi Cancels June Concerts on Doctor’s Orders
The 36-year-old will need to find another way "Tequila Little Time."
Tim McGraw and Faith Hill’s Daughter, Maggie, Has Earned Her Master’s Degree
Her future is bright, but far away from the singer's line of work.
Brooks & Dunn’s Expanded Reboot Tour Will Include Travis Tritt, Elvie Shane
The duo added seven dates to 10 previously announced shows.
Lindsay Ell’s Broken Foot Is a Lesson for Dog Owners
The singer literally rolled around backstage during the show, riding a scooter that offered a message to anyone worried that she might be playing the victim card.
The 2021 CMT Awards Red Carpet Was Smokin’! [Pictures]
Hot pink is very in for 2021.
With ‘No Sad Songs,’ Niko Moon Proves He’s a Master of Melody [Listen]
Niko Moon writes like he has nothing to prove.
Lady A Announce New ‘What a Song Can Do (Chapter One)’ Album
The album features their current single "Like a Lady," plus six more co-written by one or more members of the band.
Ingrid Andress’ ‘Lady Like’ Is Her Artist Statement [Listen]
It's that honesty that makes the performance so compelling.