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.
Luke Bryan’s ‘Country On’ Is a Modern Blue-Collar Anthem [Listen]
The country-rock anthem doesn't name names, but it calls out under-appreciated professions and gives each a little urging.
Charlie Daniels’ Grave Vandalized
Daniels — who died two years ago next Wednesday (July 6) — is buried at a cemetery near his former home in Mount Juliet, Tenn.
No ‘Idol’ Regrets: Alex Miller Stuck to His Guns, and It’s Paying Off
"I feel like I'm kind of a Matt Dillon when it comes to country music," Alex Miller says.
Kip Moore Announces 2022 Fire on Wheels Tour
Boy Named Banjo will open the 21-date Fire On Wheels Tour.
Blake Shelton Wrestling With Gwen Stefani’s Youngest Son Is Sure to Make You Smile [Watch]
He's become a real father figure to her kids.
Cole Swindell’s ‘She Had Me at Heads Carolina’ Is as Fun as the Original [Listen]
Jo Dee Messina released "Heads Carolina, Tails California" in 1996 and you'll hear her voice sampled during the first few bars.
Lady A’s ‘Summer State of Mind’ Doubles Down on Feel-Good Vibes [Listen]
The trio take a softer approach to this feel-good summer love song.
Scotty McCreery’s Wife Gabi Pregnant With First Child
The couple have been married since 2018.
David Nail Captures Summer Love With New Song, ‘Sunset Carousel’ [Listen]
The "Let It Rain" singer is an extraordinarily emotional storyteller, and he proves it with this straight-forward, end-of-summer song.
Sara Evans’ Estranged Husband Jay Barker Sentenced After Trying to Hit Her With Vehicle
He agreed to a plea deal to avoid jail time.