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.
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It's hard to believe it's been nearly three decades!
14 Country Singers You Probably Forgot Did Reality TV
Sure, you know Carrie and Scotty were on American Idol. But can you name the hitmakers who were on Nashville Star?
Lauren Alaina Disqualified From Reality Show ‘Beyond the Edge’
She begged to stay.
Luke Combs Puts a Date on His Next Studio Album
If history is any indicator, Luke Combs' next album will be large.
2022 CMT Music Awards Performances: Full List + Pictures
The 2022 CMT Music Awards was anything but a typical country music awards show.
See a List of the 2022 CMT Music Awards Winners
And the winners are ...
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Carrie Underwood Drops ‘Denim & Rhinestones’ Track List
The 12 cuts on her upcoming seventh studio album of original country songs are very tactile.
Interview: Thomas Rhett Explains How a Song Older Than His Mama Ended Up on ‘Where We Started’
Yes, that's Doris Day singing on one of the tracks.
Garth Brooks Announces His Downtown Nashville Bar
The rumors are true! Here's what we know.