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.
Country Festival Cancels John Fogerty’s Appearance, But Nobody Told Him
"I was not the reason for the 'unforeseen circumstances,'" Fogerty says.
Kevin Costner’s ‘Horizon’ Movie Trailer Drops: Everything You Need to Know [Watch]
'Horizon: An American Saga' is a mid-to-late 19th century look at expansion in the American West after the Civil War.
Garth Brooks Announces Friends in Low Places Grand Opening
The singer's downtown Nashville honky-tonk includes four floors, nearly 55,000 square feet of and a menu created by his wife, Trisha Yearwood.
Beyonce’s ‘Texas Hold ‘Em’ Is the No. 1 Song in Country Music
In shooting to No. 1, Beyonce sets or equals a number of records.
Cody Johnson Halts Show to Help Fan: ‘This Is Not a Travis Scott Concert’
It's the second time in a month that Johnson has made news from a tour stop.
23 Jelly Roll Facts That Even Mama Might Not Know
This list of 23 stunning Jelly Roll facts includes the verified truth about his raising, his checkered past, his marriage and the people he's closest to today.
The 50 Greatest Country Love Songs Ever
Love is in the air.
Toby Keith Has the No. 1 Album in America
A 15-year-old compilation album just topped albums by Morgan Wallen, Taylor Swift and more.
11 Cringeworthy Country Commercials Fit for the Super Bowl
Willie Nelson is king when it comes to country music commercials during the Super Bowl, but there is a queen.
13 Stunning Truths About Toby Keith’s Life, Family + Music
Including one hard-to-understand fact about his accomplishments.
Toby Keith’s 20 Best Songs Prove He’s a Country Icon
Toby Keith's icon status is assured with these 20 songs and more.
Jelly Roll Reveals Massive Head Tattoo [Picture]
The "Save Me" singer is known for having dozens, if not hundreds, of tattoos across his body, but this one was invisible until recently.
Watch Tracy Chapman’s Original Grammys Performance of ‘Fast Car’
Watch video of Chapman singing "Fast Car" on the Grammys stage 35 years ago.
6 Chilling Final Concerts: Merle Haggard, Johnny Cash, Daryle Singletary + More
Including the one final concert that we got all wrong.
Remember Carrie Underwood’s $31 Million Grammy Awards Necklace? [Pictures]
She won a Grammy on that night, but all anyone remembers is her necklace.
Chris Young Cleared of All Charges After Nashville Bar Arrest
The District Attorney's statement ends a dramatic week for the country singer.