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.
Jimmie Allen’s Newborn Daughter Rushed to the Hospital
Earlier this week, Allen's wife revealed that both of their daughters were ill.
Understanding the 2022 Grammy Nominations: Snubs, Surprises and Statements
Including Eric Church, Walker Hayes and Carly Pearce.
Country Music Tours Scheduled for 2021-2022: Full List
Country music's most popular touring artists will barely enjoy a break before resuming tours in 2022.
Morgan Wallen Announces Expansive New Tour, the ‘Dangerous’ Tour
Hardy and Larry Fleet will join Wallen on the road next year.
Carrie Underwood’s ‘Stretchy Pants’ Is the Christmas Song You’ll Live In 2021
"Stretchy Pants" is a fun song for a good cause.
Blake Shelton’s Ole Red Is Getting a Spot on the Las Vegas Strip
The Las Vegas location will be the sixth Ole Red.
Luke Combs Crowned 2021 CMA Awards Entertainer of the Year
It's the biggest award of the night.
Sam Hunt Has Learned the Meaning of ‘Stay in Your Lane’
Is a new album from Sam Hunt coming soon?
Carrie Underwood’s Husband, Mike Fisher, on Vaccine Mandates: ‘It’s Time to Fight for Our Medical Freedom’
The former NHL player's statement came in response to criticism of Aaron Rodgers, who caught the COVID-19 virus this week.
Newly Married Jameson Rodgers Is Still a Fan of Heartbreak
A song called "One Day" is a jagged blade that pierces the chest and twists with the final line of each chorus.
Gwen Stefani Grabs a Whole Lotta Blake Shelton Onstage in Las Vegas [Watch]
The couple also sang their country hit "Nobody But You."
Luke Bryan Rescues a Single Mom Stranded on a Dangerous Tennessee Road [Watch]
"He’s just a humble guy. I told my mom he went into dad mode."
Kane Brown Injured Falling Off the Stage in Memphis
The tumble happened as Brown was hopping from the stage onto a row of what looks like monitors in front of the stage.
Chris Stapleton Postpones Cincinnati, Nashville Concerts
The news comes four days after the singer and CMA Entertainer of the Year nominee rescheduled a show for Sioux Falls, S.D.
Travis Tritt Won’t Play at Venues That Require Vaccination or Negative COVID-19 Test
The singer says he's "putting my money where my mouth is."