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.
Loretta Lynn’s Hometown Rising Concert Raises More Than $900K for Flood Relief
Garth Brooks, Trisha Yearwood, Luke Bryan, Luke Combs and more came together for a monumental benefit concert.
Lauren Alaina Has Breakup Advice Everyone Needs to Hear
She knows a thing or two on the subject.
Cole Swindell’s Mom Has Died
Her death comes just over eight years after the unexpected death of his father.
Luke Bryan Gets a Luke Bryan Statue Made of Bacon While on His Farm Tour
It's at least the second bacon bust we can remember.
Watch a Very Pregnant RaeLynn Do the Walker Hayes ‘Fancy Like’ Dance
If it induces labor, then so be it.
Carrie Underwood’s New ‘Sunday Night Football’ Open Is the Amp Up We Needed [Watch]
For the ninth straight year, the country singer has opened NBC's coverage with a video that finds her trading scenes with the NFL's biggest stars.
Keith Urban’s ‘Wild Hearts’ Lyrics Recall a Bittersweet Memory of His Father
Urban initially passed on the song but he couldn't get the chorus out of his head.
Luke Bryan’s Boys Look So Handsome in Their Wedding Duds
"Smile. Don't fight. Cheers," Caroline says in the video. They did as they were told.
Jason Aldean Salutes 13 Military Members Killed in Afghanistan
The 11 Marines, one Navy medic and one Army Staff Sgt. ranged in age from 20 to 31 years old.
Carrie Underwood, Dan + Shay Team Up for ‘Only Us,’ From the ‘Dear Evan Hansen’ Movie Soun…
The movie 'Dear Evan Hansen' (due out on Sept. 24) is a film adaptation of the Tony Awards-winning Broadway musical.
Michael Ray’s Unlikely Friendship With Kid Rock Manifests Into Superstar ‘Higher Education…
Ray explains how he hooked the multi-genre veteran for "Higher Education," the title track from his new EP.
Chase Rice Is Reportedly Dating Kristin Cavallari
She once starred in 'Laguna Beach.' He once starred in 'Survivor.'
Brantley Gilbert Dedicates New Song ‘Gone But Not Forgotten’ to Military Killed in Afghani…
"13 brave American heroes made the ultimate sacrifice for freedom this week."
See a Teaser of Carrie Underwood’s New ‘Sunday Night Football’ Opener
Clips of some of the NFL's biggest stars (Patrick Mahomes, Derrick Henry, Russell Wilson and more) are spread throughout the preview video
Chris Stapleton, Wife Morgane Help Family Who Lost Twins During Middle Tennessee Flood
Chris Stapleton and Morgane Stapleton made a large donation to help a family grieving the death of their twin babies.
Hardy Proposes to Longtime Girlfriend Caleigh Ryan
"I’m not her boyfriend anymore," Hardy wrote, referring to a song of his.