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.
2021 ACM Awards Performances: Full List
There were at least two surprise collaborations among the performances.
Blake Shelton Made Friends With an Opossum (Do NOT Try This at Home!)
He should have walked away. Instead, he got closer.
Reba McEntire Postpones Her 2021 Arena Tour
The new tour will begin in Evansville, Ind. on Jan. 13 and take her through mid-March, with a focus on the midwest.
Morgan Wallen Drops Personal Letter to Fans, Says He Won’t Tour This Summer
Specifically referring to tour dates with Luke Bryan and scheduled festival dates, Wallen says he's bowing out.
Top 50 Eric Church Songs: His Greatest Hits and Best Deep Cuts, Ranked
Which Eric Church song is your No. 1? Here's our list of his 50 best.
Paula Abdul Stepping in for Luke Bryan on ‘American Idol’
The pop singer and OG AI judge will replace Luke Bryan, who is out after a positive COVID-19 test.
Luke Bryan Tests Positive for COVID-19
He shared the news and his health status on social media on Monday.
Gabby Barrett Named 2021 ACM New Female Artist of the Year
The five nominees were Ingrid Andress, Tenille Arts, Gabby Barrett, Mickey Guyton and Caylee Hammack.
Trisha Yearwood Shared a No-Glam Selfie and Her Fans Are Loving It!
"Yes!" Actor Kimberly Paisley Williams said in the comments. "This is awesome. Thank you for posting!"
Eric Church on Running a Live Tour: ‘I Have Become an Amateur Epidemiologist’
Is he nervous about it? Heck yeah he is.
Justin Moore Announces New ‘Straight Outta the Country’ Album
Justin Moore's next studio album with be short and bittersweet.
The Secret to Tim McGraw and Faith Hill’s Early Romance? Grandma’s Dumplings!
Tim pushed all the right buttons.
‘King of the Hill’ Could Get a Revival With Older Characters
Country music stars often appeared on the animated program.
Gwen Stefani Is Falling in Love With the Country Music Writing Community
Gwen Stefani isn't afraid to say it: She has no business in country music.
Jeff Foxworthy Is Just the Cutest New Grandpa
Look how happy he is!
Maren Morris Reveals John Mayer Collaboration at the 2021 Grammy Awards
Other country performers at the 2021 Grammy Awards include Miranda Lambert, Mickey Guyton and Brandi Carlile.