Billy Dukes' music background includes jobs as music director and night DJ 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 two dogs, Daisy and Clementine, and theirs sons. In his free time, Billy enjoys playing and watching baseball, cycling and exploring nature.
George Strait Working on Hurricane Harvey Relief Effort
George Strait has revealed that he was personally affected by Hurricane Harvey and that he's working on a relief effort "with the whole country music community."
Dustin Lynch Is Pulling a Taylor Swift on His ‘Current Mood’ Album
There are several personal songs on Dustin Lynch's upcoming Current Mood album, including a few about "certain people and certain relationships."
Texans Are Hurting After Hurricane Harvey: Here’s How to Help
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Miranda Lambert’s MuttNation Is Houston Bound After Hurricane Harvey
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Carrie Underwood Previews ‘Sunday Night Football’ Open
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Chris Young is nearly certain his Texas home was destroyed by Hurricane Harvey, but it's the friends and family he has in the area he's most concerned about. The singer has started a GoFundMe fundraiser to aid the recovery effort.
Album Spotlight: Old Dominion, ‘Happy Endings’
Happy Endings shows a different side of Old Dominion's artistry. The 12 songs are as a whole deeper and more patient than those found on their debut album.
Canaan Smith Hospitalized for Debilitating Stomach Pains
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See the Moment Thomas Rhett’s Two Daughters Met [Watch]
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