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.
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Jimmy Buffett Hospitalized, Postpones Weekend Concert
Buffett let fans know he expected to be back on stage soon.
Jimmie Allen Breaks Silence After Sexual Assault Allegations
Wednesday morning, Allen shared the first of two messages to Instagram Story.
Blake Shelton: Gwen Stefani’s ‘Shocked’ to Be Returning to ‘The Voice’
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Who’s Left on ‘American Idol’? Season 21, Top 3 Contestants
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Jimmie Allen Suspended by His Agency, UTA
The move follows a suspension by his record label and removal from next month's CMA Fest in Nashville.
Storme Warren Leaves SiriusXM the Highway
His career at Sirius goes back nearly 20 years.
Morgan Wallen Announces Rescheduled Tour Dates
Morgan Wallen is making good on missed shows. It just may take awhile.
Parker McCollum’s Mom Should Probably Skip This New Song on ‘Never Enough’
"She probably knew a lot more than I thought." McCollum concedes. He's probably right.
Jimmie Allen Dropped From 2023 CMA Fest
He was dropped after being accused of rape, sexual assault and battery.
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A single picture taken long after the show explains why Chris Stapleton is ACM Entertainer of the Year in 2023.
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