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.
Kelsea Ballerini Sings About Families on ‘Sesame Street’ [Watch]
She sings, "But the one thing every family has, whatever they may be / Is the thing that we call love / That's what makes a family."
Jon Pardi Cancels June Concerts on Doctor’s Orders
The 36-year-old will need to find another way "Tequila Little Time."
Tim McGraw and Faith Hill’s Daughter, Maggie, Has Earned Her Master’s Degree
Her future is bright, but far away from the singer's line of work.
Joe Nichols’ ‘Home Run’ Comes With a Refined Approach to Hitting
Joe Nichols doesn't make albums like he used to.
Jana Kramer Has a New Man in Her Life
Officially, Kramer is in an "entanglement."
2021 CMT Awards Highlights: 5 Burning Questions About What You Missed
How did the new hosting team do? That's part of question No. 5 in this 5 Burning Questions video.
The 2021 CMT Awards Red Carpet Was Smokin’! [Pictures]
Hot pink is very in for 2021.
Miranda Lambert and Jon Pardi Two-Stepping Is Pure Country Magic [Watch]
Pardi definitely led.
Eric Church Got Fired, But He Kinda Deserved It — Secret History of Country Music Podcast
The act, the banishment and the rising of Eric Church are all part of Ep. 3 of the Secret History of Country Music Podcast.
Top 10 Country Songs of 2021, Ranked + Mid-Year Country Awards
Best breakup song? Best vocal performance? It's the Top 10 Songs of 2021, and more.
Kelly Clarkson Stuns Garth Brooks With ‘The Dance’ at Kennedy Center Honors
"That woman is a true friend to a song."
Luke Bryan and Wife Caroline Declare Pinch Prank War on LeClaire Bryan [Watch]
Caroline just couldn't help herself.
Jason Aldean’s Son Memphis’ ‘Girlfriend’ Looks So Familiar
On Instagram, wife Brittany Aldean shared two videos of 3-year-old Memphis that prove he only has eyes for one woman.
Randy Travis Re-Releasing Iconic ‘Storms of Life’ Album With Three New Songs
The album is remembered as pivotal in the transition from country's pop-leanings to a more traditional sound in the late 1980s.