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.
New Country Music Releases for September 2017
There are four major country music albums fans can't wait for in September, and that only includes the month's first Friday! Thomas Rhett and Kip Moore begin what is sure to be the biggest country month of 2017.
Glen Campbell’s Wife Recalls Singer’s Final Moments
Glen Campbell's wife Kim has shared a letter describing the singer's final moments, his battle with Alzheimer's and her own well-being after his Aug. 8 death.
The Next James Bond? How About These Country Singers
Daniel Craig will return for another James Bond movie, but who's next? We think these five country singers would do a pretty good job of replacing the famous Brit as Agent 007.
These Brett Eldredge Fans Think They’re Surprising Him, But Nope! [Watch]
Three Brett Eldredge superfans were asked to help surprise "The Long Way" singer with a tribute video, but they walked away with a whole new reason to believe he's the best.
Runaway June’s ‘Fast as You’ Cover Is Everything Great About the ’90s [Watch]
There is not enough denim in Nashville to cover all the '90s deliciousness going on when Runaway June cover the Dwight Yoakam hit "Fast as You."
Meet Country Music’s Unlikely Social Conscience Post-Charlottesville
It's been four days and most big names in country music have gotten back to business after violence and protests in Charlottesville, Va., left dozens injured and one dead. Most, but not all.
Tim McGraw’s ‘Humble and Kind’ Gets Chilling Remix With Kids Discussing Unity
A country music radio station in Charlottesville, Va. asked kids to talk about unity, love and kindness and then set their answers to Tim McGraw's hit song "Humble and Kind." In the wake of Saturday's violence their answers are so simple, and so powerful.
New Songs on the Radio for August 2017
Thomas Rhett, Florida Georgia Line and Darius Rucker are amongst the country superstars with new music on the radio in August 2017. A few newcomers and at least one legend also make this list.
Rascal Flatts, ‘Back to Us’ [Listen]
Rascal Flatts are seeking redemption with their new single "Back to Us." The title track from their latest studio album is similar to the slow heartbreakers that became their calling card a decade ago.
5 of the Most Unexpected Covers of Glen Campbell Songs
Rock, R&B and pop acts have put a spin on the most timeless Glen Campbell songs. Covers of his hits come from legends like Aretha Franklin and modern acts like Radiohead. Here are the five most unexpected versions.