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.
Garth Brooks to Play President-Elect Joe Biden’s Inauguration
Brooks shared the honor with media on Monday (Jan. 18).
Here Are the Lyrics to Blake Shelton’s ‘Minimum Wage’
Think "Millionaire" by Chris Stapleton with more country grit and less Memphis soul.
Remember How Shania Twain Proved CMA Awards Voters Wrong?
If we're being honest, the diss goes beyond Nashville.
Kid Rock Donates $100,000 to Barstool Fund in Support of Small Businesses
He's hoping others will follow.
Carrie Underwood Announces ‘My Savior,’ a New Gospel Album
“I’ve been making music that I love and been giving my heart to the Lord,” Underwood says.
Dan + Shay Surprise Homeless Families With Fully-Furnished Homes
The responses are priceless.
K.T. Oslin Dead at 78
Her best known songs were "Do Ya" and "80s Ladies."
Charley Pride’s Manager Says Late Singer Took All COVID-19 Precautions
Kevin Bailey also speaks to how seriously Pride took the pandemic.
Why Carrie Underwood’s Duet With Son Isaiah Has Become Bittersweet
"It's like that moment is already gone," she says.
Gwen Stefani Didn’t Know Blake Shelton Was Proposing When He Got Down on One Knee
She didn't see the engagement coming. In fact, she tried to get out of the trip!